Jessa d'Avondale

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Resides: Barony of Settmour Swamp
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
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I have been a member of the SCA since 1984, and was made a Companion of the Pelican by Lucan & Elpeth in 1997. My husband (Sir Mitchell MacBain) and I live in the Barony of Settmour Swamp.

Offices & Positions Webmaster: 2006 - present

East Kingdom Seneschal's website - Designer and Webmaster: 2008 - 2021

Member of the 'Webfolks' maintaining the website: 1996 - 2005

Pennsic War website - Designer and Webmaster: 2003 - 2012, 2014 - 2018

Barony of Settmour Swamp website Designer and Webmaster: 1996 - 2005

Pennsic 23 Dance & Music Coordinator: 1994

Tournaments Illuminated Deputy Editor: 1992-1994

Pikestaff co-Chronicler (EK Newsletter) with my husband, Mitchell MacBain: 1988-90

Co-Chronicler of The Mudpuppy (Barony of Settmour Swamp), with Mitchell MacBain, Robin Argyll du Coeur Ailé, and Aleksandra de Accipitre: 1985 - 1987

Autocrat for:
1990: St. Valentine's Celebration (Marwick)
1991: Afternoon of Dance (Marwick)
1993: Coronation of Gregor & Christence (Settmour Swamp)
1994: Coronation of Gregor & Christence II (Settmour Swamp)
1995: Quest - Pilgrimage to Canterbury (Settmour Swamp)
2001: 21st Mudthaw (Settmour Swamp)
2004: A Day at the Lichtenauer Fighting Academy (Settmour Swamp)
2005: Coronation of Darius & Roxane (Settmour Swamp)
2007: 27th Mudthaw and Investiture of Baron Alexander & Baroness Rhiannon (Settmour Swamp)

Also held the offices of Seneschal, Chatelaine, & Chronicler for the Canton of Marwick.

Projects & Publications

I compiled the "Etcetera" series of articles on kingdom awards, which appeared in Tournaments Illuminated from 1993-1997 and keep them up-to-date on-line.

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My SCA interests also include running events, costuming, and dance.