Kingdom of Ansteorra

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Ansteorra is a Kingdom in the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) and consists of the states of Oklahoma and Texas except for those portions of Texas that reside in the Mountain Time Zone.

History of Our Beloved Kingdom

The lands of Ansteorra were once part of the Kingdom of Atenveldt. The first events in what was to become Ansteorra were in 1972 in Stargate, (Houston, TX) and 1973 in the Steppes (Dallas, TX). In 1977 Ansteorra became a Principality and became a Kingdom in its own right in 1979.

The Name

The name, "Ansteora" (note, back then it only had one "R") was one of three that had been proposed. The others were Gilonade and Terebinthia. Ansteora comes from Anglo-Saxon, and means "One (or Only) Star." This name was proposed by Aurieliannae Rioghail.

The Motto

The Kingdom Motto is "Uniqus et Singularis" - Unique and Singular - a description taken from the Anglo-Saxon chronicles of Haley's Comet.

Active Branches of Ansteorra

Inactive Branches/Groups

  • The Shire of Black Lake, located in Odessa, Texas
  • The Shire of Graywood, located in Nacogdoches, Texas
  • The Canton of Lindenwood located in Irving, Texas
  • The Shire of Loch Ruadh located in Fort Worth, Texas.
  • The College of Twr Cath, Located at the University of Houston, in Houston, Texas
  • The Shire of Tír Medóin, located in Rockdale, Texas.
  • The Canton of Westgate, located in Houston, Texas.

Major Events


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