reign Baron II James Gallo abdicated his position and hence Baron II Wally Dimond assumed the responsibilities of said position. This created the House of the Topaz Chrysanthemum, Rising out of the Darkness and into the Light. The Barony was growing rapidly amongst the community with a membership of diverse and unique people.
Continuing with another strong reign, led by Baron III Jim Gallo and Baroness III Tracey Bovine Reeves, the court once again petitioned the Trillium Monarchist Society (TMS). On February 2, 1995 the Barony of Hamilton Wentworth applied for full court status. The Barony had met the qualifications under By-Law #37 of the TMS constitution. Following this process the Barony of Hamilton was granted court status under the following conditions.
•Copy of financial statement must be submitted •Sovereignty was not granted at this time •Past titular head must be included in lineage and given all rights and privileges as members of the court •Geographical areas remain the same as the Barony of Hamilton-Wentworth
Coronation 1995 witnessed the crowning of the first Emperor, David Hudson, and Empress, Mercedes, of the Imperial Court of Hamilton-Wentworth. At the completion of this reign, sovereignty was given to the new court. The Imperial Sovereign Court of Hamilton Wentworth Society was created. The years past and several Emperors’ and Empress’ were elected and acclaimed to the throne. The court is now in its eighteenth imperial reign.
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It all started nineteen years ago when members of the homosexual community came together to organize the newest chapter of the International Alliance of Courts. Individuals of the city of Hamilton, Brantford, St. Catharines and Niagara Falls successfully petitioned the Trillium Monarchist Society (now known as the Imperial Court of Toronto) to start the Barony of the Steel Knights and Ladies of the Golden Harvest. In 1992 the first Baron and Baroness were appointed as the head of state. At the end of this reign the barony separated into two, and so the Barony of Hamilton and the Barony of St. Catharines were created.
The year 1993 was the beginning of a new life. The Barony of Hamilton Wentworth flourished amongst their community. The second Baron and Baroness were appointed. Baron II James Gallo and Baroness II Robin Sophia were appointed to the head of state. Shortly into the
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