We welcome everyone to the XVII Tournament of the White Hart. This year we celebrate a 14th century theme of courtly love, taking our inspiration from Chaucer’s poem, “Parlement of Foules.” This year in addition to hosting the tournaments for the Lord, Champion, Yeoman, and Artisan of the White Hart, we will also have a secret garb contest. The gentle who best incorporates our theme into their attire will receive a gift basket, but no one will know who the judges are. This year we have been given the honor of hosting the final installation of The Tournament of the Rose. Participants in this tournament will be by invitation. A spectator’s gallery is being arranged and we invite everyone to come, spectate, and cheer on our champions of Æthelmearc.
This is not a tournament, but a challenge! Good Lords and Ladies, I invite you to participate in a cunning struggle for material gain. In a most daring battle of agility, brawn, and intellect, two armor-clad combatants will fight till the mortal end to secure possession of a parcel, most dear. Each treasure seeker will [...]