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Article IX : The Round Table Gathering.
An Annual Round Table Gathering shall be held on or about
Twelfthnight (~2 January), at a time and place determined by the
Pendragon. The Gathering shall consist of the Round Table Assembly, the
Round Table Court, and the Round Table Feast.

  1. Round Table Assembly.
    The business of the Assembly shall be conducted according to the
    Agenda, as prepared by the Pendragon, and shall be chaired by the
    Pendragon (or the Arch Duke, in the absence of a Pendragon). All
    petitions, proposals, resolutions, and other business must be submitted
    to the Pendragon no later than 20 December.
    Only the Pendragon and Dukes shall vote on any matters before the Assembly.
    The Agenda shall be as follows:
    1. Call to Order.
    2. Roll Call, at which time the names of all persons of the rank
      of Chaplain or higher shall be read.
    3. Approval of Agenda, at which time any motion to amend the
      Agenda must be made.
    4. Address of Grievances, at which time any and all grievances
      brought against an individual, Shire, or Realm shall be discussed and
      resolved by a simple majority.
    5. Amendments to the Canon, at which time any petitions to amend
      the Canon shall be discussed and resolved by a two-thirds majority.
      Note that the Pendragon has the power to veto any petition.
    6. Revisions to the Grimoire, at which time any petitions to
      amend the Grimoire are discussed and resolved by a two-thirds majority.
      Note that the Pendragon has the power to veto any petition.
    7. Reports by Dukes, at which time the Dukes shall report
      anything concerning their Realm which they feel should be reported to
      the Assembly.
    8. Any other business which needs attending.
    9. Election of the Pendragon, as outlined in Article VII
      (Election of the Pendragon).
    10. Signing the Doomsday Scroll, which is the full report of the
      proceedings of the Assembly, which includes all basic information and
      voting records.
      1. The Doomsday Scroll is prepared by the King Minstrel.

    11. Adjournment.

  2. Round Table Court.
    After the Assembly is concluded, the Round Table Court follows,
    attended by any and all Companions, and which proceeds in the following
    order:
    1. Opening Ritual, led by the Pendragon.
      1. If a new Pendragon was elected, this is conducted by a
        Haut Prince, or the Arch Duke, while the new Pendragon awaits
        Coronation.

    2. Coronation of the Pendragon.
      This occurs only if a new Pendragon was elected, and is
      conducted according to the ritual to be found in the Grail Grimoire.
    3. Coronation of Dukes.
      This occurs only if new Dukes were appointed during the
      last year, and is conducted according to the ritual to be found in the
      Grail Grimoire.
    4. Vows of Fealty, at which time anyone may make vows to fealty
      to a liege.
    5. The Twelfthnight Honors list is published and made known.
    6. All other awards are presented.

  3. Round Table Feast.
    After the Round Table Court, the Round Table Feast is held, hosted by the Pendragon and attended by any and all of the Order. Entertainment and merriment abound, and the Feast may last for many days.
  4. Other Twelfthnight Gatherings
    Local, Shire, and Realm gatherings may be held near the time of the Round Table Gathering, in order that those unable to attend the larger gathering may enjoy the season. It is recommended that such smaller gatherings take place after the Round Table Gathering, so that any Honours may be given to those unable to attend the larger gathering.
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