Lady Lauren arrived in Bokiwell with her ladies maid Alicia and mounted guards, Casper and Felix.
"Greetings, me friends, may I speak with the elders?"
"State your business!"
"I bring a message from His Grace the Duke and from my husband, Sir Avalon of Hope. I an Lady Lauren Hope."
She dismounted and left the horse with her guards, then turned to look at the gathering crowd.
"His Grace the Duke, has given the county and barony into the hands of my husband, Sir Avalon, who has tasked me with taking charge of this village."