A Latin champions text

For Mattias’s Mountain’s Pride, I wanted to try my hand at a Latin text, to match the documents of the 12th c.
The text is based on a Latin charter of Raoul de Coucy, dated to 1168.

Romanesque Mountains pride 

A Championship scroll from August 2017 just recently caught up with its recipient. Based on the 12th c German Arnstein bible, gouache and commercial inks on pergamenta. Arnstein Bible, folio 65r The Arnstein Bible is a lovely example of Romanesque Illumination, in two parts. The half I have drawn my inspiration from is characterized by…

Romanesque Pelican: the text. 

The text to the Romanesque Pelican.  I wanted this, even though it would be in English rather than Latin, to evoke the same time and place as the illumination, so since the Bury Bible was made in and for the Abbey of Bury St Edmunds, I looked for local documents to base the text on. …

Romanesque Pelican 

A pelican scroll based on the Bury Bible. Given at May Crown 2016.  Text written by me (next post). Gouache and ink with dip pen on pergamenta. Gold is gold gouache burnished. Rotunda hand is also influenced by the hand in the Arnstein bible, which is roughly contemporary.  I was in love with the opening…

12th c. Charter Master

An An Tir Sable Gauntlet charter master for TRM  Savaric and Dalla, based on a French manuscript. Done in May 2015 http://gallica.bnf.fr/m/ark:/12148/btv1b85511166/f162.item.r=Peintures;jsessionid=59E7939489D3E3FBAD1258302D9114E9 I turned this into more of a T, also looking at the rest of the manuscript. http://gallica.bnf.fr/m/ark:/12148/btv1b85511166/f1.item.r=Peintures;jsessionid=59E7939489D3E3FBAD1258302D9114E9 Sources: “Lectionarium Missae Et Officii Ad Usum Monast…” – Site Gallica Mobile. Web. 22 Aug. 2016.<http://gallica.bnf.fr/m/ark:/12148/btv1b85511166/f1.item.r=Peintures;jsessionid=59E7939489D3E3FBAD1258302D9114E9&gt;.