Viscount Francios, inspired by Viscountess Alix proves victorious at the Crown List held May 12, 1979 in the Barony of Grey Niche. September 14th sees the creation of the Tempered Steel and the induction of it's 4 principle members. On October 27th, Draconia hosts the Coronation of Fraincois and Alix as the 4th Crowns of Meridies. John the Bearkiller is created the first Duke of Meridies while Heather is elevated to the estate of County and inducted into the Order of the Rose.
With the turning of the new year, February sees Count Orlando the victor of Meridies' 5th Crown List with Lady Caitlin as his consort in the Shire of Oldenfeld.