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Welcome!

Welcome to Madame Perronnelle de Croy’s home on the web. Within the SCA I play a middle 12th century Frenchwoman from the northwest or Brittany region. This is my collection of esoteric knowledge and experiences within that august organization.  Please feel free to look around, comment, and learn. While the offerings are meager at this time … Continue reading »

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Ecclesiastical Garments of the 13th Century: The Amice

Today is my attempt tog get ahead by a few posts as I will be camping with my in-laws in a couple of weeks and won’t have internet access. So please forgive what may be the next few erratic posts as I’m hyped up on sweet tea! 13th C. Amice Line Drawing In this post … Continue reading »

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Ecclesiastical Garments of the 13th Century: The Alb

The overall shape of the alb has not changed in many years and, thanks to an alb 11th Century Alb at the V & A Museum (No. 8710 of 1863 and labeled “Albe, white linen, with apparels of crimson silk, Sicilianfo urteenth century.”*), we can see how the garment was cut and created. The alb … Continue reading »

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Ecclesiastical Garb and Religious Personas in the SCA

Over vacation this past week I was going though the hundreds of pictures from my SCA events. I happened to be going through a new book (Medieval Costume in England and France by Mary G. Houston) and noticed that for all SCA folks like decorative garb not may take on the roles of the religious … Continue reading »

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Vacation

I had all the best intentions in the world when I left to come on vacation nearly a week ago. I told myself that I would sit down and be able to work on a post or two while my son ate his breakfast like I do at home. I had not anticipated that he … Continue reading »

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