Ambassadorial Credentials to the Royal Court of Drachenwald
Issued by Their Royal Majesties
Ulsted and Ebergardis,
King and Queen of Ansteorra
to
Master Michael Fenwick of Fotheringhay
and
Lady Isobel de Kirkbryde

The credentials are contained in a wood wallet, closed with
gold-colored ribbons, with a leather hinge and copper strips to secure
the hinge to the front and back of the wallet.

The front of the wallet has a brass plate etched deeply with the arms
of Ansteorra, filled in with red, green, and black paint.

The back of the wallet has a brass plate with the names of the makers:
  • Master Michael Fenwick of Fotheringhay (brass etching and painting, leatherwork, woodwork, and other metalwork)
  • Lady Isobel de Kirkbryde (overall design, ribbons, wood painting)
  • Lady Siobhán ingean uí Tigernaich (illumination)
  • David of Skorragardr (calligraphy)
The brass plate on the front of the wallet
containing the credentials,
with the Arms of Ansteorra in polychrome
The front of the wallet
The back of the wallet
The inside of the wallet and the credentials
The inside of the wallet and the credentials
Detail of the left page of the credentials (English)
Detail of the right page of the credentials (Latin)
Incipit and illuminated capital, left page (English)
Incipit and illuminated capital, right page (Latin)
The mask for etching the nameplate on the back of the wallet, in Latin.
The original is a mirror-image, which must be read from right to left,
so that the text will read correctly after etching.

It reads, translated,

Master Michael Fenwick conceived me and made me.
Lady Isobel de Kirkbryde designed me.
Lady Siobhan daughter of Tighearnaich painted me.
David of Skorragardh wrote me.

I come from Ansteorra.

Ulsted the King and Ebergardis the Queen commanded that I be made.