Violet Tailyeaour

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Registered Name: Violet Tailyeaour
Resides: Barony of Eldern Hills
Status: Active
Joined SCA: August 2004, Fall Potrero War, Caid
Order of Precedence
Kingdom of Ansteorra
Kingdom of the West
Kingdom of Meridies
Heraldry
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Purpure, a sea-goat and on a chief argent a thistle between two cinquefoils purpure.

Viscountess Violet Tailyeaour, OP

Cha deoch-slàint, i gun a tràghadh.
Violet is wed to Viscount Duncan ap Llywellyn and their son Tristan Duncanson was born in the far-off Outlands. Violet's first adventures in the Society began in August 2004 in the Barony of Calafia in the Kingdom of Caid. This is where she fell in love with both the Society and her now husband. Then onward to the Barony of Dragonsspine, Kingdom of the Outlands in the Spring of 2006, the Shire of Forth Castle, Kingdom of Meridies in the Spring of 2009, then to the Barony of Winter's Gate, Kingdom of the West in the Spring of 2015, and now to the Barony of Eldern Hills in the Kingdom of Ansteorra in the summer of 2018.

Offices and Positions:

  • Local Offices Held
    • Exchequer, Barony of Winter’s Gate, Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West - January 2018-July 2018
    • Exchequer, Barony of Winter’s Gate, Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West - July 2016-July 2017
    • Deputy Exchequer, Barony of Winter’s Gate, Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West - February 2016-July 2016
    • Reeve (Exchequer), Shire of Forth Castle, Kingdom of Meridies - January 2014– March 2015
    • Webminister, Shire of Forth Castle, Kingdom of Meridies - January 2014– March 2015
  • Regional Offices held
    • Webminister, Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West - January 2018-July 2018
    • Deputy Exchequer, Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West - January 2018-July 2018
    • 66th Princess of Oertha - August 2017-January 2018
    • Lady Borealis - July 2017-August 2017
    • Deputy Exchequer, Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West - January 2017-July 2017
    • Webminister, Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West - July 2016-July 2017
    • Deputy Webminister, Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West - January 2016-July 2016
    • 62nd Princess of Oertha - July 2015-January 2016

Persona History:

Violet is originally from the Perthshire port area of Scotland in the 12th Century AD, but she fell in love with Viking Age clothing, textiles, and accessories.

Interests:

Violet enjoys costuming, shenanigans, lampworking, mixology, history of the occult, astrology and divination, illumination, and experiments with whatever else happens to tickle her fancy.

Gallery

Prior Groups

A.S. 39 to A.S. 40 (2004-2006 CE) Barony of Calafia, Kingdom of Caid
A.S. 40 to A.S. 43 (2006-2009 CE) Barony of Dragonsspine, Kingdom of the Outlands
A.S. 43 to A.S. 49 (2009-2015 CE) Shire of Forth Castle, Kingdom of Meridies
A.S. 49 to A.S. 53 (2015-2018 CE) Barony of Winter's Gate, Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West

Populace Provided Information:


Notable Contributions or Accomplishments:


Service

  • Event Planning Team Member and Budget Lead for the upcoming PPF 2020: Beyond the Wall
    • PPF stands for Perfectly Period Feast, though in this instance it is Plausibly Period Feast. This will be an enchanted ground type Viking Age play space in the Winter of 2020 in Alaska
  • Site Liaison, Oertha Summer Coronet, 2017
  • Royal Liaison, Oertha Winter Coronet and Investiture, 2017
  • Began website transition for the Principality of Oertha to the unified system utilized by the West Kingdom
  • Regalia gift of haversacks for the Principality of Oertha Royalty
  • Event Steward/Autocrat, Winter’s Gate Fall Captaincy, 2016
  • Lady of the Chamber, Kenric V and Dagmar III of Oertha
  • Lady of the Chamber, Shawn II and Arabella II of Oertha
  • TRH Entourage Court of Adhemar II and Elina of Meridies
  • TRM Entourage Court of Adhemar and Sorcha of Meridies
  • New Baronial Coronet Regalia Committee, Winter’s Gate
  • Coordinated successful “Coffee Salon” fundraiser, Jour d’Amore (Meridies)
  • Coordinated coronation gifts for Royalty on behalf of local group, Shire of Forth Castle
  • Regularly host open house sewing and project days at my house
  • Inter-kingdom Anthropology assistance for new residents
  • Complete redesign of website for the Shire of Forth Castle
  • Contribution of Largess to principality coffers, Oertha
  • Contribution to War Shield Gift for Kingdom, Meridies
  • Encourage newcomers to participate by providing loaner equipment and clothing
  • Fighter support and encouragement
  • Founder of the Facebook Group for Military SCAdians


Classes Taught and Instruction Given

  • Introduction to Rectangular Construction Methods
  • Fitted Viking Apron Dress using Period Construction
  • The Smokkr: Digging into Authenticity
  • Herjolfsnes Gown Construction
  • Extended Methods of Rectangular Construction
  • How to Make a Dayshade for the Tourney Field
  • Precedence and Protocol for Beginners, or “What are they wearing on their head?”
  • SCA Costuming for Beginners, or “Elf Ears aren’t historical?”
  • Elementary lampworking

Affiliations:

Household of Bloody Ridge
Friend of Drafn Warband (Blue Border)

Spouse to: Duncan ap Llywellyn
Peer to: Baroness Katrin Stefansdottir

Co-Owner of Vogue Medieval: Custom Clothing, Stamps, Regalia, and Accessories.

Links:

Merchant Booth: https://www.VogueMedieval.com/
Blog: https://violettailyeour.wordpress.com/
Book of Face: https://www.facebook.com/DMDeweyDecimal
West Kingdom Who's Who: http://history.westkingdom.org/Who/individual.php?namecode=8863