Christiana Maynard is a twelfth century landholder desperately trying to keep her liege from marrying her off.
Adrienne Dandy is (still) a fourth year Honours history major at the University of Waterloo, desperately trying to
avoid being thrust into the real post-graduate world.
Classes: A Peasant in King Edward's Court? (In Persona) Women in History - Queens Women in History - Nuns
Mistress Aibhilin of Skye is a 10th century Scot from the Isle of Skye, an island that the Norse seem to have
taken over. Her favourite activities are feeding people and chasing after her two active bairns. Leslie Watson is a
facilitator in a medical labratory. In her spare time she chases two very active per-school children.
Class: Early Period Cooking
Karen Murphy's day job as a technical writer a software firm in North Waterloo keeps her occupied when she
isn't off being Lady Arnora Dunestan, a 15th century Lancastrian noblewoman whose favourite hobby is
breaking English garment sumptuary laws.
Classes: Drafting Patterns Period Patterns
Ceallach is a 14thC Irish bonnaght who captains the troops of Kildrummy Castle. His non military pursuits are
improving the drinking in the area, making better furniture for himself and persuading his wife not to run back to
her Irish clan to escape the foul weather in Scotland. Kelly Rekuta is treasurer of an importing firm specializing in
leather and stuff for the shoe trade.
Classes: Beer Making Wood Construction Practicum
No Bio Exists
Class: Middle And Late Period Fashions, 1350-1600
No Bio Exists
Class: Norse in America
Earl David is a 12th century English knight holding a keep on the marches. David Hutchinson is a forester fro Watelroo North Hydro.
Class: Courtly Love (In personna)
Lady Ealasaid Loganich na Kildare is a 13th century Irish Lady who has been forced by her lord to adopt the
wonderful ways of the Scots! Joyce Morris is a mother of 3 and night dispatcher for a small trucking company.
Class: Scottish Life
Elina de Braose
No Bio Exists
Classes: Herbs Courtly Love (In personna)
Elizabeth (Kestrell) Cadfan is a demure merchant's widow living in London in the 14th Century, trying to earn
her living by plying her trade as a girdler and ampuller.
Classes: Beasts in the Middle Ages Contraception, Virginity, and Prostitution
Eric Praetzel is an electronic/computer engineer, who is discovering the other side of life (dance, music, arts and
crafts). One of these days he will discover the fleece of decisivness and develope a personna. For now his
interests are sewing with colourful fabrics,dancing, weaving, playing music, and looking for other fun things to
Class: Old Dances
Fionn MacRory is a late eleventh century Irish bard from Connaught.
Andrew Frey has a BA in History wih an option in Middle East Studies
from the Univeristy of Waterloo and a Masters in Theological Studies
from Conrad Grebel College.
Class: Irish Mythological History
Garwig was born in Sussex, England just before the turn of the 10th Century,Orphaned in his fourth year he was apprenticed by a local smith from whom he learned the basics of metalworking. Caught up by a call to battle from the local thegn, he perforce learned the art of repair and manufacture of armour - specifically chain mail. For his skill he soon acquired the title of "der waffenschmidt" - weapon or armoursmith. Gary Snyder is a kitchener grandfather working for Ontario Hydro and has been with the SCA for 10 years.
Classes: Beginners Chainmail Advanced Chainmail
Baroness Genvieve is 16th century French Noblewoman who sells sundry goods when she can spare the time between being Baroness and managing the Baron. Jennifer Johnson is a legal receptionist who would rather be teaching medieval history.
Class: Calligraphy/Illumination Practicum
Lady Gwendoline Rosamund is a 16th century noblewoman - the daughter of a diplomat. She travels with her
father and spends much of her time in the Spanish and English courts. Danielle Nunn is a public relations
Classes: History of Lace-Making Lace-Making Practicum
Lady Marian of Heatherdale is a 14th century Scottish merchant's daughter who has been shipped off to
France. Her mission: to wear daring French fashions and marry a handsome French landowner. Heather M.
Dale is a 4th year Environmental Studies student at the University of Waterloo.
Classes: The Real Braveheart Introduction To Heraldry Arthurian Legends
Master Alasdair of Raasay is a travelling mercenary with an interest in many of the finer arts practiced in areas
through which he has travelled. J. Caz Bentley is an itinerant teacher, carpenter, and stained glass artist who has
passed his thirty- third year and therfore counts his blessings.
