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Chateau  is comprised of:


Irène leNoir
Maîtresse du Château
Gabriella Santiago de Villarquemada
Protégé to Irène
Sfandra Dmitrieva iz Chernigova
Apprentice to Irène
Aleksei Brazhnikov
Boutillier du Château
Martin der Wasserspeier
Guerrier du Château

Château leNoir History:

April 14, AS XXXXI (2007)
Coronation of Gryffith & Aikaterine
Today was a banner day for Château leNoir

Duncan received the Queen's Honor of Distinction from Jana IV for his service to her as a member of her Queen's Guard.

Sfandra was inducted into the Order of the Manche. Irène made her medallion.

Sfandra was made a Court Baroness. Irène made her coronet.

Jana IV gave Irène her Queen's Cypher for her administrative support and sewing skills.

Jana IV gave Gabriella her Queen's Cypher for her assistance in preparing for Crown Tourney work during the reign.

 
January 27, AS XXXXI (2007)
A Market Day at Birka
Gabriella was appointed Tailor to the Crown by Lucan VII & Jana IV.
 
January 6, AS XXXXI (2007)
Twelfthnight
Irène was appointed Tailor to the Crown by Lucan VII & Jana IV.
 
October 14, AS XXXXI (2006)
Fall Harvest
Sfandra was appointed Tailor to the Crown by Lucan VII & Jana IV.
 
September 30, AS XXXXI (2006)
Coronation of Lucan VII & Jana IV
Duncan was appointed to Jana's Queen's Guard.
 
August 16, AS XXXXI (2006)
Pennsic XXXV
Château leNoir, with assistance from friends, sponsored our first VDK Pennsic Dayboard. Many thanks to everyone for humoring Irène in her choice of a Provençale theme, and for her OCD in general.
 
June 24, AS XXXXI (2006)
Boredom War XX
Sfandra and Duncan received their Awards of Arms.

Irène took Sfandra as her Apprentice. To signify this new relationship, Irène presented her with a green belt marked with the badge of le Château. Irène also gifted Sfandra with a sewing kit decorated with Sfandra's arms. In return, as is the custom in her land, Sfandra presented Irène with gold coin as payment for her education. Sfandra also gifted Irène with matching Roman necklace and earrings.

Irène took Gabriella as her Protégé. To signify this new relationship, Irène presented her with a yellow belt marked with the badge of le Château. Irène also gifted Gabriella with a notepad holder decorated with Gabriella's arms. In return, Gabriella presented Irène with sleeping mats bound in the olive green, so she would have a suitable place to rest after her endeavors. Gabriella also gifted Irène with red and green oriental tableware.

 
May 26, AS XXXXI (2006) Sfandra was appointed Royal Clothier to Lucan VII & Jana IV

Irène was appointed Royal Secretary to Lucan VII & Jana IV

 
January 29, AS XXXIX (2005)
A Market Day at Birka XVI
Having reached her term limit, Irène stepped down as East Kingdom Chatelaine.
 
December 11, AS XXXIX (2004)
Bridge 31st Birthday
Irène took Sfandra as Femme du Château. Her release from her former household was obtained for the price of a bushel of goods from le Château and the surrounding region.

Irène took Duncan as Boutillier du Château. His release was obtained for the price of a measure of rare sweet goods.

 
August 18, AS XXXIX (2004)
Pennsic XXXV
Irène was inducted into the Order of the Pelican. During the ceremony, she was presented with a medallion provided by Haus VDK, and a beautiful chaperon made by Duchess Madra De DraganCrub.
 
May 17, AS XXXVIII (2003)
Boredom War 17
Château leNoir was formed as Irène took Gabriella as Soeur du Château.
 


© 2006 Jessica I. Clark