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The Elysian Fields - Laurels who are deceased, inactive or moved out of kingdom.



Adelaide de Bourbon

  • Date of Elevation: 09/28/2013
  • Location:Shire of Adlersruhe
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Late Period Women's Clothing and Accessories, Research
  • Contact Info:

Aethelstan Aethelmearson

  • Date of Elevation: 10/13/2001
  • Location: Barony of Namron
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Pierced metalwork, bardcraft, leather tooling
  • Contact Info:
Aethelstan Aethelmearson.  Photo courtesy of Lord Armand Dragonetti.

Aislinn di Tanaleone

  • Date of Elevation: 2/18/1984
  • Location: Barony of Bryn Gwlad
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Costuming
  • Contact Info:
Aislinn di Tanaleone. Photo courtesy of Robin Anderson of Ross (Robin Craig)

Aislynn Crystyn

  • Date of Elevation: 01/08/2000
  • Location: Barony of Stargate
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Calligraphy and illumination, Islamic pottery decoration, majolica pottery decoration, sgraffito
  • Contact Info:
Aislynn Crystyn

Alexis la Bouche

  • Date of Elevation: 11/19/2005
  • Location:
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Alix Tiberga of Aachen

  • Date of Elevation: 07/20/1996
  • Location: Barony of Namron
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Naalbinding, fiber arts, knitting, whitework
  • Contact Info:
Alix Tiberga of Aachen.  Photo courtesy of Master Jovian Skleros.

Amata Amati d'Arezzo

  • Date of Elevation: 10/24/2009
  • Location: Barony of Bryn Gwlad
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Pyrography, Trapunto, Maiolica, Banner Painting, Research, Harp
  • Contact Info:
Amata Amati d'Arezzo. Photo courtesy of Douglas Schreffler

Amalia Zavattini

  • Date of Elevation: 03/31/2012
  • Location: Barony of Elfsea
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Precious Metalwork, Costuming
  • Contact Info:

Ameline du Bois

  • Date of Elevation: 11/11/2006
  • Location: Barony of Elfsea
  • Area(s) of Expertise:
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Anastacia Marie Travarra

  • Date of Elevation: 10/10/1992
  • Location: Barony of Namron
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Calligraphy, illumination, embroidery, "stuff"
  • Contact Info:
Anastacia Marie Travarra.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.

Anne of Alanwyck

  • Date of Elevation: 03/21/1993
  • Location:
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Dance, illumination, woodwork, costuming, etc.
  • Contact Info:
Anne of Alanwyck. Photo courtesy Hal Ravn, The History of the Kingdom of The West Webpage.

Asiya bint Mikail (formerly Anastassia Mikhailovna Donskoi)

  • Date of Elevation: 07/26/1997
  • Location: Barony of the Steppes
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Blackwork, Weaving, Middle Eastern Calligraphy, Middle Eastern Women's Studies, Middle Eastern Dance, and Culture
  • Contact Info:
Asiya bint Mikail (Anastacia Mikhailovna Donskoi)

Ariella Christine d'Aille

  • Date of Elevation: 07/22/1995
  • Location: Barony of Bryn Gwlad
  • Area(s) of Expertise: 16th century dress, European dance, hats, blackwork embroidery, Renaissance womens' studies
  • Contact Info: Withheld by request
Ariella Christine d'Aille.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.

Albreth (Avatar) of Catsprey

  • Date of Elevation: 06/07/1997
  • Location: Barony of Loch Sollier
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Master musician on a wide range of period musical instruments
  • Contact Info:
  • Website: www.istanpitta.com
Avatar of Catsprey.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.
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Barat Fitzwalter Reynolds

  • Date of Elevation: 10/11/2008
  • Location:Barony of Namron
  • Area(s) of Expertise:Mead Making, Beer Brewing, Research
  • Contact Info:

Beatrix Alfraye

  • Date of Elevation: 04/20/2013
  • Location:Barony of Wiesenfeuer
  • Area(s) of Expertise:Lampwork Beads
  • Contact Info:

Beorhtlic Folcwinesone

  • Date of Elevation: 12/12/1998
  • Location: Barony of Northkeep
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Bright metalwork, fabrication, 6th-12 cent. jewellry, open mold casting.
  • Contact Info:
Beorhtlic Folcwinesone.  Photo courtesy of Master Jovian Skleros.

