Order of the Hand of Tyr for Robert Talbot

Award: Order of the Hand of Tyr for Robert Talbot
Date: Ethereal Stellar University of Northshield Court
Paper: 5×7″ on pergamenata
Illumination: Gouache and period pigments, Colira Arabic gold, Noodlers Borealis Black ink
Calligraphy: Noodlers Borealis Black ink
Inspiration: Anne Boleyn’s Book of Hours, Kings MS 9
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Court Barony for Matthias of Rolling Oaks

Award: Court Barony for Matthias of Rolling Oaks
Date: October 2020
Paper: 8×10″ on pergamenata
Illumination: Gouache and period pigments, Colira Arabic gold, Noodlers Borealis Black ink
Calligraphy: Noodlers Borealis Black ink
Inspiration: BNF Latin 14267 f.99v

Pray attend the words of their most Stellar Majesties Northshield, Hrodir Bek and Yehudah Khagan.  In acknowledgment of his exceptional and continued service to the Crown of the Griffin Realm do we now make Matthias of Rolling Oaks a Baron of our Court.  Done this 25th day of February, AS LI at That Moot Thingy XVII in our fair Canton of Coille Stoirmeil.

Award of Arms for Argi Bela

Award: Award of Arms for Argi Bela
Date: Ethereal Court – Venturing Forth
Paper: 5×7″ on pergamenata
Illumination: Gouache and period pigments, Colira Arabic gold, Noodlers Borealis Black ink
Calligraphy: Noodlers ink
Inspiration: Hours of Isabeau of Bavaria, BNF Latin 1403, f104r

May it be known to all that Ri Ciarán and Banrion Elis, on this 26th of September AS LV at their Ethereal Court, do bestow unto Argi Bela this Award of Arms.

Order of the Hand of Tyr for Christiana Galyard de Caen

Award: Order of the Hand of Tyr for Christiana Galyard de Caen
Date: Ethereal Warriors and Warlords Court
Paper: 8×10″ on goat parchment
Illumination: Gouache and period pigments, Colira Arabic gold, iron gall ink
Calligraphy: Iron gall ink, 1 mm nib, Ames 9 even spaced
Inspiration: Petites heures de Jean de Berry (BNF Latin 18014) f.123v

Unto all who hear or see these letters of Ri Ciaran and Banrion Elis, Stellar Majesties Northshield, greeting. On account of her multitudinous sand indispensable services to her Shire of Avonwood and to the Griffin Realm do we induct Christiana Galyard de Caen into our Order of the Hand of Tyr. Done this 11th day of July, AS LV at our Ethereal Court of Warriors and Warlords.

Award of the Baton Gules for Jimena Taionez

Award: Award of the Baton Gules for Jimena Taionez
Date: Ethereal Warriors and Warlords Court
Paper: 5×7″ on pergamenata
Illumination: Gouache, Colira Arabic gold, iron gall ink
Calligraphy: Iron gall ink, 1 mm nib, Ames 8 even spaced
Inspiration: MS M.854 fol. 123r 

Service is the foundation upon which our society is built. For her joyful service to the Barony of Nordskogen do we, Gabriel and Caoilfhionn, Baron and Baroness, bestow upon Jimena Taionez this day, the 11th of July, AS LV, this Award of the Baton Gules.

Award of the Azure Gauntlet for Madoc ap Jones

Award: Award of the Azure Gauntlet for Madoc ap Jones
Date: May 30th, AS LV
Paper: 5×7″ on pergamenata
Illumination: Gouache and period pigments, Colira Arabic gold, iron gall ink
Calligraphy: Iron gall ink, 1 mm nib, Ames 8 even spaced
Inspiration: W.90, Book of Hours – f.25r

Words by Their Excellencies Gabriel and Caoilfhionn:

While known for the art of cooking and service rendered, so too is Madoc ap Jones known for his skill and service in the art of archery. His passion and skill do greatly enrich our Barony. For this we, Gabriel and Caoilfhionn, bestow unto him the Award of the Azure Gauntlet. Done May 30th AS LV.

Award of the Heliotrope for Wolfstanus Lightfote

Award: Award of the Heliotrope for Wolfstanus Lightfote
Date: May 30th, AS LV
Paper: 5×7″ on pergamenata
Illumination: Gouache, iron gall ink
Calligraphy: Iron gall ink, 1 mm nib, Ames 8 even spaced
Inspiration: The Arnstein Bible f.211r

Words by Their Excellencies Caoilfhionn and Gabriel:

A wall there might seem between art and service, but those who pursue both know it to be a dance. It pleases us to hear that Wolfstanus Lightfote excels not only in this art, learning and teaching, but also in embroidery, knitting, weaving, and more. In recognition of his skill, we, Caoilfhionn and Gabriel, bestow unto him the Award of the Heliotrope. Done the 30th of May, AS LV.