Settmour Swamp

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Barony of Settmour Swamp
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Arms of the Barony of Settmour Swamp
Information
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.

Overview

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: Jonathan Miles

Baroness: Teresa Ana Perez

Seneschal: Judith bas Rabbi Mendel

History

A History of Settmour Swamp by Baroness Ursula of Northwoods is online

Barons and Baronesses of Settmour Swamp

The Baronage of Settmour Swamp

Territories of Settmour Swamp

A map with a searchable towns/zipcode list, is online.

Awards

  • Company of Mud
  • Copper-tower.png Copper Tower (youth service)
  • Bronzetower.png Bronze Tower (service)
  • Silvertower.png Silver Tower (outstanding service)
  • Ivorytower.png Ivory Tower (arts)
  • Irontower.png Iron Tower (martial arts)

A list of award recipients is on-line.

More Information


Eastern Territories
Crown Principalities/Regions: Tir Mara, Northern Region, Central Region, Southern Region
Baronies/Provinces: Østgarðr, An Dubhaigeainn, Bergental, Beyond the Mountain, Bhakail, Bridge, Buckland Cross, Carillion, Carolingia, Concordia of the Snows, Dragonship Haven, Endewearde, Havre des Glaces, Iron Bog, L'ile du Dragon Dormant, Malagentia, Ruantallan, Settmour Swamp, Smoking Rocks, Stonemarche
Shires: Anglespur, Ar n-Eilean-ne, Avonmore, Barren Sands, Blak Rose, Bois Ardent, Caer Adamant, Coill Tuar, Coldwood, Eisental, Frosted Hills, Glenn Linn, Hadchester, Hartshorn-dale, La Selve d'Aure, Lyndhaven, Midland Vale, Montevale, Mountain Freehold, Nordenhalle, Northern Outpost, Old Stonebridges, Owlsherst, Panther Vale, Quintavia, Rusted Woodlands, Smithwick, Wyndhame
Cantons/Ridings: Aschehyrst, Black Icorndall, Bowman's Rest, Brokenbridge, Distant Shore, Dragon Forge, Dragon's Aerie, Fennbrycg, Forestgate, Gryphonwald, Hawkes Reache, Ivyeinrust, Keep by the Endless Sea, Lions End, Marwick, Northpass, Ravenhill, Sea Tyger's Rhyn, Seashire, Towers, Whyt Whey, Wyndriche, Ynys Y Gwaun
Other Information: Former Territories, Kingdoms