[Northkeep] Thank You
angusmgunn at yahoo.com
Fri May 30 09:19:32 PDT 2008
It is most excellent to have you. I will let you know when I open the shop up again and you are more than welcome to come out.
Centurion Angus Gunn
Squire to Sir Cassius Lepus
Steven Copley <steven at stevencopley.com> wrote:
I have been in the SCA for just over a year with Castellan in 2007
being my first event. I also have gone to Moonshadow's Triumph and
Wiesenfuer's Baronial and a few other things here and there. I have
been on this list for nearly 9 months but never responded for some
reason. A few years ago, Arthur Blackmoon got Robin and Maryanne of
Northkeep to join the SCA and Robin's son in law is my best friend,
Douglas MacGriffin (his son is Avery O'Griffin). So thanks to
Douglas, Robin and Arthur for getting me into the SCA, I am loving it.
I play a roman centurion and am still working out the exact period.
I have been working on my roman armor for about six months now and am
nearly complete. I am currently lacking better knees/legs and
vambraces (which should be complete within a month) and sword, shield
and Helmet. The sword/shield/helmet I anticipate being made/bought
within 2 months. I have completed a nearly full set of Leather Armor
including Gorget, Lorica Segmentata, Gladiator-style skirt and Arm
I wanted to write a thank you note to a few of the people who have
helped me over the last few weeks prepare for fighting. I really
appreciate all of the helpful advice and care you have shown me by
talking to me about armoring, fighting and other things. I met most
of the people at fighter practice the last few weeks that have helped
me, fought me and taught me a few things and I am grateful. I know I
am forgetting a few of their names but a few are: Nick, William,
Morgan, Evan, Ian, Ulric, Angus, JP and others. Also, and mostly
Ulf- You rock! Thanks for loaning me my missing pieces and for
helping me with all the advice.
Ungus- Thank you for the advice and help with my armor padding. I
look forward to learning some armoring with you when you open your
So, I hope to see all of you at Castellan again and look forward to
fighting with you, shooting archery and feasting. Thanks so much!
In the SCA, I go by VALERIVS. My full name is TIBERIVS REGVLVS VALERIVS.
In the Mundane world, I am Steven Copley, Computer Geek extraordinaire!
steven at stevencopley.com
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