Personally, Richardson was known as an odd man, distant from daily life. He met the father of the leader of the Broken Cloaks during the Lavosi Gang Wars, Jorry 'Lavos', who was Jorry 'Ethryke', a famous travelling vagabond-turned-gangster, and a competent minstrel. They reputedly met in 191 AC, when Jorry the Elder would have only been 15.
Not much is known about Tatters, and his true name, Viliano, was only discovered recently, in 349 AC, through two century-old records once thought lost, in the city of Tarhull, The Wetlands, confirming the theory of Richardson being of noble birth and establishing a correct date of birth; February 11th, 130 AC. He died sometime in the summer of 192 AC, now known to have been 62 at the time of his death. After his death, Gordon the Reaver took the position of Grandmaster of the Broken Cloaks.