Aife ingen Chonchobair in Derthaige

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Amanda works for a college library in the Capital District of NYS.  Known as Aoife inghean Conchobair in the SCA, she focuses on the Bardic Arts, telling stories, writing poetry, singing songs, playing harp, and occasionally being a part of the infamous traveling bardic gong show.  She is married to [[Joel of Vestfell]] who continues to put up with this insanity.  She dabbles in the textile arts in her spare time as well.  She primarily plays in the Barony of Concordia of the Snows.  Aoife has two students, Muirgen and Lady [[Marion Quyn]].   
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Amanda works for a college library in the Capital District of NYS.  Known as Aife ingen Chonchobair in Derthaige (formerly Aoife inghean Conchobair) in the SCA, she focuses on the Bardic Arts, telling stories, writing poetry, singing songs, playing harp, and occasionally being a part of the infamous traveling bardic gong show.  She is married to [[Joel of Vestfell]] who continues to put up with this insanity.  She dabbles in the textile arts in her spare time as well.  She primarily plays in the Barony of Concordia of the Snows.  Aife has one current students, Lady Finnguala.  Finnguala is focused on the bardic arts and early Ireland.   
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She is a resident of [[Vestfell Farmstead]] and apprenticed to Master [[Toki Redbeard]].  From October 2009 to October 2010, she was Baronial Bard of Concordia of the Snows to His Excellency [[Angus Kerr]]. From February 2010 to February 2011, she served as King's Bard of the East.
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She is a resident of [[Vestfell Farmstead]] and was apprenticed to Master [[Toki Redbeard]].  From October 2009 to October 2010, she was Baronial Bard of Concordia of the Snows to His Excellency [[Angus Kerr]]. From February 2010 to February 2011, she served as King's Bard of the East.  On May 27, 2012, she was Elevated to the Order of the Laurel.
== Persona ==
== Persona ==
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Aoife is a late 7th Century Irish woman.  Key events that would have affected her in her lifetime would include the Synod of Whitby (which attempted to bring the Celtic church in line with the Roman church), as well as the plague that swept through the British isles in the late 7th century.   
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Aife is a late 7th Century Irish woman.  Key events that would have affected her in her lifetime would include the Synod of Whitby (which attempted to bring the Celtic church in line with the Roman church), as well as the plague that swept through the British isles in the late 7th century.   
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*Head Cook for the 30th Anniversary of the Barony of Concordia of the Snows
*Head Cook for the 30th Anniversary of the Barony of Concordia of the Snows
*Deputy Autocrat for Winter Nights 2010
*Deputy Autocrat for Winter Nights 2010
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*Assistant Artistic Director and Assistant Technical Director for Beowulf the Event (March 26, 2011)
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*Assistant Artistic Director and Assistant Technical Director for [[Beowulf the Event]] (March 26, 2011)
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*Assistant Director Beowulf the Roadshow at Pennsic 2011
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*Co-director for Beowulf the Roadshow at Pennsic 2012
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*Co-head cook, Coronation of Edward II and Thyra, 2012
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*Co-Autocrat, Winter Nights, 2013
== Poetry ==
== Poetry ==
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[[Edward and Marguerite#Rise to be more than men|Poem to rouse the East for Pennsic 39]]<br>
[[Edward and Marguerite#Rise to be more than men|Poem to rouse the East for Pennsic 39]]<br>
[[Edward and Marguerite#All Good Things End| All Good Things End: Poem for HRM Edward's stepping down]] <br>
[[Edward and Marguerite#All Good Things End| All Good Things End: Poem for HRM Edward's stepping down]] <br>
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== Repoetized Pieces ==
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I am Liaden <br>
== Original Songs ==
== Original Songs ==
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Sing the Praises of the Dragon (Written as a gift from TRM Edward and Marguerite for the Midrealm.) (Lyrics Soon.  Recording if I can figure out how to get one up here.)
Sing the Praises of the Dragon (Written as a gift from TRM Edward and Marguerite for the Midrealm.) (Lyrics Soon.  Recording if I can figure out how to get one up here.)
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== Stories ==
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== Irish Stories ==
Baile & Aillinn <br>
Baile & Aillinn <br>
The Story of Nessa<br>
The Story of Nessa<br>
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Setenta's Boyhood Deeds<br>
Setenta's Boyhood Deeds<br>
Cuchulain and the Morrigan<br>
Cuchulain and the Morrigan<br>
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The Slaughter of the Boys of Ulster & the Scythe Chariot<br>
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The Death of King Conchobar<br>
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== Historical Piece ==
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The Mortality of the Children<br>
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== Other Stories/Spoken Word ==
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Beowulf the Event: The Messenger Brings Word of Beowulf's Death and the Dire Implications Thereof (165 lines - reprising a smaller piece of this for the 2012 Roadshow)<br>
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Beowulf (the Roadshow 2011): Wealhtheow Offers the Guest Cup to Beowulf <br>
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== Stories In-Progress ==
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The Pillow Talk <br>
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The Combat of Ferdiad and Cuchulain<br>
== Performances ==
== Performances ==

