Category Archives: persona


Embroidery I have formally declared my intent to enter the Dragon’s Mist A&S Defender tournament. That means there is no backing down now. 🙂 I will be entering a work in progress since there is no way I will be … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Persona Change

I’ve been thinking about changing my persona for some time now. If I change it I will likely go Norse, though 13/14th century is also a possibility. To that end I created a pro & con table which you can … Continue reading

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The Tudor Housewife

I just finished reading The Tudor Housewife by Alison Sim.  While there is some good information it wasn’t all I had hoped for.  She doesn’t give many dates at all which I found odd since 16th century England changed a … Continue reading

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Persona Thoughts, or How I Became Educated

There is a misconception that women in the Middle Ages and Renaissance were uneducated. I haven’t done a lot of research outside of my own area of interest but it isn’t true for noble women in the first half of … Continue reading

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Lent and memeage.

It’s been a while since I’ve posted because I’m lazy and haven’t worked on much lately. (See previous post.) It’s lent though and, while I don’t observe Lent modernly, Gwenlliana definitely would have. So, I’m trying to figure out if … Continue reading

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Persona Development

Eulalia got me thinking last week with her post about cold weather. How exactly would Gwenlliana deal with the weather? She’s a fairly wealthy landowner outside 1530-1550 (I couldn’t choose just one decade) Gloucester. England would have been a bit … Continue reading

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I ordered the Tudor common women pattern from reconstructing history to make some persona apprpriate garb. I am still going to need help because I haven’t got a clue how to do pleats but it’s a start. I also named … Continue reading

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After 3 or 4 years of playing on the fringes of the SCA I have decided it is time to jump in. So, I am starting this blog to chronicle my journey. First, who am I in the SCA? I … Continue reading

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