Katalina Ana de Salamanca

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Registered Name: Catalina Ana de Salamanca
Resides: Bryn Gwlad
Status: Active
Joined SCA: 1996
Order of Precedence
Catalina Ana de Salamanca
Heraldry
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Maestra Katalina Ana de Salamanca, OP

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Offices:

  • Regional Offices Held
    • Hospitaler, Southern Region
  • Kingdom Offices Held
    • Hospitaler, Kingdom of Ansteorra


Persona History:

Katalina is a minor Spanish noblewoman living in the city of Salamanca, Spain. She was born in 1476 and has watched the changes in both her home country and the world at large with great interest. Thanks to the University of Salamanca allowing women and Jews to attend classes (on specific days), she is well-educated enough to tend to the family's sheep raising estates while her husband is off serving the King. She's particularly fond of her townhouse inside the city walls because it doesn't smell like sheep.

Interests:

  • Fiber Arts: Weaving, spinning, dying, knitting
  • Costume research, sewing
  • Historical medicine
  • Bookbinding
  • Gardening and herbals
  • Calligraphy and illumination
  • Historical women in combat
  • Teaching digital research


Timeline of Activity:

  • Started in Bjornsborg in 1996.
  • Moved to Bryn Gwlad in 1997.
  • Received Award of Arms in 2000.
  • Received Star of Merit in 2016.
  • Joined the Order of the Pelican in 2020.


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Demos:

  • AKON Demo Coordinator, 2017 Ft Worth
  • Event Staff: Wells Branch Renaissance Day in the Park Demo: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016
  • San Japan Event staff: 2017, 2018


Gulf Wars:

  • Gulf War Camp Coordinator: 2012, 2013
  • Gulf Wars Ansteorran Chili Night Coordinator 2017
  • Driving for the Gulf Wars Shuttle: 2017
  • Site Security at Gulf Wars: 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Assisting Merchant Coordinator at Gulf Wars : 2013, 2014
  • Parking at Gulf Wars: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016


Instruction:

  • "How to Give a Speech" - Candlemas 2016
  • Basic Historical Research Online - Candlemas 2017, King’s College 2017, War of the Rams 2017, Ansteorran Heraldic and Scribal Symposium 2019


Event Steward/Autocrat:

  • Bryn Gwlad Fall Baronial 2003- 6 Wives of Henry VIII
  • Bryn Gwlad Fall Baronial 2015 - Siglo d'Oro
  • Bryn Gwlad Spring Baronial 2020 - Festa della Candelora


Local Event Help/Staff:

  • Friday Night Hill Shift at Bryn Gwlad Baronial: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Gate Shift at Candlemas: 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015
  • Gate Shifts at Other Barony’s Events: Bjornsborg- Fall Baronial 2016 / Bordermarch-War of the Rams 2016,2017,2018 / Hell’s Gate –Commander’s Crucible 2017
  • Waterbearer at Bryn Gwlad Fall Baronial: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Head of Waterbearing Queen’s Champion: 2007, 2015
  • Site clean-up: Candlemas 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 / Bryn Gwlad Fall Baronial 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Site set-up: Candlemas 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017 / Bryn Gwlad Fall Baronial 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016
  • List Mistress: Sable Shield Tourney Bryn Gwlad 2016
  • Head of Hill Watch: Queens Champion 2015


Voice Heraldry:

  • Laurel Ceremony for Bridget Rede of Dunvegan, 2017
  • Laurel Ceremony for Willoc mac Muirdaig 2015
  • Laurel Ceremony for Amata Amati d'Arezzo. 2009
  • Sable Shields of Ansteorra Tourney, 2016
  • Sir Maelgwyn, Crown Spring 2013, Fall 2012
  • Steppes Warlord 2015
  • Bryn Gwlad Fall Baronial: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Candlemas: 2007, 2008


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