Elen Verch Phellip

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Registered Name: Elen Verch Phelip
Resides: Bryn Gwlad
Status: Active
Joined SCA: 2009
Order of Precedence
Elen verch Phelip
Kingdom of the Middle OP
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"Per chevron sable and argent, two keys inverted argent and in base a raven rising wings elevated and addorsed gules."

Lady Elen Verch Phellip

Additional Registered Heraldry

Badge: (Fieldless) A crow rising gules.


Local Offices Held

  • Bryn Gwlad MOAS July 2013-December 2014
  • Former Principle of the Bryn Gwlad Fiber Arts Guild March 2012-August 2015
  • Prior Minister of Arts & Sciences pro-tem, Afonlyn, Kingdom of the Middle (2010)

Kingdom Offices

  • Southern Regional MOAS December 2014-Present

Persona History:

Monmouth, Wales, 1380s.


  • Fiber Arts
  • Calligraphy and Illumination
  • Sewing (costuming and pattern-drafting)
  • Cooking

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Timeline of Activity:

Afonlyn, Kingdom of the Middle

August 2009: Attended a general demo at the BSU campus.
September 2009: Attended Activities day demo at BSU campus.
19 September 2009: Attended Dance and Dessert Revel
14 November 2009: Attended Midwinter Nights
1 January: Became Afonlyn's MoaS pro-tem
6 February 2010: Attended Afonlyn Intro to SCA Event
6 March: Attended Ceilidh, in the Barony of the Flaming Gryphon
12 March: Attended Afonlyn's St Patrick's Day Feast
1 May: Recieved AoA from Midrealm

Bryn Gwlad, Ansteorra

26 June 2010: Attended King's College in Stargate
30 October 2010: Attended Bryn Gwlad Baronial Event
11 December 2010: Attended Bryn Gwlad Yule Revel

5 February 2011: Attended Bryn Gwlad Candlemas
17 September 2011: Attended Ren Day in the Park Demo
23 September 2011: Attended Bryn Gwlad Baronial Event
20 October 2011: Attended Queen's Champion

4 February 2012: Attended Bryn Gwlad Candlemas
March 2012: Became Principle of the Bryn Gwlad Fiber Arts Guild.
28 April 2012: Attended Queen's Champion
25 August 2012: Attended Laurel's Prize Tourney
8 September 2012: Attended War of Ages in Bjornsborg
29 September 2012: Attended Bryn Gwlad Baronial. Helped organize Baronial A&S Challenge. Awarded the Muse of Bryn Gwlad. Made Apprentice to Mistress Amata Amati d'Arezzo.
10 November 2012: Attended (and helped organize) BG Arts and Sciences Day, and taught a beginning embroidery class.

Prior Groups

Afonlyn, Kingdom of the Middle

Notable accomplishments

Notable Contributions

  • Leader of the Bryn Gwlad Fiber Arts Guild -- focusing on the revitalization of the the Fiber Arts Guild.
  • Co-Organizer, Arts & Sciences competitions and challenges -- working with newcomers to overcome fears about documentation and submitting their first A&S entry.

Classes Taught

  • “Five Basic Embroidery Stitches”
  • “Viking Treasure Necklaces” (children’s class)
  • “Introduction to Scribal Materials”
  • “Medieval Veil Wearing 101”
  • “Designing with Dover” (co-taught with Lady Helene von Braunshweyg)
  • “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes” (co-taught with Cecilie de Leicester)
  • “Smocking 101”
  • “Introduction to Calligraphy”


Mundane Information: