Mistress Rowan was one of the first two Laurels made in Lochac (the other was Madelaine de Bourgogne). She was laureled at the Rowany Festival on Apr 14, AS XVIII (1984) by William and Joanne.
Rowan was born of an English father (hence the name) and German mother in and was raised in Germany. She married early and, after her husband's early demise, managed his lands for many years. These days she pursues her studies and interests and the company of like-minded companions.
Major Fields: Costume, Calligraphy and Illumination, Dance
Current Apprentices: Jan of Gent (Brendan Lloyd), who is into mid 15thC Flemish costume. Marienna Jensdatter (Maggie Forest, NZ), researching 14th C costume and textiles, Linnet of Lyddington (Linda Gervasi, NZ), who is doing neat research in knitting.
Past Apprentices: Master Maelgwyn ap Gwillym (inactive), Mistress Bess Haddon of York, Mistress Cristia ni Cairbre O Callanain (NZ).
Vert, in fess three cinquefoils, a bordure embattled argent
Current Interests: Her interests these days are: Costume (especially early 16th century German and male Elizabethan), hats, shoes, pouches (she has a long term pouch research project) and other clothing accoutrements, scribal arts, pavilions, embroidery, music (vocal and intrumental), and cooking. Currently Patron of the Worshipful Company of Broiderers. She also enjoys dance, period camping and anything else which looks interesting...
Current Group: Politarchopolis
Rowan Perigrynne is currently Active within the society.