Their Excellencies

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Ida Haroldsdottir, agaetr kona

Personal representatives of the King and Queen of Caid to the populace of Gyldenholt, and advocates for Gyldenholters to Their Royal Majesties. Their Excellencies serve as the head of the barony and help foster a sense of community through leadership.


Doña Grace O’Kennaith
The Seneschal is the administrator and coordinator of a branch of the SCA. They are responsible for the effective functioning of the group as a whole and in the conduct of its affairs with other SCA groups as well as the real world. Essentially they deal with the legal and corporate level organization of a barony.


Lady Emeline atte More
The Sexton is the keeper of the goods, that is the supplies that are kept in storage and used only two or three times a year: banners, cookware, holiday ornaments, etc.


THLord Dafydd ap Tomas
Lady Juliana de Ellesmere
The Chatelaine is basically the “information desk” for newcomers. We answer questions, hold introductory classes, and do our best to help newcomers feel comfortable and become involved in the SCA.

Keys Coordinator

Roberta Butterwick
The keys officer maintains a supply of donated clothing that newcomers or anyone else in the barony may borrow to wear at events.

Demo Coordinator

The Demo Coordinator works with local schools and members to set up and run demos.


Lady Zubaidah Shirâzî
The Exchequer is the Gyldenholt treasurer and keeper of the till.

Deputy: THL Morgana Ferrari di Velletri

Gold Forest

Lord Yaneznayu Bakavich
Gold Forest is the herald of Gyldenholt. Responsible for all matters of Heraldry in the Barony.


Lord Finnr the squinter Guðmundarson
The Marshal is responsible for combat activities within the Barony. He is in charge of Armored Combat directly.

Captain of Rapier

THLady Valeria Cabrielli
The Captain of Rapier is in charge of Rapier combat for the Barony.

Captain of Archers

THLord Dafydd ap Tomas
The Captain of Archers is responsible for encouraging the populace in the practice of period target archery.

Captain of Unarmored Combat

The Captain of Unarmored Combat is responsible for encouraging the populace in the practice of period combat using simulators.

Captain of Thrown Weapons

Lady Muriel O’Dooley
The Captain of Thrown Weapons teaches participants to learn safe and consistent techniques for throwing knives, axes, and spears.

Captain of Youth Combat

Lord Olaf MacStaiamna
The Captain of Youth Combat teaches sword fighting techniques for children and teens in a safe and friendly environment.


Lord Cellach mac Suibne
The Chronicler designs and edits the quarterly newsletter for the barony.


The Archivist is the baronial historian and keeper of records.

Social Media

Dyrfinna Drengsdottir

“The Office of Social Media encourages the enthusiastic but responsible use of social media on a variety of platforms to support the goals of the Society and introduce the Current Middle Ages to new audiences who might like to participate with us.” –Society of Creative Anachronism, Social Media Officer Website

This office is part of public relations, part moderator, and part town crier. As such, it requires close collaboration with other officers, the populace, and the public at large. Patience and tact are key skills. The Social Media Officer is responsible for maintaining the public face of their branch, helping to disseminate useful information, maintaining a friendly atmosphere in-branch social media groups, and helping to create a welcoming space for newcomers.

Deputies:  Adjutor
Baroness Ceridwen Killian


Baron RowenKillian
The Webwright is responsible for the creation and maintenance of the Gyldenholt website.

Arts and Sciences

Duchess Bridget Lucia Mackenzie

The Arts & Sciences officer organizes various events that promote the arts, be they competitions, project days, or just get-togethers.


Lord Finnr the squinter Guðmundarson
The Constable is in charge of the baronial lost and found and returning items to their rightful owners.

Master of Lists

THLord Albert Torryngton
Lists manage the various tournaments of a day’s events. Lists keep track of all competitors’ scores and handle figuring out who is to face who in each round of the competition.

Ministery of Youth

The Youth Officer provides opportunities for parents to engage in age-appropriate activities with youth members by providing ideas, games, crafts, stories, and songs for parents to work with their children.

All positions are available to those who show an interest to the Office in question. Should you desire to know more, all you need do is ask the Seneschal.