Brion Thornbird ap Rhys

  • Date of Elevation: 11/22/1986
  • Location:
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Armouring, research, historical combat (Fiore dei Liberi)
  • Contact Info:
Brion Thornbird ap Rhys. Photo courtesy Hal Ravn, The History of the Kingdom of The West Webpage.

Brynhildr Kormáksdóttir

  • Date of Elevation: 04/05/1985
  • Location: Barony of Bryn Gwlad
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Norse studies, bardic arts, ballads and ballad-dancing, early vocal music, textile arts
  • Contact Info:
Brynhildr Kormaksdottir
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Cadfan ap Morgan Godrudd

  • Date of Elevation: 01/28/1989
  • Location: Barony of Loch Sollier
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Bardic arts
  • Contact Info:
Cadfan ap Morgan Godrudd.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.

Cassius Domitius Lepus (was Alrek Kanin)

  • Date of Elevation: 12/04/2004
  • Location: Barony of Wiesenfeuer
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Metalworking, Calligraphy and Illumination, Pottery
  • Contact Info:
Alrek Kanin. Photo courtesy of Sir Burke and Madame Colete d'Evreux.

Caitriona inghean mhic Lochlainn

  • Date of Elevation: 09/08/2012
  • Location: Shire of Seawinds
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Precious Metalwork, Piercework, Enameling
  • Contact Info:

Caterina Fregoso

  • Date of Elevation: 1/6/2001
  • Location: Shire of Loch Ruadh
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Italian Renaissance and Counter-Reformation costuming, the Italian Renaissance textile industry, general costuming, hand sewing techniques, embroidery, beadwork, and Shakespearean sonnets, period headwear and hairstyles, and all-around textile geek
  • Contact Info:
Caterina Fregoso. Photo Courtesy of Dona Antonia Bianca Santiago da Lagos.

Catherine Blackrose

  • Date of Elevation: 05/07/1994
  • Location:
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Enamelling, late period costuming, Scottish ballads, nomadic cultures
  • Contact Info:
Catherine Blackrose

Catrin ferch Gwilym o Gomway

  • Date of Elevation: 01/07/1989
  • Location: Barony of Northkeep
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Singing, bardic arts, early period costuming and embroidery
  • Contact Info:
Catrin ferch Gwilym o Gomway.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.

Charla Noel du Lac

  • Date of Elevation: 07/26/1997
  • Location: Shire of Greywood
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Blackwork, whitework, needlework, drawnwork
  • Contact Info:
Charla Noel du Lac.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.

Ciaran Mac Giolla Bhrighde

  • Date of Elevation: 12/03/2011
  • Location: Barony of Wiesenfeuer
  • Area(s) of Expertise:Instrumental Music (Any object he can get in his hands)
  • Contact Info:

Clara von Ulm

  • Date of Elevation: 06/24/2006
  • Location:
  • Area(s) of Expertise:
  • Contact Info:
Clara Von Ulm. Photo Courtesy of Amata Amati d'Arezzo.

Clare RosMuire St. John

  • Date of Elevation: 03/03/1984
  • Location: Barony of Bryn Gwlad
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Herbalism, research, calligraphy and illumination
  • Contact Info:
Clare Rosemure St. John.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.

Claryce Rapheal Orfevre

  • Date of Elevation: 12/04/2004
  • Location: Barony of Namron
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Card weaving, Middle Eastern Dance, Calligraphy/Illumination
  • Contact Info:
Claryce Rapheal Orfevre. Photo courtesy of Master Diarmaid O'Dunn.

Conor Mac Cinneide

  • Date of Elevation: 07/17/1993
  • Location: Barony of Bryn Gwlad (Inactive)
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Armor making, French language and history
  • Contact Info:
Conor MacCinneide.  Photo courtesy of Sir Conor.

Cynric of Bedwyn

  • Date of Elevation: 11/11/1989
  • Location: Barony of Bjornsborg
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Calligraphy, illumination, sculpture, icon writing, satire
  • Contact Info:
Cynric of Bedwyn.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.
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Damaris of Greenhill

  • Date of Elevation: 02/01/2003
  • Location: Barony of Bryn Gwlad
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Brewing, Equestrian
  • Contact Info:
Damaris of Greenhill

Daniel Blackaxe

  • Date of Elevation: 05/29/1993
  • Location: Barony of Wiesenfeuer
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Woodwork
  • Contact Info:
Daniel Black-Axe.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.

Debora of Durham

  • Date of Elevation: 09/25/2010
  • Location: Barony of Bjornsborg
  • Area(s) of Expertise:Period Games
  • Contact Info:
Debora of Durham. Photo Courtesy of Amata Amati d'Arezzo.

Diarmaid O'Duinn

  • Date of Elevation: 12/04/2004
  • Location: Barony of Northkeep
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Research, Medieval Religion, the Occult, and Material Culture (Shoemaking and other Leatherworking, Woodworking, Clothing, Bookbinding, etc).
  • Contact Info:
Diarmaid O'Dunn. Photos by Diarmaid O'Dunn

Duncan Hepburn

  • Date of Elevation: 5/23/2009
  • Location: Barony of the Steppes
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Calligraphy, Period Games, Moneying, Blacksmithing
  • Contact Info:
Duncan Hepburn. Photo Courtesy of Dona Antonia Bianca Santiago da Lagos.

Dunstana Talana the Violet

  • Date of Elevation: 12/11/1993
  • Location: Barony of Northkeep
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Costuming, Domestic Arts, Foodways, Woodcarving, Heraldry, Needlework
  • Contact Info:
Dunstana Talana the Violet.  Photo courtesy of Master Diarmaid O'Dunn.

Dyan du lac des Calandres

  • Date of Elevation: 7/9/2005
  • Location: Shire of Rosenfeld
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Embroidery, Tassel making, Glove making, Jewelry Fabrication, some Calligraphy and Illumination
  • Contact Info:
Dyan Du Lac Calendre
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Edwin FitzLloyd

  • Date of Elevation: 04/27/1985
  • Location: Barony of the Steppes
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Costuming, Elizabethan life
  • Contact Info:
Edwin FitzLloyd.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.

Elin the Timid

  • Date of Elevation: 1/12/2008
  • Location: Barony of the Stppes
  • Area(s) of Expertise:
  • Contact Info:
Elin the Timid. Photo Courtesy of Dona Antonia Bianca Santiago da Lagos.

Elizabeth Curry

  • Date of Elevation: 04/10/1999
  • Location: Shire of Brad Leah
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Houndmastering, animal husbandry, leatherwork, dogs in period
  • Contact Info:
Elizabeth Curry. Photo courtesy of Lady Melody Shaw.

Erastus Erasimus von Eisenwald uber Tauberbischofsheim (Eisen)

  • Date of Elevation: 10/11/2003
  • Location: Barony of the Steppes
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Blacksmithing Iron work, Research, Germanic 16th Century men's clothing, edged tools, leather work
  • Contact Info:
Erastus Erasimus von Eisenwald uber Tauberbischofsheim

Eule von Haginbald

  • Date of Elevation: 10/20/2001
  • Location: Barony of Bryn Gwlad
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Historical research, Falconry, Equestrian, 13th-16th c. Western European men's clothing and accessories
  • Contact Info: Withheld by request
Eule von Haginbald.  Photos courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan and Master Cynric of Bedwyn.
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Faoileann Ruadh

  • Date of Elevation: 06/19/1999
  • Location: Shire of the Wastelands
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Costuming, herbcraft, card weaving, millinery, carpentry
  • Contact Info:
Faoileann Raudh.  Photo courtesy of Master Jovian Skleros.

Finn Kelly O'Donnell

  • Date of Elevation: 07/27/1985
  • Location:Barony of Northkeep
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Bardic arts
  • Contact Info:
Finn Kelley O'Donnell.  Photo courtesy of Master Jovian Skleros.

