The HeraldPeriod blazons and historical research for Elizabethan Heraldry are the work of John Neitz
John (pictured) portrays William Dethick alias dictum Garter King of Arms at the Bristol Renaissance Faire.
The DesignerElizabethan Heraldry was designed by Paula Kate Marmor who also developed the Primer of Blazonry.
She is the editor and designer of Legends, an online journal of heroic tales in history, literature, folklore, fiction and the arts. She is designer-in-residence at Renaissance: The Elizabethan World.
The ToolsArms for the Blazons and the Primer of Blazonry were drawn in Paint Shop Pro, using heraldic clip art from ArtToday and Swan Pursuivant.
The coats of arms are .gif files using optimized 16-color palettes for size and speed of loading. The file sizes are typically between 250 and 600 bytes.
Many of the other illustrations are from ArtToday; they were also manipulated in PaintShop Pro.
The Elizabethan Heraldry title is created in Cadeaulx, a period calligraphic font from The Scriptorium. Individual letters were hand-edited in PaintShop Pro.
Other page titles are set in Marigold.
These pages were hand-crafted in Macromedia HomeSite.