The Baron and Baroness
The Baron and Baroness oversee the local Barony and act as representatives of the Crown. They should be addressed as “Your Excellency”.
Contact their Excellencies at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Baronial Senechal is the legal representative for the Barony in the outside world. Seneschals act as the chief administrative officer, similar to a group’s president.
Contact the Seneschal at email@example.com
The Deputy Seneschal
The Deputy Seneschal assists the Baronial Seneschal with specific assigned duties, and will also act as the Legal Representative when the Baronial Seneschal is not able to do so.
The Emergency Deputy Seneschal
The Emergency Deputy Seneschal is the legal representative of the Barony when neither the Seneschal nor the Deputy Seneschal is available. The Emergency Deputy Seneschal’s primary focus is to be ready to act as the Baronial Seneschal at a moment’s notice, should that need arise.
Chancellor Of the Exchequer
The Chancellor of the Exchequer (also known as “The Exchequer” or “The Reeve”) is In charge of the financial affairs of the barony. In most groups, this position is the same as a Group Treasurer.
The Deputy Exchequer assists the Baronial Exchequer with specific tasks as assigned, which often includes the handling of money at events.
Armored Combat (AC) Marshals
Armored combat marshals are in charge of the rules and regulations for armored combat. They see to the safety of the participants and onlookers. They are responsible for keeping records of who is locally authorized for Armored Combat, and assisting new fighters in their training.
Deputy Armored Combat Marshals
The Deputy AC Marshal and Emergency AC Marshal also assist with the rules and regulations for armored combat. They also see to the safety of the participants and onlookers.
Rapier marshals are in charge of the rules and regulations for rapier. They see to the safety of the participants and onlookers. They are responsible for keeping records of who is authorized locally and for seeing that fighters have an opportunity for training.
Deputy Rapier Marshal
The Deputy Rapier Marshall assists the Baronial Rapier Marshal both on and off the Rapier field. They see to the safety of the participants and onlookers.
Deputy Rapier Marshal: Sean McKaidan
Archery marshals are in charge of the rules and regulations for archery.
They see to the safety of the participants and on-lookers. They are responsible for keeping records of who is authorized locally and for seeing that fighters have an opportunity for training.
Youth Combat Marshals
Youth combat marshals are in charge of the rules and regulations for youth combat. They see to the safety of the participants and on-lookers. They are responsible for keeping records of who is authorized locally and for seeing that fighters have an opportunity for training.
Please check the Barony’s Facebook Page to be sure if a Youth Combat Marshal will be at practice.
Youth Combat Marshal: Vacant
Youth Combat Emergency Deputy: Vacant
Youth Rapier Marshal: Vacant
Deputy Youth Rapier Marshal: Vacant
Black Boar Pursuivant
The Black Boar Pursuivant Herald is in charge of helping people research their names and heraldic devices in preparation for submission to the College of Heralds.
Black Boar Court Herald – Vacant
The Baronial Court Herald (aka the Black Boar Herald) is the “Voice” of the Baron and Baroness, and is often called upon to Herald events in Court, on the Tourney Field, and even during “roving Courts” at some events. In addition, the Black Boar Herald would submit a report to the Kingdom Herald, letting them know any awards that were given at events.
Black Boar Court Herald Emergency Deputy: VACANT
Minister of the Arts and Sciences
Minister of A&S: Lady Emma Wheeler of Sommerset
The Minister of the Arts & Sciences, coordinates the study and practice of the medieval arts and sciences. See this officer if you have any questions in these areas or want to learn more about one of these skills and crafts.
The chronicler publishes the group’s newsletter, which can range from a simple schedule of upcoming events to a booklet containing articles by local members. Our newsletter called the Tusker Times and can be found here.
Chronicler Emergency Deputy: VACANT
Baronial Web Minister
The Baronial Web Minister is responsible for maintaining the Barony’s web site as well as managing the email distribution for Baronial Officers..
Web Minister: Lord Niall MacTaggart
Web Minister Emergency Deputy: VACANT
Baronial Chatelaine: M’Lady Ulfrun Bergsdottir of Tir Ysgithr
Are you new to the SCA or just to the area? You should seek out the Chatelaine. The Chatelaine can help you get acquainted with other people and answer questions you may have. The Chatelaine is also responsible for organizing demonstrations done by the Barony.
If you are the representative of a school, library, or business and would like to host a demo, please contact the Chatelaine.
Deputy Chatelaine: James White
Along with providing security, the Sheriff keeps track of lost and found items. If you lost something at a Fighter-Practice or at a Baronial Event, please contact our Baronial Sheriff, as found items will be given to them.
Baronial Waiver Secretary
The waiver Secretary is responsible for making sure that ALL participants at Fighter Practices and Local Events have either an SCA Membership, or have signed the Non-Member Participant Waiver. This important position often works side-by-side with the Exchequer and the Combat Marshals.
Waiver Emergency Deputy: VACANT
Baronial Mistress of the Lists
An invaluable position, the person running the lists keeps track of the results of the combat scenarios. In order to fight in a tournament, you would need to present your Fighter Authorization Card (aka Yellow Card) to this person.
List Emergency Deputy: VACANT
Baronial Regalia Officer
The Baronial Regalia Officer’s primary responsibility, is to maintain records of who has possession of items that are the property of the Barony. These items can range from Wardrobe Accessories, to the Coronets worn by the Baron and Baroness.
The Regalia Deputy assists the Baronial Regalia Officer with the organization and documentation of Baronial items and assets.
Baronial Children’s Minister
The Children’s Minister is available at some events to provide entertainment for the younger attendees of the event. Parents or Guardians are still responsible their child. Children are not to be left unattended with the Children’s Minister or their Deputy.
Children’s Minister: VACANT
Children’s Minister Emergency Deputy: VACANT
Baronial Scribe: Lady Ida Grim
Contact the Baronial Scribe here.
With every award the Baron and Baroness gives out, a scroll accompanies the award. The Scribe is tasked with the creation of that scroll, either by making it themself or by having others make it.
Deputy Scribe: Lady Ponar’ia Apoloseva
Baronial Social Media Officer
The Social Media Officer is responsible for maintaining the Barony’s Facebook page and publicizing baronial events.
Baronial Facebook page: Barony of Tir Ysgithr