[CAM] A Query.....

snowpiper at charter.net snowpiper at charter.net
Tue Mar 13 09:56:40 CDT 2007


Gwynedd,

Actually, I don't think I've ever seen either of them and I sure would like 
too. Pete used to play this secretive game and never let me see it.

Dughall
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mary Waller" <mwaller at execpc.com>
To: <cam at minstrel.com>
Sent: Monday, March 12, 2007 7:00 PM
Subject: Re: [CAM] A Query.....


> I'd like to see the history published on line and/or as a booklet for all 
> members.
> Baron Dughall, do you have a copy of Peter DeRosa's history of Caer 
> Anterth or know where we can get one?  Is this entirely different from 
> Lady Fey's?
>
> Gwynedd
>
> snowpiper at charter.net wrote:
>
>> If we don't have our history, we have nothing! Anyone with any knowledge, 
>> should reply.
>>
>> Dughall
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: <masanger at kwm.sca.org>
>> To: <cam at minstrel.com>
>> Sent: Monday, March 12, 2007 11:30 AM
>> Subject: Re: [CAM] A Query.....
>>
>>
>>> I know Arnbjorn has a copy of the barony's history, and there's one in 
>>> the
>>> Herald's files (I had asked him for a copy of it.)
>>> Lady Fey had enhanced a history of CAM written by someone else (the name
>>> escapes me, and Albrecht has the herald's copy now.)
>>> It's in a booklet form.
>>> I don't know if it was copywritten or sold without it in my hands.
>>> I believe Lady Fey's enhanced history is the best history of CAM 
>>> available
>>> at this point.
>>> I know Lady Fey could be asked for permission to post it, but I don't
>>> know about the other person, whether he's still playing anywhere, or is
>>> still around Milwaukee.
>>>
>>> I would like to see it posted as well, if possible.
>>> It's helpful for newcomers, and "imports" like myself to know the 
>>> history
>>> of their local group.
>>>
>>> Rose Marian, the "Chat"
>>>
>>>> Oh my!!!  Who knew this would turn out to be such an interesting
>>>> trivia query for some!!! <G>
>>>>
>>>> Thank you, Dughall for the history lesson about this event and the
>>>> information, and to His Grace Corin and others as well!  I remember
>>>> being told bits and pieces about Mama Cat's culinary magic with the
>>>> boar's head and the elaborate process that it entailed.  I would have
>>>> loved to have been here way back in the day, to see such a sight! 
>>>> Its
>>>> such a shame that this particular tradition is but a memory
>>>> now.... but certainly a fond one!!!
>>>>
>>>> There is so much about the Barony that alot of us new people dont
>>>> know....the little things that define us and make us stand out from
>>>> the rest.  It would be a really wonderful thing if our rich history
>>>> was available to all...... perhaps somewhere on the website,
>>>> perhaps.  I know for me, learning about the history of "my home" 
>>>> helps
>>>> to provide a bond, and gives me a deeper sense of belonging,   which I
>>>> think all newcomers hope for.  Just a thought. :)
>>>>
>>>> Smiles,
>>>> Enika
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Mar 12, 2007, at 7:23 AM, snowpiper at charter.net wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Enika,
>>>>>
>>>>> You are testing an old man's memory, but I believe the first Boar's
>>>>> Head was held in 1978 (AS XII?). I think there has at least been a
>>>>> feast called Boar's Head ever since.
>>>>>
>>>>> In the beginning, we actually had a Boar's Head. Momma Cat of
>>>>> blessed memory had a butcher that got her 2--in those days we did a
>>>>> Boar's Head for St. James Church for our rent, and the Kingdom one.
>>>>> She would clean the thing and soak it to remove the skin, then put
>>>>> the cleaned skin back on and stuffed the head with a mixture of   pork
>>>>> and beef. She always wanted someone to learn the technique,   but no
>>>>> one ever did because it was so labor intensive.
>>>>>
>>>>> It was quite a sight! we brought the Boar's Head in on a board,
>>>>> borne by 4 bearers and the Caer Anterth Choir singing the Boar's
>>>>> Head Carol. Fond memories.
>>>>>
>>>>> Dughall
>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Enika" <enika at wi.rr.com>
>>>>> To: "CAM List" <cam at minstrel.com>
>>>>> Sent: Monday, March 12, 2007 12:09 AM
>>>>> Subject: [CAM] A Query.....
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hmmm....... I was just wondering if anyone could tell me, in what
>>>>>> year was the first Boar's Head event??  And has there been a
>>>>>> Boar's  Head event every year since?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Enika the Curious  ;)
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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