Finnacan Dub (pronounced Finnegan Duff)

  • Date of Elevation: 05/26/2007
  • Location: Baronies of Namron/Weisenfeuer
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Storytelling
  • Contact Info: Withheld by request

Fionna ni Cheallaigh

  • Date of Elevation: 03/04/2000
  • Location: Barony of Raven's Fort
  • Area(s) of Expertise: tablet weaving, brocaded tablet weaving, lucet, spinning
  • Contact Info:
Fionna ni Cheallaigh.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.
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Gaston de Clermont

  • Date of Elevation: 02/12/2011
  • Location: Barony of Bryn Gwlad
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Armouring, instrumental music, brewing, glass blowing, 14th century culture
  • Contact Info:
Gaston de Clermont. Photo Courtesy of Amata Amati d'Arezzo.

Genevieve de Courtanvaux

  • Date of Elevation: 01/06/2001
  • Location: Barony of the Steppes
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Italian Renaissance, Tudor and Elizabethan costuming, illumination, blackwork embroidery
  • Contact Info:
Genevieve de Courtanvaux.  Photo courtesy of Lord Armand Dragonetti.

Geoffrey Cathan

  • Date of Elevation: 05/25/1991
  • Location: Barony of Stargate
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Calligraphy, illumination, heraldic art, basic science
  • Contact Info:
Geoffrey Cathan.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.

Godwyn Alfricson

  • Date of Elevation: 10/24/1987
  • Location: Barony of Bjornsborg
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Metalwork, blacksmithing, knife making and armouring
  • Contact Info:
Godwyn Alfricson

Gunthar Jonsson

  • Date of Elevation: 5/24/2008
  • Location: Barony of the Steppes
  • Area(s) of Expertise:
  • Contact Info:
Gunthar Jonnson. Photo courtesy of Sara Penrose.

Gwenneth Bowynne of Glamorgan

  • Date of Elevation: 07/28/2001
  • Location: Barony of Bryn Gwlad
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Costuming, needlework
  • Contact Info:
Gwynaeth Angharad of Glamorgan.  Photo courtesy of Master Jovian Skleros.

Gwyneth Blackrose

  • Date of Elevation: 11/15/2003
  • Location: Barony of Bryn Gwlad
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Period recipe redaction; feast preparation; pottery; research; banner painting; calligraphy & illumination
  • Contact Info:
Gwyneth Blackrose

Gwyneth of Ramsey Mere

  • Date of Elevation: 04/22/1989
  • Location: Barony of Namron
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Costuming, needlework
  • Contact Info:
Gwyneth of Ramsey Mere.  Photo courtesy of Master Jovian Skleros.
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Hanna van Dahl

  • Date of Elevation: 3/18/2009
  • Location: Barony of Elfsea
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Tablet Weaving, Brocade, Blackwork, Research, Creating Displays, and various Fiber arts.
    I dabble in illumination, dying silk, and other projects that capture my attention.
  • Contact Info:
Hanna van Dahl

Honour du Bois

  • Date of Elevation: 09/22/2012
  • Location: Barony of the Steppes
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Calligraphy, Illumination
  • Contact Info:
Honour du Bois. Photo Courtesy of Amata Amati d'Arezzo.
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Ihon Vinson macFergus

  • Date of Elevation: 11/03/2001
  • Location: Barony of Stargate
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Bardcraft (primarily musical), European dance, religion
  • Contact Info:
Ihon Vinson macFergus

Iolo FitzOwen

  • Date of Elevation: 05/02/1986
  • Location: Barony of Bryn Gwlad
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Crossbow smithing
  • Contact Info:
Iolo FitzOwen.  Photos courtesy of Master Jovian Skleros and Master Thomas of Tenby.

Isabeau Quiquandon

  • Date of Elevation: 12/1/2007
  • Location: Barony of Stargate
  • Area(s) of Expertise:Costuming, Needlework, Beading
  • Contact Info:
Isabeau Quiquandon
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Jalali of Salamis

  • Date of Elevation: 01/06/1996
  • Location: Barony of Ravensfort
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Bardic arts, Near and Middle Eastern dance, costume 1500-1600, culinary arts, needlework, leatherwork
  • Contact Info:
Jalali of Salamis

Jin Liu Ch'ang

  • Date of Elevation: 03/28/1998
  • Location: Barony of Bryn Gwlad
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Brewing (esp. sweet meads), research
  • Contact Info:
Jin Liu Ch'ang.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.

