In the early part of the 13Th century the Teutonic Knights influence spread ruthlessly thru the Eastern European countryside....The knights violently claimed the land and slaughtered our kin in the name of the Church..... As their influence spread through the Baltic, Slavic and Prussian lands many fell prey to their corrupt ways. The wealthy were stripped of money, the poor were slaughtered or forced into slavery and the children of the nobles were held as captive to insure "co-operation" of the villages and their folk. Though corrupt and dishonest they were sworn to the Church....and they taught us to read and write....and to their dismay to fight: and in time we grew from children to adults watching the tyranny unfold and grow before us. The time came and we did rebel against our capturs...and held our own... some of us escaped...some did not.. I managed to flee to Euro-Russian border in 1245...to safety as the Knights were held off from
Hello. My mundane name is John Smith my society name is Duke Kyrin Baroosa Edred Aroyyo Von Draken. I am 48 years old and been active in Markland and the SCA for about 22 years, our house formed 16 years past and we have been an official household for 16 years (July 1996). I am very active within our household playing confidant, peace-keeper, den-mother, and friend to my people. I have been involved with many events and activities from my mother household, Vairguard, to presently my house. Many of these events have fond memories of growth, not only for me but my people as well. I not only run the household I also merchant selling feast gear, Armor, arms, books, trinkets & garb at private and public events. My interests in the household are period foods and cooking, calligraphy, garb making, stained & leaded glass, herbalism, vinting & brewing, and a little bit of everything else. I appreciate the time you have taken to check out our site and hope you find what you need to find."