Serena Kimbalwyke

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Serena as Queen 2015
Status:Current Member
Preferred Title:Countess
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A 14th century English silkworker, Serena became frustrated with the oppression of the male dominated silk system and left the industry. She took The Silk Road east to Constantinople, then ventured north across The Black Sea into Rus territory. She settled in Kiev, where she met her husband, Nikolai.

Awards & Honors

Kingdom Awards

Other Awards

Offices & Positions

  • Dean of the Equestrian College
  • Kingdom A&S Champion 2010

Affiliations & Relationships

Serena was a protege to Duchess Garlanda de Stanas

Her husband is Ser Nikolai Grigorevich Petrov and together they lead their household Strakoza

Laurel Lineage

Serena was never an apprentice (though she had an association with Mistress Rosamund Beauvisage).

She has four apprentices; Baroness Colette DuPré, Sargent Honor von Atzinger, Lord Gwydion Glyndour, and Lady Aurelia Rosetti.


Countess Serena is best known for her fiery red hair and ofttimes fiery opinions to match. An accomplished equestrian, she is a former Dean of the Middle Kingdom Equestrian College and tri-premier of the Order of the White Lance (With Zuriel Nightshade and Mathilde of Jaravellir). Serena was elevated into the Order of the Laurel for her research and rearing of silkworms and silk processing.

Interests and SCA-related hobbies

Equestrian activities and sereculture (the raising of silk worms) as well as reeling and processing silk.

Classes Taught

Projects & Publications

Reign details

92nd Reign of the Middle Kingdom

92nd Midrealm Crown ( 09/2015–05/2016 )
Preceded by
Ragnvalder III and Arabella III
Reigned with
Succeeded by
Cameron II and Amalie II
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