Agnes Wurtman

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Lady Agnes Wurtman
Preferred title: Not specified
Their Pronouns: Not specified
Resides: Dreiburgen, formerly Calafia
Status: Active
Awards: Visit the Caid Order of Precedence
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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



  • Arts & Sciences Officer, Barony of Dreiburgen
  • Arts & Sciences Officer, Canton of Gallavally, Barony of Dreiburgen
  • Bard of Dreiburgen, 2017
  • Arts & Sciences Officer, 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 (vinegar method and brine method, mozzarella cheese, lemon cheese, queso blanco, 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]

Songs and Poetry


How I Found the SCA