Our Baron and Baroness
Hrolf Herjölfssen (Cary Lenehan) and Madelaine de Bourgogne (Marjorie Lenehan)
The Baron and Baroness rule the Barony in the King’s Name
Email: Baron@ynysfawr.lochac.sca.org or Baroness@ynysfawr.lochac.sca.org
Seneschal (President) - Anna Felice Tavistock (Nicole Hellessey)
The Seneschal (sen-a-shell) is the administrative head of the group and assists the Baron and Baroness to help make the Barony run smoothly. All the other officers report to the Seneschal. Email: Seneschal@ynysfawr.lochac.sca.org
Chatelaine (Newcomers Relations) - Wulfgar Jarnsiða (Dan Russell)
If you are new to the SCA, you may like to visit our Newcomers Page for FAQs. Alternatively if you would like to contact someone in the SCA in Tasmania you can send an email to Chatelaine@ynysfawr.lochac.sca.org and Lord Wulfgar will contact you when he is able.
Chirurgeon – Perran of Lyskyret (Peter Apted)
The Chirurgeon provides first aid at Society events. (The word “Chirurgeon” is a medieval term from which the modern “Surgeon” is derived.)
Knight Marshall – Sir Guillaume d’Oze (Ben King)
The Marshals are in charge of the arts of war and tourney. These include missile combat, target archery, siege artillery and heavy foot combat. Their primary concern is the adherence to the various rules and conventions on equipment and behaviour of the field of combat. The Head of the Marshals is called the Knight Marshal.
Rapier Marshall - Perran of Lyskyret (Peter Apted)
The Rapier Marshall is in charge of the Rapier Arts
Dromond Herald - Drusticc inigena Eddarrnonn (Alice Finlayson)
There are two main areas of heraldry: Voice heraldry deals with making announcements at court and introducing combatants. And book heraldry deals with people’s SCA name and coat of arms. Email: Dromond_Herald@ynysfawr.lochac.sca.org
Constable (Safety Officer) – Beatrix Aetholsdottir of Jelling (Betty North)
A Constable’s job is to ensure the disclaimers and paperwork are completed
and to look after the lost and found at events.
Arts & Sciences – Aryanwhen Guenhwyvar verch Anerain (Pip Woodfield)
The Arts and Sciences minister fosters learning within the Barony. Arts are creative endeavours like sewing, calligraphy, singing, juggling, painting and more. While the sciences include brewing, cooking, medieval & games etc.
Gold Key (South) - Beatrix Aetholsdottir of Jelling (Betty North)
Gold key is in charge of the things we loan out to newcomers; clothes, goblets and bowls
Lists – Hrolf Herjölfssen (Cary Lenehan)
The lists officer keeps track of who is fighting whom at tourneys. They work out who has been eliminated and who has made it to the final bout.
Quartermaster – Aidan Brock (Kevin Hotson)
Keeps an inventory of all Ynys Fawr’s assets.
The Canton of Lightwood (Incipient)
Seneschal - Mariot de Bonnay (Dayle Wilkie)
A canton is a sub-group similar to a shire, but with strong ties to its parent group. The canton of Lightwood is based in Geeveston initially, but will spread out over time to encompass the whole Huon Valley. There’s a website to tell you more about it.