Aleksei Dmitriev

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Lord Aleksei Dmitriev as a guard for Queen Marguerite.
Resides: Shire of Quintavia
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
Gules, on a bend sinister between two griffins segreant argent an arrow purpure.
Award & Office Badges
SagittariusCompanion of the Order of the Silver CrescentCompanion of the Order of the Maunche
Archery MarshalMinister of Arts and Science


I started in the SCA in 1983 in the Barony of Carolingia as Morwyn ferch Gruffydd. I became inactive in 1993 until 2003, when I became active in the Shire of Quintavia as Aleksei Dmitriev.


Aleksei Dmitriev is a 14th century Russian lord born in the area of Smolensk, but who traveled east to help fight the Mongols. His father was Dmitri Ivanovich.

Offices & Positions

  • Archery Marshall (5/2007 - present)
  • Member of the Archery Champions' Team at Pennsic (2007)
  • Captain of Archers, Quintavia (11/2007 - present)
  • Deputy Seneschal, Quintavia (5/2008 - present)
  • Apprentice member of the Keepers of Athena's Thimble
  • Minister of Arts and Sciences, Quintavia (2/2010 - present)
  • Member of Queen Marguerite's Guard
  • Editor of Ars Scientia Orientalis (EK A&S Newsletter)
  • Member of Queen Avelina's Guard


  • Award of Arms (7/25/1987)
  • Master Bowman (achieved 6/15/2006, recognized 6/24/2006)
  • Keeper of the Light (Quintavia service award) (6/21/2008)
  • Grand Master Bowman (achieved 9/13/2009, recognized 10/31/2009)
  • Companion of the Order of the Sagittarius (10/31/2009)
  • Keeper of the Golden Arrow (Quintavia archery award) (6/5/2010)
  • Keeper of the Chalice (Quintavia A&S award) (12/12/2010)
  • Companion of the Order of the Silver Crescent (2/12/2011)
  • Companion of the Order of the Maunche (4/14/2012)

Event Staff

  • Gopher and kitchen help, Crossroads at Canterbury, 9/21-23/2007
  • Head cook, Quintavia Hafla, 2/23/2008
  • Marshal-in-Charge of Archery, Sommer Draw, 6/20-22/2008
  • Autocrat, Quintavia Hafla, 3/7/2009
  • Hall setup/cleanup coordinator, Crown Tournament, 10/31/2009
  • Head cook, Quintavia Hafla, 3/13/2010
  • Marshal-in-Charge of Archery, Sommer Draw, 6/4-6/2010
  • Head cook, Duello, 11/20/2010
  • Head cook, A Saturday with Shakespeare, 4/9/2011
  • Head cook, King's and Queen's Rapier Championship, 2/4/2012
  • Head cook, Quintavia Hafla, 3/10/2012


At Birka in January 2011, Finan Archer became my first yeoman.
At Birka in January 2012, I became an apprentice to Mistress Eleanore MacCarthaigh.

Apprentice to Master Johannes von Narrenstein (1984-1987, as Morwyn)
Damoiselle to Mistress Caryl de Trecesson (1987-1993, as Morwyn)
Yeoman to Master Li Kung Lo (2005-2010)

Classes Taught

Hrim Schola, 3/17/2012
  • Kumihimo for Kids
  • Viking Wire Weaving
  • Advanced Kumihimo
All Things Pointy (K&Q Rapier Champs), 1/22/2011
  • Making a Leather Fencing Gorget
Carolingia Cooking Schola, 10/30/2010
  • Middle Eastern Spices
  • Making a Medieval Meal from Pre-Prepared Food
Bergental Novice Schola, 2/27/2010
  • Beginning Kumihimo
  • Viking Wire Weaving
Bergental Novice Schola, 2/16/2008
  • Beginning Kumihimo
  • Making a Simple Leather Beltpouch

Activities and Interests

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