Alexander Makcristyne

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Alexander Makcristyne in Pumpkin Pants.
Information
Resides: Live in Eisental, Plays with Hartshorn-dale (Berks County Pa.)
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
Heraldry
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Or, in pale two ravens within a bordure sable
Award & Office Badges
Companion of the Order of the Golden Mantle
TWMarshal

Introduction

Thegn Alexander Makcristyne

Currently resides in Berks County Pa. and plays with the Shire of Hartshorn-Dale

I have been in and out of the SCA for 26 years. I came in as an unpaid member when I was 16. I took a small break as I entered the Army and was deployed for a year, but came back after I returned to the states. This was short lived because of a broken back. Once I healed and moved back to PA I started again, but due to my service injuries I could not take up heavy combat anymore. I explored and found a new love in Thrown Weapons, shortly after that Archery, and fencing, which I became a marshal for all three. On the softer side of the SCA I took up officer position as a Shire's Thrown Weapons Marshal. Later after most of Berks county broke away from Eisental I was the first Seneschal of Incpt. Shire of Archers Ford, unfortunaetly this Incpt. folded shortly after I stepped down. My art is one that many enjoy very much, I have a talent for creating booze! Anything, almost, of the liquid libation I have created, both period and non-Period alike. I am currently doubled belt to my Mistress Her Excellency Mistress Micheal Almond de Champagne.

Persona

I am currently a late 7th century Sutton Hoo Anglo-Saxon. I have always dabbled in this time frame, but until a few Pennsics ago did I nail it down the exact time frame and culture I wanted.

Offices & Positions

  • Warranted Thrown Weapons Marshal, 2003 - Still active warrant
  • Warranted Archery Marshal, 2006 - 2015
  • Became Shire Thrown Weapons Marshal Marshal of Eisental, 2011ish - 2012
  • Seneschal of Incpt. Shire of Archers Ford, 2013 - 2016
  • Barter Town Sheriff 2013 - Current
  • Warranted Fencing Marshal, 2014 - 2016
  • East Kingdom War Point Coordinator (Pennsic) 2015 - 2017
  • Became the Thrown Weapons Marshal of Hartshorn-dale 2017 - Current

Event Staff

  • Pennsic Thrown Weapons Marshal 2003-2015,
  • MIC Thrown Weapons & Archery Marshal for EKWC (Eisental) 2012,
  • Pennsic Archery Marshal 2012 & 2013,
  • Event Steward for St. Aegir's brewing Festival 2013 - 2016,
  • SCA Barter Town Sheriff swap meet Pennsic 2013 - 2017,
  • Pennsic Volunteer War Point Coordinator 2015 - 2017
  • Alcohol Coordinator for Know World Party at Pennsic 2015,
  • Bartender (devil) of Liqueurs at Queen's Tea 2015,
  • Event Steward for RP Shire Wars V Oct 16-18 2015
  • MiC Thrown Weapons at Shire Wars VI Oct 14-16 2016
  • Brewing Village Coordinator at Artisan's Village June 16-18 2017
  • MiC Thrown Weapons at Shire Wars VII Oct 21-23 2017
  • Brewing coordinator/Room for Known World A&S Hartshorn-Dale March 9-11 2018

Projects & Publications

Policies (draft) written for how to teach and handle handicap on the Thrown Weapons range 2010 (Update yearly)(Out of date) Will be doing a YouTube video in the Summer of 2018

Brewing

  • Mead brewing 2005 - still brewing,
  • Several meads paneled by the IKBG Pennsic 2006 - 2016,
  • Won the Barony of Settmour Swamp's brewing competition, March 2014
  • 14th century Period mead paneled by EKBG 2014
  • Mulsum (period dry wine) paneled by EKBG 2015
  • Created a 1393 French Bochet (brewing Abbey aided) 2015
  • Created several Liqueurs for Queen's Tea 2015
  • Created a Kropnikas for EKBG pannel 2015
  • Created a Cyser for EKBG pannel 2015
  • Created a Hippocras for EKBG pannel 2015
  • Barony of Bhakail's Brewing Champion Dec 2015-2016
  • Competed in 2016 K&Q A&S
  • Created a Karwijzaad (Kummel) for EKBG pannel at Mudthaw 2016
  • Created a Gruit for Artisan Village 2016
  • Taught Beginning & Advanced Mead Brewing at Pennsic 2016
  • Created Sir Digby's Raspberry White Wine for EKBG paneel 2017
  • Conducted 2 demos on how to make Basic mead over an open fire, one hands one for bystanders at Artisan's Village, June 2017
  • Co-taught a class at Pennsic 2017, Brewing over an open fire
  • Received the best of event for two meads reaching a score of 94/100 at River Wars 2017
  • Taught a class at Known World A&S Hartshorn-Dale March 9-11th 2018

More Information

Founder of the Household known as Clan Conall, a service based house. Abbot of the Abbey of St. Aegir, a Brewing household. Protapp under Her Excellency Mistress Micheal Almond de Champagne, who recently just moved to Atlantia. I hold Thrown Weapons for the Physically challenged class every year at Pennsic. To go with the class at Pennsic I also run a tournament for Physically challenged.