Katalena Ivaniaia zhena Shishova

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Photo taken at Spring Coronation May 2018. Photo credit: Charla Kinzel
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Resides:Shire of Falcon's Quarry
Status:Current Member
Awards:Visit the Order of Precedence to access a list of this person's awards.
Heraldry

Argent, a tyger rampant gules, a chief sable.

Boiarynia Katalena Ivaniaia zhena Shishova, OP

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Persona

Katalena Ivaniaia zhena Shishova (kaht-uh-LAY-nuh ee-VAHN-ee-ya zhayna shee-SHOW-vuh) is an Englishwoman living in the Novgorod region of the Kieven Rus during the late 11th/early 12th century. She was a wealthy widow with two small children when she met her now husband during her time in Normandy. She spends much of her time at their estates in the countryside while regulary traveling to the city. She is married to Ivan Shishov, a member of the druzhina (prince's retinue) and runs the family estates and commercial interests.

Her son continues to carry his father's name while her daughter was greatly influenced by a refuge of the Seljuq Empire and has taken a name of that place.

Offices & Positions

Current:

Equestrian Marshal, Shire of Falcon's Quarry (current)
Deputy Exchequer (Emergency and Training), Middle Kingdom (06/01/2018 - current)
North Oaken Regional Deputy Exchequer, Middle Kingdom (03/01/2019 - current)
Previous:
South Oaken Regional Deputy Exchequer, Middle Kingdom (06/01/2018 - 3/01/2019)
Chamberlain for Their Majesties, Alric and Katherine 97th Reign of the Middle Kingdom (10/2017 - 10/2018)
Chancellor of the Exchequer of the Middle Kingdom (05/26/2016 - 05/26/2018)
Thuban Herald (Sign Herald Deputy), Middle Kingdom (6/2014 - 5/2016)
Deputy to Kingdom Seneschal - Media Liaison, Middle Kingdom (May 2013-May 2016)
Webminister, Shire of Falcon's Quarry, North Oaken, Middle Kingdom (2007-2009, 2011-Present)
Pursuivant,Shire of Falcon's Quarry, North Oaken, Middle Kingdom (2005-2009, 2011-2013)

Personal

Boiarynia Katalena Ivaniaia and her husband, Sir Ivan Shishov are the founding members of Two Tygers Keep, a family-oriented household focused on loyal service to the Kingdom.

Affiliations

Lineage

Katalena was protege to Countess AnnMarie Morgaine, OP.

Katalena has two proteges. The first is Lady Manne de Lynn and the second is THL Alays de la Salle.

Honors and Awards

Award of Arms: Presented at Brawl at the Crooked Dragon, Shire of Falcons Quarry (July 2005)
Award of the Purple Fret: Presented at Harvest Days, Marche of the Winged Hills (September 2012)
Order of the Willow: Presented at North Oaken War Maneuvers, Shire of Falcons Quarry (June 2013)
Order of the Dragon's Heart: Presented at Gulf Wars, Kingdom of Gleann Abhann (March 2015)
Grant of Arms: Presented at Grand Pageant, Shire of Steren Codha (April 2017)
Order of the Pelican: Elevation at Regular Event, Barony of the Cleftlands (January 2018)
Court Baroness: Presented at Harvest Days, Marche of Winged Hills (September 2018)


Arts and Sciences

Interests

Fiber Arts:fiber preparation, spinning, weaving, knitting
Costuming/sewing

Classes Taught

Baltic-style Patterned Warp-faced Weaving

  • Pennsic War 45 (August 2016)
  • Pennsic War 44 (August 2015)
  • Gulf Wars XXIV (March 2015)

Basic Warp-faced Weaving (Inkle Weaving)

  • Red Dragon (October 2014)
  • Harvest Days (September 2014)

Basic Fiber Processing and Spinning

  • Red Dragon (October 2014)
  • Harvest Days (September 2014)

Miscellany

Other Classes Taught

"Beginning Exchequery"

  • North Oaken War Maneuvers, Shire of Falcon's Quarry (June 2017)
  • Winter War Manuevers, Canton of Pferdestadt (March 2017)
  • Regular Event in the Cleftlands, Barony of the Cleftlands (January 2017)
  • Yule Feast, Canton of Hrothgeirsfjordr (December 2016)
  • Harvest Days, Marche of Winged Hills (September 2016)

Basic Sign Language

  • Pennsic War 41 (August 2012)
  • North Oaken War Maneuvers, Shire of Falcons Quarry (June 2008)

Sign Heraldry: What, How, and Why?

  • Pennsic War 44 (August 2015)
  • Pennsic War 43 (August 2014)
  • Pennsic War 42 (August 2013)

Sign Heralds Roundtable

  • Pennsic War 44 (August 2015)
  • Pennsic War 43 (August 2014)

Silent Heraldry: Role and Responsibilities Interpreting in the SCA

  • Pennsic War 41 (August 2012)

Silent Heraldry: Interpreting for the Deaf at Medieval Recreational Events

  • North Oaken War Maneuvers, Shire of Falcons Quarry (June 2008)

Other Service

Equestrian Marshal

  • Brawl at the Crooked Dragon (July 2016)
  • Brawl at the Crooked Dragon (July 2017)
  • Brawl at the Crooked Dragon (June 2019)


Waterbearing

  • Pennsic War 46 (August 2017)


Sign Herald Coordinator

  • Pennsic War (2013-2015, 2017)


Royalty Liaison

  • North Oaken War Maneuvers (2014- 2016, 2018-2019)


Event Steward

  • Brawl at the Crooked Dragon (2008-2010, 2012,2014-2019)


Feast Steward

  • Brawl at the Crooked Dragon (2005)
  • Red Dragon (2019)


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