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Latest revision as of 08:16, 24 May 2022

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Information
Registered Name: Kolfinna Egilsdóttir
Resides: Namron
Status: Active
Joined SCA: 2016
Order of Precedence
Kolfinna Egilsdottir
Heraldry
Kolfinna Egilsdottir Device.png
Quarterly sable and erminois, two lions erminois.

Frú Kolfinna Egilsdóttir

Sable, a lion and a chief erminois.

Previously Known As:
Nickname(s):
Pronouns: She/Her

Additional Registered Heraldry:

The following badge associated with this name was registered in January of 2017 (via Ansteorra): Argent, a dunghill cock within nine mullets in annulo sable.
The following badge associated with this name was registered in September of 2021 (via Ansteorra): Sable, a lion and a chief erminois.

Offices:

  • Local Offices Held
    • Seneschal, Barony of Namron
    • Deputy Seneschal, Barony of Namron
    • Hospitaler, Barony of Namron
    • Minister of Children, Barony of Namron
    • Deputy Minister of Children, Barony of Namron
  • Regional Offices Held
    • Northern Regional Minister of Children
  • Principality Offices Held
    • Deputy Minister of Children
  • Kingdom Offices Held
    • Deputy Thrown Weapons Marshal
    • Kingdom Social Media Officer, 2022 - Present


Persona History:

14th Century Norwegian living in France

Frú Kolfinna Egilsdóttir hails from Norway. As a young woman, she met a dashing salt merchant, Lord Yancy Alfsson, who promised her adventure on the high seas, stirring primal memories of her ancestors. Alas, her sailing was cut short in 1368, after spending time in France. They both loved the area and the location was ideal for his trade endeavors. Kolfinna settled in, learning the local language, growing an abundant garden, and wandering the countryside while her beloved engages in seafaring acquisitions for the Crown and plies his salts around the world. He brings her many luxurious gifts and exotic clothing from faraway kingdoms, which she wears enthusiastically, if not authentically. But her favorite thing to wear is historical clothing from Viking Age Scandinavia, which she frequently dons for attending soirees, much to the chagrin of the French nobility. Ah, Kolfinna. What an odd duck you are.

Interests:

  • New World Ethnobotany
  • European Gardening and Agriculture
  • Medieval Women's Studies
  • Costuming
  • Event stewardship
  • Policy & procedure
  • Process Improvement
  • Shenanigans


Gallery:


Timeline of Activity:

Joined the SCA in April 2016.

Prior Groups:


Populace Provided Information:

Kyna Terricsdottir

One time, I was hanging out with Kolfinna. All of the sudden, she looks up in to the sky and yells "Why, oh why?" I asked her what she was talking about, and she said "I just want to know why the chicken crossed the road!" I looked at her, she looked at me, and we continued walking down the road. What an odd duck she is.

Koke Gan

Kolfinna supports the dream in everyone, whatever their specific interests. She is wise in the ways she suggests you not pressure yourself to partake of sub-hobbies that don't turn out to be fun for you. She is also willing to do the work when work needs to be done. The SCA is better for having her in it. She is one of the most truly authentic people I have had the pleasure to know.

Notable Contributions or Accomplishments:


Classes Taught

- Miniature 6-Panel Chests
- Medieval Spices for Feasts and Largesse
- Medieval Hygiene/Making Rosewater
- Medieval Board Games
- Waterbearing
- T-tunic Construction
- Beginner Middle Eastern Drumming Summer Series (4 sessions)
- Gmail and Google Suites for Officers
- Social Media Policy and Best Practices
- Medieval Gardening in Oklahoma
- Kolfinna's Self-Stuffed Fabric Buttons
- Social Media Strategy

Video Presentations

- Making Medieval Wax Tablets
- Sewing Cloth Buttons
- Making a "Medieval Badminton" Set
- Hand Sewing Without Knots
- Simple Drop Spindles From Purchased Materials
- Simple Martebo Sack

