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Friday Gulf Wars Scholars

Hats OFF to our 35 Friday Gulf Wars Scholars for GWXXVI:

#36 Merewyn Hawkr, Trimaris – 8 classes
#37 Gwellian of Eblin, Gleann Abhann – 6 in one area and 6 in a topic
#38 Thyra, Ansteorra – 8 classes
#39 Aine inghean Mhican Phearsuin, Trimaris – 8 classes AND 6 in Scribal
#40 Rose atte Whitoke, Meridies – 8 classes
#41 Annette Rapaille, Meridies – 8 classes AND 6 in one area
#42 Talia de Messina, Meridies – 8 classes
#43 Josefina de Navarra, Gleann Abhann – 8 classes AND 6 in one area
#44 Bree Oakswife, Calontir – 8 classes AND 6 in one area
#45 Lucretia Natta, Midrealm – 8 classes AND 6 in Artisan’s Row
#46 Ruis Ingean Fhaolain, Gleann Abahnn – 8 classes
#47 Rhoda Parker, Calontir – 8 classes
#48 Lucette Simone Gerard, Meridies – 8 classes AND 6 in Artisans Row
#49 Quiteria de Onis, Ansteorra – 8 classes AND 6 in Textiles Dry
#50 Sorcha Drorcha, East Kingdom – 6 in Artisans and 6 in Lacemaking
#51 Baroness Allegra Ginevra Soave Da Napoli, Trimaris, Midrealm – 8 classes
#52 Ilene Johnnestoune, Trimaris –  8 classes AND
#53 Arbella Symson, Atlantia – 8 classes AND Focus in Lacemaking
#54 Aoifeinghean Virairec, Ansteorra – 8 classes
#55 Rosamond Playfare, Meridies – 8 classes AND 6 in Costuming
#56 Masala al Raqqasa, Atenveldt – 8 classes AND 6 in al-Mahala
#57 Amya von Dornberg, Meridies – 8 classes
#58 Kjalvor Vetsdottir, Gleann Abhann – 8 classes AND 6 in one area AND 6 in Textiles
#59 Kakitsune Calla Yuri, Midrealm – 8 classes AND 6 in Artisan’s Row
#60 Caroline, Trimaris – 8 classes AND 6 in al-Mahala AND 6 in costuming
#61 Paraksova Chemislava, Meridies – 8 classes AND 6 in EPL AND 6 in costuming
#62 Lal of Dheli, Meridies – 8 classes, 6 in Artisan’s Row
#63 Tiberius Fabricus Severus, Gleann Abhann – 8 classes AND 6 in Artisan’s Row AND 6 in woodworking
#64 Ulferth Eiriksson, Ansteora – 6 in Scribal
#65 Osanna van der Linden, Ansteorra – 8 classes
#70 Yvonne De Champagne, Ansteorra – 8 classes AND 6 in Artisan’s Row AND 6 in Textiles AND Breadth (6 different areas)
#71 Philomena Wensley, Trimaris – 8 classes  AND 6 in Artisan’s Row AND 6 in Scribal AND Breadth

Kingdom Totals to date (9 kingdoms so far):

  • Ansteorra – 17
  • Meridies – 14
  • Gleann Abhann – 11
  • Trimaris – 9
  • Calontir – 6
  • Midrealm – 4
  • Aethelmarc – 3
  • East Kingdom – 1
  • Atenveldt – 1

Other Scholars to date:

