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== Persona ==
 
== Persona ==
The only daughter of Nicolai Frederic Séverin, Nicolete was saddened to see her six brothers off to the Third Crusade as she began her court service to her lifelong friend Isabelle de Hainaut, first wife of Philippe II of France. Part of her parents' marriage contract required her, the first daughter, to spend her childhood summers with her grandmother in her mother's native Douglas region of Scotland. There she learned the healing arts and midwifery. These skills allowed her to help Isabelle survive the birth of her first child, but Nicolete was unsuccessful in saving Isabelle, or the twins, after the second pregnancy. Out of favor, and in light of the dislike of Isabelle at court, Nicolete was sent home to Flanders where her father had been managing their family's estate and the upbringing of several younger cousins. Her support was a relief as news arrived of the loss of four of her brothers at the battles of Acre and Arsuf. At twenty-four years old, in 1190, Nicolete had no court responsibilities and no more requirement to travel to Scotland since her grandmother had passed on. Nicolete's father began to demand that she marry, thinking that she might have to produce an heir to the estate. As suitors began to present themselves, her two surviving brothers made their way home and brought with them her nephew, Alexander, the son of her oldest brother who had died at Arsuf. He had married a Christian woman who died in childbirth. Nicolete's brothers also brought home a friend, Sean Fitzpatrick, the second son of an Irish lord. Sean stayed on at the estate and he and Nicolete were married two years later. Sean and Nicolete spent their summers in Ireland with their seven children. Sean Fitzpatrick Desmond was wounded in an insurgency against King John in England and died of his injuries on Aug. 9, 2014.
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The only daughter of Nicolai Frederic Séverin, Nicolete was saddened to see her six brothers off to the Third Crusade as she began her court service to her lifelong friend Isabelle de Hainaut, first wife of Philippe II of France. Part of her parents' marriage contract required her, the first daughter, to spend her childhood summers with her grandmother in her mother's native Douglas region of Scotland. There she learned the healing arts and midwifery. These skills allowed her to help Isabelle survive the birth of her first child, but Nicolete was unsuccessful in saving Isabelle, or the twins, after the second pregnancy. Out of favor, and in light of the dislike of Isabelle at court, Nicolete was sent home to Flanders where her father had been managing their family's estate and the upbringing of several younger cousins. Her support was a relief as news arrived of the loss of four of her brothers at the battles of Acre and Arsuf. At twenty-four years old, in 1190, Nicolete had no court responsibilities and no more requirement to travel to Scotland since her grandmother had passed on. Nicolete's father began to demand that she marry, thinking that she might have to produce an heir to the estate. As suitors began to present themselves, her two surviving brothers made their way home and brought with them her nephew, Alexander, the son of her oldest brother who had died at Arsuf. He had married a Christian woman who died in childbirth. Nicolete's brothers also brought home a friend, Sean Fitzpatrick, the second son of an Irish lord. Sean stayed on at the estate and he and Nicolete were married two years later. Sean and Nicolete spent their summers in Ireland with their seven children. Sean Fitzpatrick Desmond was wounded in an insurgency against King John in England and died of his injuries on Aug. 9, 1214.
  
 
== Associates ==
 
== Associates ==

Revision as of 16:33, 18 September 2014

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Nicolete
Information
Resides: Lyondemere
Status: Active
Awards: Visit the Caid Order of Precedence
Heraldry
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Argent, a turtle tergeant azure, a border sable.

Nicolete was lists officer for Lyondemere in the early 2000's.

Persona

The only daughter of Nicolai Frederic Séverin, Nicolete was saddened to see her six brothers off to the Third Crusade as she began her court service to her lifelong friend Isabelle de Hainaut, first wife of Philippe II of France. Part of her parents' marriage contract required her, the first daughter, to spend her childhood summers with her grandmother in her mother's native Douglas region of Scotland. There she learned the healing arts and midwifery. These skills allowed her to help Isabelle survive the birth of her first child, but Nicolete was unsuccessful in saving Isabelle, or the twins, after the second pregnancy. Out of favor, and in light of the dislike of Isabelle at court, Nicolete was sent home to Flanders where her father had been managing their family's estate and the upbringing of several younger cousins. Her support was a relief as news arrived of the loss of four of her brothers at the battles of Acre and Arsuf. At twenty-four years old, in 1190, Nicolete had no court responsibilities and no more requirement to travel to Scotland since her grandmother had passed on. Nicolete's father began to demand that she marry, thinking that she might have to produce an heir to the estate. As suitors began to present themselves, her two surviving brothers made their way home and brought with them her nephew, Alexander, the son of her oldest brother who had died at Arsuf. He had married a Christian woman who died in childbirth. Nicolete's brothers also brought home a friend, Sean Fitzpatrick, the second son of an Irish lord. Sean stayed on at the estate and he and Nicolete were married two years later. Sean and Nicolete spent their summers in Ireland with their seven children. Sean Fitzpatrick Desmond was wounded in an insurgency against King John in England and died of his injuries on Aug. 9, 1214.

Associates

  • Clan NicThiergnen, 1995-1999
  • Toad Corners, 2001-2014

Offices and Positions

  • Keys, Barony of Lyondemere, 07/1997-07/1999
  • Court Service, Lady in Waiting, Xena, Lyondemere, 1997-1999
  • Deputy and Lysts, Barony of Lyondemere, 07/1999-07/2001
  • Lady in Waiting, Morann, Lyondemere, 1999-2001
  • Lady in Waiting, Colette, Gyldenholt, 2011-2012
  • Lists Deputy, Gyldenholt, 01/2012-6/2013
  • Court Member, Giles and Giuseppe, Gyldenholt, 06/2012-Present
  • Lists Officer, Gyldenholt, 6/2013 –present

Event Staff

  • Autocrat - Lyondemere Anniversary, 1999
  • Event Steward - Gyldenholt Unbelted, 2014

Classes Taught

Projects

  • Lyondemere Tabard Project 1999
  • Lyondemere Tabard Project 2012

Memories

From Lachlan of Cromarty

  • I recall her twirling in the rain at Pennsic in 2001.