Alienor Hathaway

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Alienor Hathaway
Resides: Shire of Panthervale
Awards: Order of Precedence
Gules, three ducks naiant argent
Award & Office Badges
Award of Arms Companion of the Order of the Silver Brooch Troubadour
Minister of Arts and Science


Alienor joined the Society in A.S. XXXV in the Barony of the Jararvellir (Madison, WI) in Northshield when it was still a Middle Kingdom Principality. She moved to the East and the Shire of Panther Vale in A.S. XLVI. She has several awards for the arts in Northshield including a Grant of Arms that came with her entrance to the Order of Brigits Flame. In addition to the performing arts, she focuses on poetry. She enjoys embroidery, beading, and helping people with their research. She delights in delving into research of any type. Personal interests include the history of marginalized people, Book curses, and the Robin Hood legends.


Alienor Hathaway in from Barnsdale, Yorkshire. Her mother is French. Her father was a spice merchant that traveled frequently when she was a child. Her father eventually rose to his position at court due to an outbreak of the sweating illness that took the senior line of the family. Alienor benefited from an enlighten circle and education provided to highborn ladies of her time. She especially loved music and the humanities. Alienor also often portrays her own ancestor and dresses in 12th-century attire.

Offices & Positions

  • Minister of Arts and Sciences, Shire of Panthervale, 2019 - Present
  • Northern Region A&S Champion, 2018-2019
  • Minister of Arts and Sciences, Shire of Panthervale ca. 2013 - 2015
  • Kingdom Bard of Northshield, 2009
  • Baronial Bard, Jararvellir in Northshield, 2007
  • Baronial co-Fool, Jararvellir in Northshield, 2005
  • Chatelaine, Jararvellir in Northshield, ca. 2004 - 2006

East Kingdom Awards

EK Order of Precedence

  • Troubadour, First Court of Wilhelm & Vienna, 2018
  • Consort's Award of Esteem, Panteria XXIII / K&Q Thrown Weapons Championship, 2018
  • Silver Brooch, Panteria XXIV, 2019

Awards from other Kingdoms

Northshield Order of Precedence

  • Order of Brigits Flame, Kingdom of Northshield 1/19/2008
  • Crwth, Principality of Northshield, 9/18/2004
  • Award of Arms, Kingdom of Middle, 7/13/2002

Event Staff

  • Bardic Madness: Online Edition, Deputy for Chat Monitoring 2020
  • Bardic and Coffeehouse coordinator, Panteria, 2015 - Present
  • Arts and Sciences Competition and Display, Panteria, 2015 - 2016

Current Guild membership

  • Member, East Kingdom College of Performers
  • Member, East Kingdom Soothsayers Guild


  • Jararvellir Music and Voice Guild, 2001 - 2011
  • Jararvellir Fool and Theater Guild, 2001 - 2011
  • Northshield Choir, 2002 - 2011
  • Known World Choir, 2017 - 2018
  • Known World Players Journeyman, Forbidden Pennsic, 2019
  • East Kingdom Ad-hoc Choir (present)
  • Opera dell'Est (present) -- 8/23/2020 Performance

Online Performances

Classes taught

  • The History of the Jester, Virtual Known World Cooks & Bards 2021
  • Introduction to Commedia del Arte
  • Secret Jews of the Iberian Peninsula, Virtual Studium Generale 2021
  • Was there a Historic Robin Hood?
  • Jews and Muslims of the Iberian Peninsula
  • Who Killed the Princes in the Tower?
  • Getting started with Performing Arts
  • Kabbalah and the Renaissance
  • The Period Bard
  • Anathema: The Book Curse -- YouTube Video
  • Creating a Bardic Story Box and other Tools -- Part 1 || Part 2
  • Evolution of Robin Hood -- Bardic War 2021
  • Secret Jews of the Iberian Peninsula, Virtual - Known World Colegio de Iberia 2021 --YouTube Video Handout

Research Projects

Resource List - LGBTQIA+ In Period

Resource List - Disability Studies in SCA period

Resource List - Diversity and Ethnicity in Europe pre-1600

Preferred titles and pronouns

Alienor has chosen to use "Lady Alienor" as her title because "Honorable" would not have been used in Renaissance England. She uses standard English feminine pronouns (she/her/hers).

In Case of Court

Alienor loves ceremonial occasions. For in-person court, she has no preference between surprises or summons. She will be happy to receive an award in virtual court during the time of plague. She has a very young baby and it is hard to attend virtual recordings without a warning. Artisans using their creativity to whatever scroll they choose is humbling and amazing. She would love to have historical inspiration made available to her. If the opportunity arises, she would appreciate a scroll by her apprentice sister Aurelia Colleoni a'Buccafurno. In case of an award, she would appreciate informing her Laurel, Master Tiberius Iulius Rufus and her husband, Lord Edward Talbot.