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Collette d’Avignon

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Great Northeastern War 2023, photo by Brenden Crane
Information
Resides: Malagentia
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
Heraldry
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ARMS: Purpure, on a lozenge pometty argent an ermine spot purpure

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BADGE: Per pale purpure and argent, a lozenge pommetty counterchanged
Award & Office Badges
Companion of the Order of the Laurel Companion of the Order of the Maunche Companion of the Order of the Silver Brooch

Companion of the Order of the Silver Wheel


Lamp of Apollo Provincial Arts and Sciences Honor Award of Arms



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Introduction


She/Her
Moto: In devotions pulchritudo vivat
Moto: Agenda mortuus est, vivat agenda
Preferred Title: Maîtresse
AKA: glorious monster scribe (given by Tiffan Fairamay


Collette has been a member of the SCA since 2017 and has found a deep love for illumination and calligraphy, dancing, music playing, and embroidery. She is also a fencer, voice/list herald, and volunteer.


Collette is the daughter of an illuminator, living in eastern France along the Mediterranean in 1428. From a young age, she assisted her father by creating pattern books of various flora and fauna as they traveled between Paris and Avignon, providing the services of art to the nobility and papacy. As Collette aged, she took up other skills, such as calligraphy, embroidery, and the making of clothes. Her father saw to it that she was an educated woman, so that she could later carry out her father’s work when he passed.

Now, Collette is traveling, fulfilling her father’s wishes, providing the best her pigment and brushes can provide. Occasionally, Collette can be seen camping with fellow travelers; a hunting party known to roam the lands, filled with other such artists. She can be seen dancing, heard singing and playing music, and telling stories around their fire. She also enjoys teaching other travelers her skills so they too can continue the ways of the brush and pigment. Collette’s biggest dream is to create beautiful art that others will remember her by.

Affiliations

Positions

  • Deputy Signet - Office of the Signet (East) (2023-present)
  • New Scribe Deputy - Office of the Signet (East) (2021-present)
  • Deputy Seneschal - Province of Malagentia (2023-present)
  • Chatelaine - Province of Malagentia (2021-present)
  • Scribal Editor/Content Expert - EK Gazette (East) (2021-present)
  • Scribal Class Teacher - Malagentia Scribal Night (2022-present)
  • Ethereal Teacher - Sunday Night with the Scribes (2023-present)


Last updated 1/24

Service

  • Gate volunteer - Stonemarche Baronial Anniversary (Stonemarche) (2019)
  • Assistant for children’s A&S activity tent - Falling Leaves (Carolingia) (2019)
  • Gate volunteer - A Market Day at Birka (Stonemarche) (2020)
  • Assistant Coordinator for Fencing Tournament - Market Day at Birka (Stonemarche) (2020)
  • Retainer for TRM Alberic (2021)
  • Deputy Summer Crown Herald - Crown Feeder Tournament (Carolingia/Quintavia) (2021)
  • Deputy Summer Crown Herald - Crown Tournament (Hartshorndale) (2021)
  • Gate Lead - Harvest Moon Shoot (Malagentia) (2021)
  • Gate volunteer - Crown Tournament (Tir Mara) (2022)
  • Gate volunteer - Great North Eastern War XXXIV (Malagentia) (2022)
  • Gate Lead - Harvest Moon Shoot (Malagentia) (2022)
  • List MoL - EK Rapier Champions (Quintavia) (2023)
  • Class Teacher - Spring’s Inspirations (Malagentia) (2023)
  • Class Teacher - Sunday Night with the Scribes (online) (April 2023)
  • Class Teacher - Sunday Night with the Scribes (online) (April 2023)…again
  • Meal Volunteer - Panteria (Panthervale) (2023)
  • Portland PRIDE Coordinator (Malagentia) (2023)
  • Deputy Gate Coordinator- Great Northeastern War (Malagentia) (2023)
  • TRH Retainer - Great Northeastern War (Malagentia) (2023)
  • TRH Retainer - Pennsic War (2023)
  • A&S Judge - Pennsic War (2023)
  • Gate Lead - Harvest Moon Shoot (Malagentia) (2023)
  • TRM Retainer - Coronation (2023)
  • TRM Retainer - A Market Day at Birka (2024)
  • Class Teacher - Sunday Night with the Scribes (online) (Feb 2024)


Last updated 2/10

Projects & Publications

Fencing

  • Novice Tourney - 100 Minutes War, 2022
  • Jahan’s Fencing at the Fort, 2023
  • Tournament of Roses, 2023 (For the honor of Countess Chatricam Meghanta Marguerite Ingen Lachlainn)
  • Melee - 100 Minutes War 2023

Other Awards

  • Recipient of Consorts Token of Inspiration, Alberic - 2021


Gallery

In Case of Court

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In case of court, please speak to Camille des Jardins.