Joanna the Spinner

  • Date of Elevation: 09/08/2012
  • Location: Shire of Seawinds
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Spinning, Dying, Fiber Arts
  • Contact Info:
Joanna the Spinner. Photo Courtesy of Amata Amati d'Arezzo.

Jovianus Skleros

  • Date of Elevation: 01/13/2001
  • Location: Barony of Bryn Gwlad
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Ikon writing, Byzantium
  • Contact Info:
Jovian Skleros.  Photo courtesy of Lord Armand Dragonetti.

Juliana Vertue

  • Date of Elevation: 01/08/2005
  • Location: Barony of the Steppes
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Stained glass, glass painting, point engraving on glass, glass blowing, cordials, period cooking.
  • Contact Info:
Julianna Vertue
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Kaitlyn McKenna

  • Date of Elevation: 05/24/1997
  • Location: Shire of Shadowlands
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Costuming, European dance, millinery, tablet and inkle weaving
  • Contact Info:
Kaitlyn McKenna.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.

Kalida Aristana

  • Date of Elevation: 01/05/1991
  • Location: Canton of Lindenwood
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Basketmaking, embroidery, tablet and inkle weaving
  • Contact Info:
Kalida Aristana.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.

Kasilda Kubasek

  • Date of Elevation: 12/09/1995
  • Location: Barony of Stargate
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Costuming
  • Contact Info:
Kasilda Kubasek.  Photo courtesy of Master Jovian Skleros.

Katherine Rose Oliver

  • Date of Elevation: 7/28/2007
  • Location:
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Period Cooking and research, Preserving, Pickling, Banquets and sweets, late period blackwork embroidery
  • Contact Info:
Katherine Rose Oliver
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Lucais du Belier

  • Date of Elevation: 10/19/1996
  • Location: Barony of Wiesenfeuer
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Bardic arts, voice heraldry, drumming/hand percussion
  • Contact Info:
Lucais du Belier

Lucia Piazetta

  • Date of Elevation: 6/26/2010
  • Location: Barony of Bjornsborg
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Brewing, mazing, vinting, research, Renaissance Humanism, Elizabethan theater and music, 16thC Venetian costuming
  • Contact Info:
Lucia Piazetta
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Magge MacPherson

  • Date of Elevation: 04/27/2013
  • Location: Canton of Kynges Creke
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Embroidery, Bardic Arts (Singing, performing, poetry)
  • Contact Info:

Marguerite Dinard

  • Date of Elevation: 7/29/2006
  • Location: Shire of Brad Leah
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Elizabethan clothing, Mosaic arts and research
  • Contact Info:
Marguerite Dinard

Mari ferch Rathyen

  • Date of Elevation: 02/15/1986
  • Location: Barony of Bjornsborg
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Poetry, performance, needlework, herbalism, gardening, Celtic studies, research
  • Contact Info:
Mari ferch Rathyen. Photo courtesy of Lady Kateline de Lys.

Meadhbh ni Ruaidh o Chonnemara

  • Date of Elevation: 11/13/1993
  • Location: Barony of Bryn Gwlad
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Culinary arts, cordial making, herbalism, tablet weaving, Irish culture
  • Contact Info:
Meadhbh ni Ruaidh o Chonnemara.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.

Melisande de Frayne

  • Date of Elevation: 4/4/2009
  • Location: Caid
  • Area(s) of Expertise: cooking, embroidery, and research
  • Contact Info:
Melisande de Frayne

Melisenda de Barcelona

  • Date of Elevation: 7/28/2007
  • Location: Belton TX
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Different forms of embroidery but especially Black work embroidery, Subtleties, period cooking
  • Contact Info:
Melisenda de Barcelona

Michael Fenwick of Fotheringhay

  • Date of Elevation: 09/26/1987
  • Location: Barony of Namron
  • Area(s) of Expertise:Instrumental and vocal music, Arrowsmithing and archery tackle, Period music performance and research
  • Contact Info:
Michael Fenwick of Fotheringhay.  Photo courtesy of Isobel de Kirkbryde.