Special Publications

- "Mesoamerican and South American Sustenance Crops That You Can Grow in Vindheim," Whispers on the Wind, March 2022
- The Beltane Codex, May 2021 - "Chinampas: 'Floating Gardens' of the Aztecs," Whispers on the Wind, May 2022

Facilitation

- DEI Round Table-Barony of Namron
- Covid Reopening Town Hall- Barony of Namron

Policies and Procedures Written

- MOC/Senior Pages (ages 12-17) Procedures, Barony of Namron
- Social Media Policy, Barony of Namron
- State Sales Tax Addenda, Barony of Namron
- Seneschal Reference Guide
- What is Warranting for Officers?
- Officer Reference Guides, Barony of Namron (17 documents)
- Unlocking the Seneschalate: Insurance Certificate Request Tutorial
- Unlocking the Seneschalate: Tracking Waivers
- Unlocking the Seneschalate: Resetting Officer Email Passwords
- Unlocking the Seneschalate: Seneschal Role Overview
- Kingdom of Ansteorra Social Media Policy, April 2022 (with Meistres Mfanwy ferch Eifion

Special Events Hosted

- Namron Star Party (OU Observatory)
- Namron Lefse Party
- Personal Largesse Swap, Jan. 2021 and Dec. 2021

Event Stewarding

-"Share the Dream" Medieval Fair Demo, March 2017
- Newcomers Free Event, April 2017
- Axeman XIII, Nov. 2017
- Yule, Barony of Wiesenfeuer, Dec. 2017
- Beltane, Barony of Namron, May 2021 (virtual)
- Round Table, Kingdom of Ansteorra, May 2022 - Coronet Tournament, Principality of Vindheim, June 2022

Demos as Hospitaler

SoonerCon, June 2017
Rally of the Realms, July 2017
Ada Medieval Fair, Sept. 2017
McCall's Chapel School for the Intellectually Disabled, April 2018
University of Oklahoma Student Organization Week, Aug. 2018
Ada United Way Family Fun Day, Aug. 2018

Event Mentor

Protectorate XLI, Barony of Namron, Oct. 2017
Beltane, Barony of Namron, May 2020 (virtual)
Protectorate XLV, Barony of Namron, Oct. 2021

Largesse Donations

  • Newcomer Lucet kits (30), Barony of Namron Beltane 2018
  • Lucet kits (7), Barony of Namron Largesse Derby, June 2020 (Derby Winner)
  • Lucet kits (6), Barony of Northkeep Winterkingdom, Jan. 2021
  • Handsewn Coifs/Arming Caps for newcomers (6), Barony of Namron Knight's Marshal, Aug. 2021
  • Target Marking Chalk Sets (25), Axe Handle Sandpaper Kits (25), Kingdom of Ansteorra Thrown Weapons Marshal, Sept. 2021
  • Chest of Largesse (10 Archery scorekeepers, 10 Handsewn Linen coifs, 10 Lucet kits, 10 Drop Spindles and wool roving sets, 10 dozen Linen buttons (black and teal), 10 Pheasant feathers, 10 Battledore &

shuttlecock sets, 10 Martebo sacks, 10 Fabric- Covered notebooks), Their Royal Majesties of the Kingdom of Ansteorra, Sept. 2021

  • Landsknecht Starfish Hats (7), wax tablets (7), lucet kits (7), felted wool balls (7), Incipient Principality of Vindheim, Oct. 2021

"Alleged" Shenanigans


Non-Armigerous Awards and Recognitions:

  • Torsade of Namron (Given for Service, May 2017)
  • Argent Fleur of Namron


Affiliations:


Mundane Information:

Email: kolfinnaegilsdottir@gmail.com

Special Needs:

No alcohol, even in food due to medication.
Numerous allergies, medication conflicts, and absurd medical conditions, so don't be offended if she politely refuses a food, drink, or activity invitation.

In Case of Court:

Loves being called into court, but may not always be able to bow or kneel. She will even show up with her tunic inside out.