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  • York Minster

    [[File:324236 | class=media-item-align-center | image.jpg]] The magnificent cathedral of York Minster is the center of power for the [[:archbishop-of-york | Archbishop of York]] and the home of [[:storm-9 | Storm]] for as long as he can remember.

  • All Hallows Church, York

    [[File:326128 | class=media-item-align-center | 482.JPG]] All-Hallows church stands on the corner of North Street and Tanner's Row on the south side of the river Ouse in York. A number of large crypts, similar to the one pictured below, stand in …

  • Clementhorpe Nunnery

    [[File:326136 | class=media-item-align-center | 476.JPG]] Clementhorpe Nunnery stands in a walled compound two furlongs to the west of York. Founded by Archbishop Thurstan in around 1130, it is home to an order of Benedictine nuns led by Mother …

  • Church

    [[File:370563 | class=media-item-align-center | image.jpg]] The Catholic Church dominates religious life and political thought across 12th century Europe. It has enormous temporal as well as spiritual power, arising from its vast wealth, extensive …

  • Hexham Abbey

    [[File:398647 | class=media-item-align-center | image.jpg]] Hexham Abbey is an Augustinian priory in the town of Hexham, which lies in Tynedale, northwest of Durham. It is the main centre of power for the [[Church | Church]] between Durham and …

  • Sophia

    Sophia is the daughter of [[:henry-de-percy | Henry de Percy]], Fourth Baron of Topcliffe and _de facto_ ruler of Yorkshire alongside his mother Agnes de Percy. Born and raised in her father's court in York, Sophia is charming, confident and resourceful. …

  • Tector

    Tector was born in York and took service in the household guard of Baron [[:henry-de-percy | Henry de Percy]] at an early age. He quickly impressed with his enthusiasm, loyalty, and great strength, and was tasked by the Baron with the role of personal …

  • Storm

    Storm's earliest memories are of [[York Minster | York Minster]]. He was raised by the priests of the Minster chapter, schooled in the scripture and baptised at a early age. His sorcerous powers began to manifest as he grew older, and the rigorous …

  • Archbishop of York

    Archbishop Roger is one of the most powerful men in England. He leads the Church in the North from his powerbase at [[York Minster | York Minster]] and is the chief representative of King Henry in many dealings with Scotland and its rulers.

  • Father Benedict

    Father Benedict is one of the most senior priests in the Archdiocese of York, and is generally seen as the right hand of the [[:archbishop-of-york | Archbishop of York]]. He played an important part in the defence of [[York Minster | York Minster]] when …

  • Father Geoffrey

    Father Geoffrey is very popular with the other priests and with the deacons, novices and the laity. He is the eyes and ears of the [[:archbishop-of-york | Archbishop of York]] in the community and is often seen as his left hand. He has been an important …

  • Mother Constance

    The Mother Superior healed Sophia, Storm and Tector after they all succumbed to terrible wounds at the hands of a pack of ghouls near [[All Hallows Church, York | All Hallows Church, York]].

  • Lector Joseph

    He may be slow in movement and speech, but Lector Joseph has a vast knowledge of the books and scrolls in the [[York Minster | York Minster]] library. He is perhaps the most learned of the priests in York, and despite his humility he takes pride in …

  • Bishop of Glasgow

    Jocelin of Glasgow ascended to Bishopric of Glasgow in 1174. Jocelin hails from an Anglo-Norman background with strong French connections involved in his political rise to fame . In the aftermath of 1174, he obtained a Papal Bull which declared the see of …

  • Hugh de Puiset

    A shrewd and cautious politician, Hugh has been Bishop of Durham for over 25 years and has consolidated his power well. Although he was suspected by King Henry of supporting the rebellion of his son, Henry the Young King, in 1173, and lost his northern …

  • Gabriel of Canterbury

    Gabriel, sometimes referred to as 'the Dragon', is the right hand of Geoffrey FitzStephen, Templar Master of England. He is sent north with a Templar army in the aftermath of the Battle of Vindolanda, tasked with defending the realm from invasion at the …

  • Decius Augustus Pius

    Decius leads the Pons Aelius cohort of the eastern garrison of Hadrian's Wall, based at the danagrim fort of Corstopitum near the English town of Corbridge. So named because it was once on permanent station at the eastern end of the Wall, the situation …

  • Mary of Stamford

    Mary is a young but loyal servant of the Church and York, a poor girl from Stamford Bridge with great faith who manifested powers of healing and holy light at an early age. She refused to become a nun as her local priest expected, and instead took up the …

  • Nicholas de Lacy

    Efficient and discreet, Nicholas is a loyal servant of the [[:hugh-de-puiset | Bishop of Durham]] and the [[Church | Church]]. He runs a well-oiled bureaucracy in the Country Palatinate, and tends to be conservative and cautious in approach.

  • Brother Thomas

    Brother Thomas is a devout and faithful priest, humble yet stern. He was also blessed by God with great strength and a natural co-ordination, and this took him from simple parish priest to crusader and thence to itinerant warrior-priest in the service of …

  • John of Hexham

    As prior of Hexham Abbey, John was appointed by the [[:archbishop-of-york | Archbishop of York]] and is loyal to York rather than Durham. He is a learned man, deeply interested in the doctrines of the [[Church | Church]] and the history of England and …

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