Scholars of St. Thomas Aquinas


Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Sevrin de Savage
Date: June 1 , 2007 until June, 3 2007
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on June 1th 2007
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on June 3th 2007

Event site:
Skunk Hollow
34231 91 A Street Oliver, BC V0H 1T0

“Charity is the form, mover, mother and root of all the virtues” ~ St. Thomas Aquinas

Scholars of St. Thomas Aquinas invite all good gentles of honour and studious condition to attend this worthy gathering in the fair shire of Appledore within the good Principality of Tir Righ of this glorious Kingdom of An Tir

Autocrat – Lord Sevrin de Savage
Co-Autocrat – Honourable Lady Keinna de Savage
Judging Coordinator – Sayyid ‘Abd al-Hakim al-Bahr ibn Da’ud al-Ghazis
Ithra Chancellor – Honourable Lady Olwen Pen Aur
June 1, 2, 3, 2007
Appledore – Oliver, BC

The Shire of Appledore invites one and all to the Scholars of St. Thomas Aquinas a male persona development challenge in the tradition of the Golden Swan.

Site opens at 4 PM on Friday, June 1, 2007 and closes at 4 PM on Sunday, June 3, 2007. From Saturday morning until Medallion presentation on Sunday, Scholar Candidates are expected to remain in persona, and will be subject to judging during that time. All other attendees are asked to respect the candidates and do their utmost to enable them to maintain their period personas. The best way to do this is to try and remain in persona yourself!

University of Ithra
The backdrop for the Scholars of St. Thomas Aquinas is the Appledore Spring Session of the University of Ithra. Contact Her Ladyship Olwen Pen Aur, Chancellor for further information.

The Inn
The Inn is open to all and will be providing simple period meals and snacks at modest prices. On Saturday evening, from the dinner hour onward, the Inn will considered “enchanted ground” and all participants are requested to remain in persona as best they can. During the early evening, Scholar Candidates will have the opportunity to fulfill their Performance and Dance requirements.

The Scholars of St. Thomas Aquinas is the Spring Muster for the Saint Sebastien Civic Guard, a group dedicated to recreating late period warfare. We will have two full days of rapier activity …
Saturday ~ Part I of the Captain’s Tournament
This will be a bear pit format tournament. There will be two 45 minute rounds with a 10 min break. Standard An Tir tournament rules will apply. The top two fighters will then advance to part two. They will have the rest of the day to organize armies for the group combat scenarios on Sunday.
Sunday ~ Part II of the Captain’s Tournament
This will consist of five group combat scenarios between the armies of the top two fighters from Saturday’s tournament. Fighters do not need to have fought in Saturday’s tournament in order to fight on Sunday.

Scholars of St. Thomas Aquinas
Scholars of St. Thomas Aquinas is a male persona development challenge open to all male personas from throughout the Known World. Each lord will be tested on his ability to create and project an authentic and logical historically based persona existing between 450 and 1650 A.D.
Applicants are directed to view the document links to the left or contact Judging Coordinator: Sayyid ‘Abd al-Hakim al-Bahr ibn Da’ud al-Ghazis (mka: Wesley Pierce) PO Box 706, Summerland, BC V0H 1Z0 – (250) 488-6839 – moc.liamtoh@relaetsnoopsehtmikah

Site Fees
Adult Member – $10.00; Youth (7-17) – $8.00; Under 6 Free; Family Cap $36.00
Day Adult – $7.00; Day Youth (7-17) – $5.00; Under 6 Free; Day Family Cap $24.00
(NMS is in effect for this event)

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