Modius von Mergentheim

  • Date of Elevation: 06/06/1998
  • Location: Barony of Stargate
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Vintning, Cordials, Cooking, Pysanky, Poetry, Bardic, Court Heraldry
  • Contact Info:
Modius von Mergentheim.  Photo courtesy of Lord Key Connor.
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Nerak la Tisserande

  • Date of Elevation: 04/15/1978
  • Location: Barony of Stargate
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Weaving
  • Contact Info:
Nerak la Tisserande. Photo courtesy of Baroness Philippa Rookhaven

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Oksana Goncharova

  • Date of Elevation: 09/24/2011
  • Location: Barony of Bjornsborg
  • Area(s) of Expertise:Pottery, Period recipe redacting and cooking, icon writing and period egg tempera painting.
  • Contact Info:
Oksana Goncharova. Photo Courtesy of Amata Amati d'Arezzo.

Oriana Luisa della Francesca

  • Date of Elevation: 7/7/2007
  • Location: Barony of Bonwicke
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Illuminated Manuscripts
  • Contact Info:
Oriana Luisa della Francesca

Orm Skjoldbidig

  • Date of Elevation: 10/21/1979
  • Location: Barony of Wiesenfeuer
  • Area(s) of Expertise:
  • Contact Info:
Orm Skjolbidig. Photo courtesy of Master Cynric of Bedwyn.
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Penelope Stoddard

  • Date of Elevation: 05/25/1997
  • Location: Barony of the Steppes
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Cabinetry, woodworking, furniture construction
  • Contact Info:
Penelope Stoddard.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.

Peter of the Golden Isles

  • Date of Elevation: 11/19/1988
  • Location: Bryn Gwlad
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Armoring, metalworking, jewelry
  • Contact Info:
  • Website: http://northstararmoury.com

Phelim "Pug" Gervase

  • Date of Elevation: 6/10/2006
  • Location: Barony of Bryn Gwlad
  • Area(s) of Expertise:
  • Contact Info:
Phelim Gervaise. Photo Courtesy of Amata Amati d'Arezzo.
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Radegund of Tours

  • Date of Elevation: 10/16/2004
  • Location: Barony of Bjornsborg
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Fiber Arts, Research
  • Contact Info:
Radegund of Tours.  Photo courtesy of Lady Godswintha Cognomento (Gonza)

Rhiannon ferch Cian

  • Date of Elevation: 07/17/1993
  • Location: Shire of Rosenfeld
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Weaving, spinning, textile arts
  • Contact Info:
Rhiannon ferch Cian.  Photo courtesy of Master Jovian Skleros.

Rhiannon Redwulf

  • Date of Elevation: 6/2/2007
  • Location: Shire of Mynydd Seren (Midrealm), but summers in Ansteorra
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Early Music, Research, Paleography, Bookbinding, and Arthuriana
  • Contact Info:
Rhiannon Redwulf

Rhiannon verch Bryan

  • Date of Elevation: 5/10/2008
  • Location: Loch Soilleir
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Middle Eastern Dance
  • Contact Info:
Rhiannon verch Bryan.  Photo courtesy of Countess Catherine Blackrose.

Robin of Gilwell

  • Date of Elevation: 11/07/1998
  • Location: Barony of the Steppes
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Poetry, bardcraft, fencing research
  • Contact Info:
Robin of Gilwell.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.

Roselynde d'Angleterre

  • Date of Elevation: 01/10/1987
  • Location:Barony of Northkeep
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Bard craft, costuming, embroidery, dance, instrumental music, cookery, calligraphy and illumination
  • Contact Info:
Roslynde d'Angleterre.  Photo courtesy of Master Jovian Skleros.
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Sara Penrose

  • Date of Elevation: 01/11/2003
  • Location:
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Calligraphy and Illumination
  • Contact Info:
Sara Penrose

Serena Lascelles

  • Date of Elevation: 05/27/1995
  • Location: Barony of the Steppes
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Law and legal documents, calligraphy and illumination, Elizabethan studies
  • Contact Info:
Serena Lascelles.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.

Shanahan the Fey (called Stormbearer)

  • Date of Elevation: 08/30/1975
  • Location: Barony of Raven's Fort
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Beadwork, textile arts, woodworking, weaving, cooking, jewelry-crafting, research (Viking/Middle Eastern trade routes) etc.
  • Contact Info:
Shanahan the Fey

Sieglinde Syr

  • Date of Elevation: 03/04/1984
  • Location: Barony of Stargate
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Vocal performance, music and written composition, poetry
  • Contact Info:
Sieglinde Syr.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.

