event, usually held in mid summer, lasts the duration of a
weekend, and is held annually. More than just a two-day fighting
practice, this event is generally the culmination of our year's
practice and preparation in many fields. It is at the Mercenary Wars that the year's
Sunwarden shall be chosen.
(Archery, Longsword, etc...)
Battles (Shield Wall on the Hill, Take the Bridge, etc...)
- Medieval songs
and music around the fire pit
- The Night
In more recent
years, it has also included treasure hunts, riddling contests, medieval
board games (for war points) and much more.
Mercenary Wars Picture Gallery V-XII and Picture Gallery XIII-XX
Click here for the Mercenary Wars XV info page.
Sunwardens Past and Present
The Sunwarden is the warrior who embodies the mythic qualities of the Summer Lords of old, who have long passed into history. Each year, mercenaries fight, puzzle and plot to be the one who will
bear the ring, banner, badge, tome, and the flammard greatsword of the Sunwardens--Brightfang--for the following year.
Mercenary Wars XII: Ser Owen Godwinesson
Mercenary Wars XIII: Sir Aaron Romanus
Mercenary Wars XIV: Sir Trian Gaeth
(Captain Georgia Rose Malmsey appointed Sun Steward)
Mercenary Wars XV: Richard Wyatt
Mercenary Wars XVI: Ahearn Condon (current)