Nicol mac Donnachaidh
Pennsic 2015, Newly acquired Armstreet tunic
|Resides: Incipient Riding of Ravensbridge, Province of Malagentia|
|Awards: Order of Precedence|
Gules, a fess urdy between two apples Or and a clenched gauntlet issuant from base argent
|Award & Office Badges|
Nicol mac Donnachaidh broke down and joined the SCA in February of 2014 after the promises of cordials and homebrews from friends and enemies alike grew too numerous to ignore. He enjoys winning new gear from regional tourneys, and proudly wears his House Smüg training whistle.
14th c. Scot-Norman.
Awards, Offices & Positions
- Ursprünglich Üntersmüg, Gretehed Holde. Probationary member since July 12, 2014.
- Squire of the House of the Crucible, a subhouse of VDK
- Award of Arms, Great Northeast War XXIX, Malagentia. July 11, 2014
- Order of the Silver Tyger, Coronation of Kennric III and Avelina III, Quintavia. April 9, 2016
- Order of the Silver Brooch, East Kindgom Twelfth Night, Endewearde. January 6, 2018
- Webminister, Malagentia. 2018 - present
- Webminister, Tyger Clerk of the Signet. May, 2019 - present.
Projects & Publications
- Summer 2014 Moonstone, "On being a new fighter", http://malagentia.eastkingdom.org/main/the-summer-moonstone-is-available/
- Winter 2015 Moonstone, "Remaining Her Faithful Servant: Elegant Prose, Fancy Letters, and Pomping up the Dream", http://malagentia.eastkingdom.org/main/?p=957
- Malagentia Winter Feast, January 7, 2017. Sang "Malagentia, Malagentia!", winner of the previous years song auction.
- Laurel's Prize Tourney, Carolingia, March 25 2017. Presented "The Winter Witch and the Summer Druid"
Others at http://www.newtonmusic.com/nicol
- Most Chivalrous, Tourney on a Summer's Day, Hadchester, June 7, 2014
- Runner-up, Golden Sword Tournament, The Palio of the Barony of Stonemarche, June 15, 2014
- Champion, Newcomers Tournament, Panteria XX, Panther Vale May 23, 2015
- Squired to Syr Matthew des Arden, Great Northeast War XXIX, Malagentia, July 10, 2015.
- Queen's Guard to Avelina III, Coronation of Kennric III and Avelina III, Quintavia, April 9, 2016.
- Inducted to the Order of the Buccelari (VDK Haus Order), Pennsic XLV.
- Queen's Guard to Honig, Coronation of Ioannes and Honig, Dragonship Haven, April 1, 2017.
- Bardic Champion of Malagentia, Autumn's Inspirations, October 20, 2018.
- Recipient of The Flame, for service to the Barony of Bhakail, July 2019.
Events featuring classes
- Endewearde Arts University, May 12 2017. Presented class: "Mastering Bardic Presentation; or Dude, You Should Have Been There
- Great Northeastern War, 2018.
- Pennsic War, 2018.
- Autumn's Inspirations, 2018.
- Panther Vale Schola, March 2019.
Classes currently being offered
- Introduction to Wordsmithing: A beginners guide to how to write persona specific scroll texts
- Research for Wordsmiths: While tailored to internet based, primary source research, this class is for anyone who wants to polish their researching acumen.
- Word Choice for Bards: Games of whimsy, creativity, and fun with language. Fabulous prizes.
In Case of Court
Should further recognition be offered, I prefer not to know in advance. You can send word through my knight for any considerations.