Not many people can make things to make me go 'Ooooooh' in interest and awe. Seeing as you have achieved that I now dub thee the best artist I have ever seen. Now go and wallow in the awesomeness!
Also, the name Cornilius comes to mind. Perhaps an older name of sorts? Hmmm. I'll have to think about this. Alexander the third. Chief adviser to the Royal Court. I am just spout ideas here so don't mind me.
For some reason, I can see this griffin sitting in an armchair, wearing a smoking jacket while reading some unforgivable pony-pun re-title of War and Peace, with a decanter of the finest Griffonian liquor on a small table beside him.