The Baron & Baroness of Ben Dunfirth

Jørgen Lennertson (He/Him) & Meredyth Llwellyn (She/Her)

(George Bird & Alicia York-Bird)

Their Excellencies, otherwise know as the Baronial Nobles of Ben Dunfirth, are the ceremonial heads of the Barony. They represent their respective branch across The Kingdom of Ealdormere and The SCA.

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Baronial Seneschal

Howell James of Town’s End (they/she)

(Emily Townshend)

The Seneschal is the administrative and legal leader of a group in the SCA. They are responsible for running meetings, submitting reports, and all other forms of administrative duties.

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Chatelaine

Gabriel Ryan (They/Them)

(Erika Ryan)

The Chatelaine or Castellan is responsible for assisting new members to the Society by answering questions and connecting them to individuals who organize activities they are interested in.

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Exchequer

THL Bellatrix Hespeler (He/They/Hun)

(Glenn Shilletto)

The Exchequer handles the finances of the barony. They are responsible for managing and reporting the financial activities of the barony.

Armoured Combat Marshal

Minq the Skinner (He/Him)

(Brent Moore)

The Armoured Combat Marshal oversees Armoured Combat activities within their respective barony. They are responsible for inspecting all fighters’ gear and weapons prior to entering the field to ensure it meets the standards in the Marshal’s Handbook.

The Armoured Combat Marshal runs the weekly fight practices and may be contacted regarding loaner gear for new fighters.

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Fencing Marshal

David of Ben Dunfirth (He/Him)

(Dave)

The Armoured Combat Marshal oversees Armoured Combat activities within their respective barony. They are responsible for inspecting all fighters’ gear and weapons prior to entering the field to ensure it meets the standards in the Marshal’s Handbook.

The Armoured Combat Marshal runs the weekly fight practices and may be contacted regarding loaner gear for new fighters.

Thrown Weapons Marshal

Meredyth Llwellyn (She/Her)

(Alicia York-Bird)

The Thrown Weapons Marshal oversees all thrown weapon activities within their respective barony. They are responsible for running the field and inspecting all participants.

*Baroness Meredyth is currently seeking applicants for the Thrown Weapons Marshal position

Archery Marshal

THL Don the Duckman (He/Him)

(Don Intini)

The Archery Marshal oversees all Archery activities within their respective barony. They are responsible for safely running the archery range at baronial events and inspecting the archer’s gear prior to entering the range.

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Youth Combat Marshal

Howell James of Town’s End (they/she)

(Emily Townshend)

The Armoured Combat Marshal oversees Youth Combat activities within their respective barony. They are responsible for ensuring all Youth Combat participants’ weapons and armour are safe and meet the current requirements as per Kingdom guidelines.

Herald / Pursuivant

Mabel (They/Them)

(Mikah Foubert)

The Herald/Pursuivant is responsible for announcing court business for their respective barony.

The Herald/Pursuivant is also responsible for running, opening, and closing the weekly baronial meeting.

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Chronicler

*Baroness Meredyth Llwellyn (She/Her)

(Alicia York-Bird)

The Chronicler is responsible for all official baronial publications. They publish The Clarion on a monthly basis, updating the barony on recent news, honours, awards, and highlight the work of its members.

*Baroness Meredyth is currently seeking applicants for the Chronicler position

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Webminister

Fischer (They/Them)

(Robin McConnell)

The Webminister is responsible for all things relating to the official website of the barony. That’s me! Hi!

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Arts & Sciences Minister

N/A

N/A

The Minister of Arts and Sciences (MoAS) is responsible for supporting study into art forms, technologies, and those aspects of culture relating to their use, both in period and in Society activities.

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Signet

Seigneur Baudouin de Domrémy (He/Him)

(Scott Unger)

The Signet is responsible for coordinating all matters regarding scrolls within their respective barony.

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Social Media Officer

Brand Thorwaldsen (He/Him)

(Blair DeMarco-Wettlaufer)

The Social Media Officer encourages the enthusiastic but responsible use of social media on a variety of platforms to support the goals of the Society and is responsible for updating the social media platforms with the most recent news within their respective barony.