Campaign of the Month: August 2016
Oath of Crows
A true Cymri, with the blood of Romans.
Book of the Dead
Bryn fell with the first sunrays hitting his face in his 45th year in the forest of Gloom. His acts of bravery in defending his family and his children unto his death is talked about for many generations. His body was laid at rest in a tomb with effigy, payed for by Aurelius Ambrosius for deeds in the Kings Service that is never spoken of. Many of his glorious deeds were ahead of their time, and are often retold by later relatives. Amongst his many great deeds, he took part in felling the giant Sigeberht Longsword. He died a Notable Warrior.
Bryn was known for his Bravery and his Recklessness, mostly for being first to rush for the enemy banner at Battle of Carlion. He was also known for his Love of his Family, his Hospitality, his Honor and his Loyalty for his old Battle-brothers.
He was a talented rider, an excellent spearman and swordsman as well as having a roman silver tongue of intrigue.
Bryns wife died hours before him in the attack, as well as several of his children. They left behind two surviving children, Emogen and Melkin.
His son Melkin inherits the manor of Hindon and the attached Roman Villa with all the lands that came with it, a chest of roman coins (£20), £2 in silver, A book titled “The institute of Gaius”, A holy relic of St Albans (Spiritual +3), an old roman chainmail with helmet, a cymric sword, a dagger, 5 spears and two painted shields. The Saxon Clothes he wore at time of death was burned.
Information from life
Son number: 1
Liege Lord: Robyn, Dominus Sorviodunum
Current Class: Famous Warrior, head of the Marwth family
Current Home: Hindon (The Roman Villa), Hillfort hundred
Forms of address at time of death
Colloquial name: Hindon
Informal: Bryn of Hindon
Formal: Bryn, holder of Hindon manor to Comes a Rupes Sorviodunum.
Optional Suffix: of the Marwth
Notable possessions at time of death
- A chest of Roman Coins
Family at time of death
Arland, son of Devin
Sadoc, b. 448
Wives and consorts at time of death:
Anathea, b. 420, w. 440, d. 447
Cælia, b. 425, w. 449, daughter of Garr
Children at time of death:
♂ Brian, b. 447, d. 448
♂ Ennis, b. 450, lost 463
♂ Camlin, b. 450, d. 462
♀ Emogen, b. 452
♂ Coalan, b. 455
♀ unnamed, b. 456, d. 456
♂ Melkin, b. 461 (unhealthy)
418: Born in a bathhouse
439: Became a fully fledged warrior at the age of 21
439: Fought in an echille in the Battle of Carlion under King Constantine with great bravery, together with X, X and X. Was given vassalage under The Lord of Sarum Rock for the great deeds in the battle.
441: Swears fealty to the new High King, Constans, son of Constantin
443: Is present when High King Constans is murdered by his Pictish guards, but is unable to protect the king. Swears fealty to the new High King, Vortigern.
444: Fought in several skirmishes, protecting against Pictish raids.
445: Digs in with parts of Vortigerns army in castle Wardour. The Castle is besieged in Spring. The castle falls in late autumn after the old roman walls falls to roman sappers forced to work for the Picts. Manages to escape with parts of the troops.
446: Takes part in the Battle of Lincoln, where Vortigern has a great victory against the Picts with help from the Saxon kings Hengest and Horsa.
447: Witnesses the beautiful and wild Rowena seducing King Vortigern at the winter court.
450: Witnessed the wedding of King Vortigern and Princess Rowena.
451: After having complained out loud about Rowenas pregnancy before her wedding, was sent to aid Aetius in the Battle of Chalons. Mangages to survive the legendary battle and returns to Britain with the other survivors, all of whom were knights dissatisfied with Vortigern’s policies. Vortigern welcomes the knights with honeyed words and a bitter heart.
452-454: Takes part in the raids on Ireland.
456: Helps expel he Irish raiders from Cambria.
457: Reluctantly takes part in the Battle of Kent, where British rebels from Kent are crushed and forced from their old lands to make way for the Saxon theods.
460: Took part in The Adventure of The Rules of Hospitality
461: Took part in The Adventure of The Dragon Banner
462: Fought in the Battle of Bath