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Aaron The Swift at EK 12th Night 2024
Information
Resides: Barony of Bhakail
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
Heraldry
"Arms, Per pale sable and vert, two swifts volant and in chief three Latin crosses botonny argent"
Aaron The Swift's arms
Award & Office Badges

Introduction

Sir Aaron the Swift was born into the SCA in the Shire of Heronter in the kingdom of Æthelmearc. He moved to the Barony of Bhakail in June 2020 after some time in the Barony of Caer Anterth Mawr (Northshield, 2019) and the Barony of Thescorre (Æthelmearc, 2015-2020).


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Persona

Aaron the Swift's persona is 14th century English.

Offices & Positions

  • Heavy Weapons Champion, Barony of Iron Bog, 07/10/2022 to 06/10/2023

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  • Captain of the Iron Guard, Barony of Iron Bog, 06/10/2023 to Present
  • Knight Marshal, Barony of Bhakail, 6/13/2023 to Present

Service

Aaron has helped with several feasts, fights at demonstrations, helps with setup/tear down. He has marshaled at the following events:

  • East Kingdom Crown Tournament
  • Iron Bog Investiture/Equestrian Champions
  • Pennsic War 2023

Projects & Publications

  • Built his own 14th century belt using fittings from Billy and Charlie. Other than the creation of the fittings and the tanning of the leather, the belt was made by him.
  • Did many of the steps necessary to create his most recent body armor including: Cutting leather, staining leather, sewing pieces together, designing the rivets based on period art and hammering the rivets.
  • Built a field coronet for his mom, Duchess Dorinda, including the chiseling of the strawberry leaves, cutting the metal, and polishing the finished product.

Awards, Honors, and Recognitions

  • Order of the Silver Alce - 2004 (Æthelmearc)
  • Order of the Silver Buccle - 2008 (Æthelmearc)
  • Order of the Silver Stirrup - 2010 (Æthelmearc)
  • Award of Arms - 2011 (Æthelmearc)
  • Order of the Golden Alce - 2016 (Æthelmearc)
  • Bravura - 2019 (Northshield)
  • Order of the Gage - 2020 (Æthelmearc)
  • Order of the Tygers Combattant - 2022 (East)
  • Order of the Chivalry - 2024 (East)

Notable Tournament Wins & Placings

  • Pennsic Rose Tournament 2023 - 1st Place
  • Tournament of Daffodils 2023 - 1st Place in Sword & Shield and Non-Sword & Shield categories
  • Beast of the East 2023 - 1st Place
  • Market Day at Birka 2023 - 8th place, 63.5% winrate
  • Brennan and Caoilfhionn Ducal Challenge 2022 - Top 8 finish
  • River Wars 2022 - 1st Place
  • Iron Bog Heavy Weapons Baronial Championships 2022 - 1st Place
  • Pennsic Rose Tournament 2019 - 3rd Place

In Case of Court

Aaron enjoys surprises in court! Please inform his parents, Duke Cygnus the Blissful and Duchess Dorinda Courtenay (Kenton White and Dorinda Courtine-White).

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