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Antonius Gracchus

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Gracchus aka "Twyg" on the field. Photo credit Brenden Crane
Information
Resides: Ostgardr
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
Heraldry
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Field of sable, Or frame with sable orbs, Or sun with sable jackdaw volant with argent detail.
Award & Office Badges
Award of Arms Companion of the Order of the Silver Tyger
Webminister

Introduction

First introduced by Timbrien and outfitted by La Familia Gladiatoria via Caius Ignatius Pontianus, Antonius "Twyg" Gracchus began his path at the Nutley practice in Settmour Swamp. Whether on the melee field, between bouts in the tourney, or at an event, you will hear him known as either Twyg or Gracchus.

Antonius Twyg Gracchus' skills were built and are constantly tested through his fortuitous proximity to Settmour Swamp with the ability to train at the Nutley practice. From his residence in the Canton of Northpass within the Crown Province of Østgarðr, Twyg's network of fighters to learn from is ever-extending, and you can find him frequenting weekly practices as far North as Bergental to practice with his House - La Familia Gladiatoria and at the Southernmost regions of Iron Bog

Twyg's first event was 100 Minutes War XXXII, where he participated in both the Novice tourney and main event. This sealed the deal on his expected desire to continue to be a part of the rich world of our making.

His preferred weapon types are sword, shield, and glaive. He prefers fast harrier/flanking roles as a part of Running with Scissors

Antonius Twyg Gracchus and Salvia Missy Angelii. Picture by https://www.vadymguliuk.com/ Antonius Twyg Gracchus resting before his next bout. Picture by Fayette des Rothenburg
Photos by Vadym (https://www.vadymguliuk.com/) and Fayette des Rothenburg

Persona

Antonius Twyg Gracchus hails from lands west of the Danube, though he made his way east and has incorporated into duty with the Roman Legions. Since he is of good family standing and considering the recent changes of Septimius Severus, he has been able to join the lowest rank of the Praetorian Guard. During his time in Rome he met his wife Salvia Angelii. His duties are administrative, and he moonlights as an artisan and leather armorer. However, as with all Praetorian Guardsmen, he hones his combat skills frequently and is ready to fight for both Emperor or Monarch.

Lineage

Squired to Jonathan Miles on 08/06/2023 (Pennsic L)

Offices & Positions

  • Webminister, Crown Province of Østgarðr, 01/01/2024 to Present

Family

Husband to Salvia Angelii known as "Missy"

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Antonius "Twyg" Gracchus and Missy (Salvia Angelii) at Southern Region War Camp

Associations

Squire to Jonathan Miles (Pennsic L) 08/06/23

Squire sibling to Alexander Krause, Markus Farmaðr, Martina De La Rosa and Paddy Panekake

Winner of the EK Novice Day tournament, current holder of the Novitius Gladio.

Member of House La Familia Gladiatoria

Associated to House Wilmot Member of the Fancy Lords

Artifacts Held

Novitius Gladio - EK Novice Day champion regalia
Auricalcinus Bestia - The House Wilmot and branch house Silver Tyger medallion

Projects & Publications

A.S. LVIII

Brass OTC medallion for Magnus Wolfhunte - Brass, etched using Ferric Chloride.
Commissioned for the coronation fundraiser of Matthias Grunewald and Æsa feilinn Jossursdottir

Brass Maunche for Zahra de Andaluzia - Brass, etched using Ferric Chloride, darkened using acid etch solution.

Silver Tyger for Enrique de Acosta - Aluminum, etched with muriatic acid and hydrogen peroxide solution. Darkened with aluminum blackening solution.

Brass OTC medallions for La Familia Gladiatoria - The brass OTC medallions were etched using Ferric Chloride solution.

A.S. LVII

Shield painting, Acrylic on metal, 02/17/2023

Tafl set - Tablut. Created for an auction for the upcoming reign Brennan and Caoilfhionn, Leather, stones, 03/02/2023

In Case of Court

If summoned to court, please use full name Antonius "Twyg" Gracchus. He/Him preferred.
Please get in touch with my knight Jonathan Miles and my partner Salvia Angelii, or my good friend Dottore Caius Ignatius Pontianus should secret coordinations be required.

More Information

Reaper - One Round Jan 23 completion - Reaper Challenge
Nickname: Twig or Twyg