Great(er) Pendragon Campaign

Years 458-460
The years of ill omens

In these, the years 458 to 460 A.D..

Many dissident Britons depart from the island, moving with their families and possessions to Brittany. The Nadders of the Wylye, loyal to the Count of Salisbury, remains.

Kenryc and Gawain remain.

All knights have vassal duty in 458. Gawain gain a new son.

In 459 all knights serve vassal duty again.

In 460, Vendigar takes the knights on a quest following Test River. They meet a mysterious man. They find the Gauntlet of Ryus Maximus, Merddin claims it. They encounter a weird lady. The lady tells Vendigar that “his quest will fail and that she hopes that his brother will not follow the same crooked path.” Vendigar remains silent and they depart.
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During the winter Gawains infant son dies.

Attendence: Kim, Leif, Carin

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Year 457
The year of heroes

In this, the year of 457 AD..

.. Sir Waylan rebels against High King Vortigern and raids Kent.

Kenryc and Merddin are sent with the army to fight Waylan in Kent.

Battle of Kent
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A long and hard battle, won when Prince Vortygarn kills Waylan.

After the battle, Merddin fathers a new bastard boy and Kenryc discovers that his horse is blessed and intelligent.

Kenryc remarries a young maiden who dies in childbith the following winter.

Attendence: Kim, Carin

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Years 455-456
The dark years

In these, the years 455 and 456 A.D..

Kenryc and Edmyg have a small feast. They go on a hunt and Kenryc fell a mythical Yale.

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The day efter some farmers alert Kenry to a thief. Kenryc cuts of the thiefs finger. They later discover that the thief was a farmer from Debptford.

Daz of Deptford and Sir Coryn arrive and challange Kenrycs honour. Being wounded from the fight with the Yale, Kenryc allows Edmyg to fight the fight for him. Edmyg is killed in the duel and Daz gains the honour.

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456

Edmygs brother Sir Edwart is knighted.

Kenryc has a clerk who claim his manor to be evil.

News arrives that Rome, the center of the civilized
world, has been sacked! The tribe of Germans called the
Vandals has done the impossible and brought Rome low.

Attendence: Kim, Magnus

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Year 454
The year of gallic war

In this, the year of 454 A.D..

..Kenryc and Merddin are sent to gaul to fight the huns.

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Large battle at Chalons grants glory. Both Kenryc and Merddin are wounded badly in the battel.

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Merddin discusses converting to roman christianity and gains a clerk for a few years.

Tradgedy strikes Kenryc, whose wife takes poison and dies. Her relatives side with Daz of Deptford. Also a former lovers uncle of Merddin sides with Daz.

Attendence: Kim, Carin (Special Year)

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Years 451-453
The years of whispers

In this, the years 451-453.

.. Gawain is hurt after a fall from a horse.
Gawains and Merddins wives die in childbirth.
Kenryc fathers another bastard, a girl.
Edmygs wife gives birth to a daughter.

In 452 the news that the dowry for Rowena was the county of Kent become known. Many knights are angry about this, Kenryc and Merddin included.

Gawain marries for love. Merddin beds a mechant dauther and marries her.

In 453, the news reaches the charecters that Vortigern is sending a few knights to Gaul to fight the huns. Kenryc and Merddin are chosen, probably due to the rumors of their thoughts of the Kent affair.

Gawain is given a Prophecy. “The next battle you enter, you will loose.”

No children are born in 453.

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Attendence: Kim, Magnus, Carin, Leif

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Years 449-450
The years of weddings

In this, the years of 449 and 450…

Kenryc, Merddin and Edmyg are sent to escort Rowena on her brides march to get married to Vortigern.

During the march they are attacked by picts but the picts are repelled.

After they reach Stonehenge they are present at the lavish wedding. Kenryc and Merddin fathers bastards at the wedding.

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Merddin gains two daugthers (one bastard).

Kenrycs wife dies in childbed.

Attendence: Kim, Magnus, Carin

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Year 448
The year of family drama

In this, the year of 448 A.D..

Kenryc holds a feast for the family. Merddin and other family members attend.

One day Rhain is lost in the wood and ends up in Debtford. Daz of Debtford return him.

During the winter, both Merddin and Kenryc welcome children. Merddin is sick most of the winter and is weaker afterwards.

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Attendence: Kim, Carin

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Year 447
The Year of Lust

In this, the year of 447 AD..

Edmyg and Gawain are summoned to the kings court during the progression to Sarum Rock.

During a short hunt led by Edmyg using his hound Wulf the cousins fells a boar.

Upon returning to court they witness Rowena, daughter of Hengest. The most beautiful woman in the world. Both begin to adore her. Gawain tries to speak with her but fails and stutters.

During the feast, Vortigern also shows intrest in Rowena. Due to language barrier they only raise their cups at each other to show intrest. Thus, the tradition of toasting is born.

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Attendence: Magnus, Leif.

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Year 446
The year of Roman War

In this the year of 446 A.D…

The armies of Logres marches to face the picts and their irish allies on the fields of Lincoln.

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The Battle of Lincoln

Merddin is knocked down early in the battle. Kenryc and Gawain make it though to the enemys rear and finds another army of picts charging onto the field. Shortly after a army of saxons, hired by Vortigern charge to the field and win the battle for Logres.

Hengest and Horsa come to Logres after being invited by Vortigern.

During the winter, both Gawain and Merddin makes enemies.

Merddin and Kenryc welcomes childen during the winter, Merddins younges bastard dies of a cold.

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Attendence: Kim, Leif, Carin (asleep half the time)

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Years 443-445
The years before the storm

The knights travel to Jagent to the kings court.

Merddin sleeps with one of the maids and gets in a fight with som picts.

Crystyn flirts with Merddin ans sleeps with him.

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During a fit of madness the sick an weak King Constans orders the death of all prisoners and picts. A battle ensues.

Let the whole world die, if I die… is said to have been his last words.

The king is then beheaded by his personal pictish guards.
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Vortigern is crowned king by the supreme colligium, Constans younger brothers vanish.

The Picts stage a massive invasion, with their armies occupying much of the north and bands of raiders penetrating all the way into Logres. Rather than risk a great loss,
King Vortigern orders his armies to dig in and garrison their homes and holdings.

Merddins wife gives birth to twins.

Kenrycs wife gives birth to a daughter.

Gawains wife dies in childbirth.

444 – A slow year
Merddin beds a widow.

445 – Another slow year
Gawain marries a merchants daugther

Attendence: Kim, Carin, Leif

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