Nicolo Santorio

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Resides: Shire of Roxbury Mill, Atlantia
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence Entry

Barry of four argent and gules, on a chief vert a winged lion passant guardant Or.

Lord Nicolo Santorio began participating in the SCA in 2011 in the Shire of Roxbury Mill. His main areas of interest are rapier fencing, siege weapons and period sciences.


Late 16th century Venetian buonavoglia (professional sailor).

Offices & Positions


  • Rapier Marshal
  • Youth Rapier Marshal
  • Siege Marshal

Awards and Achievements

  • Award of Arms - 10/20/2012
  • Companion of the Opal - 10/19/2013
  • Companion of the King's Missiliers - 5/2/2015
  • Companion of the Sea Dragon - 6/24/2017
  • Mill Stone Token - 5/17/2014 and 6/8/2019
  • Free Scholar - 6/8/2019


Nicolo has been active in the siege community since authorizing in 2013. He has built two engines to date: A traction trebuchet and a counter weight trebuchet, both based on early Chinese designs that were later found in Europe. He also acts as the custodian of Sigfodr, an oak arbalest built by Sir Jonathas Reinisch and owned by Master William le Younger. He occasionally teaches classes on siege weapons to both adults and children.