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  • 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 …

  • 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.

  • Henry de Percy

    Baron Henry is the the de facto ruler of Yorkshire alongside his mother Agnes de Percy. He generally rules from York while his elderly mother, Agnes, remains in Topcliffe. He is also the father of Lady [[:sophia-11 | Sophia]] de Percy.

  • 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 …

  • Aethelred

    The source of his uncanny powers is unclear, but [[:sophia-11 | Sophia]], [[:storm-9 | Storm]] and [[:tector | Tector]] have turned to Aethelred on several occasions for assistance with the arcane, and he has never let them down. He has his price however …

  • 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 …

  • Mara

    Mara is a gentle, kind woman despite the troubles the world has heaped upon her. Her diplomatic and compassionate qualities complement her quiet determination and established her as an influential member of the informal ruling council of the Twisted …

  • 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 …

  • Odinel Umfraville

    Odinel is an intense man, driven by honor, duty, and the desire to leave a strong legacy for his children. His lands were devastated, and Prudhoe castle besieged, by the Scots in both 1173 and 1174, and his younger brother John died at their hands in the …

  • Sir Richard Umfraville

    Noble and principled, Richard will not compromise in the face of what he knows is right. Brave and selfless in battle, he cares for his lands and his people, and takes very seriously his feudal duty to protect them in return for their loyalty and service …

  • Emma de Neville

    Lady Emma is the daughter of the late Bertrand de Bulmer, Lord of Brancepeth and High Sheriff of Yorkshire. She is the wife of Sir Geoffrey de Neville, one of the rising stars of the young, ambitious Northern nobility. She shares her husband's ambition …

  • Matilda Umfraville

    Matilda Umfraville is a force of nature. Wild and carefree, she loves her family and the lands they steward, but sets little store by decorum or duty. Her lack of respect for authority often raises eyebrows, and her casual mockery has scared off a …

  • Sir Maldred FitzDolfin

    Maldred is a strong, brave man who loves hunting, swordplay and the outdoor life. Proud of his English heritage, he takes his responsibilities to his liege lord [[:hugh-de-puiset | Hugh de Puiset]] and to the people of Raby very seriously. He loves his …

  • Isabel de Neville

    Upon meeting Isabel at Newcastle, Storm noted that she had great magical potential. She identified the group as 'three of the five' and referred to them as the Fellowship of Fate. She went on to deliver a chilling prophesy, predicting that one of the …

  • Deathwhisperer

    A faithful servant of Morgana, and one of her best human pupils, Deathwhisperer was sent to York to investigate a lingering vestige of great undead power that his mistress sensed in the vicinity. Upon arrival, he made contact with another servant of …

  • Henry II

    Henry is an energetic and sometimes ruthless ruler, who after many years has been successful in restoring the lands and privileges of his grandfather, Henry I. He has also reformed the legal system and the royal courts, and restored the finances of 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.

  • Otto

    Like many jailers, Otto can be cruel to those in his charge. He is less so with noble prisoners, knowing that their status can result in reprisals for harsh treatment. Deferential to those in authority, he does his job and keeps to himself. He is …

  • 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 …

  • Damien of Orleans

    Damien is a driven and determined man. As a powerful sorcerer with a flair for the use of acid and stone, and a linguist with a talent for infiltration, his talents are very valuable to his master, King Phillip II of France. Damien knows that it is only …

  • 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 …

  • Captain Patch

    Captain Patch sailed [[:sophia-11 | Sophia]], [[:storm-9 | Storm]] and [[:tector | Tector]] from York to Rouen and back, fending off the attentions of a kraken and [[Goblin | goblin]] pirates en route. Perhaps there is more to him than meets the eye . . .

  • Ranulf de Glanvill

    Recently promoted to his role as Chief Justiciar in order to lead the King's response to the incursion of the [[The Witches | Witches]], de Glanvill is an exceptionally intelligent jurist and a judge of quite extraordinary insight. He has risen from …

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