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Margaret Cochrane
Information
Resides: Canton of Kappellenberg, Barony of Windmasters' Hill, Atlantia
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence Entry
Heraldry
Quarterly sable and gules, in pale two feathers fesswise argent
Registered Arms

Introduction

Baroness Margaret Cochrane

SCA Resume

I have been in the Society since October 1990 as a freshman in college, when I found a flyer promising to teach me how to make chain mail. Other than that, I weave, knit, and embroider, and sew as little as possible. I'm also a middling-competent musician with several instruments and a pitch problem with singing after cancer treatment that I'm trying to overcome.

MoL Authorization Card Project

Persona

I'm an early 21st century SCAdian. Nominally 12th century lowland Scots

Offices & Positions

Current:

  • Deputy kingdom web minister for the MoL authorizations website.
  • Seneschal, Kappellenberg, Windmasters' Hill
  • A&S officer for K'berg
  • At-large herald

Former:

  • Kingdom MoL special deputy for programming (office moved to Web Minister 2019)
  • Knight Marshal - 14 years (adult heavy) Buckston on Eno, 2 years (youth heavy) Windmasters' Hill
  • Deputy Baronial Chronicler, Windmasters' Hill
  • Exchequer, Kappellenberg
  • Web Minister, Kappellenberg
  • Minister for Minors, Windmasters' Hill
  • etc, see Resume

Projects & Publications

Awards and Achievements

OP

  • Award of Arms (Atlantia)
  • Companion of the Boreas (Atlantia) (Windmaster's Hill)
  • Companion of the Kitty Hawk (Atlantia) (Windmaster's Hill)
  • Baronial Award of Excellence (Atlantia) (Windmaster's Hill)
  • Companion of the Don Quixote (Atlantia) (Windmaster's Hill)
  • Companion of the Coral Branch (Atlantia)
  • Companion of the St. Nicholas (Atlantia) (Windmaster's Hill)
  • Companion of the Pearl (Atlantia)
  • Court Baroness (Atlantia)
  • Companion of the Opal (Atlantia)
  • Companion of the Golden Dolphin (Atlantia)
  • Companion of the Don Quixote (Atlantia) (Windmaster's Hill)
  • Award of the Silver Nautilus (Atlantia)

University

  • Bachelors of SCA Studies
  • Fellows of the University
  • Masters of SCA Studies
  • Honorary Doctors of the University
  • The Trivium/Quadrivium (Retired December 1999)
  • Old Bachelors (Retired November 1997)
  • Old Masters (Retired March 2012)

Classes Taught

Most recently, I attended the Known World Agriculture and Forestry festival, where I taught two classes:

I organized a weaving track for a recent University, and taught two classes:

Other University classes taught include:

  • Bagpipe history
  • Bagpipe 101
  • Pennywhistle
  • Pre-weaving (warping the loom, picking fibres)

I have sheep-to-shawl and weaving demonstrations for use at school and summer camp demos.

Windmasters' Hill has regular classes every month, and I have taught several classes there.

Kappellenberg has classes every week, and I have taught dozens of classes there.

Event Positions

  • Head Cook, George and the Dragon 2000?
  • Head Cook, Day in Venice April 2002
  • Reservationist, Day in the Court of Burgundy April 2003
  • Emergency Head Cook, Rapier Academy 2007
  • Marshal in Charge, Rapier Academy 2007
  • Arts & Sciences organizer and/or judge various
  • Reservationist, Coronation Spring 2011
  • Head Cook, Day on the Black Sea May 2013
  • Second cook, Ymir Feb 2014, 2019
  • Marshal for Heavy Combat, Midnight at the Oasis Sept 2014
  • Youth Combat MiC, Ymir 2016, 2018
  • Baronial Artisan Challenge entrant by request of Her Excellency Windmasters'Hill, KASF (2nd place)

Demos

Windmasters' Hill and its various cantons put on several demos per year. See my resume for a mostly complete list of which ones I have attended (numbering in the dozens).