Monthly Archives: September 2014

#MedievalMonday Campaign

Originally posted on East Kingdom Gazette:
Bardic appreciation tokens Greetings all! Last Monday was the first time I announced the hashtag campaign for #MedievalMonday, and a number of people from across the Known World rose to the occasion. The campaign…

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Spiral Brooches – Greek

I’ve been on a bit of a Greek thing lately, but for good reason: the current reign here in Calontir is Greek-themed.  As a result of this kind of inspiration (which, lots of Greek things influenced the Romans which influenced … Continue reading

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Queen’s Prize AS XLIX

Over the weekend was Queen’s Prize Tournament, which is a time for Calontir artists that do not already have a Grant of Arms or above (so, Laurels, Silver Hammers, and Calon Lilies cannot participate as an entrant) to make something … Continue reading

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Scroll Text – Calon Lily – Melisent McAffee

I got a request to write yet another scroll text for one of Calontir’s embroiderers, who just happens to have a later-period persona.  After a bit of digging, I found the Paston letters, which date from between the years of … Continue reading

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Scroll Text – Thomas Fleishacker

Writing scroll texts is a bit of a treasure hunt – some legal texts are perfect for the Grants and Patents of Arms that the Society so loves.  Other texts, well, not so much. I was asked to write a … Continue reading

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A Heraldic Post

One of the things that I am allowed to do, as both a member of the College of Arms and specifically as a Principal Herald is that I have an opportunity to promote heralds to a rank within the College … Continue reading

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