2nd Courtesan’s Ball at Gulf Wars 2020
All are here invited to join with the courtesans of the known world in fun and frolic! Break out yourRead more.
The Trotula Collection
This collection of medical manuscripts is commonly referred to as ‘The Trotula’. These three texts: “On the Conditions of Women”,Read more.
Historical Foundation, Trotula CCLXXVIII
An oil based face whitener that would modernly be described as a foundation. This cream is similar to the RomanRead more.
How to Learn a New Dance
Everyone learns differently, and you’ll learn each dance best for actually dancing if you stick it in as many cornersRead more.
1st Courtesan’s Ball
content All are here invited to join with the courtesans of the known world in fun and frolic! Break outRead more.
The range of historical European dances recreated in the Society covers several centuries and countries of origin. While they shareRead more.
This is a spritely little dance that practically dances itself once you get a feel for it. One of thoseRead more.
Gwlados Vachan Alternates: Lucretia Lepida mka Evan MeierPronouns: She/They Shire of Starhaven, Kingdom of TrimarisMember #241014, Exp: 4/30/2020 Apprenticed toRead more.
Hole in the Wall
This stately dance is well into the grey period of the 1600’s and doesn’t fit the SCA criteria of pre-1600Read more.
Bransle des Lavandieres
Hands-down my favorite of all the Arbeau bransles. Just complex enough to be truly satisfying, and still simple enough toRead more.
Bransle de Bourgogne
Also called the Burgundian Bransle (pronounced ‘brawl’). This simple dance makes a great addition to the SCA repertoire. It’s perfectRead more.
If you’re interested in reading and learning more about all things pre-1600 here is a list of the websites belongingRead more.
European Hygiene Habits from the Middle Ages
The handout for my basic European hygiene class. This class covers hygiene practices for ALL GENDERS (male, female, everyone) whoRead more.
An easy dance that can be surprisingly aerobic. As with many (most, all?) dances originating in 16th c France calledRead more.
Domina Lucretia Lepida
Lucretia (family name: LOOcrayteeah) Lepida (personal name: LAYpeedah) A war widow living in the reign of Marcus Aurelius. Bored withRead more.