Category: gilding

Alexandre Lechuga, Duke of Bordelaux. Nickname…

Alexandre Lechuga, Duke of Bordelaux. Nicknamed “The ebony Bull” or “The Bull of Bordelaux” by his contemporaries, Alexandre Lechuga is both the head of House Lechuga and the current Duke of Bordelaux. One of the great vassals of House Maher of the Kingdom of Aquitaine, Alexandre Lechuga is without a doubt the strongest warrior between the great lords of The Kingdom of Aquitaine, it is said that in both tournament and battle, Alexandre Lechuga could defeat up to a hundred men in a fight by himself before he would even begin to tire. it has also been said that he is the kindest amongst the great lords in the present-day kingdom of Aquitaine, and that he is adored by both commoners and nobility. Next to Romain Kilbertus, the current count of Touraine, he is one of the finest blacksmiths and craftsmen among the great vassals of House Maher of Aquitaine. It is said that he forged the sword of dawn, or the famous sword of Nicolas Leforestier, the current Duke of Logresse, as a gift for his ascent as both the head of House Leforestier and the Duke of Logresse. This illustration was made as a gift for Alexandre Lechuga, a friend in France.

Alexandre Lechuga, Duke of Bordelaux. Nickna…

Alexandre Lechuga, Duke of Bordelaux. Nicknamed “The ebony Bull” or “The Bull of Bordelaux” by his contemporaries, Alexandre Lechuga both the head of House Lechuga and the current Duke of Bordelaux. One of the great vassals of House Maher of the Kingdom of Aquitaine, Alexandre Lechuga is without doubt the strongest warrior between the great lords of the kingdom of Aquitaine, it was said that in both tournament and battle, Alexandre Lechuga could defeat up to a hundred men in a fight by himself before he would begin to tire. it has also been said that he is the kindest of the current great lords in the kingdom of Aquitaine, and that he is adored by both commoners and nobility. Next to Romain Kilbertus, the current count of Touraine, he is one of the best blacksmiths and craftsmen among the great vassals of House Maher of Aquitaine. It is said that he forged the sword of dawn, or the famous sword of Nicholas Leforestier, the current Duke of Logresse as a gift for his coronation as both the head of house Leforestier and Duke of Logresse. This illustration was made as a gift for Alexandre Lechuga, a friend in France.

Kélian Gerbolino, Count of Poitiers. Nicknamed…

Kélian Gerbolino, Count of Poitiers. Nicknamed “The Shark” or “The Swordfish” by his contemporaries, Kélian Gerbolino is both the head of House Gerbolino and the current count of Poitiers. One of the great vassals of House Maher of The Kingdom of Aquitaine, Kélian Gerbolino is the finest Admiral in The Kingdom. His family and he are one of the few noble houses in The Kingdom of Aquitaine that possess a naval charter, or the rights to own a military fleet outside the jurisdiction of the royal family of Aquitaine. The other being House Von Verstraet of Lübeck. It has always been the tradition of the Gerbolinos of Poitiers to produce exceptional admirals and to have the mightiest fleet after the royal navy of House Maher of Aquitaine itself. And this tradition of naval excellence is still alive and strong under the current count of Poitiers. On the battlefield, Kélian Gerbolino is an outstanding Admiral amongst both The Kingdom of Aquitaine’s admirals and the naval geniuses of the world. He is the undisputed master of the tactic of boarding and capturing enemy vessels. This illustration was made as a gift for Kélian Gerbolino, a friend in France.

Maxime Rius, Duke of Gâtinais. Nicknamed &ldqu…

Maxime Rius, Duke of Gâtinais. Nicknamed “The Gardener Prince” or “The Dragon of Autumn” by his contemporaries, Maxime Rius is both the head of House Rius and the current duke of Gâtinais. A vassal of House Maher of The Kingdom of Aquitaine, his family and he are best known for their traditions of gardening and farming amongst the great lords of Aquitaine. The House of Rius is best known for it’s administrative finesse and the lands of Gâtinais are best known for their exemplary production of agricultural goods, thanks in part to the exceptional stewardship of Maxime Rius and his predecessors. Since the production of agricultural goods in the Duchy of Gâtinais is far in excess of it’s base productivity, Maxime Rius and his House is one of wealthiest families in The Kingdom of Aquitaine outside The Royal Family themselves. Outside his administrative excellence and the rich gardening and farming traditions of his family and he, Maxime Rius is one of the most competent warriors amongst the great lords of The Kingdom of Aquitaine. It is said that he is proficient in a wide variety of weapons and in combat both mounted and on foot, and that his military skills won him the majority of the battles in which he had fought. This illustration was made as a late birthday present for Maxime Rius, a friend from France, that happened during the 12th of august.