#1 Alexandra Stremouchova, Gleann Abhann – 6 classes in Artisan’s Row
#2 Valeria Victoria De Deva, Trimaris – 8 classes
#3 Theodericus Hezoge, Gleann Abhann – 8 classes
#4 Arnora Rodbertdottier, Ansteorra – 6 in a topic
#5 Thorgier Bjarnsson, Ansteorrra – 8 classes AND 6 in EPL
#6 Rachael Godboldt, Trimaris – 8 classes
#7 Liz of Ravens Fort, Ansteorra – 8 classes AND 6 in Scribal
#8 Cicilia der Hund, Trimaris – 8 classes AND 6 in Textiles
#9 Simona de Luna, Ansteorra – 8 classes
#10 Narkissa Vladimirovna, Ansteorra – 6 in one GW area AND 8 classes AND Breadth (6 different areas)
#11 Foinna nic Alisdair, Calontir – 8 classes AND 6 in Textiles
#12 Anastasia de Carrera – 8 classes AND 6 in Artisans Row
#13 Vlva, Midrealm – 8 classes
#14 Bridgit Duncan, Meridies – 8 classes
#15 Khalilah al-Zakiyyah, Gleann Abhann – 6 classes in Artisan’s Row
#16 Samantha Fox, Ansteorra – 8 classes
#17 Atli Karlsson, Ansteorra – 8 classes AND 6 in Artisan’s Row
#18 Jayne Helene of Hope, Meridies – 8 classes AND 6 in Artisan’s Row
#19 Lilian Bowyer, Calontir – 8 classes AND 6 in EPL
#20 Juliana MacNayre, Calontir – 8 classes AND 6 in Artisan’s Row
#21 Dominica Maquerelle, Glean Abhann – 8 classes AND 6 in AR Lecture
#22 Cristina inghean Ghriogarr, Aethelmearc – 6 classes in EPL
#23 Castellana de Luna, Meridies – 8 classes
#24 Adelaide Sarsfield, Calontir – 8 classes
#25 Countess Anna Leigh, Aethelmarc – 8 classes
#26 Bruce Duncan, Meridies – 8 classes and 6 in one area
#27 Sallie Galbreath, Gleann Abhann – 8 classes AND 6 in one area AND 6 in topic
#28 Brittany Brain, Ansteorra – 8 classes AND 6 in one area
#29 Mahearra d’Hexham, Ansteorra – 6 in one area
#30 Ashley Farren, Ansteorra – 8 classes AND 6 in al Mahala
#31 William Starret, Meridies – 8 classes AND 6 in one area AND 6 in topic
#32 Unnri Elska a Fjar Jolle, Aethelmarc – 8 classes AND 6 in one area AND 6 in topic AND one in each of 6 areas!
#33 Alinora Kyte, Meridies – 8 classes AND 6 in one area AND 6 in topic
#34 Alisha Lisabetta Davanzati, Ansteorra – 8 classes AND 6 in one area AND 6 in topic
#35 Ker Megan of Taransay, Gealnn Abhann – 6 in one area AND 6 in topic culinary

Friday GW Scholars – Ansteorra & Trimaris, Vivat!

Congrats to our Friday GW Scholars!
These folks showed their documentation despite cancelled classes and storm recovery.

trimaris#26 Cathleen Tomlinson, Trimaris – Depth in AR, Commitment & Focused Study in Culinary

#27 Thyri Bersi, Trimaris – Depth in AR, Commitment & Focused Study in Glass

#28 Faith Tomlinson, Trimaris – Depth in AR & Focused Study in Culinary & Botanical

#29 Toki inn eldri Bassi, Trimaris, Depth in AR, Commitment & Focused Study in Woodwork

meridies#30 Diana of Meridies, Meridies – Commitment & Focused Study in Glass

#31 Corina de Molinas, Meridies – Commitment & Depth and Focused Study in Scribal

#32 Alinora Kyte, Meridies – Depth in AR, Commitment & Focused Study in Textiles

#33 Tarren Llywarch, Trimaris – Commitment, Depth & Focused Study in Scribal

MiddleArms#34 Avelyn D’Arden, Midrealm – Commitment & Focused Study in Glass

#35 Cicilia der Hund, Trimaris – Depth, Commitment & Focused Study in Textiles

#36 Guiliana del Chiaro, Trimaris – Depth in AR, Commitment & Focused Study in Textiles

#37 Cian Mac Cullough, Trimaris – Depth in AR, Commitment & Focused Study in woodworking

Calontir#38 Elaine, Calontir – Depth in AR

#39 Gwellian of Eblin, Gleann Abhann – Depth in AR, Commitment & Focused Study in Woodworking

