Summer Court

The Summer Court is one of the Faerie Courts, ruling over part of Faerie in the Nevernever. It is ruled by the three Summer Queens.


Summer is most often associated with growth and heat which is directly opposed to the winter court. The Summer Court is ruled by three Queens, collectively known as the Summer Queens. In addition, Summer counts many Sidhe and lesser fairies as members of the greater Summer Court. Finally, as with the Winter Court, a single mortal champion is appointed by the Summer Queens; the Summer Knight.

The power of the Summer Court and it rulers is tied closely to the seasons in the mortal world. Summer gains power from Midwinter to Midsummer and loses power from Midsummer to Midwinter. During the time Summer is in ascendance, the Stone Table resides in the realm of Summer.


The Summer Court is ruled by the three Summer Queens: Mother Summer, Summer Queen, and Summer Lady. It also keeps a mortal champion, the Summer Knight.

Mother Summer

The Mother Summer is the oldest of the three Summer Queens. She was the previous holder of the title Summer Queen, and is mother of the current one. She is not referred to by name but by her position.

There’s been one new Mother Summer during recorded human history. The current holder of the title is Titania’s mother, Mother Summer.

Summer Queen

The Summer Queen is the ruler of the Summer Court. She was the former Summer Lady, and will be the future Mother Summer.

The current Summer Queen is Titania.

Summer Lady

The Summer Lady is the youngest of the three Summer Queens. She is the future Summer Queen, and is daughter of the current one.

The current Summer Lady is Aurora.

Summer Knight

The Summer Knight is a mortal chosen as the champion of the Summer Court.

The current Summer Knight is Ronald Reuel.

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