Books of Groliffe

Books of Groliffe

In the reign of King ThorvaldR and and Queen Fiona, our beloved Prince and Princess of Insulae Draconis ( Prionnsalachd Nathair-Sgiathach) Sir William mac Brennan & Mistress Æringunnr Yrsudóttir did decree that all shires should put in place recognitions for service, craft and valour.

In their honour the Shire of Harpelstane opened the books of Groliffe.

Leabhar Artein

The Book of Artein: in the common tongue of the Isles is the Book of the Rock. The individuals listed herein have proved their commitment to service

Leabhar Brugh

The Book of Brugh: in the common tongue of the Isles is the Book of the Tower. The individuals listed herein have proved their commitment to craft

Leabhar Nathair-Sgiathach

The Book of Nathair-Sgiathach: in the common tongue of the Isles is the Book of the Dragon. The individuals listed herein have proved their valour.

Feinnreul-iuil

Feinnreul-iuil for those who are the guiding star that lights the way from the tower window, represented by a chess piece which is the tower from which the light shines, to be given to children who set an example to the adults around them.

An additional book was created to recognise those children that by their behaviour show an example to all.

Leabhar Artein

The Book of Artein: in the common tongue of the Isles is the Book of the Rock. The individuals listed herein have proved their commitment to service

This recognition is decided by the consensus of active members listed in the book.

Of Note

  • Estridh á Húsanes
  • Thorkil Godredson
  • Baron Sir Michael de Brad
  • Mistress Caitlin de Courcy
  • Master Otto von Graz
  • Thorfinn Sigurdsson
  • Rosamund Ismay Norwell

Leabhar Brugh

The Book of Brugh: in the common tongue of the Isles is the Book of the Tower. The individuals listed herein have proved their commitment to craft

This listing is open to all: one new member can be entered each year and this will be decided by a grand competition to be held each year. Requiring 3 different arts and sciences projects to be submitted actress the course of the year. The judging of these will be by appointment of a Laurel of the Society or a board of Laurels. It is permissible that a Laurel judge can seek assistance from a non-Laurel.

Of Note

  • None to date

Leabhar Nathair-Sgiathach

The Book of Nathair-Sgiathach: in the common tongue of the Isles is the Book of the Dragon. The individuals listed herein have proved their valour.

A listing is gained when one individual fighter does challenge and battle with Groliffe the Harpelstane dragon and does defeat the dragon. Groliffe is made up of four fighters tied together, typically a two-sticker as the head, a sword and shield for each wing and a great weapon for the tail.

The fighters of Harpelstane do challenge all to come to Harpelstane and face Groliffe

Of Note:

Baron Sir Michael de Brad

Viscount Sir William mac Brennan

Feinnreul-iuil

Feinnreul-iuil for those who are the guiding star that lights the way from the tower window, represented by a chess piece which is the tower from which the light shines, to be given to children who set an example to the adults around them.

An additional book was created to recognise those children that by their behaviour show an example to all.

This recognition is decided by the consensus of active members listed in the book of Artein.

Of Note:

Jamie the Archer