Category Archives: What’s new

Officer Positions

Sept. 2013: A number of Østgarðr officer positions will expire at the end of December; see list of openings and procedures for nomination. Sept. 2013: Seeking event steward and other crew chiefs for the “Test of An Dubhaigeainn and Østgarðr”, to … Continue reading

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Viceregal Succession procedures

Jan. 2011: Procedures for the Viceregal Succession have been posted here.

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Commons postponed to 12/20/2008

Dec. 19, 2008: Tonight’s Østgarðr Commons has been postponed to Saturday, Dec. 20, due to weather.

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Sir Patri du Chat Gris passed

Feb. 11, 2007: Sir Patri du Chat Gris, OL, OP, ETC, well known as a student and teacher of historical dance, as well as long-time Baron of Carolingia, passed away after a long battle with liver cancer.

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Publicity fliers

Jan. 17, 2007: Two one-page publicity flyers have been posted for downloading and handing out: a plain, black-and-white version and a version with the Ostgardr arms as a colored “watermark”.

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Sententiae Viceregalis posted

Jan. 6, 2007: Their Excellencies’ monthly missives to the populace, Sententiæ Viceregalis, are now on the Web.

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new Viceroy/Vicereine

June 28, 2006: Their Majesties announced the results of the Viceregal Succession Poll: Alexandre and Eularia will be the next Viceroy and Vicereine of Østgarðr, to be invested at Barleycorn on September 9.Vivant! to the new Viceregency. Vivant! to the outgoing Viceregency, taking a well-deserved retirement … Continue reading

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Meet the candidates

March 26, 2006: A series of “Meet the Candidate” nights has been scheduled for various evenings in March and April, in various locations around Østgarðr. Citizens of Østgarðr are welcome to come to whichever and as many candidate nights as they wish, … Continue reading

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Madeleine Pelner Cosman passed

March 19, 2006: Madeleine Pelner Cosman, author of Fabulous Feasts (among other books), passed away. She wasn’t a member of the SCA, and this book has been superseded by subsequent research, but for many years it was the only easily-accessible book on … Continue reading

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Viceregal succession timeline

Jan. 20, 2006: Since the announcement didn’t get into the December or January Pikestaff, the timetable for Viceregal succession has been pushed back a bit: Feb. 15, due date for self-nominations (send to Their Majesties, Their Highnesses, Kingdom Seneschal, and (as a courtesy) Ian and … Continue reading

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Bylaws amendments

Dec. 7, 2005: A number of amendments are proposed to the Bylaws, including (among other things) procedures for election of a new Viceroy and/or Vicereine. See the amended bylaws here. Note that they show deletions and additions to the previous bylaws; … Continue reading

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Bylaws – Viceregal election

Nov. 20, 2005: Since the Provincial Bylaws are unclear on how the election of a new Viceroy and Vicereine are to take place, the Officers’ Corps will discuss the matter in Nov. and Dec. The current, maybe-or-maybe-not-approved Bylaws are here.

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Viceregal election

July 28, 2005: Baronial Review results, revised Their Majesties have agreed with Ian and Katherine to initiate the process of choosing a new Viceroy/reine, but on a “less precipitous schedule” than previously announced (which was to start at Barleycorn this September). … Continue reading

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email addresses

Jan. 21, 1999: several email addresses at ostgardr.org are up and running: viceroy@ostgardr.org, seneschal@ostgardr.org, exchequer@ostgardr.org, seahorse at ostgardr dot org, webmaster@ostgardr.org, and herald@ostgardr.org. These email addresses should work from now until judgment day to reach the relevant officers, even when the office-holder changes.

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