Edith of Arbroath

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Edith of Arbroath (FINALLY got back to Scotland!)
Resides: Altavia
Status: Active
Awards: Visit the Caid Order of Precedence
Azure, a crescent inverted and overall an arrow fracted in chevron inverted Or

THL Edith of Arbroath (formerly Edith of York, formerly Ædythe of Warwick) has been in the SCA since Angels Melee Tourney 1990 on 01/27/1990. Her personae was given as hostage to the Earl of Warwick, cementing a pact with her sire's clan. She was taught spinning, weaving and embroidery. Her skills increased and she was often commissioned to design and sew garb. Having pestered her English host, Edith was taught to read and write. When the monk-scribe fell ill, she took over his duties, designing and calligraphing numerous scrolls much to the delight of her host-captor.

At length, her sire (Dauid Maelchon) secured her release from Warwick but she was held at York because of the "Troubles" betwixt Stephen and the Empress Matilda. Her kindred staunchly supported David I and the Earl of Gloucester. Whilst at York, she took up arms, delighting in sword/shield, mace and glave and was included in the Brotherhood of the Blade, much to her lady-mother's dismay.

Edith was sequestered, for some years, caring for her beloved sire. After his peaceful death, she returned to Caid.



Edith's Garb

Garb for Others

Sewing Projects


Image Preview Award Recipient
Edithofyork12.jpg Argent Arrow Antonio el Oso
Edithofyork9.jpg Award of Arms Adriana von Vogelsang (formerly Adriana d'Orsay des Hippocampes)
Edithofyork1.jpg Award of Arms Allaine de Beaumont of Glastonbury (formerly Elaine of Glastonbury)
Edithofyork28.jpg Award of Arms Angus MacMichael
Edithofyork23.jpg Award of Arms Ciar Lasse MacGregor
Edithofyork29.jpg Award of Arms Colm Kile of Lochalsh
Edith-CynthiaLloydAoA.jpg Award of Arms Cynthia Lloyd of Hightower
Edithofyork14.jpg Award of Arms Duncan Andrew Songhawke Tengri-in Jida
HonourAoA.jpg Award of Arms Honour Grenehart
Edithofyork34.jpg Award of Arms James Andrew MacAllister
Edithofyork20.jpg Award of Arms Lupus of Arundel
Edithofyork7.jpg Award of Arms Madeleine FitzRobert de la Foret
Edithofyork5.jpg Award of Arms Margaret Brownwell
Edithofyork8.jpg Award of Arms Philip the Apparently Harmless
Edithofyork18.jpg Award of Arms Riordan Robert MacGregor
SusanOfDublinAoA.jpg Award of Arms Susan of Dublin
Edithofyork6.jpg Award of Arms Thomas Brownwell
Edithofyork24.jpg Award of Arms Tristana de Winter (formerly Tristana Raefenloch)
Edithofyork25.jpg Detail of Award of Arms Tristana de Winter (formerly Tristana Raefenloch)
Edithofyork17.jpg Award of Arms Wulfric Thjostolfsson
Edithofyork32.jpg Award of Arms Xantha Ekaterina Glinskaya
Edithofyork21.jpg County Ristil ingen Cathail
Edithofyork16.jpg Court Barony Amadea da Strada Dragonessa
Edithofyork15.jpg Court Barony Michael Maggotslayer
Coronation Summer 2017 20.jpg Court Barony Timotheus Zacharia von Schloss Zwilling and Lynnette de Sandoval del Valle de los Unicornios
Coronation Summer 2017 20a.jpg Detail of Court Barony Timotheus Zacharia von Schloss Zwilling and Lynnette de Sandoval del Valle de los Unicornios
Edithofyork30.jpg Crescent of Caid Ciar Lasse MacGregor
GiausGracchus.Crescent.jpg Crescent of Caid Gaius Gracchus of Greymist
Edithofyork31.jpg Crescent of Caid Riordan Robert MacGregor
Edithofyork10.jpg Dolphin Antonio el Oso
Edithofyork2.jpg Dolphin Catrin ferch Dafydd (formerly Catrin Rhiannon d'Arc)
Edithofyork13.jpg Dolphin Duncan Andrew Songhawke Tengri-in Jida
Edithofyork22.jpg Dolphin Elspeth ni Conchobhair o Ciarraighe
Edithofyork11.jpg Harp Argent Antonio el Oso
Edithofyork33.jpg Harp Argent Duncan Andrew Songhawke Tengri-in Jida
Edithofyork4.jpg Harp Argent Jared Alexandre Blaydeaux
Edithofyork27.jpg Harp Argent Tòmas Youngerson
Edith-Liljebjorn-Grant.jpg Grant of Arms Gottfrid Liljebjorn
CoronationSpring03 6.JPG Pelican Ælfwyn Wodende
Edithofyork26.jpg Pelican
Scroll was presented at her Elevation.
The Supporters are her husband and daughter.
Doria Tecla
Edith-ThereseWhiteGriff-peer.jpg Pelican Therese of the White Griffin

Scroll Sets

Image Preview Description
BrownwellScrolls.jpg Scroll set for Margaret Brownwell and Thomas Brownwell
OsoScrolls.jpg Scroll set for Antonio el Oso
DuncanScrolls.jpg Scroll set for Duncan Andrew Songhawke Tengri-in Jida


Altavia Family Tree

AltavFamTreeClose.jpg Altavia Family Tree for Altavia's display at Caid 40th Year celebration, 2018
AltavFamTreeBack.jpg Back of painting, with signatures of Barnes & Baronesses
AltavFamTreeInspiration.jpg Inspiration for the painting
AltavFamTreeBackground.jpg Background for the Family Tree