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Event Details
The Resurrection of Mangia Borgia Event date: April 13th, 2019
Hosted by Shire of Coill Tuar - Kingston, NY
Event Last Modified: December 28th, 2017
Event details
Lucrezia Borgia was an Italian noblewoman and daughter of Pope Alexander VI.  A notorious reputation surrounds her, and she is inextricably, and perhaps unfairly, linked to the crimes of her family.

It is 1501 in Subiaco, near Rome.  Her father, Pope Alexander VI has been on the Papal Throne for nine years, and just recently (August 18, 1500) her 2nd husband, Alfonso of Aragon, the Duke of Bisceglie met his untimely death by strangulation as he was recovering from a brutal stabbing at the hands of hired assassins.  Lucrezia's father has just arranged for her to be married to Alfonso d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, in early 1502.

Therefore, this is the perfect time to party!

You are all formally invited by Lucrezia's brother Cesare to join the happy Borgia family for a day of games, merriment, festivities and for the evening, a feast to die for!  Just remember, the suggestion that Lucrezia was a poisoner is grounded more on salacious gossip and the hysterical accusations of her 1st husband than on reliable evidence.

When you walk through the gates to the event and check in with "The House" of Borgia, you will be handed a starting pile of "Tyger of the Realm" to be able to attend the games laid out for your enjoyment.

Throughout the day there will be multiple games of chance that will allow you the ability to build your wealth for the upcoming feast where you will have the fun of bribing your servers for help throughout the meal.

Also at any time throughout the day you will be able to visit "The House" and donate to the Shire Fundraiser in order to add to your amount of Tyger.  There will be no conversion from the Tyger to any other currency.  If you have any Tyger at the end of the night, hold on to them for the next Mangia Borgia as they will be accepted at all other Mangia Borgia events.

Fast games will be either 1 Tyger or 5 Tyger, while the longer games will be 10 Tyger or 20 Tyger so that your time spent is well worth it.

There is nothing stopping players from adding to this base Ante to help make the pot bigger and more enticing while play is ongoing.

Spectators may place outside Ante on game being played, however the players themselves will not be a part of those additional wagers.

There will be "The House" attendants available to play against if someone cannot find another player to join them.  Remember that there is a finite number of "The House", so you may have to wait for one to become available if you do not find another player to play.

Games Available to Play Throughout the Day

Hazard (Dice Game)
Tali (Knucklebones - Dice Game)
Gluckhaus (Lucky Pig - Dice Game)
Shut The Box (Board & Dice Game)

Nine Men's Morris (Board Game)
Hnefatafl (King's Table Board Game)
Ludus Latrunculorum (Board Game)
Chess (Board Game)
Backgammon (Board Game)
Tic Tac Toe (Board Game) - If a Tie, double down!
Alquerques (Board game)
Fox and Geese (Board Game)

Karnöffel (Card Game)
Piquet (Card Game)
Tarocco Bolognese:  Ottocento (Card Game)
Basset (Card Game)

Teetotum (Put & Take - Spinning Top Game)


There will be 3 Removes, plus Dessert.

There will be prizes at the end of the night for the following:
The richest player (Count up your tokens and tell The House before the feast.)
* The best death
* The most deaths
* The best team/table death
* The most team/table deaths
* The highest paid Server/Server team
* The Patron of the Shire (whomever donates the most to the Shire for more tokens)

If you do not wish to try your hand at the games, we will need volunteers who wish to be designated servers for the tables during feast.  There will be two servers per table, and we are hoping to fill the tables with hungry patrons which means there is a need for you!  In order to prepare you for your service for the evening, there will be a class given on "How To Poison With A Smile" because it will be the servers who are able to dole out the death, as well as give reprieve with antidotes, at a price.  Sign up with
"The House" when you get in, and the Borgias' will make certain you are well taken care of.

If you offer to be a Server at the event, feast fee will be returned at the end of the night.  The number of servers needed will be modified by the number of people staying for the feast as there will be the need for 2 servers per table of 8 people.

Additionally, if you are gaming and wish to take a break from your
winnings, there will be different classes available throughout the day, hosted by the East Kingdom Assassins' Guild, to help you better understand their roles in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

The children are not left out from our festivities for the day.  As always, there will be activities available for the children of the Kingdom, and they are also welcome to partake of the available games, with parental supervision.
Site Opens: 11 AM
Site Closes: 10 PM
Event Location
The Old Dutch Church
272 Wall St
Kingston, NY  12401
Google Map

Make your best path to Exit 19 off of the NYS Thru-way.
Exit the traffic circle onto I-587 E
1.2 mi
Turn right onto Albany Ave
0.2 mi
Turn right onto Clinton Ave
364 ft
Turn left onto Main St
0.2 mi
Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto Wall St

The site is a Stone Egyptian Revival Church surrounded by a Cemetery.  Entry will be on the Wall Street side.

Parking will be at various municipal lots in the uptown area, one of which is on the left hand side just past the Old Dutch Church, at the County Court House.

Registration Fees
Registration: Site Fee:  $15 with Paid Reservation
Site Fee:  $20 at the Door
Children 6-17 Fee:  $5 with Paid Reservation
Children 6-17 Fee:  $8 at the Door
Youth 5 and under Fee:  Free
Membership Discount:  $5 will be subtracted from the above with proof of Membership
Family Cap:  $65 with Paid Reservations
Family Cap:  $80 at the Door
Family Cap does not include the Membership Discount.

We welcome the friends of your children.  However, if you are bringing children that are not your own, nor are you their court appointed
custodian, you must have a signed form from their parents before being allowed into the event.

Feast: Adult Feast Fee:  $10
Children 6-17 Feast Fee:  $8
Youth 5 and under Feast Fee:  Free

Pre-Registration for The Resurrection of Mangia Borgia

Pre-Registration OPENS on April 15th, 2016.  For this event to work as intended, your participation is needed.  Bring your friends, spread the word!

If you pre-register for the event by March 15th, 2017 you will receive 10% more coin for playing the games during the day and to use during the feast to hire a Servant to do your bidding.

If you pre-register for the event by January 15th, 2017 and purchase raffle tickets from the Shire of Nordenhalle for their Quilt Raffle to support their "at the Sign of the Dancing Fox" event held in February, you will receive 10% more coin plus an additional special coin per raffle ticket purchased for playing the games during the day and to use during the feast
to hire a Servant to do your bidding.

Please send your email address for updates for the event and a reminder to attend the festivities.

Make Checks Payable to: Make Checks Payable to SCA, Inc.  - NY Shire of Coill Tuar

Contact Information
Event Steward:
Lady Æsa Sturludottir
mka Maureen Harkin
5 Jackman St PVT
Highland NY 12528

Send Reservations to:
Event Steward

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