Catelin in "The Pink Dress", c. 2021
|Resides: Crown Province of Ostgardr|
|Awards: Order of Precedence|
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.
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 https://familysearch.org/ark:61903/1:1:NKGT-JV9
Catelin also dates to 1198 in Talan Gwynek's "Feminine Given Names in A Dictionary of English Surnames." https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/talan/reaney/reaney.cgi?Katharine
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." http://medievalscotland.org/sctosnames/lowland16/surnamesinstances.shtml
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
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.
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.
Personal website: www.thenakedknitter.com