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Market Day at Birka 2014
Resides: Shire of Quintavia
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
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Award & Office Badges
Award of Arms


Lady Fortune Sancte Keyne, currently the Chatelaine of the Shire of Quintavia An Älterdame of House Strangewayes

As of October 2015 I am a protege to Master Dorio of the Oaks, Baron Stonemarche.


A Venetian courtesan with a Welsh name.

The daughter of an Italian noblewoman and a Welsh fabric merchant, raised in Venice with her mother's family when her parents passed away when she was young. Having a noblewoman's education and skills, but not quite the position due to her father's dealing in trade. Not suited for the cloistered life of the nunnery, Fortune found the best position for her was as one of Venice's famous courtesans.

As a cortigiana onesti, or honest courtesan, she hosts fabulous parties and holds salons for artists, poets, and politicians. Lady Fortune is widowed, probably, it has been some time since we've seen what's-his-name. He lived on the mainland anyway. She also spends much of her time educating others, and mentoring other young ladies who might follow the courtesan path.

Offices & Positions

Chatelaine of Quintavia, July 2011 - present


Because the OP is out of date and I am unable to edit the multiple entries in which I am listed:

Award of Arms- Coronation of Andreas IV and Gabrielle II - April 2009 (as Fortune St Tysilio)

Companion of the Furison - Harper's Retreat 2012

Keeper of the Light of Quintavia - Shire Yule 2012

Queen's Award of Esteem - Black Rose Ball 2014

Seamstress to the Baronessa of Stonemarche (Maria Pagani)

Seamstress to their Majesties Edward and Marguerite

Seamstress to their Majesties Edward II and Thyra

Event Staff

  • Co-Autocrat Stonemarche Baronial Birthday 2011
  • Autocrat for Simply Allegorical: A Masque in Venice November 15, 2014
  • Autocrat Quintavia Yule 2015

Contrada Ferrari Captain for Palio di Stonemarche for the last three Palio games (Two outta three victories ain't bad!)

Projects & Publications

April 2015 I started a blog: http://fortunefavorsfabric.blogspot.com/

Website with my class notes: http://sites.google.com/site/fortunesnotes/ Classes:

Quick and Dirty Viking Garb

The Pilgrim Bag

Late Period Venetian Women's Garb

Period Italian Drawers (which was taught for the first time Pennsic 2015)


Viking Sailor Moon http://fortunefavorsfabric.blogspot.com/2015/04/pics-or-it-didnt-happen-viking-sailor.html

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