Mariana de Salamanca

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Registered Name: (..)
Resides: Bryn Gwlad
Status: Active
Joined SCA: 2009
Order of Precedence
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"Or, in pale three ferrets statant sable within a bordure engrailed azure."

Honorable Lady Mariana de Salamanca

Persona History:

A middle to lower Spanish noblewoman living in Salamanca Spain.

Populace Provided Information:

Offices Held

  • Minister of Youth: Jan 2007 - Oct 2008
    • Oversaw the historical programs for children aged 4-8 in the Raleigh-Durham area.
    • Recruited teachers and scheduled classes.
    • Developed lesson plans tailored to the interests of the children both for University tracks and at local meetings.
    • Created a SCA themed library via donations and made an area with those books and toddler safe toys for to entertain the younger children at events.
  • Minister of Minors: Nov 2004-May 2005
    • Oversaw the historical programs for children aged 4-16 at events near Clemson, SC.
    • Scheduled classes.
    • Developed lesson plans tailored to the interests of the children.
    • Edited all lessons to ensure they met qualifications for credit in the organization.
    • Monitored the children’s progress with a database I created.
  • Chatelaine (Newcomers Guide):Nov 2004-May 2005
    • Recruited new members through advertising campaigns and presentations.
    • Maintained a computer database and paper filing system about new members.
    • Matched new members to mentors in their fields of interest.
    • Headed a campaign to improve and increase our costume inventory.


  • Crafts; Sewing, Millinery, Embroidery, Spinning, Knitting, Jewelry Making, Illumination, Herbalism
  • Service;Youth activities, Kitchen work

Marina says that she is most driven by learning new things to share with others and seeing her loved ones wrapped up in things that she made. "It’s like I’m giving them a hug every time they wear my work and brings me joy."

Timeline of Activity:

Prior Groups

  • Clemson, SC (Canton of St Georges, Barony of Nottinghill Coil)
  • Raleigh NC (Shire of Buckston),
  • Barony of Windmaster’s Hill Hudsonville, MI (Midrealm)
  • Austin TX (Barony of Bryn Gwlad)

Notable Contributions or Accomplishments:


Mundane Information:

Hillery Brewer, a voracious bibliophile, cat lover, and craft addict.