Gunhilda Adeleva Amberstar

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Registered Name: Gunhilda Adeleva Amberstar
Resides: Mooneschadowe
Status: Active
Joined SCA: Guardian IV: 1984
Order of Precedence
Gunhilda Adeleva Amberstar
Sable, a compass star Or between in bend two mullets of four points, on a base enarched argent, a moth displayed sable.

Her Excellency, Mistress Gunhilda Adeleva Amberstar, OP

Previously Known As:
Nickname(s): Gunni

Additional Registered Heraldry:


  • Regional Offices Held
    • Seneschal, Northern Region
    • Northern Regional Scribe

  • Society Offices Held
    • Member, Grand Council

Persona History:

Gunhilda is Danish, from Hedeby, in the mid 900s. Dressed as a young man, she went a Viking.


  • Chivalric Combat
  • Rapier Combat
  • Combat Archery
  • Calligraphy and Illumination
  • Service
  • Leatherworking
  • Dance
  • Viking history


Timeline of Activity:

Prior Groups:

Populace Provided Information:

Photo by Gitana de Castile, Permission to Post via her estate.

Notable Contributions or Accomplishments:

  • Event Steward/Autocrat, Interkingdom Peace ( with Calontir - also known as The Sheep Wars)
  • Event Steward/Autocrat, Coronation of Mikael of Monmouthshire and Rebekka die Blonde
  • Event Steward/Autocrat, Kingdom Dance Symposium
  • Event Steward/Autocrat, Mooneschadowe Valentine's Revel
  • Event Steward/Autocrat, Mooneschadowe Guardian XX
  • Third Captain of the Liondragon Guard (1998 - 2000)
  • Prior Head of the Mooneschadowe Illumination Guild. Hosted a Calligraphy Workshop 11/1992, 05/1998, 02/2000
  • Mooneschadowe Queen of Love and Beauty, Guardian IX
  • Recognized as the new fighter with the most impressive performance at Mooneschadowe Guardian XXII
  • Designed 3 original Award Charters for use by the Kingdom
  • Instructor at various classes for dance, event stewarding, scribal, and chivalric combat (with special emphasis for female fighters)
  • Twice given the Kingdom Banner to uphold during battles at War: once at Pennsic (open field) and once at Gulf Wars (open field rapier)
  • Participant in Mooneschadowe Dance Guild during performances at Kingdom A&S and an exhibition at Gulf Wars
  • Elevated to the Order of the Pelican by the 39th Crown, Barn Silveraxe & Katrionna McLochlainn

Non-Armigerous Awards and Recognitions:


Mundane Information:

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Special Needs:

In Case of Court: