Joint King and Queen’s Cypher for Gweniver Kenwyn of Roseveth

Award: Joint King and Queen’s Cypher for Gweniver Kenwyn of Roseveth
Date: St. Radegund’s Faire 2021
Paper: 1.5″ x 1.8″ goat parchment
Illumination: Gouache, shell gold
Calligraphy: Shell gold
Frame: purchased from MiniArt Supply
Inspiration: Various Elizabeth portrait miniatures by Nicholas Hilliard, including Queen Elizabeth I and Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester. This video I found on Youtube by Penny Crichton-Seager was also very instructive: Painting Miniatures – learning from Nicholas Hilliard. Part One. (I don’t think there’s a part two, unfortunately).

Hand for scale

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
Border  Dogs

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.