Sibylla de Waryn

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Magnifica Sibylla de Waryn resides in the Barony of Three Mountains.


She was introduced into the SCA by a friend in AS 48 (2014); her first event was Twelfth Night. She immediately became a ward of Jarl Ulfred Draumfjallr and his lady, Baroness Elfreda. They hold a special place in Sibylla’s heart.

While attending a class at Sport of Kings 2015, she caught Queen Mary Grace I’s attention and was approached to serve as Lady-in-Waiting during her reign. Serving on this Royal Retinue was a wonderful experience and a defining moment in Sibylla's journey in the SCA. She traveled from one corner of An Tir to the other with Her Majesty, from Appledore to Myrtle Holt, Wastekeep to Glymm Mere, and greatly enjoyed being of service and making lifelong friends. Thus began a deep love of serving on retinues which continues to this day.

At May Crown 2016 she became an apprentice to Master Charles de Bourbon and joined House Fleur and Ermine to serve as a companion to Duchess Mary Grace of Gatland.

In 2017 she helped found the Priory of St. Catherine, an arts & sciences oriented household along with her Laurel, Master Charles.

At September Crown 2022 she was placed on Vigil for the Order of the Laurel and was elevated at May Crown 2023.


Persona:

  • Sibylla de Waryn is a late 14th & early 15th Century English noblewoman, who as an only surviving child with no other male heirs available due to the Black Death sweeping through England in 1348 and 1361, was allowed to inherit her family’s holdings under English Law. Being a young wealthy heiress she became a ward of the Crown and was initially placed into the care of an Earl's family before being swept into the court of the Crown itself so that she could serve the Queen and be placed in an advantageous marriage.


Alternate Personas:


  • Primary - A Florentine noblewoman during the latter part of the 15th Century, particularly the 1490s.
  • Secondary – A Roman noblewoman living in the Province of Valentia in Britannia during the latter part of the 4th Century.


Associated Households




Interests



  • Hairnets
  • Clothing
  • Jewelry
  • Scribal Arts
  • 14th & 15th Century Courtly Culture & Pageantry
  • Roman & Sub-Roman Britain
  • So many other things……


Service/Retinue



  • Lady-in-Waiting to Queen Mary Grace of Gatland I ~ Aug 2015 – Jan 2016
  • Royal Attendant to Queen Sha’ya I ~ July 2016 – Jan 2017
  • Lady-in-Waiting to Queen Dagrun Stjarna II ~ March 2017 - July 2017
  • Lady-in-Waiting to Queen Helene D'Anjou I ~ July 2017 - Jan 2018
  • Lady-in-Waiting to Queen Dalla in Fagra II ~ Jan 2018 - July 2018
  • Deputy Head Royal Attendant South to Queen Helene D'Anjou I ~ July 2018 - Jan 2019
  • Lady-in-Waiting to Princess of Tir Righ, Mary Grace of Gatland ~ Aug 2019 - Feb 2019
  • Royal Attendant to Queen Sha’ya II ~ Jan 2019 – July 2019
  • Co-Largesse Coordinator & Royal Attendant to King Morgan I & Queen Livia I ~ July 2019 - Jan 2020
  • Kingdom Largesse Coordinator & Royal Attendant to King Athanasios Belisarios I & Queen Alianora Greymoor I ~ Jan 2023 - July 2023
  • Kingdom Largesse Coordinator & Royal Attendant to King Morgan of the Oaks II & Queen Livia Alexandra Severa II ~ July 2023 - Jan 2024
  • Kingdom Largesse Coordinator & Royal Attendant to King Ulfgar Hjartar Bani Thorvaldsson I & Queen Juahara al Azin I ~ Jan 2024 - July 2024


Classes and Demos



  • Introduction to Modern Sewing ~ Collegium (2016)
  • Late Period Hairnet Workshop (2022)
  • Hairnets in History ~ Collegium (2022)


Awards



  • Award of Arms (King Havordh Aettarbani & Queen Mary Grace of Gatland) ~ Oct 2015
  • Forget-Me-Not (Queen Mary Grace of Gatland) ~ Jan 2016
  • Queen’s Favor (Queen Sha’ya Kjartanskona) ~ Jan 2017
  • Royal Scribal Favor (King Styrkarr Jarlsskald & Queen Dagrun Stjarna) ~ May 2017
  • Goutte de Sang (King Christian Bane & Queen Helene d'Anjou) ~ Jan 2018
  • Jambe de Lion (King Christian Bane & Queen Helene d'Anjou) ~ Sept 2018
  • Royal Service Token (King Kjartan Dreki & Queen Sha’ya Kjartanskona) ~ July 2019
  • Forget-Me-Not (Queen Livia Alexandra Severa) ~ Jan 2020
  • Forget-Me-Not (Queen Alianora Greymoor) ~ March 2023
  • Order of the Laurel (King Athanasios Belisarios & Queen Alianora Greymoor) ~ May 2023
  • Forget-Me-Not (Queen Livia Alexandra Severa) ~ Jan 2024