Percival Beaumont

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Percival Beaumont - Portrait.jpg
Entering Court as the Steppes Brewing Champion
Photo by Don Stephen Blakeley
Information
Registered Name: Percival Beaumont
Resides: Bjornsborg
Status: Active
Joined SCA: 1992
Order of Precedence
Percival Beaumont
Heraldry
Percival Beaumont Achievement by Emma de Davyntre.jpg
Per fess gules and sable, on a fess between two flanged maces fesswise argent, another gules.

His Lordship Percival Beaumont

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Other Registered Heraldry

Achievement

Mantling: Purpure and Or
Helm: Bascinet argent, faces affronty
Crest: Drakkar Or, sail paley and shields argent and gules

Offices:

  • Local Offices Held
    • Marshal at Large, Kingdom of Calontir
    • Knight Marshal of Shire of Shadowdale, Kingdom of Calontir
    • Knight Marshal of the Shire of Vielbergen, Kingdom of Drachenwald
    • Knight Marshal of the Barony of Lonely Tower, Kingdom of Calontir
    • Minister of Arts & Sciences, Barony of Bjornsborg
  • Regional Offices held
    • Minister of Arts & Sciences, Southern Region
  • Kingdom Offices Held


Persona History:

Percival is a mid-thirteenth century Norman merchant sailor. He went on Crusade with Louis IX. (There is a long tale of how he wound up stealing a princess from Calabria, but we won't go there...)

Interests:

I do a whole lot of stuff, but I'm best known for cooking, brewing, and herbalism. Basically, anything that comes out of a kitchen.

Timeline of Activity:

1992: I was looking for an exercise program. I wanted to learn broadsword. I found the SCA at the field house at the University of Iowa. The SCA was holding a fighter practice in a racquetball court. I started off in Shadowdale.

1994: Became an Apprentice to Mistress Hertha Blair of Froggestow, OL, OP, of Calontir, and a Squire to Sir Cormac O'Sullivan. (As part of my quest to become a squire, I had to travel to and fight on behalf of Calontir at Estrella War.)

1995: Fought in a Crown List for the first time, making it through my first round, but knocked out in the second.

1997: Requested to serve as a Kingdom Arts & Sciences judge in the Kingdom of Calontir for the first time, even though I did not hold their grant level Arts & Sciences award.

1998: Fought in my second Crown List, winning two and losing two fights.

2000: I PCSed to Drachenwald. I stole their Princess.... I was a NCO so I had a little more time for the SCA.

2003 - 2006: Returned to Calontir, to the Barony of the Lonely Tower, Princess in tow...

2006 - 2013: Various locations. Inactive in the Society.

2014: Moved to Ansteorra, settling in Bjornsborg.

2017: Took up the office of Minister of Arts & Sciences for Bjornsborg. Became a foster-Apprentice to Haraldr Bassi. He encouraged me to attend and participate in Laurel's Prize Tourney, which I did in August of that year. I've participated in all in-person Laurel's Prize Tourneys since.
2019: Entered the Brewing competition at Steppes Warlord and won, becoming their champion.

2021: Took up the Regional Minister of Arts & Sciences.

Prior Groups

  • Kingdom of Calontir
  • Kingdom of Drachenwald
  • Kingdom of the Middle


Populace Provided Information:


Notable Contributions or Accomplishments:

- Feast Steward at 10+ events, including Bjornsborg's Feuding Families, which was also my A&S entry that year! (2019)
- Member of most of the Brewing Guilds in Ansteorra
- Head of the Bjornsborg Cooks Guild

Non-Armigerous Awards and Recognitions

  • Rose Window of the Lonely Tower, Kingdom of Calontir - given for arts & sciences (Cooking)


Trivia

  • "Footer" and a "Yardsman" of the Kingdom of Calontir.

Affiliations:

  • Spouse to Eleonora Vittoria Alberti di Calabria
  • Prior Apprentice to Mistress Hertha Blair of Froggestow, OL, OP, of Calontir
  • Prior Squire to Sir Cormac O'Sullivan
  • Foster-Apprentice to Haraldr Bassi, later full Apprentice after Mistress Hertha's passing.


Mundane Information:

Bearer of the Sable Shield of Ansteorra

Retired Army.


In Case of Court


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