Duke Sir Baelnorn, of Silver Moon, Master Chef of Blackspire
”Basically people were saying that waivers give people the ability to punch another waivered person and it not be a crime. I said no.”
Baelnorn started Amtgard in 1999. He was a founding member of the Newberg, Oregon group Sylvan Fenn; he held numerous offices while the group was still active. He spent time in the holding of Dragons Forge before becoming a member of Silvermoon.
Since the beginning of his Amtgard career he was known for hosting feasts, both at the holding level and at the kingdom level. Nine out of his ten roses were awarded for running kingdom level feasts. He was also was given the title Master Chef in March 2008 in recognition of his cooking talents and for winning the Iron Chef cooking competition organized by the Kingdom of Blackspire.
He's ran several instances of the campout Winterbash as both lead crat and co-crat. He has Co-crated Pacific War. He one of three founders of the story driven 4 day campout Shattered Kingdoms. He's been the lead crat for Shattered Kingdoms each year starting at it's founding in 2015.
He became a Knight of the Flame at Pacific War in September of 2014. In the following summer he ran a feast at the two biggest events of Northwest Amtgard, Rosewood and Pacific War as well as the new event the Shattered Kingdoms.
He is also a founding member of the service household, House Gravy in 2001 and the driving force for a revitalization of the household starting in 2015.
He has continued to serve both in office as well as through hosting Shattered Kingdoms and taking offices, both at the kingdom level and the land level. See the position section for the offices he's served.
- Master Rose
- Knight of the Flame - Knighted in August 2014 at Pacific War by King Moonshine
- A founder of the event Shattered Kingdoms
- A Founder of the household House Gravy
- Duke - Given by King Kalzar Soulless, March 2015
- Master Chef - Given by King Darrian, March 2008
- Baronet - Given by Sir Downfall, August 2001
- Lord - Given by Emperor Tyric, June 2000
- Regent of Silvermoon, March 2018 - September 2018
- Regent of Blackspire, September 2015 - March 2016
- Regent of Silvermoon, September 2014 - September 2015
- King of Blackspire, September 2010 - March 2011
- Baron of Sylvan Fenn, September 2006 - March 2007
- Champion of Sylvan Fenn, May 2006 - October 2006
- Baron of Sylvan Fenn, April 2004 - November 2005
- Baron of Sylvan Fenn, April 2003 - November 2003
- Champion of Sylvan Fenn, April 2002 - October 2002
- Champion of Sylvan Fenn, May 2001 - October 2001
- Regent of Sylvan Fenn, October 2000 - April 2001
- Sheriff of Sylvan Fenn, April 2000 - October 2000