Dame Merouda Pendray

her chronicle


This is both a research project and an experiment in creating a diary in the style of a Tudor-era woman. Research notes are usually found here, and my primary journal is here.

24 September 2008

On ys day, I received a missive yt spoke of ye passing of a great man of ye New Kingdom to ye East, one Duke Morghun Sheridan, of a fall from ye heights of his hall, hauing been overseeing som repairs. And I know him not, but I sorrow for those who are bereaved at ys news, knowing full well yt it is of no little consequence to lose so grete a lord.

23 September 2008

On ys day, my Lord spake wh me regarding Marihaus, which is nearly refurbished in its front section and he trauells yere to oversee ye hanging of some doors et review such work as has been done et discuss yt which I would have done in ye next season of building. Et he bade me come with him, but I cannot, having made promise to participate in several activities at yr Excellencies Michaelmas feast.

11 September 2008

On ys day, ye young lord Ryley hath turned one year. 7 we played with ye same babe at a small archery tourney in celebration of ys day. And little else of note.