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Nicolaa de Bracton of Leicester

Magistra Nicolaa de Bracton of Leicester is a 13th-century Anglo-Norman woman, born in Leicester and currently living in London in the year 1250. Her family holds two manors from the Earl of Leicester, Simon de Montfort. She is a patroness of the Dominican Order and has given alms to fund the copying of manuscripts. Her uncle Henry is a famous compiler of English common law. She also occasionally may be seen in the clothing of her great-grandmother, a 12th century Anglo-Norman woman of the same name.

Alternate Persona

Nika Dmitrieva doch' Zvezdina is a 13th-century (or the early 16th century, depending on how she is dressed) Rus woman who lives in Novgorod.

Whereabouts

Nicolaa currently lives in Stoney Creek, ON. She plays with three Baronies (Septentria, Ben Dunfirth, Rising Waters) and regularly attend meetings in Eoforwic, where she works.

Heraldry

  • Device: Per pale gules and Or, five mullets two, two, and one counterchanged within a bordure sable.
  • Personal Badge: (Fieldless) A comet fesswise gules bearded Or.
  • Personal Badge: Counter-ermine, on a pall Or three crescents gules (former device)
  • Household Badge: Per pale Or and gules, a domestic cat herissony counterchanged and a bordure sable.
  • Laurel Badge: (Fieldless) A mullet of eight points per fess argent and gules distilling a goutte de sang.
  • Badge of the Ealdormere Scholar's Guild: Argent, a pale azure, overall a dog salient sable maintaining in its mouth a torch gules.

Offices and Appointments

Current Offices

Past Offices

She has also worked as Editor of the Pennsic Independent since 2000.

SCA History

Nicolaa joined the Canton of Eoforwic in 1990. She spent four years in the Shire of Tirnewydd in the Middle Kingdom (1999-2003) before returning to the North.

Interests

Awards

Dependents

Nicolaa's husband, Master Gunther Wahlstedt von Bremen, OP, shares an informal household with her. This household is known colloquially as House Herissony.

Her current dependents are:

Foster apprentice: Lady Fursto de Robyne

Out of Kingdom dependents:

Inactive dependents:

Former dependents, now Laurels:

  • Mistress Marian of Heatherdale
  • Master Alan Fairfax
  • Maistres Medb ingen Dungaile

Contact Information

Nicolaa can be contacted by email.

Arms: Per pale gules and Or, five mullets two, two, and one counterchanged, a bordure sable.
Badge: (Fieldless) A comet fesswise gules bearded Or.
Badge: Counter-ermine, on a pall Or three crescents gules (former device)
Household Badge : Per pale Or and gules, a domestic cat herissony counterchanged and a bordure sable.
Peerage Badge: (Fieldless) A mullet of eight points per fess argent and gules distilling a goutte de sang.
Badge of the Ealdormere Scholar's Guild: Argent, a pale azure, overall a dog salient sable maintaining in its mouth a torch gules.
people/nicolaa_de_bracton.txt · Last modified: 2020/09/27 15:25 by Rhys of Anglesey