A county in Logres, Salisbury is the focus of play. The lord of this county is Earl Robert, son of Roderick. His mother, Countess Ellen is still alive.


Amesbury Abbey

Aurelius Ambrosius established this monastery, which is still supported by royal funds. It is a double-abbey, having facilities for both men and women. Although this is within the county, it is actually a fi ef of the Church and contributes no income to the earl.

Du Plain Castle

This town marks the eastern boundary of the county.

Ebble Castle

This is an old motte-and-bailey castle made mostly of wood, but still serviceable in defense. It is the most southern settlement of the county.

Lord Knight Oswallt
oswallt A banneret of Earl Robert responsible for Ebble Keep. He has a 10 vassals beneath him, mostly homes along the border with Dorset along River Ebble.


This is one of numerous hill forts on the Salisbury Plain. It has been abandoned since ancient times. Sometimes on Midsummer’s Eve, it is said, the sounds of groaning men and clanking chains can be heard coming from the ground beneath it.

Grovely Castle

Not really a castle, this is an ancient hill fort of great earthworks, now mostly overgrown with thorns and wild fl owers.


This city is part of the fief of the Duke of Silchester. Its steward and his brothers hold a fierce grudge against all men of Salisbury because Earl Roderick obtained the hand of Lady Ellen in marriage.

Modron's Forest

This dense forest which lies to the west of the county is named after an ancient goddess of the Britons. It is rumored to be inhabited by many wicked faeries and beasts.

Savernak Forest

This border forest is within either or both of the lands of the Earl of Salisbury and the Baron of Marlborough, and has been the cause of considerable dispute between those lords. No faeries have been reported here, though Countess Ellen claims privately to have once seen a unicorn there.


This monumental structure was built by giants in ancient times and dedicated to the sun, stars, and ancestors. In consists of fi ve concentric rings and horseshoes of standing stones and a few outlying stones, all surrounded by a mounded ditch.

One generation ago, a great treachery occurred here when Vortigern the Traitor betrayed the nobles of Britain to the Saxons.

Recently it was refurbished by Merlin the Enchanter, who re-established some of the old magic by stealing some great magical stones from Ireland. Now it is also the burial site for the first Pendragon, Aurelius Ambrosius, brother of Uther.


A fortified city serving as the market for the local farmers. It is a one-day ride from Sarum.

Sir Heward of Tilshead: Inheritor of Castle Tilshead from the late Sir Amig, this castle stands watch to the monsters and beasts of the forests beyond. Tilshead is also one of the few walled cities in Salisbury besides Sarum.

Up Avon

This is a large, unwalled town that serves as the local market for farmers of the Upper Avon River. It is a British Christian holding, with a chapel within the village. All religions are welcomed here, however.

Lord Knight Hywn
hywn A banneret of Earl Robert, Lord Knight Hywn has the perview of the city of Up Avon and is responsible for the defense along the wall and to the east, were lies the city of Levcomagus in Salisbury. Lady Madlen de Up Avon is his wife.


Vagon Castle sits about one day’s ride from Sarum. It is a reinforced motte-and-bailey.

Sir Edgar: Son of Sir Elad, Marshall of the County, Castellan of Vagon.


This is a fortified city, which serves as the local market for the farms of the upper Wylye River. It is surrounded by the Modron Forest, and defends the country from incursions from Somerset. It is two days’ ride from Sarum.

West Lavington

Sir Hywel: Elderly knight/banneret of West Lavington, inherited this manor and several others from his father. No son born to him and he never remarried, his daughter, Lady Robine, will inherit a great wealth. She serves as Lady-in-Waiting to Robert's wife, and a companion to his sister, Lady Jenna, when she's in Sarum.

The other manors that this banneret holds are those of West Lavington, Market Lavington, and Imber.


This fortified city is the local market for the many farms of the Nadde River and the lower Wylye River. More importantly, boats sail upriver this far, and unload their goods form the coast before reloading with local goods bound for the sea.

Lord Knight Earc
earcwilton A banneret of Earl Robert responsible for the walled city of Wilton. There are a score of manors sworn to him and he hosts a good stable of household knights in Wilton. He is descended of Moorish stock, his not so distant ancestors brought in near the end of the Roman era, first to the Wall for defense and then to the city of Carlion in Cambria before he became a vassal of the Salisbury line.


The courts of Earl Robert are located in the walled city of Sarum.

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