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Catherine Townson

Persona

Baroness Catherine Townson is an Englishwoman in the mid- to late-16th century (circa 1570).

Whereabouts

Cathrine currently resides in the Canton of Caldrithig, within the Barony of Skraeling Althing. She is originally from the Barony of Seagirt in An Tir.

Heraldry

  • Device: Argent a bend engrailed sable cotised plain azure.
  • Helm: A helm proper, gorged with a ribbon vert pendent therefrom a roundel of the following arms viz. Or, a laurel wreath vert.
  • Crest: On a coronet or a popinjay proper.
  • Supporters: On the left a cat sable, gorged with a collar paly or and argent pendent therefrom a roundel of the following arms viz. Checky Or and argent, a lion's jambe bendwise inverted erased sable. On the right a heron proper, gorged with a collar gules pendent therefrom a roundel of the following arms viz. Gules, a mullet of seven points voided and interlaced and a double tressure Or. The Compartment comprising of a grassy mount set with trillium flowers argent barbed vert.
  • Motto: Hic habitat felicitas (Here dwells happiness).
  • Badge: (Fieldless) A popinjay proper.
  • Badge (alternate): (Fieldless) A popinjay argent, beaked and membered gules.

Offices and Appointments

Current Offices

Past Offices

Past Appointments

  • Arts & Science Champion, Barony of Seagirt (August 2005 – August 2006)

SCA History

Catherine joined the Society in the winter of 1995 in An Tir. She moved to Ealdormere in 2009.

Interests

Awards

Activities

  • Catherine is the current administrator of the EaldoWiki (June 2015 - present).
  • Catherine is a Member of the Order of the White Wolf Fian, for her work on Norse Garb from String. She completed her Fian challenge in November, 2012.
  • Her husband and she host a monthly A&S day at their house. Activities include scribal arts, painting, cooking, brewing, costuming, weaving, knitting, leatherworking, armouring, and lots of discussion. Attendance is between 5 and 50 people depending on the season. They have been hosting these A&S Days since October, 2011.

Other

  • Catherine's heraldic animals have names. The popinjay is Cecil, the cat is Horatio, and the heron is Sydney. For this, we blame Ælfwyn.

Contact Information

Catherine can be reached by email.

See Also

Baroness Catherine Townson's full achievement of arms.
Baroness Catherine Townson
Arms: Argent a bend engrailed sable cotised plain azure.
Badge: (Fieldless) A popinjay argent, beaked and membered gules.
people/catherine_townson.txt · Last modified: 2018/09/20 19:34 by Gwendolyn of Aldburg