Lorimer MacAltin

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Syr Lorimer with the horn of Chivalry at Pennsic 46
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Syr Lorimer MacAltin of the Garioch is the founding Baron of the Barony of Flaming Gryphon in the MidRealm and moved from there to the Barony of the Cleftlands where he has resided ever since.



Highland Celtic-Norman Scot from about 1305. Currently unstuck in time.


Obtineo    (I Prevail)

Offices & Positions

Founding Baron Flaming Gryphon in October 1979, retired March 1987.

Former Kingdom Earl Marshal.

Former Deputy Earl Marshal for Ohio and Kentucky.

Seneschal of the March of Thescorre in the East Kingdom from 1976 until 1977.


First event was the A.S. VII (1973) May Crown Tournament in the East Kingdom won by Sir Finnvarr de Taahe.

Fought for both the East and the Midrealm during Pennsic VI. He carried the East Kingdom banner alongside Prince Frederick of Holland during the Woods Battle. He then officially moved to the Midrealm where he was taken as squire by King Finnvarr de Taahe and fought with Midrealm thereafter.

Married Lady Ealasaid of the Isles who became the first Baroness of the Flaming Gryphon.

Gafiated for most of 22 years after stepping down as Baron Flaming Gryphon.

Chivalric Lineage

Syr Lorimer was knighted 16 August 1981 (A.S. 16) on the field at the Tenth Pennsic War.

Syr Lorimer was squire to Duke Sir Finnvarr de Taahe and trained extensively with Duke Syr Laurelen and Duke Syr Alen.

He took two squires, neither of whom were knighted:
Thomas the Quiet
Michael Arthur of Kerry

Interests and SCA-related hobbies

Syr Lorimer is very fond of dancing and has even been known to teach dance upon occasion.

He enjoys singing both solo and choral works. He sang as part of the chorus for the Choral Ball at Pennsic 46 and at KWDS 12.

Syr Lorimer is interested in researching medieval noble genealogy, particularly in the British Isles.

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