Coronation was at a historic manor near Brussels, Belgium.
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The day started with some equestrian competition.
|The Kingdom Equestrian marshal presents and
equestrian demonstration (65kb)
|Riding with a heraldic flag (63kb)||Starting a run down the tilt rail. (86kb)|
|Taking a shot at the quintain (50kb)||Another strike at the quintain. (45kb)||A third peson at the quintain (51kb)
|A good strike at the quintain. (55kb)||Charging down the tilt after striking the
After equestrian, a tournament commenced.
|Fighters enjoy some pickup fights. (83kb)||Terafan looks for another fight. (85kb)||Duke Matthew and Lord Maximilian enjoy a
|Duke Matthew and Terafan enjoy a fight. (80kb)||Fighters around the filed are having fun. (91kb)||Terafan and Duke Matthew each land blows
single swords. (85kb)
|Terafan and Robert of Canterbury fight while Maximilian looks on. (98kb)||Their Majesties, Peregrine and Alessandra
Melusine talk with Her Highness, Signy
|Hannah of Mandrak Hill practices with the diabolo. (63kb)|
|Hannah, having tossed the diabolo into the air, prepares to catch it. (58kb)||Hannah has the diabolo safely back on the
string, and works on it some more.
|Marissa teaches Alessandra Melusine a little about the diabolo. (74kb)|
|Alessandra Melusine practices the diabolo. (74kb)||Lord Umberto, the herald, leads the way into court. (62kb)||Their Majesties and Their Highnesses at the
head of court. (64kb)
|Lord Maximilian reads a grand announcement. (81kb)||Duchess Cecilia, Duchess Alienor, and Sir
Nasr are called into court.
|Peregrine and Melusine give them gifts as thanks for their hard work. (57kb)|
|The Queen and King have a quick discussion (80kb)||An old crone enters court. (47kb)||The crone foretells of dire happenings in
regards to the King (35kb)
|The court guards take offense (62kb)||The crone ignores the guards and continues
|Valkyries appear in court. (76kb)|
|The Vakyries are present to take away the
king (since he is clearly dying). (78kb)
|The king, having collapsed, is loaded onto his shield. (60kb)||And taken out of court. (81kb)|
|Alessandra Melusine takes off her crown... (51kb)|| ... and crowns the princess as the new
|Alessandra gives Elffin a horn of mead, as part of the Viking ritual of changing the crown. (64kb)|
|Elffin drinks the mead. (60kb)||Alessandra gives the horn to Signy...
|... and she drinks. (54kb)|
|Duke Matthew takes the sword of state from
the king. (83kb)
|After court, the fighters are encouraged to have more fun. (68kb)||Maximilian (on his knees) and Robert of Canterbury. (73kb)|
|Peregrine is called into court. (86kb)||??? is called into court. (92kb)||Genna is spoken for by Sir Nasr. (54kb)|
|Duchess Cecilia speaks for Genna. (96kb)||Floris waits expectantly for the last speaker. (55kb)|