Shattered Crystal

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Barony of Shattered Crystal

Modern Location:Southwestern Illinois

Shattered Crystal is a Barony in the Midlands Region of the Middle Kingdom. The Barony of Shattered Crystal is the local SCA branch for Madison and St. Clair counties, and the surrounding areas of Southwestern Illinois (including St. Clair, Madison, Macoupin, Jersey, Hillboro, Bond, Clinton, Washington, Marion, Jefferson, Randolph, and Monroe).


Brief History

The Barony was established in 1988 to encompass the greater St Louis Metro East area. The Barony's holdings now extend down to the southern tip of the state (Carbondale and Marion) as the Canton of Black Stone Forge.

The nine lozenges in the group's heraldry represent the nine individuals who were the driving force behind the start of the Barony.

Barons and Baronesses

The lands are currently held in fief by His Excellency Daimyo Kurro Ookami and Her Excellency, Baronessa Petrona De Manciano.

Past baronial couples:
1. Baron Leopold and Baroness Rabiah
2. Baron William and Baroness Rabiah
3. Baroness Alphia Biraz-pars and Baron Colin
4. Baron Philippe de Lyon and Baroness Rowan Connor
5. Baron Maxmilian von Fallingbostel and Baroness Caroline de Mercier
6. Daimyo Kurro Ookami and Baronessa Petrona De Manciano


Annual events held in the Barony of Shattered Crystal are:

- Crystal Chamfron, a predominantly equestrian event that usually occurs in April.

- For Hands, an Arts & Sciences event that occurs in September, there are a variety of classes available along with heavy and rapier fighting

- Crystal Ball, in November. The event is centered around dance classes and the Ball at night, heavy fighting and rapier are also available. The Ball is pleased to boast live music for at lesat the first several sets. A lavish feast is generally offered. Typically welcomes some 350 guests.

Baronial Orders and Awards

Baronial Champions

  • Armored Champion--Lord Alan of Bellwood
  • Rapier Champion--Lord Fintan Mac Aldin
  • Archery Champion--Lancer Azzah bint al-Badawi al-Murabbiyyah al-Rualliyyah
  • Thrown Weapons Champion--Lord Buckmaster Thomas
  • Equestrian Champion--Mistress Alphia Biraz-Pars
  • Court Artisan--
  • Court Bard-- Mistress Caroline de Mercier
  • Court Poet--
  • Baronial Destroyer--Baroness Briana Morgan of the Valley

External Links

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Other Territories: Riding: Hawkland Moor, College: Saint Brutus, Saint Carol on the Moor

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