Revision as of 16:58, 9 July 2013

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Aife with Harp
Information
Resides:Barony of Concordia of the Snows & Shire of Anglespur
Status:
Awards:Visit the Order of Precedence to access a list of this person's awards.
Heraldry

Heraldry Needed
Awards & Offices
AoA, Troubadour Companion of the Order of the Maunche Companion of the Order of the Laurel

Amanda works for a college library in the Capital District of NYS. Known as Aife ingen Chonchobair in Derthaige (formerly Aoife inghean Conchobair) in the SCA, she focuses on the Bardic Arts, telling stories, writing poetry, singing songs, playing harp, and occasionally being a part of the infamous traveling bardic gong show. She is married to Joel of Vestfell who continues to put up with this insanity. She dabbles in the textile arts in her spare time as well. She primarily plays in the Barony of Concordia of the Snows. Aife has one current students, Lady Finnguala. Finnguala is focused on the bardic arts and early Ireland.

She is a resident of Vestfell Farmstead and was apprenticed to Master Toki Redbeard. From October 2009 to October 2010, she was Baronial Bard of Concordia of the Snows to His Excellency Angus Kerr. From February 2010 to February 2011, she served as King's Bard of the East. On May 27, 2012, she was Elevated to the Order of the Laurel.

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Persona

Aife is a late 7th Century Irish woman. Key events that would have affected her in her lifetime would include the Synod of Whitby (which attempted to bring the Celtic church in line with the Roman church), as well as the plague that swept through the British isles in the late 7th century.


Offices and Positions

King's Bard to Konrad von Ulm II, Edward Grey of Lochleven, and Gryffith FitzWilliam II.
Baronial Bard to Angus Kerr
Baroness' Bard to Lucia Francesca de Valencia

Event Staff

  • Head Cook for Winter Nights 2008
  • Deputy Autocrat for Winter Nights 2009
  • Head Cook for the 30th Anniversary of the Barony of Concordia of the Snows
  • Deputy Autocrat for Winter Nights 2010
  • Assistant Artistic Director and Assistant Technical Director for Beowulf the Event (March 26, 2011)
  • Assistant Director Beowulf the Roadshow at Pennsic 2011
  • Co-director for Beowulf the Roadshow at Pennsic 2012
  • Co-head cook, Coronation of Edward II and Thyra, 2012
  • Co-Autocrat, Winter Nights, 2013

Poetry

I first ventured into exploring Early Medieval Irish Poetry in September 2009. I'm learning as I go. These are listed roughly in order, but, does not include any poetry included in stories I've told.

Poem for the Winter Reign of Konrad II & Brenwen II. (TBA)
Poem for Sir Edward Grey's victory at Crown Tournament
Poem for Duke Konrad
Poem to rouse the East for Pennsic 39
All Good Things End: Poem for HRM Edward's stepping down

Repoetized Pieces

I am Liaden

Original Songs

Winter Elegy (Lyrics Soon. Recording if I can figure out how to get one up here.)

Eastern Tyger's Roar (Lyrics Soon. Recording if I can figure out how to get one up here.)

Sing the Praises of the Dragon (Written as a gift from TRM Edward and Marguerite for the Midrealm.) (Lyrics Soon. Recording if I can figure out how to get one up here.)

Irish Stories

Baile & Aillinn
The Story of Nessa
The Adventures of Nera
Setenta's Boyhood Deeds
Cuchulain and the Morrigan
The Slaughter of the Boys of Ulster & the Scythe Chariot
The Death of King Conchobar

Historical Piece

The Mortality of the Children

Other Stories/Spoken Word

Beowulf the Event: The Messenger Brings Word of Beowulf's Death and the Dire Implications Thereof (165 lines - reprising a smaller piece of this for the 2012 Roadshow)
Beowulf (the Roadshow 2011): Wealhtheow Offers the Guest Cup to Beowulf

Stories In-Progress

The Pillow Talk
The Combat of Ferdiad and Cuchulain

Performances

The "Edward Wins Crown" Poem, performed at King & Queen's Bardic (February 2010) [1]

The Story of Nessa, performed at Midrealm Bardic Madness (November 2009) [2]

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