Alasdair Mac Roibeirt

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Alasdair Mac Roibeirt is a late 14th century Scots man abroad on the continent, traveling from conflict to conflict. When not inflicting harm on others he enjoys inflicting harm on wood in an attempt to create something out of it. His current driving force is to see more historically correct seating in use in An Tir and reduce the number of modern camp chairs at events.

Starting in the Barony of Atenveldt he has spent time in Caid and Ansteorra before coming to rest in An Tir. Being exceptionally frugal he has turned his hand to a variety of projects. Starting with making maille he progressed to clothing, cloth based armour, jewelry, meadmaking, and woodworking. Wood working and hardsuit combat being an ongoing interest, as well as furthering his knowledge and abilities in more historically correct clothing.

In the spring of AS 43 His Excellency Sir Aleksii, Baron of Blatha an Oir accepted Alasdair as a man at arms. Since then Alasdair has worked to expand his familiarity with different weapons and shields, as well as continuing his training with Sword and Heater.

Working for improvement in his camp, clothing, and armor is an ongoing endeavor. Alasdair has high hopes of someday having a truly period appearance but has a sneaking suspicion that there will always be more improvements to make.

Alasdair was recognized with an Award of Arms by Their Aten majesties, King Mathghamhain and Queen Katerina in AS 33 and granted the arms, "Per bend sinister argent and vert, a triquetra and a bordure embattled counterchanged". In the winter of AS 42 Alasdair was awarded a Crystal of Glymm Mere by Baron Wolfgang and Baroness Juliana of Glymm Mere, followed by a red hart in the spring of AS 43.

Alasdair has been most active lately in producing chairs on consignment or barter as well as a barrage of wooden prizes for Glymm Mere. One of the more notable prizes being a chair that was the hard suit prize at Glymm Mere’s Yule event in the winter of AS 42. The winner of the prize, Sir Gernon Valletort du Harfleur, Lord Defender of the Barony of Blatha an Oir, then presented the chair to Her Highness Elizabeth Yvonne Owles. Her Majesty was kind enough to inform me that the chair in question has filled in as a Throne at several events.

At Honey War on the field of battle, in AS 43 Alasdair Mac Roibeirt swore Fealty to Sir Aleksii Konstantinovich Chernoi as his Squire.

At Lord Defenders in AS 43 Alasdair fought to the satisfaction of His Lady and His Knight in the Defenders tournament and proceeded to win the tournament for Shield of the Barony the following day in a best two out of three against Mi'Lord Warren.

In AS 43 Their Excellencies of Blatha An Oir awarded Alasdair a Golden Blossom for his services to the Barony, and then in AS 44 they again recognized his works by awarding him a Panthers Torch for his achievements in the Arts and Sciences.

In AS 45 Alasdair was Called forth by Their Majesties Tiernan and Miranda and awarded a Goutte de Sang.

Other notable achievements including winning the Hati Longtooth Memorial Woodworking competition first in as 43 with a 14th century style wooden aumbry, and again in as 44 with a wooden chest made in a viking style. In AS 43 he competed in the May Faire blanket tourney held in Glymm Mere and finished 3rd.

In AS 48 Alasdair was called forth before His Majesty Ulf Bloodfoot Fallgrson at honey war and awarded a Jambe de Lion

In the spring of AS 48 Alasdair's service to the crown was recognized by King Ieuan Gower with a Kings favor

King Savaric Coeur-de-Lion, and Queen Dalla in Fagra called forth Alasdair in AS 49 and granted him entry into the order of the Lions Torse for his the Warfield aesthetics of his armor.

Impressed by the skills of combat exhibited by Alasdair, King Havordh Ættarbani, and Queen Mary Grace of Gatland commanded entry into the Order of the Sable Gauntlet

Generosity is often its own reward but in AS 51, Alasdair's generosity to the realm was recognized with an award of the Main de Saint Nicolas by Their Royal Majesties Eirik Daegarsson, Driffina Ulfgarsdottir

Weary of battle and war Alasdair left service with Baron Sir Aleksii in AS 51, 2016 and sough out a quieter life as a maker and seller of wooden items.

Alas, the call of battle proved to be to much and in the spring of AS 52, 2017, Alasdair took up blade and helm and returned to the field of battle

In the spring of AS 54, 2019, Alasdair was taken into service by Sir Seamas Mac Brehon as a squire at Honey War in the Barony of Glymm Mere.

In the fall of AS 55, amidst the pandemic that plagued the world, Alasdair Mac Roibeirt was called upon by the An Tir Crown to serve beside Mistress Disa i Birkilundi as their representatives in the Barony of Glymm Mere. Disa and Alasdair were elevated as the 10th Baroness and Baron of Glymm Mere on Sep 2, 2020

In the winter of AS 56, 2022 Their Majesties Sven and Rauokin, upon ascending the Sable Lions throne, called Alasdair into court and announced their intention to create him a peer of the realm as a member of the Order of the Laurel. In the summer of AS 57, 2022, during court at June Faire, Alasdair was elevated to the Order of the Laurel at the hand of Her Royal Majesty Rauokin.

In the fall of AS 57, 2022, During Royal court at Autumn War Alasdair was called before their Majesties Octamasades and Achaxe and was awarded the Alimentum Vitae for his work during the pandemic doing online classes. He was additionally recognized with induction into the Order of the Carp.

Currently Alasdair is still making chairs as well as tables, beds, and anything else that strikes his fancy as time and his Baronial duties allow.