Bordermarch

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Barony Bordermarch is in Beaumont/Port Arthur, Texas and surrounding area. Noted since the 1970's to hold their baronial event Bordermarch Autumn Melees, fondly called BAM, now being called "War of the Rams" WoR due to Bordermarch's device including a shofar ram's horn and multitudes of visitors from neighboring Gleann Ahbann, whose kingdom device is a ram, come to do friendly battle with Ansteorrans.


Nobility

Bordermarch became a Shire in 1976 within the "Region of Ansteora." Status for Barony Bordermarch (the fourth oldest barony in Ansteorra, following Stargate, Steppes, and Bjornsborg), was proclaimed by the BoD September 13, 1977, the same date that Ansteorra was proclaimed by the BoD to rise in status to "Principality." The following People have been seated as Landed Nobility of Barony Bordermarch:

1 Simonn of Amber Isle and Tessa of the Gardens Founding, September 1977 - June 1989
Vicary: Morganna of Upland Moore's alternate persona: Jean-Louis Vidal (Vicar) Dec 1978 - Mar 1979 while Simonn and Tessa were 3rd (final) Prince and Princess of the Principality of Ansteorra
Vicary: Jeffery the Barbarian and Therese d'Ivoire (Vicar and Vicaress) Sept 1983 - March 1984 while Simonn and Tessa were 9th King and Queen of Ansteorra
2 Henri le Hibou du Bois and Charla Noel du Lac June 1989 - May 1993
3 Dafydd de Mortemer and Dene Legh de Mortemer May 1993 - June 1996
4 Ericus the Silverhand and Amber Lea Fairchild June 1996 - November 1998
Vicary: Simonn of Amber Isle and Tessa of the Gardens (Vicar and Vicaress) November 1998 - November 2001
5 Armand de Lacy and Caitrin de Lacy November 2001 - April 2007
6 Santiago and Elisabeth of Green Mountain Keep April 2007 - November 2015
7 Melia de la Renaudiere Nov 2015 - Nov 2018
7 (Joined by) Lessandra della Torre June 2017 - Nov 2018
8 Gabrielle de Lacy and Meurik the Humble Nov 17 2018 - current

Awards

The Baronial Service Order of Bordermarch is the Order of the Silent Trumpet of Bordermarch. There are also two closed service orders: Order of the Noble Heart and Order of the Keys of Bordermarch

Heraldry

This branch-name was registered in May of 1982 (via Ansteorra).
The following device associated with this name was registered in April of 1984 (via Ansteorra):
Sable, a sinister side raguly, in dexter a ram's horn argent within a laurel wreath Or.

The following badge associated with this name was registered for populace use in November of 1991 (via Ansteorra):
Sable, a ram's horn and a sinister side raguly argent.

Silent Trumpet of Bordermarch, Order of the (OSTB)
This order name was registered to Bordermarch, Barony in April of 1981 (via Laurel).

The following badge associated with this name was registered in ... for the Order of the Silent Trumpet of Bordermarch

Noble Heart of Bordermarch, Order of the (ONHB)
This order name was registered to Bordermarch, Barony in October of 1995 (via Ansteorra).

The following badge associated with this name was registered in October of 1995 (via Ansteorra):
Argent, a heart gules and a sinister tierce raguly sable.
for Order of the Noble Heart of Bordermarch

Keys of Bordermarch, Order of the (OKB)
This order name was registered to Bordermarch, Barony in December of 1998 (via Ansteorra).

The following badge associated with this name was registered in December of 1998 (via Ansteorra):
(Fieldless) A ring of three keys in pall inverted argent.
for Order of the Keys of Bordermarch


The Order of the Silent Trumpet (OSTB) is currently open. Both the ONHB and the OKB currently are closed.


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