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
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Arms: Gules, on a bend sinister between two griffins segreant argent an arrow purpure.

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Badge: Fieldless, a pheon within a triquetra gules.
Award & Office Badges
Companion of the Order of the Silver Crescent Companion of the Order of the Maunche Sagittarius Companion of the Order of the Burdened Tyger Quintavian Keeper of the Light

Quintavian Keeper of the Chalice Quintavian Keeper of the Golden Arrow
Seneschal Archery Marshal


I started in the SCA in 1983 in the Barony of Carolingia as Morwyn ferch Gruffydd. I was inactive from 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

  • Seneschal, Quintavia (10/2013 - 11/2015)
  • Deputy Seneschal, Quintavia (5/2008 - 10/2013, 11/2015 - present)
  • Minister of Arts and Sciences, Quintavia (2/2010 - 10/2013)
  • Captain of Archers, Quintavia (11/2007 - 3/2011)
  • Archery Marshall (5/2007 - present)
  • Member of the Archery Champions' Team at Pennsic (2007)
  • Journeyman member of the Keepers of Athena's Thimble
  • Member of Queen Marguerite's Guard
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Order of the Silver Crescent (2/12/2011)
  • Order of the Maunche (4/14/2012)
  • Order of the Burdened Tyger, for Edward III and Thyra II Coronation feast (4/11/2015)

Event Staff

  • Gopher and kitchen help, Crossroads at Canterbury, 9/21-23/2007
  • Autocrat, Quintavia Hafla, 3/7/2009
  • Hall setup/cleanup coordinator, Crown Tournament, 10/31/2009
  • Marshal-in-Charge of Archery, Sommer Draw, 2008, 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
  • Iron Chef judge, Quintavia Cooking Schola, 4/12/2014
  • Marshal-in-Charge of Archery, Quintavia Novice Tourney, 5/17/2014
  • Head cook, Coronation of Edward III and Thyra II, 9/27/2014
  • Head cook, Quintavia Hafla, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015
  • Dayboard cook, Sommer Draw, 2009, 2011-2015
  • Head cook, Feast of St. John Baptiste, 6/20/15
  • Dayboard cook, Crown Tourney, 11/7/2015
  • Autocrat, Coronation of Kenric III and Avelina III, 4/9/2016


Yeomen: Lord Finan Archer, Lord Murdoch Macrae, Lady Sarah bat Jakob
Student: Lady Sarah bat Jakob
Apprentice to Mistress Eleanore MacCarthaigh
Yeoman to Master Li Kung Lo (2005-2010)
Damoiselle to Mistress Caryl de Trecesson (1987-1993, as Morwyn)
Apprentice to Master Johannes von Narrenstein (1984-1987, as Morwyn)

Classes Taught

  • Viking Wire Weaving
  • Beginning Kumihimo
  • Advanced Kumihimo
  • Kumihimo for Kids
  • Making a Leather Fencing Gorget
  • Making a Simple Leather Beltpouch
  • Middle Eastern Spices
  • Making a Medieval Meal from Pre-Prepared Food
  • Basic Knife Skills for Cooking

Activities and Interests

  • archery and fletching
  • bookbinding
  • calligraphy and illumination
  • cooking
  • embroidery and beadwork
  • fencing
  • kumihimo
  • leatherwork
  • sewing and garb
  • Viking wire weaving

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