|Barony of Settmour Swamp|
Arms of the Barony of Settmour Swamp
|Founded: October 1979|
|Location: Somerset, Morris, Essex, Union, Warren, Hunterdon, and northern Middlesex counties in NJ, USA|
Settmour Swamp is one of the oldest, largest, and most active Baronies in the East Kingdom, and runs 4-9 events each year. Their annual Mudthaw event typically attracts between 500-700 attendees, and features the largest double-elimination armored tournament in the East Kingdom, with over 100 combatants.
Meaning: The group's name comes from the original two counties covered by the group: SomerSET and MORRis; also, the area is home to New Jersey's Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge.
Established: as a Shire in October 1979; elevated to Barony in 1981
Blazon: Per fess argent and vert, a tower bendwise counterchanged sable and argent, in sinister chief a laurel wreath vert.
Heraldic officer's title: Sinking Tower Pursuivant
Newsletter: The Mudpuppy
Fighting Unit(s): Part of the Wetlands Alliance
Baron: Lord Erec L'Claire
Baroness: Maîtresse Jehannine de Flandres
Seneschal: Lady Charis Accipiter
Territories of Settmour Swamp
The Canton of Gryphonwald, Settmour's first canton, covers northern Middlesex county.
The Canton of Marwick was founded in 1988 and covers Union County and the towns of Warren, Watchung, and Bound Brook. The canton is currently inactive.
- Bronze Tower (service)
- Silver Tower (outstanding service)
- Ivory Tower (arts)
- Iron Tower (martial arts)
A list of award recipients is on-line.