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== Introduction ==
 
== Introduction ==
Baron John Biggeheved is the current territorial Baron of Tir-y-Don.
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Baron John Biggeheved is the current territorial Baron of [[Tir-y-Don]].
  
 
John was first introduced to things medieval as a child in the 1970s when he was given the books "Castle" and "Cathedral" by David MacCauley.
 
John was first introduced to things medieval as a child in the 1970s when he was given the books "Castle" and "Cathedral" by David MacCauley.
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Shortly thereafter he participated in an immersive classroom recreation of medieval European society.
  
 
== Persona ==
 
== Persona ==
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== Projects & Publications ==
 
== Projects & Publications ==
John is currently working on making a boat from the Viking Era using period techniques, tools, and materials.
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'''[[Shipbuilding]] in the Viking Era'''
This project encompasses knowledge of woodworking, blacksmithing, cord and rope making, weaving, tar making, paint making, wood carving, and the many other skills needed to make a boat.
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*John is currently working on making a boat from the Viking Era using period techniques, tools, and materials.
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*This project encompasses knowledge of [[Woodworking]], [[Blacksmithing]], cord and rope making, [[Weaving]], tar making, paint making, wood carving, and the many other skills needed to make a boat.
  
 
* [http://www.biggeheved.com  Biggeheved Boatyard]
 
* [http://www.biggeheved.com  Biggeheved Boatyard]
  
John brews with the brothers of Woodside Priory.
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'''[[Brewing]]'''
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*John enjoys brewing ales, beers, and meads.  In the past he has brewed with the brothers of Woodside Priory.
 
* [https://woodsidepriorybrewing.org  Woodside Priory Brewing]
 
* [https://woodsidepriorybrewing.org  Woodside Priory Brewing]
  
John studies Fiore de Liberi [[Historic Martial Arts]] (HMA) with Baron Llwyd and Baron Aiden.
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'''[[Historic Martial Arts]]'''
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*John studies the Historic Martial Arts (HMA) of Fiore de Liberi with Baron [[Llwyd Aldrydd]] and Baron Aiden of Kingswood.
 
* [http://learnfiore.org  LearnFiore]
 
* [http://learnfiore.org  LearnFiore]
  

Latest revision as of 04:28, 13 September 2019

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Baron John Biggeheved
Information
Resides: Barony of Tir-y-Don, Atlantia
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence Entry
Heraldry
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Registered Arms

Introduction

Baron John Biggeheved is the current territorial Baron of Tir-y-Don.

John was first introduced to things medieval as a child in the 1970s when he was given the books "Castle" and "Cathedral" by David MacCauley. Shortly thereafter he participated in an immersive classroom recreation of medieval European society.

Persona

John is a late 10th C minor noble Anglo-Scandinavian of both Danish and English descent. He travels back and forth from Denmark and England, working as a head ship builder.

Offices & Positions

Current

Past

Projects & Publications

Shipbuilding in the Viking Era

  • John is currently working on making a boat from the Viking Era using period techniques, tools, and materials.
  • This project encompasses knowledge of Woodworking, Blacksmithing, cord and rope making, Weaving, tar making, paint making, wood carving, and the many other skills needed to make a boat.

Brewing

  • John enjoys brewing ales, beers, and meads. In the past he has brewed with the brothers of Woodside Priory.
  • Woodside Priory Brewing

Historic Martial Arts

  • John studies the Historic Martial Arts (HMA) of Fiore de Liberi with Baron Llwyd Aldrydd and Baron Aiden of Kingswood.
  • LearnFiore

Heraldry

Azure crusilly fitchy Or, on a chief invected argent a lymphad sable

Awards and Achievements

Awards

  • Order of the Pearl (Atlantia)
  • Order of the Coral Branch (Atlantia)
  • Order of the Opal (Atlantia)
  • Order of the Osprey (Atlantia)
  • Baron's Award of Excellence (Tir-y-Don)
  • Order of the Whelk (Tir-y-Don)
  • Order of the Orca (Tir-y-Don)
  • Order of the Swan and Cygnet (Tir-y-Don)
  • Award of Arms (Atlantia)

http://op.atlantia.sca.org/

Classes Taught

  • Boats of the Norse Tradition
  • Norse Methods of Boatmaking
  • Basic Woodworking, Scandinavian Style
  • Basic Woodworking with Hand Tools
  • Mead Brewing
  • Brewing 101
  • Fiore Longsword Plays, Stretto
  • Fiore Longsword Plays, Largo