Signet

The Signet is an officer whose responsibility is coordinating the production of those scrolls given out with awards.

 

Webminister

Signet:

Genevieve la flechiere (E. Brown)
(Please contact by email for postal address)
+44 (0)20 7739 2148 (evenings only)
email: signet@insulaedraconis.org

Useful reading

Drachenwald signet clerk pages: includes basic scroll standards for materials, sizes, etc. plus guidance on layout, if you’ve never made a scroll before.

Dragon Scribes: the shared blog where Drachenwald scribes post their work, current reading, and links. Active scribes can apply to become contributors. An excellent selection of links is available from this blog, in the right-hand column.

Dragon scribes yahoogroup:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dragon_scribes/
best way to contact signets across Drachenwald. We use this group to distribute current and backlog assignments.

 

Inspiration

Many collections worldwide are now digitised and available online. Some ‘local’ ones:

British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

Oxford University Early Manuscripts – frustratingly, these are not searchable, and are organised by which library owns them, rather than by date, place of origin or even topic. However, the scans are excellent, and stand up well to being enlarged.

Heidelburg University collection – German, with some English translation