Novus I


Event Steward: Cunegonda van den Bossche

Event Summary:

Date: August 7 , 2020
Online meeting begins at: 7:00 PM on August 7th 2020
Online meeting ends at: 9:30 PM on August 7th 2020

This is an online Class.

Earn your Novus I Diploma with Hartwood and the University of Tir Righ!

Hartwood and the University of Tir Righ invite all those new and old to a series of online classes on the basics of the Society for Creative Anachronism. For three Friday nights in August instructors will teach and lead discussions on subjects such as Society structure, how to handle your first event, and what activities we engage in.

Please contact the Hartwood Events team with any questions.

This event includes the following activities and/or services:
Is conducted online
Is an online class
Has Arts & Sciences activities

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Online Event Connection Information

Classes will be held over Zoom. Students will be emailed connection information prior to the class.

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Registration Information

Registration is now open.

Classes will be held over Zoom. Students will be emailed connection information prior to the class.

This is the first of three sessions. Information is also available for the Second and Third sessions.

Classes Offered

7:00 pm, SCA structure: How does the SCA work? – with Cunegonda van den Bossche

From Shire to Society – what are the differences between different types of branches in the SCA? What is the SCA and where does it come from? Who is the King and what is his relationship to the Seneschal? What on earth is the Mucking Tall Maul and what do you have to do to get it? If you have ever found yourself wondering about any of these questions, then this is the class for you!

By the end of this class, students should be able to:

    • List and describe the features of each type of branch within the SCA;
    • List the principal offices of the SCA, describing their key responsibilities;
    • Identify the different sub-disciplines of the SCA and name the associated
    • Identify various Kingdom and Principality awards, explaining common criteria for
      these awards;
    • Draft a letter of recommendation for an award.

8:00 pm, BREAK

8:15 pm, Chivalry and Etiquette: How to behave in the SCA – with Cunegonda van den Bossche 

Courtesy and Chivalry are the core of the SCA; it takes kindness and politeness to a higher level.

By the end of the class, the student will:

    • understand SCA expectations of honorable conduct, and polite behaviour;
    • be aware of Mistress Diana Listmaker’s 10 rules;
    • know basic forms of address;
    • know how to bow/curtsey;
    • recognize the informal courtesies, and the custom
      of kindness;
    • respect the Herald;
    • understand the necessity of respecting safety and site rules;
    • know basic behaviour in Courts and Audiences.

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