The Shire of Mare Amethystinum


About Us

Greetings to all and welcome to the ​Shire of Mare Amethystinum. We are ​located in Thunder Bay, ON, Canada. ​Mare Am, as it is referred to locally, is a ​local branch of the Society for ​Creative Anachronism, more ​commonly known as the SCA. Prepare ​yourself to step into a world of chivalry, ​art, and camaraderie. Armoured knights ​are locked in combat on the list field, ​artisans painting and illuminated ​manuscripts, and friends nearby put the ​finishing touches on their newest ​garments. For more information please ​visit our organization's site at ​ or our kingdom's ​site at

Website Updates

This webpage is a temporary one to help newcomers to the ​SCA find points of contact for the organization.

Last Updated 10 March 2024


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The officer serving as ​administrator and main ​contact person.


The officer serving as ​treasurer.

Armoured ​Combat Marshal

Oversees combat activities.

THL Frug Marchand

Email -

Minister of Arts ​and Sciences

The officer serving as Arts ​and Sciences leason.

Mare Am

Weekly Gathering

St. Martin Elementary School

115 W Mary St W, Thunder Bay, ON P7E 2L8

Every Thursday 6-8 PM Eastern time

  • Armoured Combat
  • Youth Combat
  • Social gathering
  • Arts and science

Note - No outdoor shoes permitted, be prepared ​to take shoes off or bring indoor shoes for use ​while fighting

restrooms available

New to Armoured combat and want to try, reach ​out on our facebook page and we will make sure ​there is loaner gear for you to try

Parking and Entrance Map


This is the recognized website for the Shire of Mare Amethystinum of the Society for ​Creative Anachronism, Inc. and is maintained by Sir Boris Movila. This site may contain ​electronic versions of the group's governing documents. Any discrepancies between ​the electronic version of any information on this site and the printed version that is ​available from the originating office will be decided in favour of the printed version. For ​information on using photographs, articles, or artwork from this website, please ​contact the Webminister at They will assist you in contacting ​the original creator of the piece. Please respect the legal rights of our contributors.

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