Sigmund the Wingfooted

  • Date of Elevation: 07/10/1982
  • Location: Barony of Stargate
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Vocal performance, theatrical production, research, Japanese arts
  • Contact Info:
Sigmund the Wingfooted.  Photo courtesy of Master Jovian Skleros.

Simonn of Amber Isle

  • Date of Elevation: 11/25/1978
  • Location: Barony of Bordermarch
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Armoring, weapons
  • Contact Info:
Simonn of Amber Isle.  Photo courtesy of Master Jovian Skleros.

Siobhan Medhbh O'Roarke

  • Date of Elevation: May 3, AS XXXII (1997)(West Kingdom)
  • Location: Barony of Bryn Gwlad
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Expertise: Cooking, Research, Early costume
  • Contact Info:
Siobhan Medhbh O'Roarke

Stella Silvana

  • Date of Elevation: 09/28/1996
  • Location: Barony of Elfsea
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Leatherworking, embroidery, spinning, natural dyeing, weaving, wood carving, copper enamelling, calligraphy and illumination
  • Contact Info:
Stella Silvana.  Photo courtesy of Lord Armand Dragonetti.

Suvdchin of the Moritu

  • Date of Elevation: 08/18/2001
  • Location: Barony of Bryn Gwlad
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Needlework - Oriental embroidery, drawnwork, blackwork, whitework, Middle Eastern dance, banner painting
  • Contact Info:
Suvdchin of the Moritu.  Photo courtesy of Master Jovian Skleros.

Suzanne Gabrielle Marie Beraud

  • Date of Elevation: 11/1/2008
  • Location: Barony of Bjornsborg
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Calligraphy, illumination, embroidery, culinary arts, banner painting, research, costuming, bardic, dance
  • Contact Info:
Suzanne Gabrielle Marie Beraud
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Tadhg mac Aedain Ui Chonchobhair

  • Date of Elevation: 5/15/2010
  • Location: Barony of Namron
  • Area(s) of Expertise:Brewing, Cooking, Naalbinding, Leatherwork, Bardcraft, Armory
  • Contact Info:
Tadhg mac Aedain Ui Chonchobhair

Tarl Godric the Brokentoe

  • Date of Elevation: 12/11/1993
  • Location: Barony of Namron
  • Area(s) of Expertise:Mead-brewing, leatherwork, brightmetal and weapon smithing, embroidery
  • Contact Info:
Tarl Godric the Brokentoe.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.

Thomas of Tenby

  • Date of Elevation: 11/04/1989
  • Location: Barony of Bryn Gwlad
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Bardic arts, Welsh metrical poetry, drama, writing/acting/producing original dramatic presentations
  • Contact Info:
Thomas of Tenby.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.

Timur Borte

  • Date of Elevation: 10/01/2011
  • Location: Stronghold of Hellsgate
  • Area(s) of Expertise:Shoe and Bootmaking, Leatherwork
  • Contact Info:

Tofi Kerthjalfadsson

  • Date of Elevation: 2/22/99
  • Location: Barony of Bryn Gwlad
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Brewing, Early Clothing
  • Contact Info:
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Ulf Gunnarsson

  • Date of Elevation: 10/10/1998
  • Location: Barony of Namron
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Bardcraft, Viking studies, voice heraldry
  • Contact Info:
Ulf Gunnarson.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.
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Valia of Mare's Mist

  • Date of Elevation: 04/10/2010
  • Location: Barony of Namron
  • Area(s) of Expertise:Music (Percussion), Equestrian
  • Contact Info:

Willow de Wisp

  • Date of Elevation: 08/22/1987
  • Location: Barony of Northkeep
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Bardic arts, storytelling, Middle Eastern dance
  • Contact Info:
Willow de Wisp.  Photo courtesy of Lord Armand Dragonetti.
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Xene Theriane

  • Date of Elevation: 09/26/1998
  • Location: Barony of Elfsea
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Byzantine studies, music, costuming
  • Contact Info:
Xene Theriane.  Photo courtesy of Master Geoffrey Cathan.
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