Alison swearing Fealty to Konrad and Brenwen
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Lady Alison Wodehalle lives within the Shire of Hartshorn-dale in the Southern region of the East Kingdom. She has served 4 years as East Kingdom Chatelaine, and prior to that served as Southern Region Deputy Chatelaine, Hartshorn-dale Chatelaine, and Hartshorn-dale's pursuivant (herald). She has served as autocrat for the shire's large Greenlane Demo event for 5 years from 2004 to 2008, and created Nova Schola, serving as autocrat for 3 years from 2007-2009. Alison also ran gate for Crown Tourney hosted by Hartshorn-dale spring 2011, and for Dining with Lorenzo spring 2012.
She is a member of two households, Valodin and St Walburga. Valodin is a service oriented household in the southern region, and St Walburga is a heraldic sisterhood.
Her SCA interests center around sewing and costuming, with a concentration on research into 14th century life in and around southeastern England and France. She enjoys creating and teaching construction of the Gothic Fitted Dress, as well as researching possible alternative methods of construction. She enjoys embroidery, tablet weaving, & fingerloop braiding, as well as other means of embellishing both the garments and the accessories. She enjoys teaching these topics as well. Alison does all of her own costuming, and has dressed several of her friends, providing part of the Coronation garments worn by Aiketerine I, and a dress worn at the Investiture of Baroness Bhakail, Sabine de Kerbriant.
At Southern Region War Camp 2015, Alison was awarded the Silver Crescent by their glorious Majesties Darius, known as Omega, and Etheldreda.
Her primary persona is from Kent, and was born about 1360. She enjoys research of life in this culture, concentrating on costuming, but including all aspects of life, such as dining habits, occupations for women, & childbearing. Alison also enjoys learning more about the culture of the Indian sub-continent within period, and more about the Danes or Northmen for the 8th and 9th centuries, and of course the costuming for these cultures.