Victor Blondeau, Duke of Châlons. Nicknamed &l…

Victor Blondeau, Duke of Châlons. Nicknamed “The Valiant Heart” or “The Pearl of Châlons” by his contemporaries, Victor Blondeau is both the head of House Blondeau and the current Duke of Châlons. A vassal of House Maher of Aquitaine, he is known for winning the love of most noble girls in The Kingdom of Aquitaine. It is said that he has sired many illegitimate children with both noble girls and lowborn girls. Outside his appetite for deflowering beautiful girls, he is a mighty warrior who has won many battles against the enemies of House Maher and The Kingdom of Aquitaine and he is known for his patronage of the arts. This illustration was made as late birthday present for Victor Blondeau, a friend in France, that happened during the 12 of August.

Kevin Alves, Duke of Castillon. Nicknamed &l…

Kevin Alves, Duke of Castillon. Nicknamed “The Vermillion Dragon” or “The Dragonet” by his contemporaries, Kevin Alves is both the head of House Alves, and the current duke of Castillon. A vassal of House Maher of The Kingdom of Aquitaine, Kevin Alves has the best kill record in the field of battle amongst the great lords of Aquitaine. It is said that he has killed as many as 150 warriors during his military career, of which half of his kills were other knights, both mounted and on foot. Apart from his might in battle, Kevin Alves is an adventurer who has traveled most of the world during his youth, save the savage lands of The Blood Court of Norsca. Since he has visited the majority of the great kingdoms and empires of the world, he has mastered 6 languages during his travels. Therefore, he is the candidate of choice to represent the interests of House Maher and The Kingdom in foreign affairs. This illustration was made as a late birthday present for Kevin Alves, a friend in France, during the 6th of august.

Teddy Verstraet, Count of Lübeck. Nicknamed …

Teddy Verstraet, Count of Lübeck. Nicknamed “The Merchant Prince” or “The Sea Lion” by his contemporaries, Teddy Verstraet is both the head of House Von Verstraet and the current Count of Lübeck. One of the great lords of The Kingdom of Aquitaine, Teddy Verstraet and his family are the wealthiest house in the kingdom after The House of Maher, or their overlords and the ruling family of Aquitaine. Although the Von Verstraets of Lübeck have always been the richest family after the royal family themselves, thanks to their ancient rights to a trade fleet outside the jurisdiction of the royal family, the fortune of the Von Verstraets under the reign of Teddy Verstraet grew exponentially with a colonial charter to establish trade posts in overseas territories in the name of House Maher and The Kingdom of Aquitaine. Apart from the fabulous wealth of his family and he and his highly lucrative colonial charter made with the permission of his overlords, Teddy Verstraet is one of the finest admirals amongst the great lords of Aquitaine. He is second only to Kelian Gerbolino, the current count of the isle of Poitiers. This illustration was made as a late birthday present for Teddy Verstraet, a friend in France.

Nicolas Leforestier, Duke of Logresse. Nickn…

Nicolas Leforestier, Duke of Logresse. Nicknamed “The Sable Flower” by his contemporaries and “The Sword of Dawn” by Dauphin Charles, Nicolas Leforestier is both the current Duke of Logresse and the head of House Leforestier. Amongst the great lords of The Kingdom of Aquitaine, he is the most handsome and charming. It is said that the majority of girls in The Kingdom of Aquitaine, both noble girls and lowborn girls, have a crush on him and that his skill with poetry and lute won him the love of Princess Emily Maher Duchess of Bourbon, the youngest daughter of Dauphin Charles. Other than his charm and his wit, Nicolas Leforestier is a formidable warrior who is a champion of both joust and duel. Although he has won the tournament more than once, he still lacks real experience on the field of battle.

Nicolas Leforestier, Duke of Logresse. Nickn…

Nicolas Leforestier, Duke of Logresse. Nicknamed “The Sable Flower” by his contemporaries and “The Sword of Dawn” by The Dauphin Charles, Nicolas Leforestier is both the current Duke of Logresse and the head of House Leforestier. Amongst the great lords of The Kingdom of Aquitaine, he is the most handsome and charming. It is said that the majority of the girls in The Kingdom of Aquitaine, both noble girls and lowborn girls, have a crush on him and that his skill with poetry won him the love of Princess Emily Maher Duchess of Bourbon, the youngest daughter of Dauphin Charles. Other than his charm and his wit, Nicolas Leforestier is a formidable warrior who is a champion of both joust and duel. Although he has won the tournament more than once, he still lacks real experience on the field of battle.

Theo Percheron, Duke of Caenesse. Called &ld…

Theo Percheron, Duke of Caenesse. Called “The Avenging Son” by his contemporaries, Theo Percheron is one of the great vassals of House Maher of The Kingdom of Aquitaine. He is both head of House Percheron and the current Duke of Caenesse. Amongst the great families of Aquitainian Nobility, The House of Percheron is most regarded for its military traditions. Just like all his ancestors before him, Theo Percheron is both a formidable warrior and the finest military strategist amongst the great lords of The Kingdom of Aquitaine. He is regarded as the mightiest general in the kingdom after Tim Maher himself, or the brother of the current king of Aquitaine and uncle to The Dauphin Charles. This illustration was made as a present for the 18th birthday of Theo Percheron, a friend in France.