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The '''Shire of Silverkeep''' is an [[SCA]] [[branch]] in the [[Kingdom of Artemisia]], based in Bozeman Montana.
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The '''Shire of Silverkeep''' is an [[SCA]] [[branch]] in the [[Kingdom of Artemisia]], based in Bozeman Montana and includes the entire Gallatin County area. The Shire of Silverkeep is a shire predating the founding of the [[Kingdom of Artemisia]] and is known for it's friendly folk and enjoyable events.
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<i><b>[[Events]]</b>
   
 
The [[Shire]] has two important [[event]]s, one is the summer event "Castle Siege" and the winter event "Birthday Bash".
 
The [[Shire]] has two important [[event]]s, one is the summer event "Castle Siege" and the winter event "Birthday Bash".
   
Castle Siege is a weekend [[camping event]] built upon the theme of [[siege]] warfare. The Silverkeep [[rapier]] [[champion]] [[tourney]] is at this event.
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<b>Castle Siege</b> is a weekend [[camping event]] built upon the theme of [[siege]] warfare. The Silverkeep [[rapier]] [[champion]] [[tourney]] is at this event as is the Shire Bardic [[champion]]. Silverkeep has recently built a 40 x 10 foot wooden castle to lay [[siege]] upon.
   
Birthday Bash is Silverkeeps classic event and the event where the Shire ([[heavy]]) champion tourney is held. The former "bearpit" of Silverkeep was once held here but has been retired. This event is themed to a changing time and place and is indoors with an included feast.
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<b>Birthday Bash</b> is Silverkeeps classic event and the event where the Shire ([[heavy]]) champion tourney is held. The "bearpit" of Silverkeep is a well known and beloved tournament of the region . Birthday Bash is themed to a changing time and place, (such as the [[Outremer]] event of 2010). Held at the Lindly Center in Bozeman it is an indoor event with an included feast.
   
The Shire has a [[brewing|brewers]] [[guild]] the "Spirits of Silverkeep" that is currently on hiatus until more brewers join it and the woodworkers guild.
 
   
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<b>[[Guilds]]</b>
They have a strong relationship with MSU (Montana State University) and hold [[fighter practice]]s in winter on Sundays at the SOB Barn. In good weather they hold practice at the Bozeman pond. The University is also where meetings are held as is the public libraries of Bozeman and Belgrade.
 
   
 
The Shire has a [[brewing|brewers]] [[guild]] the "Spirits of Silverkeep" that is currently on hiatus until more brewers join it, a woodworkers guild, a blacksmiths guild and a pewterers guild. Lord Fearghus heads the blacksmithing and woodworkers guild, Prior Helmut runs the pewterers guild.
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<b>Meetings and Practices</b>
 
They have a strong relationship with MSU (Montana State University) and hold [[fighter practice]]s in winter on Sundays at the SOB Barn. They have shire meetings on the first Thursday at MSU as well. In good weather they hold practice at the Bozeman pond.
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<i><b>Ealdermen</b>
 
<i><b>Ealdermen</b>
* [[Seneschal]] – Lord Elias MacGriogair
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* [[Seneschal]] – Prior Helmut von Meer
* [[Exchequer]] - Prior Helmut von Meer
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* [[Exchequer]] - Lady Rozalija of SilverKeep
* [[Deputy Exchequer]] – Lady Rozalija of SilverKeep
 
 
* [[Herald]] – Lady Sine Fergusson of Kintyre
 
* [[Herald]] – Lady Sine Fergusson of Kintyre
* [[Knight Marshal]] – M'Lord Wolfgang von Tolstat
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* [[Knight Marshal]] – Robin Woodman
 
* [[Minister of Arts]] – M'Lord Andrew Broxton
 
* [[Minister of Arts]] – M'Lord Andrew Broxton
* [[Deputy Minister of Arts]] – Prior Helmut von Meer
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* [[Deputy Minister of Arts]] – Lady Jane Fox
* [[Chronicler]] – Lady Rozalija of SilverKeep
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* [[Chronicler]] – Tammy
* [[Chatelaine]] – Lady Sine Fergusson of Kintyre </i>
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* [[Chatelaine]] – Sister Helena, acting Chatelaine </i>
 
 
   
   

Revision as of 02:28, 15 June 2010

The Shire of Silverkeep is an SCA branch in the Kingdom of Artemisia, based in Bozeman Montana and includes the entire Gallatin County area. The Shire of Silverkeep is a shire predating the founding of the Kingdom of Artemisia and is known for it's friendly folk and enjoyable events.


Events

The Shire has two important events, one is the summer event "Castle Siege" and the winter event "Birthday Bash".

Castle Siege is a weekend camping event built upon the theme of siege warfare. The Silverkeep rapier champion tourney is at this event as is the Shire Bardic champion. Silverkeep has recently built a 40 x 10 foot wooden castle to lay siege upon.

Birthday Bash is Silverkeeps classic event and the event where the Shire (heavy) champion tourney is held. The "bearpit" of Silverkeep is a well known and beloved tournament of the region . Birthday Bash is themed to a changing time and place, (such as the Outremer event of 2010). Held at the Lindly Center in Bozeman it is an indoor event with an included feast.


Guilds

The Shire has a brewers guild the "Spirits of Silverkeep" that is currently on hiatus until more brewers join it, a woodworkers guild, a blacksmiths guild and a pewterers guild. Lord Fearghus heads the blacksmithing and woodworkers guild, Prior Helmut runs the pewterers guild.


Meetings and Practices They have a strong relationship with MSU (Montana State University) and hold fighter practices in winter on Sundays at the SOB Barn. They have shire meetings on the first Thursday at MSU as well. In good weather they hold practice at the Bozeman pond.
Ealdermen