2020 Baronial Progress
Dame Idonia Sherwood
Main persona – Idonia Sherwood, 15th century English Silk Woman
Alternate persona (work in progress) – Mirjam Istvane: 10th century Hungary, wife of Istvan Gyori
Color Preferences: Jewel tone colors, but particularly redsFabric
Preferences: Natural fibers, wools, linens, silksGarb Preferences: contact me, or our head of retinueGeneral Interests: Textile arts (spinning, weaving, knitting, fingerloop braiding)
General Dislikes: Mushrooms, pineapple. Strong scents.Music: Everything? Generally pretty eclectic. My music collection ranges from Gregorian Chants through Thai Pop. I love creative filks and artists like Heather Alexander/Alexander James Adams.
Foods: I’m on the pickier side but will try most things once! I generally dislike olives, mushrooms and pineapple.Likes: Cats, snails (well, medieval depictions, please don’t dump a truckload of snails in my yard). Medieval marginalia.
Sir István Győri Ulfredsson
Persona: 10th Century Hungary, though I’ve been expanding into later time periods of Hungary as well.
Color Preferences: I’m in favor of color. The middle ages were a lot more colorful than we often think.
Personal Favorite Color: Don’t have one.
Fabric Preferences: Linen, silk, or wool….are there other options?
Garb Preferences: Depends on the time of day but when in public I am in favor of garb.
Other wishes: Am I allowed to say something other than “world peace” for this question?
General Interests: Brewing, Armored Combat, Science, Mathematics, and history of the previously mentioned.
General Dislikes: Mushrooms.
Music: Well performed pieces of all genres, as well as things people can join in the performance or singing of.
Foods: Yes, except mushrooms.
Likes: Breakfast food not at breakfast. Campfires (only if they have large amounts of water for a fire extinguisher nearby). Putting on armor and fighting. Sharing of what you have learned.
Dislikes: Apart from activities or people working to make others enjoyment of our game less enjoyable, I don’t have many dislikes.
Personal Challenge during your reign: Reduce and reuse. I would love to see the need for dumpsters at our events diminish as we get better at using non-single use items for our activities.