Contacts / Regnum

The Regnum includes the list of officers for the Barony of Southron Gaard, and other helpful personages. If you'd like to volunteer to assist any officer or you would like to take up a vacant post, please contact the Seneschal. Where a position is noted as vacant, any emails will be forwarded on to an appropriate person.

Position Holder Description
Baron and Baroness* Baron Grim of Thornby & Baroness Alexandra de Santiago Ceremonial heads of the Barony and representatives of the Crown.
Seneschal* Lady Melisande de Massard (President) In charge of the organisation of the Barony and its sub-groups. Phone: +64 27 681 8417
Reeve* Lord Lowrens Wilyamson (Treasurer) Handles financial matters for the group.
Tour d’Or Herald* Sir Callum Macleod Keeps track of awards, assists with research and registration of names and devices, makes announcements at events and is master of ceremonies at courts.
Deputy Herald Lord Thorald inn Sudreyski Book deputy to the Tour d'Or Herald: assists with research and registration of names and devices.
Loaner Garb
Chatelaine: Lady Vigdis Svinahildasdottir & Olympia Da Negropontte.
Loaner Garb: Baroness Eleanora van den Bogaerde
In charge of introducing new members to the society, and group demonstrations, also loaner garb for newcomers
Chirurgeon Currently vacant.
Please email the Seneschal if you're interested.
In charge of first aid at events.
Constable Sir Callum Macleod In charge of maintaining law & order, and lost property.
Chronicler* The Honourable Lady Joana de Bairros (Editor) Produces the barony's newsletter From the Tower
Quartermaster Currently vacant.
Please email the Seneschal if you're interested.
Manages Baronial equipment.
Youth Officer Currently vacant.
Please email the Seneschal if you're interested.
Plans and carrying out children’s activities at events.
Knight Marshal* Master Brian di Caffa In charge of armoured combat safety and getting people authorised to fight.
Captain of Rapier Lord Yasuda Tatsu'aki Handles rapier (fencing) training and authorisations.
Lists Lady Melisande de Massard Organises fighting order and records results of tournaments.
Captain of Archers Jocelyn of Southron Gaard Encourages and organises the practise of archery within the Barony and its sub-groups.
Arts and Sciences* Lady Gisle Akselsdatter Covers arts, crafts and sciences, and helps people find sources of information and teachers.
Deputy Arts and Sciences for Gildenwick Lady Amabilia of York Covers arts, crafts and sciences, in Gildenwick.
Historian Currently vacant.
Please email the Seneschal if you're interested.
Librarian Lady Emma of Wolvercote Looks after Baronial Library.
Webscribe Lady Adrienne Furet In charge of maintaining baronial web site.

Note: The * indicates a Position required for a Barony.

Council Meetings

The baronial council is held monthly, please see the events calendar for our next meeting. Currently meetings are held online using Discord, and instructions on how to access this platform are available here.
Meetings are open to all, both members and non-members and the minutes are reproduced in our newsletter From the Tower (FTT).
All officers, please email your monthly Council reports to two days prior to Council, thanks. That way the minutes will be produced much more quickly.

Financial Committee

The Barony has a financial committee operating according to these guidelines (22KB Word document) which were themselves created in accordance with the SCA NZ (Inc) Financial Policy (50KB PDF). The Financial Committee currently has the following members (refer above in most cases for names and contact details):

  • Baron Grim of Thornby
  • Seneschal (Lady Melisande de Massard)
  • Reeve (Lord Lowrens Wilyamson)
  • Amalie von Brisache

Kingdom Contacts

The Kingdom of Lochac covers all of Australia and New Zealand and their Antarctic territories.

King and Queen:

Kingdom Seneschal:

Kingdom Regnum