Dun Or

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Barony of Dun Or
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Per pale azure and Or, a tower, the base environed of a laurel wreath, all within a bordure all counterchanged
Information
Founded: 1985 as a Canton, May 17, 1992 as a Barony
Modern Location: Antelope Valley (including Lancaster and Palmdale), CA

Dun OrRRE is ruled by Their Excellencies Nikolai and Álfrún.

Overview

Meaning: Golden Castle; Dun is Gaelic for castle, Or is gold in Norman French

Established: 7/1985 as a canton of Altavia. 5/17/1992 as a Barony.

Area: Lancaster, CA; now includes Antelope Valley, CA

Heraldic officer's title: Popinjay

Awards: See Dun Or Awards

Newsletter: Tower Tails

Fighting Unit(s): Dun Or Levy

Champions: See Dun Or Champions

Baronage

History

  • Jul 1985 – 1st appearance in the Crown Prints as the Altavia Canton of Calmadun
  • Sep 1985 – Canton of Dun Calma registered
  • Oct 1885 – 1st Anniversary Tournament of Calmadun
  • Mar 1986 – CP lists them as Canton of Dun Calma (heraldic correction of Calmadun)
  • Apr 1986 – CP lists them as Canton of Dun Or
  • May 1986 – Canton of Dun Or was registered
  • Oct 17, 1992 – Dun Or became a Barony

More Information


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