Classes: Stained Glass Wood Carving
No Bio Exists
Classes: Period Snacks Feast Etiquette
Raffe Scholemaystre is the household tutor living at Scarborough castle in 1380. Jim McColm is a grade 7/8
Special Education teacher in Scarborough, Ont.
Class: English Elementary Education in the Later Middle Ages
Joan Woodcote is a kitchen wench in a Tudor manor house. The days are long and the work is hard but she does get the scraps from the masters table sometimes, and the kitchen is never cold even in the midst of winter. Jo Duke has been a vegetarian for about 10 years and likes the variety of Ethnic & Period recipes.
Class: Medieval Weddings
Cynred Broccan is an eleventh century Anglo-Saxon who lives around Shrewsbury in Shropshire. He fought at
Hastings, stood with Hereward the Wake and is now contemplating whether to swear fealty to the Bastard
Norman or head off to Byzantium and the Varangian Guard. Ken Cook is a twentieth century fellow from
Durham, he likes beer, good company and works at Bruce 'A' Nuclear Generating Station. And no, he doesn't
glow in the dark.
Class: Saxon Life
William Stalker was born around 1066 in the Orkney Islands of Norse and Scottish descent. A merchant by
trade he deals primarily in archery and leather good but like most Norsemen will generally acquire and sell
anything he can make a profit on. Michael Kleinknecht is and insurance broker living in Waterloo. For the last
several years he has been learning the art of bow building as well as other archery equipment.
Class: Period Shoes
Lorina J. Stephens is a professional and published writer and editor, currently involved with Canada's first
on-line literary magazine, Maple Syrup Simmering. Signora Leonora daLiliacea is a 14th century Venetian
merchant, very fond of rare spices and rarer embroidery.
Classes: Beginning Embroidery Advanced Embroidery A Merchant in Venice
Lilibeta Rudenko, AoA, cypher, OW, OGO, princess's favour, OL is a sixteenth century Cossack noblewoman
who when she is not running her family's business of import/export and trade in Odessa, is visiting her cousins in
Zaporozhia. Zofia Beloshchenko is an over-educated, under paid data entry/processing clerk for an insurance
company. She is first generation Canadian and lives with her familiar, Sebastian, a black tabby.
Classes: Pysanky (Ukranian Egg Painting) Great Medieval Sadists
Rawnie Maddelaina bala Kameskro is a fifteenth century gypsy fortuneteller. Dale Grey is a housewife who busies herself
raising a child
Classes: Gypsies Fortune Telling
No Bio Exists
Classes: Moorish Society Courtly Flirtation
fra. Guillermo di San Marino, holds a Bachelors degree from Renaissance Paris' Serbone and is now earns a
living doing diplomatic work for various city states. (Also a field unrelated to his studies). Marc Collins, BA.
Specialised in Mediaeval Philosophy and studied Renaissance Dance as part of a Drama Programme at the
University of Toronto, is now gainfully employed in a field unrelated to his studies.
Classes: Dance Source 1 English Country Dance
Margaret Trainor Cook
No Bio Exists
Class: Feast for 8
Born in Barcelona in the mid 16th century of Spanish and French Catalonian heritage, she currently is in the year
1568. She is an only child of merchant class parents who made their wealth through importing of goods from the
East and the New World. Previously wed to a minor French Lord, she is now a widow with 1 child, a son, and
lives with her parents whose age required her to return to Spain. Mercedes spends her time managing her
family's holdings in order to ensure her son's future and she has little intention of remarrying. Her dealings
required her to become familiar with the spices and food stuffs her family imports, and the cultures they came
Classes: Period Knitting Spanish Cooking
No Bio Exists
Class: Medieval Archery
Viscountess Moria the Black is a woman of Norman-Irish descent who came upon
the Khazarian culture quite by accident, and was adopted into the Turkic
Nomadic Tribesmen of Khazaria known as the Rozakii. There she has learned
a lot of the Khazarian way of life, including their social, political and
religious structures, as well as their dance and artistic styles.
