Award of the Elephants Heart

Awarded to Sefa of Cynnabar (modernly known as Amber Resseguie)

By the Barony of Cynnabar on 2017-10-14

Cynnabar’s Rulers | say resoundingly:
Hasten, herald, | most helpful of thralls.
Send for Sefa, | sincerest ally;
Let her look up, | her Lords to face.

She willingly works | to warm the hall,
And knows to notice | the needs of the people.
Always she gets up | to open the doors;
Gladly she goes, | the guests to welcome.

The bread she brings, | and bright gold mead,
When men and women | meet in mighty throngs.
A nobler being | shall never nourish
The people’s success | than Sefa of Cynnabar.

With these words do We, Ermenrich and Kasha, grant unto Sefa
Our Award of the Elephant’s Heart. Let none countermand Our
Based on excerpts from three poems in the Codex Regius (Icelandic, 1270s):
“Völundarkviða”, “Atlamál”, and “Grípisspá”.

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