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Post by Frere Reynald de Pensax on Jul 30, 2011 8:58:40 GMT -5
Currently there is a role play in progress in Northfeld and on its borders, where William Wallace, Guardian of Scotland is on the rampage. One of my characters is involved, and I'm taking the opportunity to give some biographical details.
Brother Reynald de Pensax is a Knight Templar, originally from Worcestershire, and he is Knight-Preceptor of Montaigle. He is something of an enigmatic character, in that he has never discussed his reasons for joining the Templars, and he has never received, nor ever sought promotion beyond the rank of Preceptor; and his talents have not been as actively employed as they could have been by the Templars. He has seen active service in the Holy Land, and he has some skills as a diplomat as he has an amiable disposition. Nonetheless, he is regarded by his masters as a potential troublemaker. The reasons for this might at first seem silly, but the current situation in Northfeld might well prove his detractors right. Pensax in Worcestershire, as the name suggests, has a mixed population of still largely Celtic and Saxon origin. On ethnic grounds, therefore, it is suspected that he might have divided loyalties, which is not helped by the fact that his mother, Jeanne de Griffonet, was French; and some of her kin fought against King Henry III in Gascony. And, though he is a likeable chap, everyone carries away the same impression with them: you never know what he's thinking. Combined with the fact that he once refused to carry out an order in the Holy Land (as he is permitted to do under the Rule of the Templars) that would have resulted in the pointless sacrifice of all his men, you can start to see why his career in the Templars has not progressed as far as it could have, although Reynald has never made his thoughts about this known. Thus he has been stuck out of the way at the Preceptory of Montaigle. This property is unlike the usual Templar establishment, which resembles a manorial estate. It is an ancient fortress, perched, as the name suggests, on a mountain crag to the North of Northfeld. The origins of this fortress are not known, but it was probably built as a refuge from raiders. It is not that large or impressive a structure, nor does it have any immediate strategic importance, but the impregnability of the place derives from its remote location and the fact that it cannot be surrounded. There are several paths to the castle besides the main approach (which is itself a winding and narrow one); and it can be accessed by these routes even during times of siege, but they are all difficult roads, even for those who know them. The castle has not been in the Templars' possession all that long (about 40 years); and it was bequeathed to the Order by its last custodian, Sir Matthew Rougemains. This was done with the approval of both the kings of England and Scotland as it was thought that by donating the place to a supposedly neutral third-party would help settle any tensions in the area. The Templars mainly use the place as a store for winter supplies from their Northern properties as there are large caverns underneath the castle which are suitable for storage. There are also deep wells, so it has an excellent supply of fresh water. These are both factors that Reynald has taken into consideration before taking his present action.
It is now 1298, and William Wallace is raiding the borders of Northfeld. He has attacked Sir Wulfscyld at Tweed Castle, and inflicted a great deal of damage. Some Templar properties in the area have suffered some slight attacks as well, and Brother Reynald has taken it upon himself to put a plan of action into operation. Initially he summoned all those knights owning fees of the Templars in the area, as the compliment of Montaigle consists only of Reynald and one other Knight-Brother, Hanno von Kempesch from Saxony (an elderly Templar - though by no means decrepit - and a veteran of many a campaign in the Holy Land) as well four servants of the Order, who are not actually members of the Temple. He has thus managed to muster twelve lances, and with this strike force, he has been harrassing Wallace's raiding parties. 80 refugees from Sir Wulfscyld's estates have also been given refuge within Montaigle's walls. During one skirmish, Reynald captured Wallace's brother John. Wallace has therefore besieged Montaigle - a rather pointless exercise, since he has no siege engines; but this is exactly what Reynald wanted. Reynald has correctly divined that the political climate has changed, and neutrality is no longer an option for the Templars. The Master of England and the de facto Master of Scotland (the Templars did not treat England and Scotland as seperate provinces, but command of the Scottish brethren was delegated to the Preceptor of Ballantraedoch) are under pressure to swear oaths of fealty to King Edward I of England, which conflicts with their Templar vows. Thus, although having acted on his own initiative, Reynald will escape censure and punishment by the Templar command, because they are secretly glad that he has provoked Wallace into such a blatant attack on the Order; and having used his skills as a diplomat, he has enlisted the support, not only of the English Master, but the Grand Master himself.
The Dragon raised its ugly crown, And sniffed the air and gave a frown: 'Who disturbs me in my well? That clang and clatter's no cowbell: A knight in armour's what I smell!'
Post by Sir Didymous LaRoth on Feb 26, 2012 21:05:40 GMT -5
Salatitia, I'm considering starting a new RP based loosely on Tolkien. I will be using Fael "Lathspell" Faroth. He's the child of two elves that were rescued from the dungeons of Morgoth. Captured Elves were turned into Orcs, but this character is based on the hypothetical partially turned elves. He has his mother's skill of foresight, but can only see the bad things, hence the nic-name that translates to "bad news". He is 6'2" has long dark hair and pail skin with a slight greenish hue. There is a scar on his left eye from the Spiders of Mirkwood. He is thus unable to use a bow. He is gifted in Cirith inscriptions and wears a jerkin covered with them for protection. He uses heavy bladed slashing weapons like orcs. He has the sword that killed his father following the war of wrath, and uses it to kill any thing that threatens those he loves.
Post by Sir Didymous LaRoth on Mar 15, 2014 15:59:36 GMT -5
New Character for the Karloff Hall RP already in progress in the Skoland sub-forum. Name: Giles d'Belmont Occupation: Professor of philosophy until the he was ousted for "Questionable views of the church". Then hired as a tutor at Karloff Hall. Age: Uncertain, but not young. Description: Tall and lanky. Rather like an older Ichabod Crane. Grey hair, pale complexion, uses reading glasses that he keeps on a cord around his neck. He usually dresses in a long grey tunic with a brown leather belt that holds a knife and pick set next to his small purse of blue cloth. He wears a pork pie cap with a turned up brim made of blue wool over an unbleached biggin. He also has a brown cloak. He is never seen without his most prized possession, a copy of "The Contemplations of Marcus Aurelius" that he keeps in a tan leather messenger bag.
Character traits: Stuffy, bookish, arrogant.
For those whose brains skipped at the thought of glasses in this era, attached is a picture of glasses that existed in the period. Oh and by the way the information on the Sir Dennis that was brought up is:
Sir Dennis L’Boucher From: Saint Swithbert Age: 25 Occupation: Knight of the Court of Northfeld Personality traits (good): Good sense of humor, brave, energetic, good with a sword Personality traits (bad): Pompous, over-amorous, conceded, a teller of tales Physical description: Tall, Sandy blonde hair, hazel eyes, broad shouldered, baby-faced Blazon: Shield: Or, a shake-fork between three roses all gules. Crest: A rose gules between two bull’s horns proper. Motto: One fell cut.
Lady Latitia LaRoth: That is all we ask for is for you to do your best. And if and when we sujest or even give advice all we ask is for you to at less think on it a bit. And maybe use it a little.
Mar 7, 2014 9:25:53 GMT -5
Dame Dorothia Karloff: thou doest not begin to have knowledge of the things ye lay gold for.
Mar 16, 2014 14:10:34 GMT -5
Sir John Karloff II: Aye tis true my lady! thou dust rob me verily of my wealth for frivolities!
Mar 16, 2014 14:12:53 GMT -5
Lady Latitia LaRoth: I need to check out this zazle site so i can see what all we have on this site for sale of Order stuff
Mar 16, 2014 14:25:34 GMT -5
Celest Ferguson: That zazzle sight is pretty sweet!!!! Oh how now Sir Didymouse hows the clubhouse coming along
Mar 16, 2014 15:15:33 GMT -5
Sir Didymous LaRoth: You know Celest, I still have ways of getting back at you.
Mar 20, 2014 15:30:46 GMT -5
Dame Dorothia Karloff: I'm still want to check out the sight.maybe yet tonight.
Mar 20, 2014 21:26:46 GMT -5
Lady Latitia LaRoth: We need to breath life back in to this site again, we as a group have seem to lost our way on this site. Hopefully this will kick the site back in to activation once again.
Jun 30, 2014 11:48:51 GMT -5
Sir Didymous LaRoth: Sorry I have been away so much. I've been writing the Booke of the Order. I'll try to be on more though.
Jul 19, 2014 11:06:26 GMT -5
Lady Latitia LaRoth: Well i am here an you need to work on you book still and get it done soon so you could work on my character.
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