Calafia

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Barony of Calafia
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Azure, a sea serpent ondoyant-emergent sable fimbriated Or, overall a trident with a laurel wreath entwined in its tines Or
Information
Founded: organized by Nov 1970
Modern Location: San Diego and Imperial Counties, California

CalafiaRRE is ruled by Their Excellencies Guy Rand Gallandon and Muirenn ingen Donndubáin who stepped up as Baron and Baroness at Calafia Anniversary on November 9, 2013.

Overview

Meaning: Named after Queen Calafia, ruler of the island kingdom of California after which the real-world peninsula and state were named. Calafia was a legendary warrior queen who figures in The Adventures of Esplandián, written by Castilian author Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo sometime around 1525. [1]

Established: 2/19/1972 was the first anniversary tourney.

Blazon: Azure, a sea serpent ondoyant-emergent sable fimbriated Or, overall a trident with a laurel wreath entwined in its tines Or.

Heraldic officer's title: Trident The herald's title is one of the two major charges of the arms.

Awards: Golden Trident (service), Leodamus of Thebes (contributions to the harmony of the Barony), Gilded Thimble (improvement in costuming), Serpent's Talon (armored combat), Serpent's Fang (rapier and unarmored combat), Serpent's Flame (A&S, the spreading and teaching of)

Newsletter: Serpent's Tongue. Newsletter established in February, 1972.

Fighting Unit(s): Armored Combat - Iron Brigade. Rapier Combat - Steel Brigade.

Territories of Calafia

Former Territories of Calafia

Baronage

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Territories
Caidan Baronies: Altavia, Angels, Calafia, Dreiburgen, Dun Or, Gyldenholt, Lyondemere, Naevehjem, Nordwache, Starkhafn, Western Seas, Wintermist
Caidan Shires: Al-Sahid, Carreg Wen, Darach, Isles
Caidan Cantons: Bard's Keep, Canyons, Castle North, Cragdon, Gallavally, Mons Draconis, Peridot Isle, Poll na Gainmhe, Steinsee, Summergate, Tanwayour, Torvald, Valley Azure
Caidan Colleges: Boethius, Fenwood Knoll, Noe, Saint Artemas, Saint Firmin, San Ambrogio, San Isidore, Tour d'Yvoire, Voyagers
Other Information: Former Territories, Kingdoms, Known World