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Middle Kingdom ILoI dated 2012-09-04

Middle Kingdom ILoI dated 2012-09-04

Greetings unto THL Kriemhilt von Ebersberg, Dragon Herald, Meister Konrad Mailander, Rouge Scarpe Herald, and the commenting members of the Midrealm College of Heralds; from Lady Hiordis Ragnarsdottir, Escutcheon Herald.

Herein please find submissions received in August 2012. Unless noted, clients will accept a holding name.

All comments are due to Rouge Scarpe and Dragon by October 4, 2012.

1: Conall Wulfric -New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Culture (Irish or Anglo Saxon) most important.
Meaning (wolf) most important.

<Conall> "Conall Crandomna was king of Dál Riata (modern western Scotland) from about 650 until 660. The Senchus fer n-Alban makes him a son of Eochaid Buide and thus a member of the Cenél nGabráin." [Encyclo Online Encyclopedia,]
"King Conall mac Comgall, 558-574" [Behind the Name,]
"...Cellach appears to have been joint ruler of Cenél Conaill with his brother Conall Cóel mac Máele Coba (d. 654)...." [Oxford Dict. of Nat'l Bio.,"
"Conall, abbott of Beannchair, died 773. Conall, abbott of Magh-Luinge, died 770." [Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland by the Four Masters, O'Donovan)]

<Wulfric> "The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of William Wulfric, which was dated 1212" [Surname Database,]
"This name is associated with 195 places before the Conquest; 30 after the Conquest." [Open Domesday,]
"Wulfric Spot, an Anglo Saxon nobleman, who may have been descended from King Alfred the Great, owned extensive property in the West Midlands and he left his lands to found the Benedictine Abbey of Burton. His will was confirmed by King Aethelred at his Christmas court in 1004." [Wulfric Spot and his Will, /medievalstaffordshire/TheAngloSaxons3.aspx]
"WULFRIC "Spott" (-killed in battle Ipswich 22 Oct 1010, bur Burton). The Historia Fundatoris of Burton Monastery records its foundation by "Consul ac comes Merciorum dominus Wulfricus Spott regali propinquus prosapiæ" in 1004, adding that "eius conjux domina Elswitha" was buried there and that he was killed six years later "apud Gipiswich a Danis in bello…XI Kal Nov 1010" and was also buried in the monastery, where "fratre suo duce Alwino et comite Morkero cæterisque cognatis eius" were also buried[184]." [A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy,,%20AngloSaxon%20nobility.htm#_Toc284396926

2: Denewulf Ívarsson -New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Meaning (Denewulf, son of Ivar) most important.

<Denewulf> "Denewulf 1 (Male) Bishop of Winchester, 878x879-908" [Prosopography of Anglo Saxon England,]

<Ivar-> "Ívarr, found fewer than 5 times" [Uckelman, Viking Names found in Landnámabók,]

(-sson> "-rr > -rs: Geirr > Geirsson ~ Geirsdóttir" [Friedemann, A Simple Guide to Creating Old Norse Names,]

3: Katayoun al-Aurvataspa -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Culture (Ancient Persian) most important.
Spelling (begin with Kata) most important.

<Katayoun> From Farhang-e Behdinan by Jamshid Sorush Sorushian, Tehran, 1956. (>

<Aurvatasp> "One having swift horses: name of the father of Vishtaspa" Parsiana's Book of Iranian Names.
See also J.J. Modi, The Religious Ceremonies and Customs of the Parsees (Bombay, 1922, pp 10-11)
"AURVATASP: One having swift horses; name of the father of Vishtaspa" (

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:

4: Maeve MacFarlane -New Name & New Device

Argent, a dragonfly azure winged gules and on a chief gules three upturned crescents argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Culture (14th C Irish or Scottish) most important.

<Maeve> "Meave Pepparde, 1584" [Names found in Anglicized Irish Documents: Women's Names,]

"Meadbhb, 1582" [Index of Names in Irish Annals,]

<MacFarlane> "McFarlane, 1629" [Dictionary of the Older Scots Tongue,]

It's ok to change the spelling or add ingen to pass the name.

5: Nicodemus Heathfield -New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Client requests authenticity for 16th C England.
Language (16th C England) most important.

<Nicodemus> "Nicodemus, 1579, 14 Jun" [O'Brien, Masculine Given Names in Chesham, 1538-1600/1,]

<Heathfield> IGI Extracted Parish Records "ALICIA HEATHFIELD Female Marriage 4 April 1597 Cathedral Saint Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England JOHES DUMBLE" Batch: M007751
"JANE HEATHFIELD Female Christening 15 April 1598 Berkeley, Gloucester, England THOMS HEATHFIELD" Batch: C016482

6: Norðheim, Canton of -Resub Branch Name & Resub Device

Per pale embattled sable and Or two sea bucks counterchanged maintaining a laurel wreath vert.

Sound (prefix Nor or North) most important.
Meaning (North) most important.

<Norð->"Norðtunga, Mýr. (region and farm). From OIc. norðr 'the north' and tunga 'a tongue of land': 'north tongue'." [Place-Names in Landnámabók.]

<-heim> "home, settlement. Old Norse" [Hjaltland Network.]

Submitter writes: "We would like a name that begins with "Nor-" or "North" and is of a simple construction. Acceptable alternatives include North Combe, Norhyrst, Norhæme and the like."

7: Soffeke Stoterogghen -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Language (late 14th C) most important.
Culture (Northern Germany) most important.

<Soffeke Stoterogghen> "Soffeke Stoterogghen, MCCCCLXIX" [Zeitschrift des Historischen Vereins für Niedersachsen, Historischer Verein für Niedersachsen, 1888]

Submitter wants a German diminutive of "Sophie" with a byname that is a linguistic and temporal "match". Master Talan Gwynek provided the documented book, which contains the name as submitted. She would like to register the name as is.

In Service,

Lady Hiordis Ragnarsdottir


THL Kriemhilt von Ebersberg

mka Sabine Lessing-Tyson

Rouge Scarpe:

Master Konrad Mailander

mka Dale Niederhauser


Lady Hiordis Ragnarsdottir

mka Skye Savage

OSCAR counts 6 Names, 1 Branch Name and 2 Devices. There are a total of 9 items submitted on this letter.

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