Thomas of Effingham
Also Registered as "Effing Thomas"
Heraldry passed 8/31/08
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Baron of Carolingia
Baron Thomas of Effingham, Master of Defense, Consort of Baroness Raziya bint Rusa and Lady Sakurai no Kesame. Patronized by Duchess Caoilfhionn inghean Fhaolain, Lady of the Rose. Provost of Sir Antonio Patrasso, Order of Defense. Former Henchman of Warder Colin MacNish, Order of Defense. Member of Sharc Pit. Member of the Carolingian Calivers.
Don Thomas has officially taken two Henchmen(Cadets) and no Agents(Provosts) to date:
- Lupold Haas(Graduated)
- Caoilfhionn inghean Fhaoláin
Lord Thomas of Effingham is a wandering mad Englishman. Learning to fence from a Scottish Henchlord, a Loud Dutchman, a hoarse voiced Italian and several other rogues and ruffians. He has journeyed as far away from England as Mongolia where he deemed their attires very comfortable and warm, though he would prefer to stay in Italy on the Northern Coast where the Mediterranean meets the Adriatic Sea.
Offices & Positions
- Baron of Carolingia
- East Kingdom Experimental Rapier Deputy
- Current Marshal of the Field
- Former Barony of Flaming Gryphon Baronial Rapier Champion
- Former Barony of Middle Marches Baronial Rapier Champion
- Former North Oaken Regional Champion
- Former South and North Oaken Regional Rapier XO
- Pennsic Rapier Champion (2010-2011 Middle Kingdom, 2013-2014-2015-2016-2017-2018 East Kingdom)
- Member of the 2014 Northern Army Fencers given a Blue Tyger Legion
- Member of the Queen's Guard for Thyra the 1st, Avelina the 2nd, Caoilfhionn the 2nd, Honig the 1st
- Queen's Rapier Champion for Avelina Keyes, Thyra Eiriksdottir, and Caoilfhionn inghean Fhaolain
- Premier holder of the Cloak of Perseverance
- A holder of Queen Caoilfhionn III's Cypher
- A holder of Queen Fortune's Cypher
- Event Steward for Coronation of Ioannes & Honig: 2017
- Event Steward for Falling Leaves in Exile: 2016, 2017, 2019)
- Rapier Marshal in charge, Red Dragon: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
- Rapier Marshal in charge, Kingdom A&S and Crown Tourney: May 24-25, 2008
- Thomas teaches 2 handed swordplay for cut and thrust as well as heavy rapier in the tradition of Maestro Fiore Dei Liberi.
- Saphire Member of shadow organization composed only of those named Don Thomas spanning from the East Kingdom all the way across the Knowne World.
- Has Opinions.
- Wouldn't mind being surprised in court. See Raziya, Kae, and Caoilfhionn about that business.
- Once broke a blade on a set of Legendary Abs.
- Once Broke a blade on a Legendary Davius in a cadet's tourney.
- Once Broke a blade on Warder Wolfgar of the Mid.
- Once Broke a blade belonging to Master Colin MacNish by holding it as Squire Uncle Milo did a beat parry and it fell apart in his hands.(Kinda not really his fault though)
- No really, he is currently the Baron of Carolingia. For Real. They were polled and everything. I don't get it either, okay!