Metal Etched Brass Weregild Coins

Metal Etched Brass Weregild Coins

A Prize Worthy of a Viking Duel Coming up in our Shire of Trinovantia Nova on June 18, 2015 we’ll be holding an Einvigi inspired rapier combat tournament.  In researching the history and traditions of Einvigi duels, I ran across a reference to weregild (gold...

Ship’s Caulker

Well here I stand before you A sad and simple man Upon the…”good ship White Rose!” Far from my beloved land. There’s many noble roles When you sail upon the sea Like our noble Captain… But alas…that is not me! There is our true-eyed...
Oh! Shiny…

Oh! Shiny…

When asked to make something very neat, for someone rather awesome, my answer was a fairly calm, if somewhat stunned “Y-yes, I could do some drawings for that… what do you have in mind.”   While my inner voice was going “ Really?! Me? I’ve always wanted...
Scottish Weights and Measures by Beathán MacFinnon

Scottish Weights and Measures by Beathán MacFinnon

Since my persona is a Scottish nobleman from the region of Iona, and a judge of weights and measures on the council of Finlaggan, I thought I would learn about the topic. Following is an article detailing what I’ve learned about the quantities and etymology of...

Instructional Techniques

In the SCA, formal training relationships are created, classes are taught to large groups, crafts and skills are taught to small groups. Following are a series of articles in which will be introduced learning factors and methods of encouraging learning in groups and...