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The '''Barony of Northkeep''' is an [[SCA]] [[groups|group]] within the [[Kingdom]] of [[Ansteorra]]. It covers Tulsa, Oklahoma, [[USA|U.S.A.]].
 
The '''Barony of Northkeep''' is an [[SCA]] [[groups|group]] within the [[Kingdom]] of [[Ansteorra]]. It covers Tulsa, Oklahoma, [[USA|U.S.A.]].
   
Its device is:
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Its [[device]] is:
 
: [[Gules]], on a [[saltire]] between four [[mullet]]s of five greater and five lesser points [[argent]], a tower [[sable]] within overall a [[laurel wreath]] [[Or]].
 
: [[Gules]], on a [[saltire]] between four [[mullet]]s of five greater and five lesser points [[argent]], a tower [[sable]] within overall a [[laurel wreath]] [[Or]].
   
 
==History==
 
==History==
Northkeep (originally Nord-aus-der-Strom, or the Nord, and later Nordlische Sturm) established May 1st, AS XI. The name Northkeep and device passed: AS XIX. Elevated to [[Barony]], November AS XXXI. For many years Northkeep was the most northern Ansteorran shire, and remains the most northern Barony. It currently has one canton, [[Chemin Noir]], and several former ones. It is nearest in geography to the [[Barony]] of [[Wiesenfeuer]] and the [[Shire]] of [[Mooneschadowe]] in the [[Kingdom]] of [[Ansteorra]], the [[Shire-March of Grimfells]] in the [[Kingdom]] of [[Calontir]], the [[Shire]] of [[Smythkeep]] in the [[Kingdom]] of [[Meridies]].
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Northkeep (originally Nord-aus-der-Strom, or the Nord, and later Nordlische Sturm) established May 1st, [[AS XI]]. The name Northkeep and device passed: [[AS XIX]]. Elevated to [[Barony]], November [[AS XXXI]]. For many years Northkeep was the most northern Ansteorran [[shire]], and remains the most northern Barony. It currently has one canton, [[Chemin Noir]], and several former ones. It is nearest in geography to the Barony of [[Wiesenfeuer]] and the Shire of [[Mooneschadowe]] in the [[Kingdom of Ansteorra]], the [[Shire-March of Grimfells]] in the [[Kingdom of Calontir]], the Shire of [[Smythkeep]] in the [[Kingdom of Meridies]].
   
Many members of Northkeep are, and former members have been over the years, heavily involved and known for community service from the local mundane to the Regional and Kingdom levels, heraldry and onomastics, and recreating historical martial arts.
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Many members of Northkeep are, and former members have been over the years, heavily involved and known for community service from the local [[mundane]] to the Regional and Kingdom levels, [[heraldry]] and [[names|onomastics]], and recreating historical [[fighting|martial arts]].
   
Over the years, some notable members of the populace have included:
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Over the years, some notable members of the [[populace]] have included:
* William Blackfox, creator of Warthaven
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* William Blackfox, creator of ''Warthaven''
* Patricia Fiona MacFarland (MKA Mercedes Lackey)
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* Patricia Fiona MacFarland ([[MKA]] Mercedes Lackey)
* [[Diarmaid]] O
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* [[Diarmaid]] O
   
The Barony celebrates its annual events, Castellan in the spring, and Winterkingdom in the winter, as well as a local large demo, Dionadair and the local Ensign tourney.
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The Barony celebrates its annual [[event]]s, Castellan in the spring, and Winterkingdom in the winter, as well as a local large [[demo]], Dionadair and the local Ensign [[tourney]].
   
 
''Webpage:'' http://northkeep.ansteorra.org/
 
''Webpage:'' http://northkeep.ansteorra.org/

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