October 26-28, 1974
Held at Glen Helen Regional Park, Devore, CA. There were lists for
First Dragon-Slayer of Gorgonoth on Saturday, followed by a potluck
dinner and revel. There were cooking contests in main dish, dessert,
and salad. On Sunday Morton the Grey and Ann de Villanova were married
at Benedict Castle, Riverside. The reception followed at the home
of Paul Antuono. There were challenges, archery, and a fencing contest.
Aeoelwig Aelfwiggson was the autocrat.
of this event, © Copyright 1980 by William R. Keyes (Wilhelm von
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