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Northern Lights Registration
Pre-Registrations for both Entrants
or Non-Entrants should be sent to:

Lord Robert Toxophilus
Robert Goodrich
389 Voghell Road
Randolph, Vermont 05060
Email preferred.

Entrants' Contacts

Research Papers, Reports,
Written Prose or Poetry to:
Pentathalon Coordinator

Lord Tiberius Iulius Rufus
( Jason Di Giulio )
PO Box 471,
Sheffield, VT 05866
Email preferred.

Lord Tiberius
See contact information above,
Lady Allyson Knutcrusher

Written Submissions (due 1st March 2009 deadline has passed.)

If judges have any difficulty downloading papers, please email me and I'll re-format. Written submissions, whether candidates for the pentathlon or not, should go to and may be CC'd to Alaxandar an Chobhlaigh mac Lochloinn, ( ).

43. Musical Composition

  • 3: "Grazia and Pico"
    By Isabella Machaut de Valois
    mka. Carolyn Adams
    Grazia and Pico Original musical composition on a period theme.
    5 pages, 1390KB, pdf format.
    Grazia and Pico 5 KB, MIDI format.
  • 3: "Solstice Dance"
    By Isabella Machaut de Valois
    mka. Carolyn Adams
    Solstice Dance, an original composition in period form, 67 measures
    7 pages, 1758 KB, pdf format.
    Solstice Dance, 9 KB, MIDI format.

44. Research Papers (8 or more pages of text)

  • 4: "For the Love of Ladies"
    Women's Agency in Medieval Tournaments
    by Lady Elizabeth of Rivenstar
    mka. Elizabeth Ives
    For the Love of Ladies
    20 pages, 91KB, Word format (Documentation included. Footnoted, Biblio / RefCited.)
  • 5: The Rapier in Elizabethan Society
    As seen through the works of William Shakespeare
    by Lady Elysabeth Underhill
    The Rapier in Elizabethan Society
    12 pages, 56KB, Word format (Documentation included. RefCited.)
  • 6: Now What do We Do?
    The search for a replacement for DMC Medicis for Bayeux Stitch Embroidery
    By Lady Elizabet Marshall
    Now What do We Do?
    23 pages, 5350 KB, Word format (Documentation included. Drool-inducing Photos and RefCited.)

45. Research Reports. (less than 8 pages.)

  • 7: On the Cultivation of Tobacco
    by Lady Elinor Strangewayes, OM.
    On the Cultivation of Tobacco
    7 pages, 1010 KB, Word format (Documentation included. Photos and RefCited.)

46. Prose

47. Poetry - written

  • 2: A Mumming at Carolingia
    by Alexandre Lerot d'Avigné
    mka. Jeff Berry
    A Mumming at Carolingia
    8 pages, 45 KB, Word format (Documentation included. RefCited.)
  • 8: The Lay of Liam
    by Katerinka Lvovicha of the Two Kingdoms
    mka. Katherine Toomajian
    Lay of Liam
    6 pages, 37 KB, Word format (Documentation included. RefCited.)

This webminister heartily approves of any author's note with the words "the somewhat violent birthing of this piece."

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