Remy Delamontagne de Gascogne

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Maréchal Remy Delamontagne de Gascogne, Captain of the Carolingian Caliver Company
Information
Resides: Barony of Carolingia
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
Heraldry
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Argent, a chevron between three fleurs-de-lys and on a chief azure a wolf passant argent
Award & Office Badges
Award of Arms Companion of the Order of the Silver Rapier Companion of the Order of the Silver Brooch Companion of the Order of the Golden Rapier Companion of the Order of Defense


Introduction

Remy joined the SCA in 2010 as a way to live out his love for all things swashbuckling. Since then, he's taken to studying period fencing techniques, learned to sew his own fencing armor and court garb, silk banner making, and leather working. He enjoys learning new things and will never say no to someone who wants to drill with him.

He is also An Old.

Persona

Maréchal Remy Delamontagne de Gascogne is a low-rank noble from Gascony, who earned his way into the nobility via his military career (noblesse militaire). Like many young Gascon men, he picked up the sword at a young age, and turned to the army to make his fame and fortune.

While in the East Kingdom, he has studied the noble art of the rapier -- studying fencing masters such as Alfieri, Fabris and Capoferro. He's also taken to the military arts, training the tyger troops of the East and leading them into glorious battle. He actively studies period warfare techniques from ancient Greece through the early-modern era. He now captains the Carolingian Caliver Company, former battle marshal, and is the current General of the East Kingdom Rapier Army.

Preferred Formal Title: Maréchal

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Looking ominous
Carolingian Caliver Company, Falling Leaves 2018
Remy's "secret thrust"

Affiliations

Awards & Honors

Awards

Honors

  • Holder of the Iron Ring of the East Kingdom (July 2014 - August 2014)
  • Holder of the Carolingian Steel Ring, numerous occasions
  • Favor from Baroness Imigla Venture (V), 43 Baronial Fencing and A&S Champion Tournament, service rendered to barony as previous-champion
  • Favor from Baron Colin Ursell and Baroness Nicolette Bonhomme for Carolingian Caliver Company prowess, Pennsic 44

Offices, Positions, Appointments

  • Marshal of Fence
  • Captain of the Carolingian Calivers Company, 2012-Present
  • Baronial Champion of Defence, Carolingia, (September 2013 - October 2014, for Fergus and Imigla)
  • East Kingdom Pennsic Rapier Champion, Melee Co-Captain, Pennsic XLIII (2014)
  • Central Region Marshal of Fence Deputy
  • East Kingdom Rapier Commander, Gulf Wars XXIV (2015)
  • East Kingdom Pennsic Rapier Champion, Melee Coordinator, Pennsic XLIV (2015)
  • East Kingdom Pennsic Heroic Champion, Pennsic XLIV (2015)
  • East Kingdom Rapier Army Executive Officer, Pennsic XLIV (2015)
  • Lt-Captain of the King's Calivers Company - Brennan II
  • East Kingdom Pennsic Rapier Champion, Melee Commander, Pennsic XLV (2016)
  • East Kingdom Rapier Army Executive Officer, Pennsic XLV (2016)
  • East Kingdom Rapier General, Pennsic XLVI (2017)
  • Lt-Captain of the King's Calivers Company - Brennan III
  • East Kingdom Rapier General, Pennsic XLVII (2018)
  • East Kingdom Pennsic Rapier Champion, Melee (2018)
  • King's Rapier Champion, 2018

Event Staff

MIC

  • EK Regional Fencing Practice, April 2012
  • Fette l’Epee, June 2012
  • EK Regional Fencing Practice, January 2013
  • EK Regional Fencing Practice, November 2013
  • 5-Man Melee Tourney, GNEW 2014
  • Carolingia Baronial Fencing Championship, September 2014
  • EK Regional Fencing Practice, November 2014

List Herald for Fall Crown Tourney 2013

Organized and ran fencing demo at German Club Oktoberfest in 2013 & 2014, participant in 2012

Participant in fencing demo at GeekCentral Festival 2013 & 2014

Helped youth fence marshalling at Carolingia Family Day 2014

More Information

Remy teaches basic and intermediate Italian rapier, and small unit melee tactics and drills. Classes include:

  • Drills to Improve Your Blade Opposition
  • Abridged Capo Ferro
  • Italian Rapier in the Style of Alfieri

To read his historical fencing and garb blog, visit The Tavern Knight's Barracks.

To read his historical-adventure and swashbuckling novels, visit www.JMAucoin.com.