#40 Howard of Cookham, Gleann Abhann – Depth in AR, Commitment & Focused Study in Woodworking

gleann-abhann#41 Slaine Mackenyn, Trimaris – Depth in AR, Commitment & Focused Study in Textiles Wet

#42 Alet, Outlands – Gleann Abhann – Depth in AR, Commitment & Focused Study Glass

#43 Edain Ingen Raghailligh, Meridies – Depth in AR, Commitment & Focused Study in Textiles

#44 Cera Wricht, Trimaris – Depth in AR, Commitment

#45 Fionna nic Alisdair, Calontir – Depth in AR, & Commitment

Ansteorra#46 Embrose von Nuhr, Ansteorra – Commitment & Depth in AR

#47 Birna galin, Meridies – Commitment & Depth in AR

#48 Paul of Ravenwood, Meridies – Commitment & Depth in AR & EPL, Focused study in Blacksmithing/Metals

#49 Jehann De Montavbon, Ansteorra – Commitment & Focused study in Herbs

#50 Kevin McGowan, Trimaris – Focused Study in Woodworking, Commitment & Depth in EPL

By Kingdom Score so far:

  • Trimaris – 13 scholars, 8  scholar/lectors (25 hrs)
  • Meridies – 13 scholars, 6  scholar/lectors (25 hrs)
  • Gleann Abhann – 8 scholars, 4  scholar/lectors (25 hrs)
  • Calontir – 7 scholars, 2  scholar/lectors (25 hrs)
  • Midrealm – 4 scholars, 1  scholar/lector (25 hrs)
  • Ansteorra – 3 scholars, 3  scholar/lectors (25 hrs)
  • Atenveldt – 1 scholar
  • Atlantia – 1 scholar

 

Friday GW Scholar/Lectors – 25 total for the war!

Friday GW 25 Hour scholar/lectors! Vivat!
These folks taught or attended 25(ish) hours of classes at the war!

Ansteorra#3 Anastasia de Carrera, Calontir – added 4/15

#4 Faith Tomlanson, Trimaris – added 4/15

#5 Helvia Marius, Midrealm – added 4/15

#6 Isabella of Duncarriag – added 4/15

#7 Ysenda de Gray, Ansteorra

#8 Laurie de Gray, Ansteorra

#9 Haraldr Bassi, Ansteorra

trimaris#10 Thyri Bersi, Trimaris

#10 Toki inn eldri Bassi, Trimaris

#12 Diana of Meridies, Meridies

meridies#13 Corina de Molinas, Meridies

#14 Cian MacCullough, Trimaris

#15 Alinora Kyte, Meridies

#16 Tarren Llywarch, Trimaris

These folks Qualified, but we ran out of tokens – We have your addresses and will send them when they are recast!

MiddleArms#17 Avelyn D’Arden, Midrealm

#18 Cicilia der AHund, Trimaris

#19 Hildegard Bergerin, Gleann Abhann

#20Gwellian of Eblin, Gleann Abhann

gleann-abhann#21 Howard of Cookham, Gleann Abhann

#22 Edain ingen Raghailligh, Meridies

#23 Cera Wricht, Trimaris

#24 Embrose von Nuhr, Ansteorra

#25 Birna Galon, Meridies

#26 Paul of Ravenwood, Meridies

Calontir#27 Eithne Ingen Muirgein, Trimaris

#28 Kevin MacGowen, Trimaris

#29 Bree Oakwife, Calontir

IF YOU documented 20 or more hours, send your documentation, SCA name and Kingdom to classes@gulfwars.org (for an actual medallion, also send modern name and mailing address). Deadline to claim a token is 4/20/16.

 

Thursday GW Scholars – Ansteorra & Trimaris, Vivat!

HOORAY! Our first TWO GW 25 Hour scholars! Vivat!gleann-abhann

Calontir#1 Alexandra Stremouchova, Gleann Abhann

#2 Lilian Bowyer, Calontir

 

Congrats to our Thursday GW Scholars!

