Order of the Laurel

Drachenwald – Order of the Laurel

This is the web page for finding information about the Order of the Laurel, and the Laurels in the Kingdom.

Kingdom University News

At Kingdom University held in Polderslot on the 11th of November Her Majesty Jahanara raised Petronilla of London into the Order of the Laurel, for her particular skills with embroidery, after a vigil the night before. The testimonials were moving and the scroll, though unfinished, was magnificent.

Elevation at Ffair Rhaglen

During Insulae Draconis’ premier event at Raglan Castle on the 12th of August, Their Majesties invited Baroness Mary verch Thomas to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Laurel for her skills at embroidery. She sat vigil and was elevated at evening court on the same day.

About the Laurels

Some Frequently asked questions answered –>

Current project is the Laurels Prize Display –>

Secretary of the Order

Meisterinne Katheryn Hebenstreitz, laurelsecretary@drachenwald.sca.org


We have started a page with Laurel recommended resources, links to interesting websites, books and forums.

Laurels of the Kingdom – Listing by region

(To expanded roster by name ->)


Eva Grelsdotter – Cooking

Helena von Eltz – Tailoring/Costuming

Katheryn Hebenstreitz – Costuming

Joutsenjärven Sahra – Tablet weaving & Finnish Iron Age

Tófa Jóhansdóttir (Satu Hovi) – Costuming

Uta Boucht (Ulla-Mari Uusitalo) – Tailoring


Ailitha de Ainwyk – Calligraphy & Illumination

Bridget Greywolf – Calligraphy & Illumination

Giano Balestriere – Cooking

Gwylym Penbras – Blacksmithing

Gottfried Kilianus – Costuming

Judith de Northumbria (Rachel Lorenz) – Dance

Petronilla of London – Embroidery

Wiglaf Wilfriding – Leatherwork

Insulae Draconis

Alexandre Lerot d’Avigné – Cookery and Poetry

Cernac the Navigator – Fencing

Etienne Fevre – Casting

Mary verch Thomas – Embroidery

Melisende Fitzwalter – Calligraphy & Illumination

Oriane d’Avallon – Calligraphy & Illumination

Paul de Gorey – Stuff

Rogned Steingrimovna – Textiles

Sigmundr Haakonarson – Woodcarving

Thomas Flamanc of Kelsale (John Sawyer) – Cooking


Anna Laresdotter – Textile Arts (Knitting)

Alienor of Farryngdon – Calligraphy & Illumination/Costuming

Arenwald von Hagenburg – Woodwork

Celemon Bleiddiast Gwynedd – Dancing/Cooking

Fardäng Skvaldre – Brewing, Vintning and Infusions

Hawas Gota Krakfot – Calligraphy & Illumination

Helwig Ulfsdotter – Tailoring/Costuming

Kareina Talventytär – Hand sewing/Embroidery

Lia de Thornegge – Embroidery

Renike Tucher – Textile Arts/15th Century Costuming

Signe Scriffuerska – Calligraphy & Illumination

Skafte Vaghorne – Music

Sven Gunnarsson of Fathrundrialand (Robert Hedström) – Armouring

SvartulvR (Anton Rönnblom) – Casting

Tece de Kaxtone – Tailoring/15th Century Costuming

Southern Reaches

Guntram von Wolkenstein – Tablet Weaving

The Laurel pages currently edited by: Mistress Lia de Thornegge