Timeline of Blackwood History

————-=[ OLD BLACKWOOD ]=————-


1994 – Guilliam joins Blackwood

1995 – Thorne Valley is formed as a land grant from Sir Aeryck from his personal lands of Heminshire and some unclaimed territory.
– Guilliam joins Thorne Valley

? 1996 Spring [Carnival of the Black Rose 2]
– Baba becomes Prince Nigels Squire

? 1997 [Winterfest]
– Baba leaves Creathorne and drops his squires belt.

– Guilliam is squired to Aelias (then First Knight)

August 9th, 2000
– Sir Dark comes to the realms summoned as a Death Knight by Sir Carius of Draconia.

– Guilliam is knighted by Sir Pedraic into Knights of Blackwood
– Baba joins Folkstone

May 25-28th, 2001
– Sir Dark, Vorn, and Id discuss starting a new nation. Idaris is “formed”.

– Sir Guilliam becomes First Knight of Blackwood

— Sir Guilliam takes a leave of absence to join Grimloch.

July 30 2004 – August 1 2004 [ Summer Fest III]
– Baba goes west.
————-=[ NEW BLACKWOOD ]=————-


early 2004 – Bones joins Idaris and becomes Sir Dark’s squire
late 2004 – Onthor Gurg (Jumpy) joins Idaris

2005 [Tournaments of Creathorne] Bones becomes the Ambassador of Idaris and forms B.W.A.G. (BlackWood Ambassadorial Guard)

2005 – Nos and Vasdre join Idaris

2006 – ?
May 26, 2006 – May 29, 2006 [Tournaments of Creathorne 13]
– Zarathos joins Idaris
– Belle becomes a petitioner (with Faust as her sponser)


May 25, 2007 – May 28, 2007 [Tournaments of Creathorne 14]
– Belle becomes a full member of Idaris
– Aiden becomes a petitioner (with Meds as his sponser)
– Salvo becomes a full member of Idaris

July 13 2007 – July 15 2007 [Feast of Min 17]
– Hippie Joined Idaris

October 5, 2007 – October 8, 2007 [Realms Aide II]
– Tao joins Idaris

May 23, 2008 – May 26, 2008 [Tournaments of Creathorne 15]
– Celeste, Maetsyn, Dagger, and Rayne become full members.

? – Bones is Knighted into the Knights of the Steward

July 11 2008 – July 13 2008 [Feast of Min 18]
– Hippie becomes a Priestess of Bast, and a member of the Church of Chaos

August 2008
– Hippie becomes the Scribe of Blackwood

August 30th, 2008 [Folkstone Questing]
– Sir D names Quazar the Lady of Achoria
– Nos breaks his weapons restriction

April 19, 2009 [Tournament of Blades]
– Acteon debutes as a new nation in the realms. Founding members are: Toah, Saegen, Vito, Laertese

May 22, 2009 – May 25, 2009 [Tournaments of Creathorne 16]
– Foren becomes a petitioner
– Telerie becomes a petitioner

June 28, 2009 Yet Another Idaris Cook Out (Neil’s mom’s house) [Spring BBQ]
– ? became Highmage
– Nos became Champion
– Aidan joins B.W.A.G. (BlackWood Ambassadorial Guard)

August 8, 2009
– Magnus Heavyhammer was arrested for the murder of Lady Quazar

August 28, 2009 [Feast of Folkstone]
– Arch-Duke Sir Aeryk Valhuseran declared legal dead.
– Sir Deimos Kal/Amar ascends to the title of Arch-Duke of Blackwoord and announces the following:
* Lord Sir Kerrell re-affirmed as the Lord of Eroewan, and a Knight of Blackwood.
* Lady Quazar re-affirmed as Lady of Achoria.
* Sir Guillium of Grimloch presented with a new belt, re-affirming his status as a Knight of Blackwood.
* Sir Bones named Lord of Najena, and Knight of Blackwood
* Steward Celeste named Lady of Alonis, and Knight of Blackwood
* Nos, Champion of Blackwood named Lord of Heminshire, and Knight of Blackwood

2009 [Fall Cookout]
– Hippie becomes the Lieutenant of Heminshire.

September 6th, 2009 @ 1:20am [Folkstone Questing]
– Arch-Duke Sir Deimos dies.

