Penner and inkhorn

Penner and inkhorn (Period)

Penner and inkhorn (Period)

The penner and inkhorn is considered a single charge:  a cylindrical container for pens, connected by cords to an ink bottle.  It’s found in the armory borne by the Worshipful Company of Scriveners, 1530 (though not confirmed until 1634) [Bromley & Child 217].  For related charges, see penbox.

The College of Scribes of Caid bears:  A penner and inkhorn argent.

Salomea Imhof bears:  Purpure, three penners and inkhorns argent.

Samthann ingen Garbáin bears:  Argent, three penners and inkhorns azure.

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