Welcome to the Canton of Dragonsfire Tor!

Here posted for the consideration of the populace of the Azure Barony of Elfsea, and its canton of Dragonsfire Tor, in the Stellar Kingdom of Ansteorra, are those Nobles who have stepped forward to petition for the Right and Privilege of Baron and Baroness of Elfsea and Drangonsfire Tor. The letters of intent are presented below. 

Honorable Lord Absolon of Hereford and Honorable Lady Silvana Corwin

Lord Kazimierz Zlowieszczy and Lady Katheryn Margarete de Ryes

A polling of the populace of Dragonsfire Tor will take place on June 10, 2018 at FMC Fluid Control, Stephenville, TX. A polling of the populace of Elfsea will take place on June 25, 2018 at the Bedford Public Library. Please bring your membership card.

If you would like to participate, but will be unable to attend a polling in person, an absentee ballot may be requested from the Central Seneschal

Thank you for your attention!

Lord Cormac Fitzgerald
Elfsea Chronicler

Lady Meredith Fitzgerald
Elfsea Webminister

The Canton of Dragonsfire Tor is a branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism, a non-profit, educational organization dedicated to the study and recreation of the medieval era. We study the time between the fall of the Roman Empire and the Renaissance.

To get in touch with members of our group and to keep up with what's going on in our corner of the Knowne World, there is the Dragonsfire Tor e-mail list. Sign up or read the archives here.

The canton of Dragonsfire Tor is a protectorate of the Barony Elfsea located in the SCA Kingdom of Ansteorra. Mundanely this is known as Stephenville, TX and the surrounding area including members who are students at Tarleton State University.

Members of our Canton participate in a wide variety of activities associated with the medieval era and its surrounding times. These activities are usually divided into three different categories: Combat, Arts & Sciences, and Events.

Combat

Combat in the SCA is based on styles prevalent during the Age of Chivalry; Chivalric Fighting, Rapier Fighting, and Archery. Each of these types of combat are practiced under the purview of experienced fighters.

Weapons commonly used by the SCA include greatswords, rapiers, glaives, pollaxes, daggers, longbows, and crossbows.

Arts & Sciences

Great focus in the SCA is given to learning and preserving the old arts and sciences of the period.

Arts included are blacksmithing, cooking, weapons making, sewing,

calligraphy Definition: decorative handwriting or handwritten lettering.

synonyms: handwriting, script, penmanship, hand, pen

"the scribe's meticulous calligraphy"

, shoemaking, beekeeping, and

illumination Definition: the art of illuminating a manuscript.

Synonyms: decoration, illustration, embellishment, adornment, ornamentation

"the illumination of a manuscript"

Events

The Canton hosts several events across the course of the year in addition to the events hosted by other SCA groups in the region. These events are opportunities for members to gather among friends, wear period clothing, eat period food, and camp using period tents and equipment. Among these these greater events we have a monthly meeting of the Canton's Populace.