September 7th, 2009 [Folkstone Questing]
– In the last will and testament of Sir Deimos Kal’Amar the following was decreed:
* Lord Sir K was named Knight Commander of the Knights of Blackwood
* Lord Sir Bones is named protector of the Varta, and entrusted with magic Spear “Spirit of Varta”
* Lady Sir Celeste is bequeathed the magic item “Amulet of Min”
* Lord Sir Nos is bequeathed the magic item “Sunfire Tabard”
* Lady Quazar is bequeathed the magic item “Ash Dagger”, which is in the possession of Mythguard.
* These five are also charged with the task to decide the fate of Blackwood.
* Lt. Vasdre is released from his oath of fealty to pursue his own endeavors.
* Squire Magnus Heavyhammer is bequeathed the magic item “Morsoseth, the sword of Shadows”

September 11th, 2009 [King of Rogues VII]
– Sir D’s funeral pyre
– Lady Quazar renounces Eris

November 21st, 2009 [Black & White]
– Sir Deimos returns to the Realms at the annual gathering of the Black and White and is wed to Lady Quazar by Queen Nimbus of the Fae.

May 2nd 2010 – Blackwood Cookout at Seamus and Chris place
– ? became Highmage
– ? became Champion
– Telerie becomes a full member

May 28, 2010 – May 31, 2010 [Tournaments of Creathorne 17]
– Foren becomes a full member of Idaris.
– Hippie drops her tabard.

June 25, 2010 [Feast of Blackwood 2010]
– Belle is transformed from a Faerie into a Raccoon

July 2010
– Lady Quazar steps down as Steward of Achoria, and gives as her parting act bequeaths it to Valas of Idaris.

August 29 2010 – BBQ/Pool Party (Ben’s mother’s House) [Fall Cookout]
– Hippie returns to Blackwood

? Jan 8th, 2011 [Feast of Leviathan]
– Magnus Heavyhammer was knighted as a Knight of Blackwood.
– Hippie becomes the Scribe of Blackwood again.

May 27 2011 – May 30 2011 [Tournaments of Creathorne 18]
– Arch-Duke Sir K accepts the title of Prince of Blackwood (30May11)
– Tao is knighted into the Knights of Blackwood. (30May11)
– Belle is squired to the Knights of the Steward (28May11)
– The nation of Acteon joins Blackwood as a new province, and swears Fealty to Prince K.
– The nation of Thorn Valley re-joins Blackwood as a province, and swears Fealty to Prince K.
– Mara/Po and Foren are released from their vows of fealty and asked to hand their tabards in.

2011 – Cookout
– Telerie becomes the Ambassador of Blackwood

? 2011
– Valas is named Lord of Achoria by Sir K
– Sir Guilliam named Knight Commanders of the Knights of Blackwood

July 9 2011 – July 10 2011 [Feast of Min]
– Telerie becomes the Champion of Min

June 2011
– Sir Magnus Heavyhammer is named Steward of Achoria by Sir K following the death of Lord Valas.

Oct 30, 2011 [Feast of Blackwood 2011]
– Lady Celeste leaves Blackwood for the Northern Alliance.
– The Blackwood Planar Shield Stone is destroyed and Marduath and Edaonae are reunited at long last.
– Vasdre ascends with Edaonae
– Guillium refuses the offer to ascend as Avatar of Edaonae.
– Hippie becomesa squire to the Knights of the Steward.
– Mathias becomes a squire to the Knights of ?

December 17 2011 – December 18, 2011 [Uncle Cecil’s]
– Slade McGreggor becomes a petitioner

May 25, 2012 – May 28, 2012 [Tournaments of Creathorne 19]
– Sir Tao becomes First Knight of Blackwood

Sept 1, 2012 – Sept 3 2012 [Folkestone Questing 2012]
– Sir K bonds with a shadow, and Shadow K is born.

Sept 28, 2012 – Sept 30, 2012 [Feast of Blackwood III]
– Sir Tao is named Lord of Clontarf.

May 24, 2013 – May 27, 2013 [Tournaments of Creathorne 20]

July 5, 2013 – July 7, 2013 [Blackwood Tournaments 2]
– Squire Sagaen is knighted. This is the first time a citizen of Acteon has been knighted.
– Sir Guiliam steps down as Knight Commander of the Knights of Blackwood, his last act is to promote Lord Sir Tao (First Knight) to Knight Commander.
– Lord Sir Tao as Knight Commander chooses a new First Knight of Sir Sagaen.


