Knyaz (Prince)

Siridean MacLachlan
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князь (pronounced 'Kin-YAzh')

Knyaginya (Princess)

Rogned Stengrimova
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княгиня (pronounced 'Kin-YA-zhin-ya')

Prince and Princess of Insulae Draconis
His Highness is interested in martial arts, archery, bardic arts and trying to make sure folks have a good time. Her Highness is interested in arts & sciences of ALL kinds, including bardic, textiles & garb, archery, fencing, armoured combat, revelry.
His Highness likes learning new things, storytelling, sitting around and chatting, bardic circles, hearing people laughing and having a good time. Her Highness likes newcomers, bardic performances, beautiful words and courts, and flowers.
His Highness would like events to feature flexible booking options so more people can attend in a way that fits their needs. Her Highness would like events to feature welcoming and inclusiveness of newcomers, conversations and more bardic and games!
His Highness dislikes being rushed or excessively overbooked events. Her Highness dislikes when schedules are too busy, and the inability to relax at events.
Regarding food
Please feed his Highness: just about any food. He likes trying local food/drink, which is not a challenge to find something he does not like. He prefers to drink still water, coke, scotch/whisky, beer and red wine (not dry). Please feed her Highness: meat, fish, cheese, above-ground vegetables, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, mead, rum, white wine, strong coffee, water, nuts, very dark chocolate, unsweetened almond milk, almond flour, cream, & butter. Her Highness has no allergies.
Please don't feed his Highness: Organ meat (allergy) or overly spicy foods; some heat is OK just not too much. Please don't feed her Highness: organ meats, refined sugar, milk, grain/grain products, citrus fruits or their juice, shellfish.


The Royal Household

Captain of the Knyaginya's Guard Lord Ünegan of Eplaheimr
Herald Viscountess Genevieve la Flechière (Ireland)
Chamberlain (Knyaginya) Viscountess Susannah of York
Head Ladies in Waiting to the Knyaginya Lady Edel de Chadewykke (Ireland) Lady Euphrosyne Eirenikina (Britain)
Master of Revels Lord Cúchulainn
Royal Advisors Suren Jahanara Vivanu Banu Lady Meadhbh Rois Ineagh UíCaoimhe


Progress of the Prince and Princess

Events at which their Highnesses will be in attendance are marked with a Crown icon in the Principality Calendar.


What you need to know

The Prince and Princess of Insulae Draconis represent the King and Queen of Drachenwald in the Principality. As such ceremonial representatives of the Crown of Drachenwald, the Prince and Princess should be treated as any other royal couple in the Kingdom. In essence, be courteous and respectful of what the Prince and Princess are representing and of the fact that their time is not their own. Much of each event they attend will be spent officiating, being in meetings, or just listening to people's opinions. Read more about how to behave around the Prince & Princess including at Court.

The Prince and Princess will hold Court at most events at which they are in attendance. They may have announcements for public business but they also are responsible for bestowing Awards on members where the people of Insulae Draconis has recommended that a member should be so honoured. Insulae Draconis has many awards to reward people for hard work, skill and courtesy. You can read more about awards, check whether someone already has an award and then make an award recommendation


Becoming Prince and Princess

An armoured combat Tournament is fought every nine months to determine who will be the Prince and Princess. Any authorised armoured fighter who is a fully paid member of the SCA and who has the support of a consort (also a fully paid up member) can fight. The tournament will be officially announced and fighter must give formal notification of their intention to enter with a Letter of Intent.

Our previous Princes and Princesses