Newest Member of the Order of the Maunche

Author: LadySylvia  //  Category: Geneneral Posts

Well, it happened.  Last weekend at King’s and Queen’s Bardic Champions Competition, Their Majesties saw fit to induct me into Their Order of the Maunche.  I received this honor because of my brewing, which is pretty cool.

This moment was made even more special because the room was filled with the members of the Endewearde Brewer’s Guild, brewers from Thunder (OOF-DAH!) and my friends and family from Endewearde and Malagentia.  My scroll was done by Lady Damiana and Mistress Carolyne.  The words were crafted by my very good friends Aneleda and Jean – who swept the Bardic competition that day.

It was a pretty amazing day!

Below is the text:

That Lady Vey

That Lady Vey

How we do like that Lady Vey!

Shall we now praise her Brew array?

Oh How we like them, Lady Vey!

Would we like them here, or there?

We would like them anywhere!

A beer, a beer, a beer, a beer

She surely makes a fine brown beer!

An Ale An Ale A hale pale Ale

In brewing one she would not fail!

She can make an Allis Mead!

Taste it! It is what you need!

She has spicy metheglin,

who’s taste will make you warm within!

Have ye had PotusYpocras?

I wish’d I had a bigger glass!

Hast had blueberry mealomel?

It made me leap like a gazelle!

Berry cordial sweet and fine?

I tell my friends that bottle’s mine!

I muse upon her cyser gold…

No apple’s better used, all told!

And can she make a pyment too?

Oh Yes, that Lady Vey can brew!

Does she know of the content?

And how to bottle and ferment?

She comopunds with a sure intent,

and all sure facts she can present.

Oh She can bottle and ferment!

And measure alcohol percent!

But does this lady document?

That task she’d never circumvent!

Ah! Can she clear the heady brew?

False cloying mung she does subdue!

Well, Does she know the kinds of yeast?

More than good huntsmen know of beast!

She is friend of bard and bee!

She is friend of you and me!

Fill up your cups and you will see!

Shall she join the Maunche’s Order?

It is here writ by recorder!

At this Bardic for King and Queen

In Feburary’s winter mean

On the fifth day, which thus arrived

Anno Sociatitis forty-five.

In Endewearde’s most festive hall

Among her friends, yes, one and all!

At the fine Bardic event,

Which her gifts did help cement.

How we do like that Lady Vey!

Thusly she is a Maunch this day.

As we like our King and Queen-a,

Kind Griffith, fair Aikaterine.

So we give it to their hands,

signed by rulers of these lands.