Finche Odhinnsdottir

Finnseach de Locheil or Finche

Finche Odhinnsdottir

Her Ladyship, the Honorable Lady Finche Odhinnsdottir – (formerly, Finnseach de Locheil)

Finche is a 5th century Orcadian (from the island nation of what Rome calls “Orcades“) happily married to Eidiard, a 7th century Pict from Aber.  She describes herself as a retired scribe while she explores the textile arts – particularly spinning and weaving. She is a member of the Middle Kingdom’s Guild of Withie and Woolmongers, as well as a member of Atlantia’s Guild of the Silver Spindle.

Finche is protegee to Master Brusten de Bearsul (called Boar’s Bane) and apprenticed to Meisterin Katarina Helene von Schönborn. She is also a student (foster-apprentice) of Mistress Eithni ingen Talorgain for Pictish Studies where she hopes to learn much from the first person to be laureled specifically for Pictish studies.


Finche is currently serving as Dernehealde’s Seneschal (because she felt weird not having an office after a year and a half off from all offices).

Past offices


  • Seneschal (once and again)
  • Chronicler
  • Chatelaine
  • Pursuivant
  • Webminister


  • Webminister

at Large:

  • Pursuivant
  • WebMinister


  • Oaken Regional Chronicler


  • Webminister


She currently has the following awards for:  Baronial, Kingdom.

She is served the Barony as Baronial Arts & Sciences Champion in 2009 – (early) 2010.


Ye olde phart note: Finche’s first ever event was the Red Dragon where His Grace, Finn Herjolffson was Knighted (1992).

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