Sunday, September 7, 2014 [Feast of Blackwood V]
– Prince Sir K is crowned King by the People of Blackwood


Saturday, September 05, 2015 [Folkestone Questing 2015]
– Lord Sir Tao steps down as Knight Commander of the Knights of Blackwood, he names Lord Sir Saegan the new Knight Commander


Sunday, September 27, 2015 [Feast of Blackwood VI]
– Northern Alliance became the newest Province of Blackwood (and remains a sovereign state under the rule of the Elders).
– Sir Saegan names Sir Jinx as First Knight of the Knights of Blackwood


Saturday, January 16, 2016 [Feast of Leviathan XVIII]
– Sir Jinx is knighted in the Knights of the Eternal Flame

Saturday, May 28th, 2016 [ToC 23]
– Torolf becomes a petitioner
– Lord Sir Saegan is knighted in the Knights of the Eternal Flame


Sunday, September 25, 2016 [Feast of Blackwood VII]
In order of occurrence:
– Kalumdaka joined became the newest Province of Blackwood (and remains a sovereign state under command of Faust and Meds).
– Squire Kirk Mezgraf was made Steward of Alonis by Lady Celeste
– Tryke Angelfire, Flydian, Pilpus Finnigan become petitioners
– Sir Rillan of Invictus, Sir Seeker, and Sir Trent spoke on behalf of Sir Bones at Court.
– Sir Bones formed the King’s Guard, and sworn in 8 members: (Sir Seeker, Aiden, Torolf, Axel, Tryke, Eamon, Halen, Belle, Gordon)
– Sir Bones was re-Knighted into the Knights of Blackwood
– Sir Seeker accepted being a Squire to the Knights of Blackwood
– Sir Jinx named Lady of Uffren
– Sir Magnus named Lord of the Dark Isle
– Sir Mathies named Lord of a portion of land along the border of Acteon and Northern Alliance.
– Torolf received a Fireball from Sir Shandar
– Torolf was squired by Knights of the Sable Dragon
– King Sir K was made a Knight of the Realms.
– Zatara left the Nation.


Saturday, January 14th, 2017 [Feast of the Leviathan XIX]
– Elder Aryss is Knighted into the Knights of Blackwood.


Sunday, May 28th, 2017 [ToC 24]
– Elder Aryss in a heart wrenching display announces at court that the NA will be leaving Blackwood after the War Tourney.
– Torolf becomes a full member.
– Gordon becomes a full member.
– Sayeh becomes a petitioner.
– Varyk Nordskov becomes a petitioner.
– Aidan Penclaw is Knighted into the Knights of the Steward.


Sunday, July 8th, 2017 [Blackwood Tournaments VI]


Friday, September 1st, 2017 [Feast of Folkestone XVIII]
– Riverstone is knighted into the Knights of the Steward


Sunday, September 24th, 2017 [Feast of Blackwood VIII]
– Gordon leaves Blackwood.
– Pilpus becomes a full member.
– Sayeh delivers a letter written by Ambassador Dagger
– Verai’s Ambassedor and New Verai’s Steward Nertail d’Ma’at addresses the King at court and proclaims himself and Verai as friend and ally to Blackwood. He seals the covenant with a gift of precious Salt.


Saturday, January 13th, 2018 [Feast of Leviathan XX]
– The king speaks to all Blackwood that has gathered to announce the Lord Challenge. Where any citizen of Blackwood may compete to fill the vacant Lord of Alonis position.


Saturday, February 24th, 2018 [Feast of Creathorne]
– The first task of Lords Challenge is handed in to Lord Sir Saegan.

Sunday, May 2018 [ToC 25]
– The Lords challenge came to its conclusion.
Nova and Aidan were awarded Blackwood Northstars for their deeds and participation in the challenge.
Sir Seeker was made the Steward of Eroewan.
Sir Torolf was announced at the winner of the Challenge and is now Lord Sir Torolf of Alonis.
– Sir Tao awarded a Blackwood Northstar to Kara Akiak.
– Lord Sir Saegan was named the Kings successor and is now Prince Sir Saegan.
– Lord Sir Nos is now Duke Sir Nos.
– Lord Sir Tao is now Duke Sir Tao.

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