Aleksei Dmitriev

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Rytsar Aleksei Dmitriev at Black Rose Ball, 2016.
Information
Resides: Barony of Bergental
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
Heraldry
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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 PelicanCompanion 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 Order of the Cup of Saint Brigid
Seneschal ArMarshal

Introduction

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. In March of 2018, I moved to the barony of Bergental

Persona

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

Offices & Positions

  • Seneschal, Bergental (4/2018 - present)
  • Chronicler, Quintavia (6/2016 - 3/2018)
  • Seneschal, Quintavia (10/2013 - 11/2015)
  • 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

Awards

  • 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, 12/19/2016)
  • 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)
  • Order of the Burdened Tyger, for Kenric III and Avelina III Coronation event (8/27/2016)
  • Quintavia Archery Defender (6/2016-8/2017)
  • Order of the Cup of Saint Brigid (Bergental service award) (3/24/18)
  • Order of the Pelican (6/2/2018)

Event Staff

(partial list)

  • Autocrat, Quintavia Hafla, 3/7/2009
  • Coordinator hall setup/cleanup, 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
  • Dayboard cook and Judge for Iron Chef, 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, 2014-2017
  • Dayboard cook, Sommer Draw, 2009, 2011-2015
  • Head cook, Feast of St. John Baptiste, 6/20/15
  • Head cook, Crown Tourney, 11/7/2015
  • Autocrat, Coronation of Kenric III and Avelina III, 4/9/2016
  • Autocrat, King's and Queen's Archery & Thrown Weapons Championship, 6/4/2016
  • Head cook, Coronation of Brion III and Anna III, 10/1/2016
  • Class Coordinator, Embroidery Schola, 2/25/17
  • Food Plan Coordinator and cook, Battle of Five Armies, 8/25-27/2017
  • Head cook, Crown Tourney, 11/4/2017
  • Autocrat, Coronation of Brennan III and Caoilfhionn III, 4/7/2018

Relationships

Yeomen: Lord Finan Archer, Lord Murdoch Macrae, Lady Elena Alekseikovna
Student: Lady Elena Alekseikovna

Formerly:
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 Seam Treatments
  • Petit Point Embroidery
  • 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
  • jewelry making (including Viking wire weaving)
  • kumihimo
  • leatherwork
  • sewing and garb
  • silk painting and banner making
  • weaving, inkle and tablet

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