Marie de Girau

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Marie de Girau Portrait.jpg
Photo by Kristin Hammock / Osanna van der Linden‎‎
Registered Name: Marie de Giro
Resides: Bryn Gwlad
Status: Active
Joined SCA: 1992
Order of Precedence
Marie de Girau
Marie de Girau Device.jpg
Gules ermined, a badger rampant to sinister within a bordure engrailed


Doña Marie de Girau, WSA, CBM, CIM

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

Other Registered Heraldry


  • Local Offices Held
    • Rapier Marshal of Bryn Gwlad July 2013 - February 2015
    • Rapier Marshal of Trelac - June 1996 - May 1998
    • Minister of Arts & Sciences, Shire of Turris Aquilae - May 1994-1996

Persona History:

Marie is late-16th century French, from the Langue d’Oc region.


  • Rapier
  • Cut & Thrust
  • Cooking
  • Period Medicine
  • Bardic
  • Sewing
  • Knitting
  • Eating a lot of good food
  • Dismantling the Patriarchy

Timeline of Activity:

1992 - Joined the SCA in the (now defunct) shire of Turris Aquilae.
1996 - 2000 - Adlershrue, Trelac, Caer Galen (Outlands), and Rosenfeld.
2000 - Moved to Bryn Gwlad

Prior Groups

(See Timeline above)

Populace Provided Information:

Notable Contributions or Accomplishments:

  • Premier of the Blade of Merit
  • Started “Valkyrie Bootcamp” to support, encourage, and train gender-minority fighters.
  • Southern Regional Rapier Commander 2015-2016
  • Feast Steward for:
    • 2017 Bryn Gwlad Baronial
    • 2016 Candlemas
    • 2014 Candlemas
  • Bardic champion of Brad Leah (2016)

Non-Armigerous Awards and Recognitions

  • First non-armigerous White Scarf of Ansteorra
  • Muse of Bryn Gwlad
  • Sable Flur of Ansteorra


Mundane Information: