The Baroness of Stormhold is the official representative of the King and Queen of Lochac within the Barony, in upholding the law and the word of the Crown. It is her role to speak as the voice of the Crown to the Barony, and to speak on behalf of the Barony to the Crown; to hold Court, to advise the Crown on award nominations and to give out awards which recognise excellence in martial activities, service and the arts and sciences. She also represents the group to the real world, maintaining good public relations and assisting the seneschal with organising the group's participation in outside events.
The position is currently held by Baroness Antonia di Lorenzo (invested on 13 July 2013).
She is assisted by a Baronial household:
Captain of the Baronial Guard: Sir Wolfram Flammenherz
Baronial Guardsman: Lord Brodhir MacDathi
Baronial Guardsman: Valdemar of Cairn Fell
Lady-in-Waiting: Lady Elizabet Hunter
Lady-in-Waiting: Lady Alessandra Altoviti
Food Taster: Lord Tomas van den Hove
Baronial Storm Warden: Master Daffyd of the Glens
Members of the Baronial household normally serve for 12 months, with changeovers at Winterfeast in June/July and William Marshall Tournament and Feast in December.
Upcoming events at which a Baronial Court will be held
Sun 1/12/13 - December Monthly Bash
Sat 7/12/13 - William Marshall Tournament and Feast
Baroness Antonia is on a leave of absence between 9 December 2013 and 31 March 2014. The Crown has appointed a Vicar, Sir Olfuss Brantsson, for this period. There will be no Baronial courts held during this time.
There will be no Baronial court at April Monthly Bash.
Sun 4/5/14 - May Monthly Bash
The Baroness will be representing Stormhold at the following events outside the Barony:
Sat 5/4/13 Innilgard Baronial Investiture [this will mean that I will also be away for April monthly bash, so there will be no baronial court on Sun 6/4/13]
Thu 17/4 - Tue 21/4/14 Rowany Festival, Barony of Rowany