Derian le Breton

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Derian at his Laurel elevation in Caid
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Resides:Cynnabar
Status:Current Member
Awards:Visit the Order of Precedence to access a list of this person's awards.
Heraldry

Vert, a Sun in its glory Argent and a chief Ermine

Master Derian le Breton, Companion of the Order of the Laurel, moved to the Barony of Cynnabar in June of 2016. He has lived in a number of different places, including:

He joined the SCA in January of 2000 (AS 34). He is married to Dame Ursula Georges.

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Persona

Derian le Breton is a moneyer living in Paris in 1344. He also dabbles in 1570s Bologna.

Offices & Positions

  • Vice President, CWRU Medieval Society (Midrealm), 05/2000 to 05/2001
  • Assistant Web Minister, Barony of the Cleftlands (Midrealm), 04/2001 to 07/2003
  • Seneschal, College of Saint Bunstable (An Tir), 07/23/2005 to 06/23/2008
  • A&S Champion, College of Saint Bunstable (An Tir), 04/22/2006 to 06/03/2007
  • Chronicler, Right Noble Brewers Guild of Caid, 01/02/2010 to 2012
  • A&S Champion, Barony of Dreiburgen (Caid), 07/17/2010 to 07/16/2011
  • Editor, Compendium Caidis, 09/16/10-2012
  • Caid Arts and Sciences Pentathlon Champion, 3/13/2011
  • Guild Minister, Northshield Moneyer's Guild, 2014 - 2016
  • Seneschal, Barony of Cynnabar, 04/24/2017 - 04/26/2020
  • Rapier marshal, 12/2017 - present
  • Rapier Champion, Barony of Cynnabar, 4/29/2018 - 10/06/2019
  • Guildmaster, Midrealm Moneyer's Guild 5/25/2019 - present

Event Staff

  • Cook, CWRU Medieval Society Autumn Feast (Midrealm), 10/14/2000
  • Demo Coordinator, UW Activities Fair (An Tir), 09/29/2005
  • Gate Steward, Feast of Saint Bunstable (An Tir), 02/11/2006
  • Event Steward, Spring Fling (An Tir), 04/22/2006
  • Demo Coordinator, UW Activities Fair (An Tir), 09/28/2006
  • Gate Steward, Feast of Saint Bunstable (An Tir), 02/24/2007
  • Event Steward, Spring Fling (An Tir), 06/03/2007
  • Demo Coordinator, UW Activities Fair (An Tir), 09/23/2007
  • Cut & Thrust Marshal in Charge, Grand Day of Tournaments, 11/4/2017
  • Event Steward, Grand Day of Tournaments, 11/3/2018

These days Derian often makes site tokens and volunteers with event cleanup crews.

Laurel Lineage

Derian was not an apprentice. He has been involved in moneyer's guilds in various kingdoms, as well as the Inter-Kingdom Moneyer's Guild for over a decade. As a guild apprentice and journeyman, he studied under the late Master Ian Cnulle, who was elevated to the Order of the Laurel on the same day that Derian was made a Fellow of the Moneyer's Guild of An Tir.

Derian has one former apprentice that is now a laurel:

Derian has one apprentice:

Derian has two students:

Classes Commonly Taught

  • Introduction to Moneying
  • Simple Silver Ring Making
  • Chasing: The Artful Denting of Metal
  • Introduction to Beer Brewing
  • Historical Brewing
  • Medieval Food for Vegetarians, using notes and food from Ursula Georges
  • Introduction to Engraving
  • Advanced Engraving and Moneying workshop
  • Introduction to Fiore's Dagger

Lots of moneying demos at various events. Lots of brewing. Some armouring.

Derian has also taught medieval style coin die cutting classes at the American Numismatic Association's Summer Seminar, and a variety of historical martial arts classes at HEMA events.

Competitions

  • First place, College of Saint Bunstable A&S Competition, 04/22/2006
  • Full Entrant, Barony of Madrone A&S Competition, 03/01/2008
  • Single Entrant, An Tir Kingdom A&S Competition, 03/07/2009
  • First place, Highland War Brewing Contest, 09/05/2009 (beer)
  • Second place, Highland War Brewing Contest, 09/05/2009 (varietals)
  • Second place, Great Western War Brewing Contest, 10/10/2009 (beer)
  • Second place, Potrero War Brewing Contest, 05/29/2010 (beer)
  • Third place, Potrero War Brewing Contest, 05/29/2010 (beer)
  • First place, Barony of Dreiburgen A&S Competition, 07/18/2010
  • Second place, Inter-Kingdom Brewer's Guild Competition, Pennsic 39, 08/08/10 (beer)
  • First place, Highland War Brewing Contest, 09/04/2010 (beer)
  • Second place, Great Western War Brewing Contest, 10/09/2010 (beer)
  • Second place, Great Western War Brewing Contest, 10/09/2010 (varietals)
  • First place, Caid A&S Pentathlon, 03/14/2011
  • First place, Midrealm Rose Tournament A&S Competition, 04/30/2011

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