Melchior Kriebel

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Forbidden Pike
Resides: Barony of Bhakail, East Kingdom
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
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Azure, on a bend sinister between a musket bendwise sinister and a cannon barrel reversed argent, a rapier azure.
Award & Office Badges
Award of ArmsOrder of the Sable GauntletOrder of the Flame and SalamanderCompanion of the Order of the Golden RapierCompanion of the Order of the Silver Rapier
Fencing MarshalMember of the Tadcaster Militia


Melchior Kriebel started fencing with the SCA in January of 1990 and has been fighting rapier ever since. A trip to the West Kingdom had him fencing there as a Marshall for a few years, but has since returned to the East.

Melchior was born in 1565 during the wars of religion. Raised in a Landsknecht regiment, he became skilled in the art of personal and battlefield combat: Rapier, Musket, Pike, artillery, and knowing when best to duck.


Offices & Positions

  • Baronial Rapier Marshal, Bhakail Current
  • Rapier Marshal at Large, East 1998-2001, 2004-Current
  • Southern Region Rapier Army Assistant Commander 2014-2016
  • Rapier Advanced Marshal, West 2001-2004

Household and Guild Associations


  • Former Bearer of the Iron Ring of the East
  • Rapier Champion of Buckland Cross
  • Rapier Champion of Bhakail
  • Rapier Champion of Iron Bog, Three Times
  • Rapier Champion of Carillion October AS XLVII to October XLVIII
  • Pennsic XLVII Rapier Champions Team (Singles)
  • Pennsic XLIV Rapier Champions Team (melee)
  • Pennsic XLIII Rapier Champions Team (melee)
  • Pennsic XLII Rapier Champions Team (melee)
  • Pennsic XXXIX Rapier Champions Team (Singles)
  • Order of the Crucible Bhakail
  • Company of the Flame and Salamander
  • Order of the Salamander Bhakail
  • Master of the Horse Bhakail
  • Order of the Sable Gauntlet Iron Bog