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The Barony of Raven's Cove Unbirthday

March 29 (5 PM) - 31 (12 PM), 2019
Barony of Raven's Cove


THE BATTLE OF ARSULF

Having successfully completed the siege of Acre in July 1191, Crusader forces began moving south. Led by King Richard the Lionhart of England, they sought to capture the port of Jaffa before turning inland to reclaim Jerusalem.

Saladin began shadowing Richard’s forces. As Crusader armies had proven notoriously undisciplined in the past, he began a series of harassing raids on Richard’s flanks with the goal of breaking up their formation. This doe, his cavalry could seep in for the kill. Assessing Richard’s route, Saladin elected to make a stand near the town of Arsulf, just north of Jaffa. Arraying his men facing west, he anchored his right on the forest of Arsulf and his left on a series of hills to the south. To his front was a narrow two-mile wide plain extending to the coast.

Aware of Saladin’s presence, Richard ordered his men to prepare for battle. Who is going to win this important battle? Come to the Barony of Raven’s Cove Un-Birthday celebration . Test your skills and see if you can help decide the winner.

Martial Activities: Armoured | Rapier | Archery

Arts & Sciences Activities: A&S Lady ALexandria de Luce

Cost Daytrip Feast Camping
Adult, Member Discount $10.00 $10.00 $0.00
Adult, Event Registration $15.00 $10.00 $0.00
Youth (6-17) $5.00 $10.00 $0.00
Child (0-5) $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Make Checks Payable To: SCA, Inc., Barony of Raven's Cove

Cost Notes: There is no charge for camping.

Site: Cypress Creek Community Center, 403 Back Swamp Road, Richlands, NC 28574. Site opens 29 March 2019 at 5:00 PM; closes 31 March 2019 at 12:00 PM

Site Restrictions: Dogs are allowed on leash

Feast Information: Our Feastocrat will be Lord Knutr Vakersonn

Other Information: This is a wet site. Additional information to be posted shortly

Autocrat's Information: Katharine de la Vache (Laura A Garcia), 165 Raintree Circle, Jacksonville, NC 28540, Phone: (910) 938-5789, E-mail: elgrad@hotmail.com

Reservations: Send reservations to autocrat

Directions: From I-40 take exit 373 for NC-24E/NC-903/Kenansville towards Magnolia. turn left onto NC-24E/NC-903N. Turn right onto D.S. Williamson Road. Turn right onto NC-50 S. Turn left onto NC-41/NC-50 S. Turn right onto NC-50 S. Continue straight onto Cypress Creek Road. Turn left onto Back Swamp Road.

 

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