Gwyntarian to Host Craftsman's Fair and War College

The Marche of Gwyntarian (Akron, OH) will present Make it or Break It: A Craftsman's Fair and War College, November 16, 2002. November 16, 2002 will be a day for craftsmen and fighters in the Marche of Gwyntarian and will feature a day loaded with classes and a War College coordinated by Sir Lars Vilhjalmsson.


  • German Bead Embroidery (Elspeth Grizel)
  • Medieval Beadwork (Elspeth Grizel)
  • Whitework (Saradwen Ariandelen)
  • The Chemise: Italian and English, mid-fifteeth century (Ailith Macintosh)
  • What Archers Wore (Arwenna of Kelsey)
  • Medieval Games and Juggling (John of Southkeep)
  • Bow Inspection for Archers and Archery MITs (Nigel fitz Maurice)
  • So, You Want to Build A Bow? (Arwenna of Kelsey& Ian Gourdon of Glen Awe)
  • Slide Lecture: Leeds Armory (Gwynhyvar (called Chai))

War College:

  • Large formation tactics
  • Small formation tactics
  • Shield skills
  • Polearm skills
  • Great sword skills
  • Efficient spear techniques
  • Faster and smarter Florentine
  • Combat archery techniques

Afternoon War College sessions will include several open forums hosted by Duke Sir Edmund of Hertford and a field seminar for Red Company with Serjeant Padraigh