Galefridus Peregrinus

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Magister Galefridus Peregrinus
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Resides:Barony of Settmour Swamp
Status:Active
Awards:Visit the Order of Precedence to access a list of this person's awards.
Heraldry

Azure, a chevron gules fimbriated between three stag’s heads caboshed argent.
Awards & Offices
Companion of the Order of the Pelican

Companion of the Order of the Silver Crescent Companion of the Order of the Maunche




Mentor Chirugeon

Contents

Introduction

Magister Galefridus Peregrinus lives in the Barony of Settmour Swamp and has been in SCA since 2003. Previously protégé to Baronne Jehannine de Flandres, he was elevated to the Pelican in September A.S. XLVIII (2013).

Persona

Magister Galefridus is one of the masters at the relatively newly formed University at Cantebrigge. His father was a physician who went on Crusade, and was captured by the Saracens. During his captivity, he studied Islamic medical practices and when released, returned home and taught them to his son. Magister Galefridus occasionally visits a Far Eastern island nation, where he is known as Taguchi Moronaga.

Offices & Positions

Present & Former Event Staff

  • Event Steward, Southern Region Scriptorium and Heraldic Symposium (January 2014)
  • Chirurgeon-in-Charge, Pennsic War XLI (July and August 2012)
  • Emergency Deputy Chirurgeon-in-Charge, Pennsic War XL
  • Health and Safety Class Coordinator, Pennsic Wars XXXIX and XL
  • Deputy Chirurgeon-in-Charge for Planning, Pennsic Wars XXXVIII - XXXIX
  • Event Steward, Quest XXVIII (May 2011)
  • Event Steward, Chirurgy and Cooking: A Winter Schola (January 2010)
  • Chirurgeon and Chirurgeon-in-Charge, numerous events in and out of Settmour Swamp

Interests

Chirurgeonate; Middle Eastern and North African food and cooking; food pickling and preservation; the medieval Islamic kitchen; history and development of humoural medicine.

Projects and Accomplishments

  • St. Eligius Pentathlon winner, November 2012
  • Cleaning cooking vessels
  • Olive cures from around the Mediterranean
  • Food and drink as medicine
  • Medieval Islamic sweets and puddings
  • Analysis of humoral theory in the Taqwim al-Sihha (Tacuinum Sanitatis)
  • Research and use of medieval Middle Eastern and North African cookware

Publications

Smoked olives. Stefan's Florilegium (25 Feb 2012); http://www.florilegium.org/files/FOOD-VEGETABLES/Smoked-Olives-art.html. This article has been reprinted in the December 2013 issue of The Page, the newsletter of the West Kingdom.

Cleaning earthenware and stone pots. Stefan's Florilegium (17 Mar 2013); http://www.florilegium.org/files/FOOD-UTENSILS/Clng-Cly-Pots-art.html

A poultry and broth dish for the sick. Stefan's Florilegium (17 Mar 2013); http://www.florilegium.org/files/PERSONAL/PBroth-f-Sick-art.html

Carrot and date khabīs. Stefan's Florilegium (5 May 2013); http://www.florilegium.org/files/FOOD-SWEETS/Islamic-Pudng-art.rtf. This article has been reprinted in the August 2013 issue of The Page, the newsletter of the West Kingdom.

Curing olives: six methods. Stefan's Florilegium (18 May 2013); Stefan's Florilegium (25 Feb 2012); http://www.florilegium.org/files/FOOD-VEGETABLES/Olive-Curing-art.html. An earlier version of this article was published in Ars Scientia Orientalis 4 (Winter 2013), 8-16; http://aso.eastkingdom.org/issues/aso4.pdf. The earlier version is easier to read, but contains less information on the success/failure of the cures.


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