Ansteorra#10 Fortune Stykewynd, Ansteorra – Focused Study (lapmwork); Depth in AR

#11 Echo of Clan Gambit, Gleann Abhann – Commitment & Breadth

#12 Roise Mac Connmhaigh, Gleann Abhann – Commitment & Depth in AR

trimaris#13 Eithne Ingen Muirgenin,  Trimaris – Commitment & Depth in AR

#14 Agne von Heideberg, Calontir – Focused study in Dyeing, Commitment & Depth in AR

#15 Juliana Macnayre, Calontir – Commitment & Depth in AR

#16 Sibyella, Midrealm – Commitment

#17 Christine Chabrier, Calontir –Focused Study in Textiles, Commitment & Depth in AR

meridies#18 Aislinge MacCuithein, Meridies – Commitment & Depth in AR

#19 Lilian Bowyer, Calontir – Focused Study in Textiles, Commitment & Depth in AR

#20 Nathaniel of Meridies, Merdies – Commitment

#21 Faith Tomlanson, Trimaris – Commitment

MiddleArms#22 Lady Nicci de Nebula, Midrealm – Focused study in Textiles, Commitment & Depth in AR

#23 Helvia Marius, Midrealm – Commitment & Focus Study/Depth in Scribal

#24 Isabella of Duncarriag, Atlantia – Commitment & Focused Study in Dyes

#25 Astridr Kolbiarnardottir, Atenveldt – Commitment & Focused Study in Dyes

 

By Kingdom Score so far:

  • Meridies – 7 scholars
  • Gleann Abhann – 5 scholars, , 1  scholar/lector (25 hrs)
  • Calontir – 5 scholar, 1  scholar/lector (25 hrs)
  • Midrealm – 3
  • Trimaris – 2
  • Atenveldt – 1
  • Atlantia – 1

 

Friday’s Gulf Wars Scholars – Vivat!

We salute the folks below who completed the Gulf Wars Scholars Challenge
– 81 Total Scholars from 10 kingdoms by Friday of war!!

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39. Adelasia Vivirini, Trimaris – 8 classes
40. Iofa March Macsen, Meridies – 8 classes, 6 in one area
41. Thorbjorn Bjarnson, Caontir – 8 classes
42. carabella MacFie, Gealnn Abhann – 6 classes in scribal
43. Emily Deloucelles, Ansteorra – 8 classes, 6 in al-Mahala
44. Isabeau Papillon, Gleann Abhann – 8 classes, 6 in AR
45. Edain Ingen Raghailligh, Meridies – 8 classes, 6 in AR
46. Sebastian, Calontir – 8 classes
47. Gweniver Kenwyn of Rosebeth, Northshield– 8 classes, 6 in AR, textiles topic
48. Philippa Delaney, Meridies – 8 classes, 6 in scribal
49. Avelyn D’Arden, Middle – 8 classes, 6 in AR
#50. Rijela, Calontir – 8 classes, 6 in Herbal topics
51. Elaine, Calontir – 6 classes in AR
52. Thomas Fleishacker, Calontir – 8 classes
53. Morgan Gogh Bengrek, Trimaris – 8 classes
54. Disa, Calontir – 8 classes
55. Beatrix of Tanet, Calontir – 8 classes, 6 in AR
56. Michael O’Braonain, Meridies – 8 classes
57 .Rosemonde Toresdottir, Outlands – 8 classes, 6 in Dance
58. Gwendolyn, Ansteorra – 8 classes, 6 in al-Mahala
59. Kokitsuni Calla Yuri, Middle – 8 classes, 6 in AR
60. Paul Klier, Meridies – 8 classes, 6 in AR, Woodwork topic
61. Ragnar Karlsson, Ansteorra – 6 classes in AR
62. Cicilia der Hand, Trimaris – 8 classes, 6 in Dance
63. Randolfe of Drakenmere, Meridies – 8 classes
64. Christine Chabrier, Calontir – 6 classes in AR
65. Coole Jen, Meridies – 6 classes in AR
66. Helvia Marius, Middle – 8 classes
67. Enise Bint Ӧghüz, Trimaris – 8 classes in al-Mahala, Dance focus
68. Gwliana del Chiaro, Trimaris – 6 classes in AR
69. Garsiyya al Andalussi, Calontir – 6 classes in AR
70. Heather Hall, Middle – 6 classes in AR
71. Edasaid Nic Phearsionn, Northsheild – 8 classes
72. Merewen Fitzalan, Meridies – 8 Classes
73. Alric “Helmsplitter”, Meridies – 6 classes in AR, woodworking topic
74. Judi of Three Rivers, Calontir – 8 classes, 6 in AR
#75. Ellen Canfield (7 years old), Northshield – 8 classes, 6 in European Dance
76. Lynn Kitsman, Trimaris – 8 classes, 6 in textiles
77. Ira Torresdottir, Outlands – 8 classes, 6 in textiles
78. Angilique Doucette, Trimaris – 8 classes, 6 in Dance
79. Edward Pouttedefer, Trimaris – 8 classes, 6 in Dance
80. Anada Barianan Valient de Firze, Middle – 8 classes, 6 in AR, culinary focus
81. Harra of Timewydd, Middle – 8 classes


