Award of the Palfrey for Susanna Sparke of Cheshire

Award: Award of the Palfrey for Susanna Sparke of Cheshire
Date: Ethereal Gulf Wars Court
Paper: 5×7″ on pergamenata
Illumination: Gouache and period pigments (yellow ochre), Colira Arabic gold, iron gall ink
Calligraphy: Iron gall ink
Inspiration: The Hours of Elizabeth the Queen, Add MS 50001 f.50v

Hear all the good deeds of a most deserving gentle, one who has well served the equestrian community, and who possesses prodigious skill on the back of a horse. Thus do we, Reine Jehanette, bestow unto Susanna Sparke of Cheshire this Award of the Palfrey.

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