THLord Giovanni Francisco de Valencia
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Formerly served the Kingdom of Meridies as Combat Archery and Seige Engines Marshal, the Southern Consortium of Shires as Warden ("Weard") and Editor of the Southern Watch (Consortium newsletter, and the Shire of Tir Briste as Marshal and Quartermaster.

THLord Giovanni has been active in the SCA for many years, and is a former squire to Sir Fiachna mac Phiaraic and a member of House Fanciyam. He also is a member of House Sable Ram.

THLord Giovanni has served as Marshal, Quartermaster and Senschal of the Shire of Tir Briste and as Kingdom Archery Marshal (a title which was later changed to Deputy Earl Marshal of Combat Archery and Siege Engines). He has been Tir Briste's Shire Champion twice, and also has that Shire's service award. He is a superb fighter, routinely placing high in tourneys and defeating Knights on the field (we've been watching), and he autocratted Champions' List IV in September of A.S XXXII (1997), and Champions' List VII in October of A.S. XXXVI (2001), and served as Sitecrat for Champion's List V (1998) and as Chief of Security for Fool's War XVIII (2007). He yearly serves as Archery Marshal for Fool's War as well as on staff for site set-up and clean-up and on the Marshalling Staff, Troll Staff, and Security Staff for Fool's War. He authored and produced "the Inquisition" at Midnight in the Garden of Good and Medieval in August of A.S. XXXIV (1999), and "Clown List: the Faux Pas" at Fools' War XII in April of A.S. XXXV (2001), and was onboard as Goobercrat for Fools' War XIII where he ran his production "The Fools' War Gong Show". He is the former two-term Weard (Warden) of the Southern Consortium of Shires, and also the former Editor of The Southern Watch (the Consortium Newsletter) and has served ably as Royal Entourage. He has taught classes in the arts of Leatherworking and Woodworking

Also a founding member of the Meridian Friar's Club, he comes delightedly attached at the leash to Mistress Yseult de Montagu, is a wit and a charmer, and we are more than pleased to have him as an Honored Guest of the household. He makes his home in the Shire of Tir Briste, and his name and device both are registered with the college of arms.

The picture above was made at Fool's War in April of A.S. XLIII (2009)

THLord Giovanni's name and device (Per bend vert and azure a seawolf naiant contourny bendwise sinister Or) are registered with the SCA College of Arms.

Last Updated 01/29/10

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