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Spotlight: Council
This is the monthly Gyldenholt council meeting which discusses the ongoing and upcoming affairs of the barony. It is open to anyone....

When: 2nd Thursday - 7:30pm
Where: 614 N. Bush St., Santa Ana, CA
Contact: The Seneschal

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Council Meetings
Council meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7:30pm at:
Episcopal Church of the Messiah
614 N. Bush St., Santa Ana, CA

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The Barony of Gyldenholt is located in the mundane lands of Orange County, California and is a branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA), a non-profit medieval and renaissance reenactment organization. The SCA is an international organization dedicated to researching and re-creating the arts and skills of pre-17th-century Europe. Members attend events which feature tournaments, royal courts, feasts, dancing, various classes & workshops, and more.

Gyldenholt, founded by Duke Armand and Duchess Diana de Savigny in 1979, is one of thirteen baronies currently in existence within the Kingdom of Caid in the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA). Our current Baron and Baroness are Their Excellencies Ilia and Vitasha.

We are located in the Kingdom of Caid in Southern California with the Barony of Angels to the north, Lyondemere to the west, Dreiburgen to the northeast, Califia to the southeast, and the Pacific Ocean to the southwest. View a map of Caid and Southern California here.

We are pleased to say that the Barony is quite active, both on a Baronial and Kingdom level. We have many activities in various areas of Medieval and Renaissance studies. If you are new to the SCA and/or you would like more information about Gyldenholt and the SCA in general, please visit the Newcomers Page.

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Summer 2017

reetings from Their Excellencies,

It always takes me a while to compose my words after an event, and even still, I feel that I am never able to convey everything I want to. “Thank you” does not express the gratitude, excitement, pride, honor, and awe that I experienced. I do not think that there is a word in English that conveys all that I want to.

I am grateful for the populace that volunteers their time to make an event happen. I am excited to see all of the wonderful people who come to celebrate with us. I am proud of all of those whose work, skill, and comportment are celebrated with awards, and honored by those who chose to vigil at our anniversary. And I am in awe at the skill and grace that are shown through the martial arts, the arts entries, and the gifts of largesse.

Thank you to those of you who were able to make it to our anniversary and celebrate our first year with us as Baron and Baroness. And thank you to our populace who has entrusted us with the honor of being your Baron and Baroness. We hope that we are holding up to your expectations.

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In Service,
Baron Ilia & Baroness Vitasha

Those members of our barony who have been called into service by Their Excellencies appear in the lists of the Gyldenholt Court & Guard.