Matthew MacGilleFhaoláin

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Registered Name: (In Progress)
Resides: Northkeep
Status: Active
Joined SCA: 2018
Order of Precedence
Matthew Mac Gille Fhaolain

Sable, a sinister hand appaumy issuant from base proper and on a chief embattled argent four estoiles of eight points sable.

Honorable Lord Matthew MacGilleFhaoláin

Previously Known As:
Nickname(s): Mattimus
Pronouns: He/Him

Additional Registered Heraldry:


  • Local Offices Help

Persona History:

Scottish, born the same year as His Majesty King John Lackland, 1166.


  • Egg tempera painting
  • Oil painting
  • Woodcut printing
  • Etching
  • Iconography
  • Heraldry
  • Banner making
  • Astronomy


Timeline of Activity:

Joined MELEE in 1995 and spent over 20 years in the organization.
Started flirting with the SCA in 2006, Officially joined the SCA after MELEE collapsed in 2018.

Prior Groups:

Populace Provided Information:


01/29/2023: When Mattie was called into court, His Majesty Gabriel of Maccuswell III acknowledged him and turned to the populace. He asked, "Want to hear an understatement?" We responded yes! The King turned back to Matthew and said, "So you make some art."

Notable Contributions or Accomplishments:

  • Inspector (Arts & Sciences Champion) of the Canton of Chemin Noir, 2016
  • Arts & Sciences Champion of the Barony of Northkeep, 2019
  • Winner, Arts and Sciences Tourney at Valor XL (2019)
  • Arts & Sciences Champion of Wyldewode, 2019
  • Arts & Sciences Champion of Skorragarðr, 2019
  • Arts & Sciences Champion of Wiesenfeuer, 2019
  • Winner, Iron Artisan, Virtual Namron Beltane Event, 2020
  • Arts & Sciences Champion of the Barony of Northkeep, 2022
  • Matthew's art has been featured in the Black Star and the Ansteorra 40th Year site book.
  • Matthew has donated finished pieces as well as pledged commissions for charitable fundraising auctions to benefit local groups and individuals in need.

Non-Armigerous Awards and Recognitions:


Mundane Information:

Bearer of the Sable Shield of Ansteorra

Special Needs:

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