Kingdom Totals to date
(10 Kingdoms so far):

Meridies: 19 scholars

Calontir: 16 scholars

Ansteorra: 11 scholars

Gleann Abahnn: 9 scholars

Trimaris: 9 scholars

Middle: 8 scholars

Northshield: 4 scholars

Outlands: 3 scholars

Aethelmarc: 2 scholars

Atenveldt: 1 scholar

Congrats to Wednesday Gulf Wars Scholars!

Hats off to these folks who completed the Gulf Wars Scholars Challenge
– 18 Total Scholars by Wednesday of war!!

scholarsq5. Helen, Meridies – 8 classes, 6 in one area

6. Brent Chandle, Ansteorra – 6 scribal classes

7. Morganne, Gleann Abahnn – 6 scribal classes

8. Lilian Bowyer, Calontir – 8 classes

9. Anastasia da Carrera, Calontir – 8 classes

10. Emily Blitch, Meridies – 8 classes

11. Gwlados Vachan, Triumaris – 8 classes, 6 in AR, topic: Medieval Life

12. Rowena Macara, Aethelmarc – 6 classes in AR

13. Asa Birgidersdottir, Gleann Abahnn – 8 classes

14. Sarah Duckworth, Meridies – 8 classes

15. Matsumura Hideaki, Meridies – 6 classes in Japanese/Asian topics

16. Hildegard Bergerin, Meridies  – 8 classes, 6 in AR, topic: Medieval Life

17. Juliana MacNayre, Calontir – 8 classes, 6 in AR

18. Nest Ffynnon, Calontir – 8 classes

Kingdom Totals to date (7 Kingdoms so far):

Meridies: 4 scholars

Ansteorra: 4 scholars

Calontir:  4 scholars

Gleann Abahnn: 3 scholars

Trimaris: 1 scholar

Outlands: 1 scholar

Aethelmarc:  1 scholar

Cool GW A&S Challenge Statistics

So, for those of you who like numbers, data and/or competitions:

82 total folks met the challenge!

meridiesBy Kingdom – total 10 kingdoms:

  • 23 from Meridies
  • 12 from Trimaris
  • 12 from Ansteorra
  • 8 from Calontir
  • 7 from Midrealm
  • 6 from Outlands
  • 4 from Gleann Abhann
  • 4 from Atlantia
  • 2 from Northshield
  • 1 from Caid – yea!
  • 2 from unknown kingdoms (Enise bint Oghuz & Katherine of the Mallow Marsh we’d love to know!)

By type of challenge:

61 folks had 8 or more classes!

AR sign only30 folks had at least 6 classes in one GW area:

  • 13 in Artisans Row
  • 8 in al-Mahala
  • 3 in Early Period Life
  • 2 in European Dance
  • 1 in Scribal
  • and 3 whose area wasn’t noted (Morgan Goch Bengrek, Drahomira Kosice & Kogitsune Calla Yuri we’d love to know!)

cropped-image004.jpg22 folks had at least 6 classes in a specific topic:

  • 8 – Textiles (Fiber arts, costuming, Embroidery, etc.)
  • 4 – Cooking
  • 3 – Blacksmithing
  • 3 – Woodworking
  • 2  – European Dance
  • 1 – Botanical Arts
  • 1 – Celtic/Norse Culture

NO ONE met the Diversity challenge with at least 1 class in each of 6 GW areas (Goal for next year?!)

Congrats to Thursday’s 21 A&S Challenge Winners!

  • unnamedJulianna Macnayre – Calontir (8 classes, 6 in cooking)
  • Chrishanne inghean Fearghus – Ansteorra (8 classes)
  • Paloma De Orozco – Ansteorra (8 classes)
  • Arnora – Ansteorra/Bordermarch (8 classes)
  • Sarah de Warenne – Glean Abhann (6 in Fiber Arts)
  • Roselyn of Aberdeen – Calontir (6 in Norse/Celtic Culture)
  • Hildegard Bergerin – Meridies (8 classes)
  • Gilles Tesserant – Meridies (6 in a topic)
  • Elaine – Calontir (8 classes/6 in one topic)
  • Amye Barrington – Atlantia (8 classes/6 in Artisans Row)
  • Isabeau Bernac – Outlands (8 classes)
  • Lynn Kitzman – Trimaris (8 classes/6 in costuming)
  • Duncan de Bard – Ansterroa (8 classes)
  • Thorgeir – Anseorra (8 classes)
  • Alianora Kyte – Meridies (8 classes)
  • Keterlyn von Eltz – Outlands (8 classes)
  • Crescentia Fuggerin – Midrealm (8 classes)
  • Laurin O’Kealaine – Meridies (8 classes)
  • Dmitrii Zhirov – Midrealm (8 classes/6 in al-Mahala/6 in cooking)
  • Katherine of the Mallow Marsh (8 classes)
  • Enise bint Oghuz – ???? (6 in al – Mahala) – let us know your kingdom!

Visit the A&S War Point Competition – 2014

AnsteorraThe populace is invited to visit the A&S War Point Competition on Thursday, 3/13 from 1- 4pm at Bede Hall

Ansteorra Entries

  1. Ansteorran Queen’s Glove – Champion
  2. From Parchment to Page
  3. ‘A Purs of Lether, Tassld’ in Silk’
  4. Iconography
  5. 15th century maiolica plate
  6. Opus Anglicanum George and the Dragon
  7. A 16th Century Gilded Kaftan
  8. Jehovah Blew With His Winds and They Were Scattered
  9. Menpo (Japanese Face Armor)
  10. Baked Mete A-nother Manere

Alternates

11.   World of Glass Beads
12.   Pre-17th Century Persian Dance

trimarisTrimarian Entries

  1. Medea’s Monologue based upon the play Medea by Euripedes
  2. 15th Century Linen Banner
  3. 14th Century Women’s Headwear
  4. Reproduction of Tablet Weaving from Snartemo Grave V
  5. Mid 14th Century Great helm
  6. Wheel lock rifle
  7. Making and calibrating a Norse Sun Compass
  8. 14th Century Relic Kit
  9. 16th c childs stick horse
  10. Manesse Codex

Alternates

11.  9th c Slavic Shoe found at Mecklenberg Castle in Germany
12.  Replica of an Early 14th Century Pewter Button

gleann-abhannGleann Abhann Entries

  1. Roman Cosmetics
  2. Hurdy Gurdy
  3. Irish sean nos
 Alternate : Glass Beads

meridiesMeridian Entries

  1. Iron Ore to Bloom Steel Blade
  2. A Florentine Lady’s Outfit of the 1480s
  3. A New Way to Weave: Anglo-Saxon Interweave/Trichinopoly

Alternate:  Viking Ale