Catelin Straquhin

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Catelin in "The Pink Dress", c. 2021
Resides: Crown Province of Ostgardr
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
Per chevron inverted azure and sable, a stag courant and in base a rose argent
Per chevron inverted azure and sable, a stag courant and in base a rose argent
Award & Office Badges
Order of the Seadog, Sept 2021


Catelin Straquhin (Kate-leen Strah-keen) resides in the Canton of Broken bridge inside the Crown Province of Østgarðr. Hobbies include bardic arts, target archery, fencing, painting, and garment making. Catelin is commonly seen at local/virtual events hosting in and around the Østgarðr area, but does travel out to Kingdom events on occasion.

Pronouns: She/They

Title: Armiger

Behind the Name

Catelin is an English female name found in a FamilySearch record for Catelin Maurenus, marriage date 4 Jan. 1637. Batch number M05426-1

Catelin also dates to 1198 in Talan Gwynek's "Feminine Given Names in A Dictionary of English Surnames."

Straquhin is a Scottish surname found in a FamilySearch record for Christan Straquhin, marriage date 19 Feb 1609. Batch number M11310-2

Straquhin also dates to 1533 and 1549 in Sharon L. Krossa's "Early 16th Century Scottish Lowland Names."

SENA Appendix C indicates that after 1100, English and Scottish name elements may be combined.

Offices, Positions and Titles/Awards


Minister of Arts & Sciences, Broken bridge, 2018 - 2021

Webminister of Broken bridge: 2021 - April 2022

Deputy Seneschal of the Crown province of Østgarðr: 2021 - 2021

Chatelaine of the Crown Province of Østgarðr: 2021 - May 2022


Østgarðr Archery Champion, September 2018 - September 2019

Østgarðr Bardic Champion, March 2019 - February 2022


Award of Arms, present by Ozzur and Fortune, June 2019. Hereby known as "Catelin Straquhin, Armiger"

Awarded Order of the Seadog, September 2021, John Barleycorn Returns

Event Staff

Crown Province of Østgarðr, Fort Tryon Medieval Festival aka "The Cloisters Demo", 2019

Canton of Broken bridge, Deck the Halls of Valhalla, 2021

Canton of Broken bridge, Feast of the Fireflies (contributor), 2021

Crown Province of Østgarðr, The Coronation of Prince Ryouko’jin of the Iron Skies and Princess Indrakshi Aani Aravinda, Spring 2022

Projects & Publications

"The Pink Dress", 14th Century fitted dress in wool and linen, based off of findings from late 14th & 15th Century.

Households and Affiliations

Founder and Chief of Clan Straquhin of Dewra (2019)

Clan Straquhin is a service based household dedicated to helping members to participate in all levels within the SCA. While the clan is based on Scottish heraldry and tradition, it is not a thematic household and personas of all backgrounds are welcomed.

Household Heraldry

Azure, a stag lodged and in chief two roses argent

In Case of Court

Please give a heads up, preferably several days before court is to commence. In case of awards, please advise to wear something nice to the event.

More Information

Personal website: