Meadhbh ni Ruaidth o Chonnemara

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Registered Name: Meadhbh ni Ruaidh o Chonnemara
Resides: Bryn Gwlad
Status: Active
Joined SCA: 1970s
Order of Precedence
Meadhbh ni Ruaidh o Chonnemara

Argent, a hedgehog proper, on a chief embattled vert, a mortar and pestle between a decrescent and an increscent argent.

Her Excellency, Maistreas Meadhbh ni Ruaidth o Chonnemara, OL

Previously Known As:
Pronouns: She/Her

Additional Registered Heraldry:

The following badge associated with this name was registered in January of 2023 (via Ansteorra): (Fieldless) A brown demi-hedgehog proper issuant from a fleshpot sable and maintaining a spoon Or.


Mantling: Vert and Argent
Helm: Sutton-Hoo argent, faces Affronty
Crest: Cornicopia proper
Coronet: Baronial wide fillet with pearls shaped as hedgehogs argent (personal)
Dexter Supporter: Chicken rampant Or
Sinister Supporter: Talbot rampant sable
Motto: Seachain an tanai cocaire (Translation: Never trust a skinny cook (Gaelic))
Notes: please see online SCA Armorial for correct orthography of name


  • Local Offices Held
    • Chiurgeon, Barony of Stargate (late 80s early 90s)
    • Minister of Arts & Sciences, Barony of Stargate
  • Regional Offices Held
    • Southern or Coastal Chiurgeoun - late 1980s early 1990s
  • Kingdom Offices Held

Persona History:

Pre 400 BCE Ireland.


  • Cooking
  • Herbalism
  • Cordials
  • Early Irish history

Timeline of Activity:

Started in Shire of Dragonsmark late 1970s (Midrealm)
Stargate — started 1987
Bryn Gwlad - moved here 1996

Prior Groups:

Shire of Dragonsmark, Kingdom of the Middle
Barony of Stargate

Populace Provided Information:

Notable Contributions or Accomplishments:

Arts & Sciences Competition Participation

  • Early Irish Meal and cordials: SCA 15th Year Celebration / Laurels Prize Tourney
  • Roman Dinner ( unknown date. Pre 1993)


  • Creative Krogering - Summer Thing, Stargate
  • Early Meals (Viking food) - Bards and Cooks, Loch Soilleir
  • Introduction to Italian Renaissance Cooks - Candlemas, Bryn Gwlad 2024

Non-Armigerous Awards and Recognitions:


Mundane Information:

Special Needs:

In Case of Court:

If possible, she would prefer that her husband be present. She is unable to kneel for physical reasons.

Name Pronunciation: "MAve Nee Routh o Con-o-mar-a"