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  • Lex Hermeticum

    [[:denning | Denning]] of House Quaisitoris founded Lex Hermeticum some fifteen years ago. It is a covenant dedicated to the study of Hermetic and Mundane law. It is located just outside of the city of Winchester. Other mages include [[:aelard | Aelard …

  • Cosette

    Cosette was rescued from the sack of a city by Whitelocke's band and immediately set her sights on the 'dashing' captain. They have had a tumultous relationship at times, and that she was taken under wing by [[:matilda | Matilda]] certainly doesn't …

  • Matilda

    Alfred's wife, it is said that her anger is the only thing the mercenaries of Whitelocke's company fear more than death.

  • Jacob the Scribe

    Born the second son of a successful money-lender in London, Jacob was raised with the priesthood in mind, his father eager for more acclaim within the community. Sadly enough however, the persecutions of Jews, especially during the Baron's rebellion, had …

  • Mary Faire

    Mary's early life was not a happy one. A Child of a Camp follower to some English Knight, her families stock was always some-what low, and she, a younger child, had less than most. She was practically raised in alternating times of following 'armies' or …

  • Red William

    Born in Northern Yorkshire of an English Father and a Scottish Mother, it was said both William's looks and temper favoured his mother's side quite heavily. Standing out from many of his peers, he grew up a fighter, and his relative size never helped …

  • Fat William

    'Fat' William has had a few nicknames over the years, but the Jovial Big Man has taken them all in stride. He was the forth son of a tenant farmer in Worcestershire, destined to plow fields or end up a serf. A Hefty lad, when village conscripts were …

  • "Trebs" William

    While his Christian name is 'William', for as long as he's been in the Whitelocke company, since 1215 A.D., he has been 'Trebs', after 'Trebuchet' with regards to the way he can throw rocks, or well other objects. Of moderate skill with the Bow, he's …

  • Elizabeth

    Elizabeth is the daughter of [[:charles-hawkeye | Charles "Hawkeye"]]. Her Mother, Claire, died in childbirth, and since that time she has been raised by a combination of her father, and what-ever women the man could round up into helping him. Often …

  • Jory

    Despite his heavy Cornish accent, Jory the Ferryman has a proverbial gift for the Gab. He knows everything that is going on in the covenant, the village, the local Inn, and the next two towns over. He spends most of his days by the Warf either at the …

  • Henry Blackbanner

    Young Henry Blackbanner is the son of the Norman Knight Sir [[:sir-oswald-blackbanner | Sir Oswald Blackbanner]] His mother perished in childbirth along with his young sister in 1214 A.D., leaving him an only child, his father thus far refusing to …

  • Big William

    'Big' William's story is typical in all mercenary companies. He was a big boy whose size made him an asset on the farm where he lived, until the Baron's War meant that same size and strength made him the asset in the eyes of a Lord. First conscripted to …

  • Black William

    He's been with the captain awhile, and 'Black Bill' as the company calls him, gives everyone the chills. It could be the brand on his cheek marking him a murderer. It could be the coldness to his eyes or the way he can slit a throat without blinking. …

  • Little William

    Little William is one of the youngest of Whitelocke's company, and it's become clear that the boy will never be a large man. Deft with his hands, his usual job during battles is either to guard the pack animals, or afterword to assist with the …

  • John Wide-Fingers

    John Wide-Fingers gets his name from his thick hands, and from what he can do with those hands if he gets them around somebodies neck. The tales go that the merchant, trader and sailor once hoisted a knight in full armour off his feet and choked him into …

  • Cutbert

    Cutbert is one of the many men who has come in and out of the Whitelocke company over the years. A skilled turn with a spear or knife, and willing to learn, though he may never be exceptional with the longbow. Son of a Freeman in Sommerset, his reasons …

  • Jack Fingers

    Jack fingers hails from the great city of London. Born free near the Thames to a Prostitute, he grew up in circumstances hard and unforgiving. First as a Brothel Brat, than as a street Urchin. By the time he was a man he was a deft hand at pick- …

  • Young John

    Young John is the son of a former member of Whitelocke's company; called John Meadows. He grew up with his mother following the company around, learning it's ways, sticking back from battle, but eventually, always under-foot, learning a few things about …

  • Nora

    Nora was, as many were, an orphan made by the Baronial Wars. Her parents were simple farmers, and their deaths hang heavy on her still. Her elder siblings took her along as they moved with military forces, selling their skills, their bodies and whatever …

  • Richard

    Richard has some skill with the bow, more-so in hand to hand combat. His accent seems to place him from the East of England. Other than that, virtually nothing is known about him. He accepts his coin, follows orders, and joins in with the past-times …

  • Thomas

    Thomas was born in Essex, the eldest son of a miller and a freeman. As such he, likes his father, grandfather and who knows how many genertions had practice with the Longbow. The Baronial Wars struck his area hard, and resulted eventually in the death …

  • Edward

    Edward is a local of Devonshire and has served his time; as a guard in a local baron's household; as hired muscle for Merchants, and slightly less sightly jobs. What has defined him through much of his life is this; Edward loves the Lord. He has taken …

  • Hugh

    Hugh was born to a small village in Normandy, a vassal and consript to one of the many wars in the region. His grandfather and father had fought for Henry II, and so he fought for King John 'Lacklande'. He decided to leave the farm permanently and …

  • Nicholas

    Nicholas is one of the younger members first of Whitelocke's company, and now of the Covenant. The Ambitious young man wants to succeed with a dedication even his youth seems to belay. He is devoted to becoming the greatest warrior in all of England and …

  • Ashley

    Like many others over the years, Ashely was orphaned by war and famine. She ended up a camp follower of one of the many roaving armies of the late baronial wars. By the time she was a teenager she had already learned how to well cope with soldiers, and …

  • Edith

    Edith is the eldest surviving child of Alfred and Matilda. She has thus seen, as a child, the companies formation and it's growth and also seen all the campaigns it's been through. A bit of a reserved girl, she stands in marked contrast to her mother, …

  • Ivy

    Ivy is the youngest of [[:alfred | Alfred]] and [[:matilda | Matilda's]] surviving children. A cute, if some-what lanky girl, the combination of her soft-heart and her lisp has made her rather shy, especially around those she doesn't know. She has …

  • Steven

    Steven is the middle child of [[:alfred | Alfred]] and [[:matilda | Matilda]]. However as the only surviving son he doesn't have the usual problem of the middle child. Instead he has found himself the focus for both his mothers harsh words and his …

  • Paul

    Paul was, and is, a swineherd from the fishing village that sits near the covenant. He is one of the more well-off of the peasants of the village and has for long years had a cart and oxen team he uses to transport his pigs, but also the fish and other …

  • Carol

    Carol is the daughter of a Merchant who once used his small ship to bring goods up and down the southern coast of England, mostly in Devon and Somerset. It was beneath her fathers gaze that she learned all about trading and the coast, and she eventually …