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Revision as of 10:32, 25 March 2021

Miles Ridley Portrait.jpg
Registered Name: Miles Ridley
Resides: Bjornsborg
Status: Active
Joined SCA: 2015
Order of Precedence
Miles Ridley
Miles Ridley - Acheivement.jpg
Vert, on a chevron between three lions passant Or three trees palewise blasted and couped vert.
Achievement Art by Emma de Davyntre

Master Miles Ridley, WSA, MOD

Household Badge

Previously Known As: Brenan Ridley
Pronouns: He/Him

Other Registered Heraldry

The following badge associated with this name was registered in June of 2019 (via Ansteorra): Sable, a bear rampant maintaining a sword between four mullets of eight points two and two argent. for Domus Ursae Minoris

Ursae Minoris, Domus: This household name was registered to Miles Ridley in June of 2019 (via Ansteorra).


Mantling 1: Sable
Mantling 2: Erminois
Helm: Burgonet argent, faces Dexter
Crest: Mullet of eight points sable
Dexter Supporter: Bear rampant argent
Sinister Supporter: Falcon Or
Motto: Beauty, Valor, Honor
Notes: Arms encircled by a white livery collar bearing the badge of the Order of Defense.


  • Local Offices Held
    • Bryn Gwlad Financial Committee Populace Representative
    • Bjornsborg Rapier Marshal
    • Bjornsborg Webminister
  • Regional Offices held
    • Southern Regional Seneschal
  • Kingdom Offices Held

Persona History:

Born in 1540, currently in year 1573 Durham England. Miles Ridley is a 33 year old nobleman who keeps track of his families "financial affairs". Someone who looks very similar to him is rumored to be frequently seen around the Northern English Border, causing trouble, but a gentleman and peer of the realm would never lower themselves to such conduct.


- Royal Tennis
- Rapier Combat
- English Broadsword
- English Longsword
- Elizabethan Fashion
- Romans
- Archery
- Scribal

Timeline of Activity:

2015- Began in the Stronghold of Hellsgate at Maelgwyn Dda's weekly open shop night. Maelgwyn provided a fresh meal each open shop night which provided the perfect place for a broke college student's beginning in the SCA.
2015 April- First Event- Coronation of Sven and Antigone II with the Order of Defense Premiers announcement April 2015.
2015 May- Watched first Rapier Tournament (Queen's Champion), and witnessed Mateo Monterro de Madrid's elevation to the Order of Defense at Castleton.
2015 October- Authorized in Rapier Combat and Participated in First Tournament in Bryn Gwlad (slaughtered).

2016 March- Attended first Gulf Wars (GULFNADO) and actually went back the next year...
2016 August- Attended first Pennsic War & obtained his first pair of boots...
2016 March- Won first tournament at Gulf Wars "Never won a Tourney Tourney". The prize was an amazing sword, which he then named "Slim Sexy"; this sword has been primarily used by newcomers since to assist with their start in SCA Rapier Combat.
2016 May- Cadetted to Miguel Vaello y Drago de Villa Joiosa and John Drake at Sonja the I's Queen's Champion.
2016 November- Became Bryn Gwlad Financial Committe Populous Representative.

2017 March- Gulf Wars Rapier Champions Fight (non-scarved) victor. Defeated (now Master) Duke Yoan Moon Yang of Trimeris.
2017 May- Became Gwen III's Queen's Champion as a cadet.
2017 November- Received his White Scarf from his Queen and became the first member of the Order of the White Scarf who had been authorized after the creation of the Order of Defense.

2018 March- Gulf Wars Rapier Champions Fight (white-scarves) singles victor.
2018 March- Gulf Wars Rapier Champions Fight (white-scarves) melee representative.
2018 July- Became the Southern Regional Seneschal of Ansteorra.

2019 March- Gulf Wars Second in Command- Ansteorra and Allies' Rapier Army.
2019 March- Gulf Wars Rapier Champions Fight (white-scarves) representative.
2019 July- Became the Bjornsborg Rapier Marshal.
2019 October- Elevated to the Order of Defense at Castleton, the same site which he witness his first Rapier tournament and the elevation Mateo Monterro de Madrid just four years prior. He became the first Ansteorran Master of Defense who had been authorized after the creation of the Order of Defense.
2019 October- Offered Vitoria de Vera with a red scarf and collar, making her his first Cadet and future provost.

2017, 2018, 2019- War of the Rams / BAM Undefeated flag captor, they had to cancel 2020 War of the Rams for the sole purpose of breaking his flag capture streak...

Prior Groups

- Stronghold of Hellsgate - Barony of Bryn Gwlad

Populace Provided Information:

Notable Contributions or Accomplishments:

Everyman Tournament coordinator Gulf Wars 2017
AKON Demo panelist 2017
Ffynnon Gath War of Ages rapier combat coordinator 2018
San Antonio Renfest Demo rapier combat coordinator 2018
San Japan Demo fighting coordinator & panelist 2019
Sable Legionnaire Instructor 2020
Virtual Academy of the Rapier instructor 2020
Recruitment and Retention of Young People panelist 2020
Fighting the World 13: The Next Generation panelist 2020

Non-Armigerous Awards and Recognitions

Golden Martlet of Bryn Gwlad / T.E. Gavin and Wentiliana - September 2017
Ursae Manos of Bjornsborg / T.E. Cynric & Seraphina - December 2018


Mundane Information:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/milesridleyfb/

In Case of Court

Special Needs