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Award: Laurel
Persona: Faerisa Gwynarden
Presenting Branch/Group: Kingdom of Northshield
Presented on 9/2/2006 at A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Crusades-Village Faire ( 12 other awards given at this event.)
Presenting Royalty: Lars I and Mary I

Portuguese cooking and research; creative recreation of medieval subtelties

Calligraphy & Illumination by Osric of Fayrehope . Displayed with permission. Please contact the scribe(s) for permission if you wish to copy or use this artwork.
Picture of Award
Award/Scroll Wording:

To all persons to whome these presents shall come Lars and Mary kinge and quene of North shield sendeth greetings. Whereas aunciently from the beginning the vertuous acts of worthie persons have ben comendid with sondry remembrances of there good deserts, And being apprised of the achevements of oure subject Faerisa Gwynarden in the researche and creation of medieval portuguese cooking and sotelties, we are moved to make her a Companion of the Order of the Laurel and name her a peer of oure realme with all the rights and responsibilities thereof to have and enjoy for ever without impediment let or interuption of any person. In witnes whereof we have caused to be made these oure Letters Patent and have sett hereunto oure hands and seale in oure baronie of castel rouge the second day of september anno societatis .xli.

Notes about the Award/Scroll:

Text is loosely based on an English Patent of Arms, circa 1576. Illumination is based on the Visconti Hours. Almost everything pictured is based on one of Faerisa's subtelties.

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