Michelle L. Moll has an Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social
Psychology, and has worked in varying fields from Social Worker to
Adjudicator. Her interests range from calligraphy and illumination, to
dance, to Mongolian and Khazarian History. She currently divides her time
between work, raising two small children and teaching both Middle Eastern
dance, and Calligraphy and Illumination on an ongoing basis to members of
Classes: Middle Eastern ("Belly") Dancing Kassarian Society
In day to day life Neil Peterson is a computer software engineer. As Kyrie Ragnar Thorbergsson, a 9th century
Norseman who is retired from the Viking trade for more peaceful merchanting pursuits, he prides himself on his
mead-making, jewlery, and talent for making petty kings quake in fear.
Class: Introduction to the SCA (1)
Thaninieyaieres is an 11th century herbalist. Having finished her apprenticeship with Mistress Tamarra Amalthea
of Romany, she is seting up her own apothecary called Wyte Wythy Moon. She has apprenticed Caitryn of
Chalcewell, and has her eye open for one or two more. She can be seen at various tournaments and events
racing after her son Liam the Curious. Paddy Gillard-Bently is a twentieth century hair-stylist (who does
blood-letting too) struggling to make a name as a writer.
Classes: Herbal Workshop Introduction to the SCA (2)
Paul is an enigineer who is also an avid juggler, and has been known to
even occasionally do it moderately well. Pavel is his Russian SCA persona
who also, coincidentally, is an avid juggler.
Perceval Winnett Kempe, a 14th Century English noble, is a man-at-arms
who has moved within the English tournament circuit. He raised his sword
across the Channel against France and also in the Holy Lands. Currently, he
instructs squires and their families on how they can aspire to knighthood.
Patrick Haynes is a medieval recreationist and studies practical chivalric
concepts (as opposed to literary concepts), who in his daily life, markets
hospital software and adores his girlfriend, Ceridwyn.
Class: Concepts of Chivalry (in Personna)
No Bio Exists
Classes: Viking Life Development of Law
Martin Bilder of Wismar, AoA, OGO is a sculpturer, pewter-caster and musician from early 14th century Germany. Richard Schweitzer of Waterloo, BA, BEd isn't much different.
Classes: Bawdy Songs & Love Ballads Pewter Casting Practicum
Lord Rufus is a Saxon born in 1098 in the village of Stamford, with a much greater interest in a wide variety of
crafts than in farming. Some of these hobbies include archery, leather work (bottles), tablet weaving, choral
work, and playing the harp. Robert Schweitzer is a high school teacher currently teaching algebra in adult
Classes: Begining Tablet Weaving Brocaded Tablet Weaving
Robyn Whystler the Younger (1511-1583) is a music historian and printer from mid 16th century England and Germany. T.
Shawn Johnson holds a B.A. in music with a specialization in the music of the middle ages and renaissance. He continues his studies privately while working at the University of Guelph Library.
Class: Renaissance Instruments
Rosina del Bosco Chiaro had been a lady-in-waiting to Battista Sforza at the court of Urbino, but left hurridly,
shortly before it was discovered that four dance manuals had disappeared from the library. Vivian Stephens is
an unemployed software tester. She makes money playing bodhran, but charges more to stop.
Classes: Introduction to Historical Dance Italian Renaissance Dance
Rosmarie is the daughter of a scottish merchant who has aspirations to her fathers job and does many (legal) things to help witht he finances. Linda Watson is a customer service specialist for a major financial institution.
Class: Hand-woven Baskets
Heather Fraser is a young mother, a science fiction writer, and a recent graduate of theological college. Any one of these is enough to keep her busy for a lifetime. Sarra Graeham of Birnham is a 12th century Norman lying low during the English civil war of Stephen and Matilda. She has dabbled in scribery, court music, cookery, and court intrigue to keep clothes on her back; she is silent about which of the above pay better.
Classes: Medieval Menus Introduction to the SCA (1)
Mistress Nicola'a de Bracton of Leicester is a pleasant and well traveled lady of noble birth with a penchant for
all things with garnets. Susan Caroll-Clarke is a Ph.D. student in Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto
dividing her time between her reasearch, her many cats, her sewing projects, and her neglected husband.
Classes: Early Period Fashions (600 - 1350) 7 Deadly Sins
Terra Jade Wallace is a Welsh merchant in the 1320s. Growing up on a remote sheep farm, her mother taught
her healing arts with herbals & scents that she continues to use & teach during her travels through the known
world. Linday Kleinknecht is a Registered Massage Therapist for the past 6 and a half years in Waterloo who
has been involved in the SCA for the past 3 years.
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