Agnes Wurtman

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Lady Agnes Wurtman
Information
Resides: Dreiburgen, formerly Calafia
Status: Active
Awards: Visit the Caid Order of Precedence to access a list of this person's awards.
Heraldry
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Per bend sinister argent and vert, two mint leaves issuant from the line of division counterchanged

Persona

An English wool merchant living in Italy. Met a fellow named Leonardo and tripped in his workshop, fell into a time machine and got kidnapped by Vikings.

He wanted to paint my portrait...but then he had to find another Lisa.

Offices & Positions

Current:

  • A&S, Canton of Gallavally, Barony of Dreiburgen
  • Largesse Coordinator, court of Baroness Tyna Blackrune of Dreiburgen
  • Bard of Dreiburgen, as of Yule 2016

Past:

  • A&S, Canton of Tanwayour, Barony of Calafia
  • Chiurgeon, Canton of Tanwayour, Barony of Calafia
  • Lady-in-Waiting, Patrick II and Kara II, 06/02/2012-11/03/2012

Event Staff

Deputy hay bales autocrat, Potrero War 2012.

Classes Taught

  1. Wire Weaving: all levels
  2. Metalwork: reproducing a Greek geometric period fibula
  3. Card Weaving: beginner
  4. Mead Making: introduction to mead, fourteenth century French mead, sima (a post-period Finnish short mead), tej (a period Ethiopian mead)
  5. Soda Making: various yeast sodas (root beer, ginger beer, ginger ale, jamaica, etc.)
  6. Cooking: mead mustard, dill pickles, mozzarella cheese, sourdough bread (in a camp oven), focaccia (in a camp oven), funnel cakes
  7. Embroidery: Viking ösenstich, double running stitch
  8. Sprang: beginning and intermediate
  9. Scholarly: historical method, introduction to lyrical translation, translating Chaucer to modern English


For additional cooking classes see below.

Projects & Publications

Constructed wire woven instructor tokens for Potrero War, 2014 & 2015.
Braided event tokens for College of St. Artemas, 2015.
Constructed braided, beaded, and wire woven event tokens for Canton of Tanwayour (multiple years 2011 - 2016).

Provided 7 digitally restored historic images for Crown Prints, July 2016.
Provided 2 digitally restored historic images for Crown Prints, January 2017.
Wrote article on dry cured meats for the Dreiburgen newsletter, March 2017.

Team leader for the Gallavally Gang, 2017 Caid Pentathlon second place team.

Initiated a webinar format as a supplement to Canton of Gallavally A&S classes. First webinar was held July 18, 2016 on the Skype platform; topic was dill pickles. Content included a class handout with references in .txt format, two recipes in .txt format, two video demonstrations, and interactive coaching. Class attendees included a visitor from Drachenwald.

Gallavally A&S webinar topics:
July 2016: dill pickles
August 2016: mead mustard
September 2016: lemon cheese
October 2016: [dark]
November 2016: tej
December 2016: butter
January 2017: yogurt
February 2017: dry cured meats
March 2017: [dark]

Memories

How I Found the SCA

Photos