Pictures from the First Reign of Armand and Diana

These are some images from the reign of King Armand and Queen Diana, First King and Queen of the Kingdom of Caid. As more data becomes available, they will be moved to pages with articles about the events at which they were taken.

From the First Caidan Crown Tournament

King Terrence of the West places the rosemary wreath on the head of Sir Armand de Sevigny

Court after the investiture of the first Crown Prince and Crown Princess of Caid. From left: King Terrence of Halliday, Queen Allisandra Olympia Martiessa de Constantine, Crown Prince Gregory of York and Crown Princess Bevin Fraser of Sterling of the West, Crown Princess Diana de Savigny of Caid.

In rear: Huette Aliza von und zu Ahrens und Mechtildberg. Andrew of Riga, Louise of Woodsholme, Lorenzo di Sant'Angelo, Natalya Gregorovna and ???

Duke Andrew of Riga, with the Western Sword of State, leading King Gregory and Queen Bevin into the hall. Duke Aonghais dubh MacTarbh is seen to left holding a sword, and Baron Talanque of Calafia is seated right, in front of Mistress Flavia Beatrice Carmigniani in blue velvet.

Caid Seneschal, Sir Jason Griffiths of Shadowhyrst, bearing the Caidan Sword of State, leading Prince Martin and Princess Neptha
Crown Prince Armand and Crown Princess Diana enter the hall.

Prince Martin and Princess Neptha, before Gregory and Bevin, King and Queen of the West. Sir Charles of Dublin holds the sword of state behind.

Armand and Diana take the oath of fealty. (I believe it was at this point that Armand said "I Armand, King of Calafia." Part of Viscount Sir Morven of Carrick, Sir Charles of Dublin, Sir Jason Griffiths of Shadowhyrst may be seen behind. Conrad von Regensburg reads the oath.

King Gregory of York, of the West, Crowns Armand King of Caid, using the Ancient Crowns of the West.

Duke Paul of Bellatrix and Duke William of Hoghton are seen behind.

From left, in back: Sir Charles of Dublin, Master Alewaulfe the Red, Baron Conrad von Regensburg, Baroness Mary Taran of Glastonbury, (unknown). Kneeling: Jason Griffiths of Shadowhyrst

King Armand invests Conrad von Regensburg as the first Baron of Lyondemere.
King Gregory and Queen Bevin are on the Western thrones below. Standing below are Natalya de Foix and Eowyn Amberdrake. Standing on stage are Viscount Sir Morven of Carrick, and behind the Crown: Master John ap Griffin and Jason Griffiths of Shadowhyrst

Pictures on this page taken by and courtesy of Mistress Joan of Crawfordsmuir (Joyce Muskat)

Disclaimer: This history may have errors in it, as much of the detail is “remembered” history, or as one of the cover pages of the original type-written manuscript states “The material within is derived from the information printed in The Crown Prints and in The Page, and from the memories of the participants.” The original document was typed on onion-skin paper, with hand-written notes (often in the margins). All attempts have been made to reconcile the notes with the original document.

Caidan specific annotations may be sent to Duchess Natalya at .

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