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* [[Crescent Principal Herald]], 6/2005-11/2008
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* Editor, Compendium Caidis, 5/2008-Present
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* Administrator, ''Compendium Caidis'', 08/23/2008-8/7/2009 and 10/05/2009-7/2010
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*Lord in Waiting for [[Sven II and Kolfinna II]], 11/2008-6/2009
*Lord in Waiting for [[Sven II and Kolfinna II]], 11/2008-6/2009
*[[Silver Abacus]] Herald, 11/2008-8/2013
*[[Silver Abacus]] Herald, 11/2008-8/2013

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Lachlan heralding.jpg
Lachlan vs Battista.jpg
(top) Lachlan heralding at Caid Rapier Open 2008
(bottom) versus Dona Battista at QC Fall 2008
Resides: Barony of Lyondemere
Status: Active
Awards: Visit the Caid Order of Precedence
Lachlan arms.png
Per bend wavy Or and azure, a bend wavy counterchanged

Duellist Lord Lachlan of Cromarty has been in the SCA since 1985, and in the Kingdom of Caid since 1988, currently residing in the Barony of Lyondemere. He is also a soldier of the Third Auxiliary Dragoons.

Lachlan is husband of Cassandre Nicole Loustaunau and father to Jordan and Miranda. He is a Herald, fencer, painter, illustrator and scribe.


Lachlan is a fourteenth century landowner with holdings on the Black Isle and in Sutherland, Scotland. His primary residence is above the town of Cromarty, situated on a point separating the Cromarty Firth from the Moray Firth. Lachlan also operates several small boats serving as hallibut fishing boats and merchantmen.


Offices & Positions


Caidian Arts and Sciences and Pentathlon

Projects & Publications

Published Articles

  • "Heraldry of the Barony of Lyondemere", The Tydes of Lyondemere, 1/2003. Describing in words and pictures the barony's arms and badges as well as explaining their proper use.
  • "Eth and Thorn" (in Crescent Herald Column), The Crown Prints, 6/2007. Pronunciation of two "lost" English letters
  • "Weldisshe Grant of Arms Copy", Proceedings of the 2007 Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium, 6/2007. A thorough description of a 17th C. copy of a 16th C. grant of arms including annotated transcription of its text
  • "Caid - What if?", The Crown Prints, 11/2007. A narrative retelling of the inception of the Kingdom name.
  • "Placenames in Orkney from 16th and 17th Century Maps", Proceedings of the 2008 Known World Heraldic Symposium, 9/2008. Article provides period spellings of placenames in Orkney, Scotland, with etymological notes

SCA Published Artwork

Classes Taught

  • "Period Flags", Arts & Sciences class for Barony of Lyondemere, ca. 2002. Discussion of vexillography (drawing flags)
  • "Heraldic Display", Collegium Caidis, ca. 2002. Discussion of heraldic display, particularly flags and clothing
  • "Unusual Heraldic Charges", Collegium Caidis, ca. 2004. Discussion about some of the oddities of heraldry
  • "On the Grantinge of Armes", Collegium Caidis Spring 2007 and Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium 2007. Class about period texts and how to adapt their language for SCA scrolls
  • "Painting Light and Dark", Collegium Caidis Spring 2008. Class exploring ways to think about light and shadow to produce naturalistic paintings
  • It's a Mock Court, Collegium Caidis 2009
  • "Handling Mantling" with Tetchubah of Greenlake, Collegium Caidis 2012.



Image Preview Award Recipient
CoronationSpring03 8.JPG Award of Arms Muireadhach O'hEidhneacháin
LachlanofCromarty1.jpg Award of Arms Margaret Elizabeth of Carlisle
LachlanofCromarty2.jpg Award of Arms (detail) Margaret Elizabeth of Carlisle
Coronation Winter 2013 064.JPG Court Barony Aliskye Rosel
Coronation Winter 2013 066.JPG Detail of Court Barony Aliskye Rosel
Coronation Winter 2013 067.JPG Detail of Court Barony Aliskye Rosel



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