Settmour Swamp

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Barony of Settmour Swamp
Per fess argent and vert, a tower bendwise counterchanged sable and argent, in sinister chief a laurel wreath vert.
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 Black Lance Alliance & Wetlands Alliance

Baron: Orlando Sforza

Baroness: Charis Accipiter

Seneschal: Markus Farmaðr


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.


A list of baronial officers, past and present, is online


A list of baronial champions, past and present, is online


A list of baronial denizens, past and present, is online


  • Copper-tower.png Copper Tower (youth service)
  • Bronzetower.png Bronze Tower (service)
  • Silvertower.png Silver Tower (outstanding service)
  • Company of the Mud.png Company of the Mud (Service, Continued demonstration of service to the barony)
  • Bloodytower.png Bloody Tower (Service, In Spite of Injury)
  • 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: 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