For the delight of trivia lovers everywhere, this page notes the 'firsts' of the Principality of Vindheim.
Incipient Principality Firsts
05/01/2021: The Barony of Namron hosts the FIRST (VIRTUAL) EVENT held in the (then Incipient) Principality of Vindheim: "Beltane 2021: Let's Go Outside!" which is a virtual event. It includes a Carriage Karaoke contest, classes (some include Making a Flower Crown, Medieval Stargazing, Building and Using a Flower Press, and Battledore and Shuttledock), spang hewing, and a Great Pilgrimage. The final Virtual Court of the 83rd Crown of Ansteorra is held.
05/01/2021: The first Pelican of the Incipient Principality is elevated: Donnchadh Beag mac Griogair.
Principality Firsts: 2021
December 11, 2022: Romanius Vesperianus and Deanna della Penna became the first Prince & Princess of the Principality of Vindheim!
December 11, 2022: Jeanne Marie la Verriere and Gwenllian verch Madyn were the first to be announced for the Order of the Laurel.
December 11, 2022: Andrew Turnbull was the first to be announced for the Order of Chivalry.
December 11, 2022: Wulfgard Martel was the first to be knighted in Vindheim.
December 11, 2022: Siaua thugatêr Karsou is the first woman to enter a Vindheim Coronet list. (Others had planned and trained to enter but were sidelined by injury)
December 18, 2022: Marcus von Furth becomes the first Champion of the Principality, winning the Princess' Blade Tournament held at Wiesenfeuer Yule.
December 18, 2022: Ivo Blackhawk is granted a Sable Talon by their Majesties, presented by their Highnesses, and is the first award given by Their hands in the Principality.
December 18, 2022: Zubeydah is the first Peer to swear personal Fealty to Their Highnesses and to the Principality, and through Them, to Their Majesties Ansteorra.
Principality Firsts: 2022
February 17, 2022: His Serene Highness, Prince Romanius, accompanied by members of the Vindheim Populace, travels outside it's borders for the first visit out of Kingdom. The journey to Calontir's Winter War Maneuvers is not long, but the day is spent strengthing the bonds between Vindheim and its northern neighbor. A rich trove of gifts are delivered to the astonishment of the Calontir Crown.
February 26, 2022: Adhering to the traditions of the Provincial Games, His Serene Highness chooses a battle game to select his first Armored Combat champion. Charles the Grey of Mooneschadowe plays "rules lawyer" with an actual lawyer, but manages to be victorious and is named Champion.
March 8, 2022: Their Serene Highnesses, accompanied by an army of Vindheim populace, attends Gulf Wars for the first time. There, they exchange gifts with Their Serene Highnesses of Oertha.
April 16, 2022: The first Order created in Vindheim is the Order of the Silver Fountain, and Owen ap Aeddan is the first person to be thus honored. The second Order created in Vindheim is the Order of the Wellspring, and Zubeydah is the Premier member. The third Order announced that day is the The Order of the Crimson Bowl, and Aesoph Hearts & Michelle Chantal de Charente are its first members.
April 30, 2022: The first Award of the Crimson Firebolt is given to Sævarr Máni. Charles the Grey of Mooneschadowe is named the first Order of the Bastion of Vindheim. The Order of the Golden Comb of Vindheim is also created and opened, and Brendan & Patrick Isaacson are its Premier members.