Mathilde Eschenbach

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Resides: Iron Bog
Status: semi-active
Awards: Order of Precedence
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Award & Office Badges
Companion of the Order of the Laurel Companion of the Order of the Maunche Award of the Golden Lyre Terpsichore Order of the Salamander


Title Name. SCA Biography. Selected Awards (the Wiki is not the place to do a full awards list).


Mathilde was born in the mid-15th century, and is married to a goldsmith in the Imperial Free City of Straßburg (now usually known as Strasbourg) in the Holy Roman Empire.

Offices & Positions

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Event Staff

  • Head Cook, Welcome to the SCA Schola, around 1986?
  • Autocrat (These days it would be event steward, but this was a while ago), Bhakail Yule Revel, around 1987?
  • Head Cook, Last Year’s Fencing Event, 1997?
  • Head Cook, Feast for the Wedding of Tzigan and Siobhan, 1998?
  • Head Cook, Feast of Thanksgiving for the Defeat of the Spanish Armada, 1999?

Projects & Publications

  • Name of Project/Publication, Other info, mm/dd/yyyy
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Honours & Awards

  • Award of Arms, 12/6/1986
  • Companion of the Salamander (Bhakail), 12/1/1987
  • Companion of the Maunche, 3/3/1990
  • Companion of the Terpsichore, 12/14/1996
  • Companion of the Golden Lyre, 5/28/2005 and 5/3/2008
  • Mistress of the Laurel, 4/22/2006

Classes Taught

  • Introduction to Blackwork
  • Introduction to Pattern Darning
  • Lacis
  • Medieval Middle Eastern Counted-Thread Emboidery
  • Embroidery Pattern Books in the 16th Century
  • Defining Blackwork
  • Essentials of Elizabethan Embroidery: Buttonhole Stitch
  • The Well-Dressed Mummy; or What to Wear to a Siege
  • Sex in period literature
  • Wives of Henry VIII
  • Sources for period recipes
  • Cooking from period recipes

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More Information

Mathilde's primary interests are in embroidery, cooking, and dance.

Other interests include spinning, sprang, Middle Eastern culture, and wire jewelry.

Her webpage is at