About the Artist:

  • SCA Name: Sara Penrose
  • Branch: Barony of Loch Soilleir

About the Source:

  • Time period: Late 14th century
  • Country: France
  • Modern Source: Pamela Porter, Medieval Warfare in Manuscripts, University of Toronto Press, 2000, p 12.
  • Historical Source: Book of Hours, Add. MS 23145, f. 37v (British Library)

About the Scroll:

  • Type of scroll: King's Champion Prize Scroll
  • Scroll Recipient: Alaric Drake
  • Date of Completion: January 2004
  • Paper: Arches #140 hot press
  • Ink (calligraphy): Higgins Black Magic (black),
  • Paint: Windsor & Newton gouache
  • Dimensions: 8.5" x 5.5"

Additional notes: Once the winner of the list was determined, I painted his arms on the blank shield carried by the man on horseback.

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