Áine ingen Oitir

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Registered Name: Áine ingen Oitir
Resides: Graywood
Status: Active
Joined SCA:
Order of Precedence
Áine ingen Oitir

Per saltire sable and azure, in pale two otters statant and in fess two triskelions of spirals argent.

Lady Áine ingen Oitir

Previously Known As: Aine ingen Oitir; Iona Nic Oiter
Nickname(s): Otter


  • Local Offices Held
    • Prior Minister of Arts & Sciences, Shire of Graywood
    • Prior Chronicler, Shire of Graywood

Persona History:

Irish woman of the 1100s born in County Cork at the tip of Carrigtwohill. She claims to be a speaker of the ghosts and fae, follows the Celtic and Norse gods of her own choosing, and loves to live near the water. She has a special affection for otters, and has one as a pet, whom she has named Rogue.


  • Medieval cookery
  • Jewelry making
  • Wire weaving
  • Leatherwork
  • Finger weaving
  • Story and song writing
  • Embroidery
  • Medieval dance & song
  • Bardic

Timeline of Activity:

1113 - Born in Carrigtwohill, of Count Cork
1118 - Skilled fisher and swimmer
1122 - Skilled seamstress
1125 - Learned how to wield a stick and broke her arm
1127 - Learned the alphabet
1133 - Raised to servant

Notable Contributions or Accomplishments:

  • Co-Clan Bard of Clan MacRaith with Amaris Marinaro - Nov 2019
  • Champion of the Bards - Forest Maiden (Gleann Abhann) December 2018 and December 2019

Non-Armigerous Awards and Recognitions:

Master William Blackfox Awards
Master William Blackfox Award Winner
  • William Blackfox Awards Nomination for Best Regular Feature A.S. LII (52) – For cartoons, articles, columns, etc. which appear regularly in the particular newsletter. Awarded to the creator or feature writer and the newsletter. “Dear Edun” Advice Column, Author: Iona Nic Oitir (Áine ingen Oitir); Greywinds, Shire of Graywood. Chronicler: Iona Nic Oitir (Áine ingen Oitir).
  • William Blackfox Awards Nomination for Best Overall Newsletter A.S. LIII (53) – Not necessarily the best-looking newsletter, but rather the newsletter which best meets the needs of the local group or guild for which it is published. It should accurately reflect the status of the group and be a valuable tool for growth and promotion of SCA goals and ideals. This title is awarded to the newsletter and the Chronicler. Greywinds, Shire of Graywood; Chronicler: Iona Nic Oitir (Áine ingen Oitir).
  • William Blackfox Awards Nomination for Best Poetry or Short Fiction A.S. LV (55) – Recognizes the author of an outstanding poem or piece of short fiction. Awarded to the writer and the newsletter. “The Jester”, Author: Áine ingen Oitir; Greywinds, Shire of Graywood. Chronicler: Áine ingen Oitir.
  • William Blackfox Awards Nomination for Best Special Interest Newsletter A.S. LVI (56) – This category recognizes guild newsletters, research newsletters, and Arts & Science focus newsletters. Awarded to the newsletter and the Chronicler. Greywinds (April 2022), Shire of Graywood; Chronicler: Áine ingen Oitir.


Mundane Information:

Heather lives in Lufkin, Texas Lufkin, Tx with her three dogs Benny, Meisy, and Junie. She enjoys learning medieval recipes to test on her friends, making jewelry for them, and making new garments for herself. She also dreams of combat archery. Outside of the SCA, she enjoys spending time with her friends, board games, reading, steampunk, dancing, and writing.

Special Needs:

Chronic hives - takes Xolair injections monthly and methylprednisolone as needed. Epi pen needed in case of anaphylactic shock.

In Case of Court: