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Argent, three piles azure issuant from base, in each a tower argent with the portcullis open; in chief a laurel wreath counterchanged
Founded: 1972
In Kingdom: Caid
Baron: Bryce ap Morgan ap Martin
Baroness: Fionnghuala de Buchanan
Modern location
parts of California, USA

The Barony of Dreiburgen is an SCA branch of the Kingdom of Caid. It included the entire Riverside and San Bernardino counties of California when established.

Established: 10/28/1972 was the Markheim Invitational Samhaine Tourney -first event of Gorgonoth, a canton of the Barony of the Angels. First Baronial Anniversary Tournament 10/26 – 28/1974

Patron Saint: Saint Geronimus

Newsletter: Dreiburgen News.


Meaning: From the Germen words Drei meaning Three and Burgen meaning castles. The name is reference to both the three primary cities (Riverside, San Bernardino, Redlands) and the surrounding mounting peaks (San Gorgonio, San Bernardino and San Jacinto ).

Dreiburgen’s arms reflect the same meanings. The three towers represent the primary cities and the blue piles represent the three mountain peaks.

Recognition: Dreiburgen received The Royal Recognition of Excellence on 10/23/2004

Heraldic officer's title: Blue Mountain The herald's title is based on the blue piles of the arms, which represent the mountains around the eastern edge of the Los Angeles basin, and the territory of Dreiburgen.

More of Dreiburgen’s heraldry can be seen on their Branch Armory Page


Territories of Dreiburgen

  • Canton of Gallavally
  • Canton of Mons Draconis
  • Stronghold of Steinsee

Former Territories of Dreiburgen

  • Canton of al-Sahid
  • Canton of Desert March
  • Pagus Sancti Geronimi

Guilds, Groups & Troops

  • Dreiburgen Armourers Guild
  • DreiburgenWaytes
  • Culinary Arts Guild (On hiatus)
  • The Dreiburgen Light Horse Guard
  • Dreiburgen Archers

External Links