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Shire of Lyndhaven
Argent, three bendlets wavy azure and overall a laurel wreath vert.
Founded: August 1991
Location: western New Brunswick

The Shire of Lyndhaven has been once known as the "hinge" shire in the Crown Principality of Tir Mara. Located between the shire of Avonmore and the barony of Havre des Glaces, and beside the shire of Smithwick in the Northern Region. Lyndhaven is a physically large shire, taking almost three hours to drive from the Avonmore border to Smithwick (Northern Region), and over four hours to drive from the southern city of Saint John to the edge of Havre des Glaces. Our population is mostly found within and around the communities of Woodstock, Fredericton, and Saint John.


Meaning: The Linden Tree was adopted as our shire's tree to shelter the populace when our stately Elms started dying from a mysterious illness.

Established: August 1991 (However, the first meeting for the shire took place in September of 1986)

Blazon: Argent, three bendlets wavy azure and overall a laurel wreath vert.

Newsletter: The Lyndhaven Leaflet (presently not in print)

Annual Events

Middleground (May, Victoria Day weekend)

Harvest Feast (September)

Presently retired events: Feast of Fools (1 April), Battle for the Bloody Bridge (mid to late summer)

Middleground/Spring Schola Event Stewards

AS 54 : Doccia Vacha

AS 53 : cancelled

AS 52 : Doccia Vacha

AS 51 : Conogan mab Rioc

AS 50 : Conogan mab Rioc

AS 49 : cancelled (schedule conflict with crown tourney)

AS 48 : Conogan mab Rioc

AS 47 : Conogan mab Rioc

AS 46 : Mariota of Kildare

AS 45 : Inga Thorgansdottir

AS 44 : Cat Lennox (first year as Middleground)

AS 43 : Conogan mab Rioc (small potluck day event due to Lyndhaven hosting Spring Crown Tourney)

AS 42 : Aurelia di Calabria (last year as Spring Schola/Northern Shores Warcamp)

AS 41 : Aethelwulf Stealcere

AS 40 : Natali'a (Tali'a) Patrova

AS 39 : Marsaili inghean an Ghobhainn

AS 38 : Leod Dubh

AS 37 : Meabh am Fitheach Dubh

AS 36 : Evan Jons

AS 35 : Falcona Malmiros (Last year as Lyndhaven Spring Schola)

Prior to the annual event being re-named "Middleground", it was known as Lyndhaven's Spring Schola and later on had the addition of being the Northern Shores regional War Camp as it was seen as a more central site for regional gatherings. For many years, it was the main event of the region, bringing many people from near and far.

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: Appleholm, 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, Wyndriche, Ynys Y Gwaun
Other Information: Former Territories, Kingdoms