Sunday, December 2, 2012

AoA for Lorcan Rochefford


The illumination was done by Amal binti Hamid. The text, written Dec 1. and calligraphed Dec. 1 and 2, reads:

Audite et aspicite verba Pauli et Arianue regum drachenwaldenses. [Hear and see the words of Paul and Aryanhwy Drachenwaldish kings.]

Be it known to all that we king and queen of drachenwald, suzeraines of Nordmark and Insula draconis, emperors of frankmark, and margraves of the southern towers, considering the noble estate of a gentleman from Griffins Tor by the name of Lorcan Rochford and for as much as we the said King and Queen having to us full authority to all things concerning rank, nobility, and status within these our lands, we according to our said office and authority witness, ratify and attest that the said Lorcan is lineally descended of noble blood and by his actions has confirmed and affirmed that he is of high rank and station whereby it is our wish to exalt and prefer him by naming him Lord Lorcan and assigning and awarding to him all rights to such arms as he shall register with the College of Arms which are to be depicted more plainly below and forthwith charge him to consult with our heralds so as to devise suitable and unique arms for him to have and hold without let or hindrance from any man for any reason from this day henceforth in sign and token of nobleness and virtue for evermore and in perpetuity. In witness whereof we have had these presents drawn up, signed and given by the queen at Adamestor the viiith day of Decembris in the year of the society xlvii.

© 2012, Sara L. Uckelman.

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