|Level of fame:||Renowned|
|Distinctive features:||Shock of red hair|
|Current age:||32 (as of 509A.D.)|
|Form of address:||Sir|
|Colloquial address:||Sir Swallowcliffe|
|Formal address:||Sir Padern of Swallowcliffe of House Moraine.|
~ Renowned Household Knight ~
He is 32 years old and lives in Salisbury.
Padern is the son of Tudwal. He grew up at Swallowcliffe. When his father fled after his claim to the manor was revealed to be forged, Padern stayed behind and became Sir Morcant’s squire. He is currently a Household Knights to , and guardian over Swallowcliffe and Sir Morcant’s children.
Sir Padern was left nothing from his father.
477: Born at Swallowcliffe manor, where he grew up and spent a happy childhood.
491: When Sir Morcant proved his right ot Swallowcliffe, Sir Tudwal fled, but Padern refused to go with his dishonorable father. As a reward for this, he was made squire to Sir Morcant .
495: At the fight inside the gates of St Albans, Padern got separated from his knight and in the press could only watch the death of Sir Morcant at the hands of a berserker. Padern helped Sir Cadry and Sir Maelgwyn open the gate and rescue count Roderick. Quoth the Count: “No man shall say I was saved by a simple squire. Take this boy to camp, find him a sword and a hauberk, and knight him!” Sir Padern fought in the ensuing battle of St Albans, not without distincition; the Count made him guardian of his late master’s estate. Due to his youth, he was not in the great hall to be poisoned. He then returned to Salisbury, to take up his guardianhip of his late knight’s family and manor. Sir Padern tried to murder one of the Bishop Andronicus of Ventas’ men in a fued he had inherited from Sir Morcant and the Moraines, but was stopped by the White Hermit. Afterwards, Sir Padern resolved to be a better man and to uphold the ancient ideals of Chivalry.
496: Sir Padern hears the boy-miracle Taliesin sing an enchanting song, and becomes obsessed with the skill of the singer and the song, which he do not understand. Sir Padern married his ward Lady Eleanor.
497: Sir Padern participates in the adventure of Castle Deep. In the the adventure of Mount Snowdon Sir Padern guides the other knights through a magic mist thanks to the mysterious song of Taliesin. He learns that the Queen Rowena haunts the old tower of Vortigern as a ghost – and that the reason why is somehow hidden in more verses of the song that he do not yet know. To his old obsession with Taliesin and the song, Padern adds a new one: a wish to lay Queen Rowena to rest, convinced that she was not as evil as rumor would have it. Leaving the ruined tower, Padern finds the skeltal right arm of Vortigern – still wearing his legendary hydra ring.
498: During The Adventure of the Green Island Sir Padern again meets Taliesin, and learns the whole song “The Death of Vortigern” – realizing that it was Queen Rowena who killed the ursurper, whom she hated, Sir Padern promises himelf to return the the haunted tower and free her once and for all.
499: Sir Padern takes custody of mad Sewel, in the hope of finding a cure for his madness – or at least to get some useful information Llud’s Hall out of him.