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Middle ILoI dated 2013-08-17

Unto Kriemhilt Dragon, Konrad Rouge Scarpe, and the commenting members of the College of Heralds, do I, Estelle Escutcheon send my warmest regards this 17th of August 2013.

Here contained are the Pennsic Submissions received this August 2013. Please have comments posted by the 17th of September, 2013.

1: Aedan Tyrvason -New Name & New Device

Per fess rayonny argent and sable, a dragon sejant azure and a cloud argent maintaining in base a lightning bolt Or.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Sound (Will accept accents on letters if needed) most important.

Aedan - Aedan is dated from 505-949 in Mari Elspeth nic Bryan's "Index to Names in Irish Annals (http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/Aedan.shtml). Submitter would prefer Aiden/Aidan, if possible.

Tyrvason is a patronymic byname. The patronym appears in Geirr Bassi on page 15 as Tyrvi; the patronymic formation drops the last "i" and replaces it with an "a". The example given is Snorri to Snorrason.

Submitter originally wanted Tyrsson- documentation provided on SCA heralds FB, please contact Lady Katrina Kline, herald of Gwyntarian (Midrealm). Escutcheon's Note: On FB SCA Heraldry Chat, the only mention I can find for <Tyrrson> is a post saying that "Tyr alone is documentable" and then a link to information on how to make that genitive, but no actual documentation for <Tyr-> was provided in the post or comments.

Client does not want his dragon langued and does not like spikey tails.


2: Alban Dameron Elexander -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2011, via the Middle

Argent, a bend between a fleur-de-lis azure and a peacock feather proper, a bordure azure.

Item was returned on the January 2013 LOAR:

Alban Dameron Elexander. Device. Argent, in pale a fleur-de-lys azure and in saltire two peacock feathers proper, a bordure azure.
This device is returned for redraw, for violating SENA A2C2 which states "Elements must be drawn to be identifiable." Commenters were unable to reliably identify the peacock feathers as such.
This device is also returned for violating SENA A3D2c, which states "A charge group in which postures for different charges must be blazoned individually will not be allowed without period examples of that combination of postures." The charges here do not have comparable postures or orientations, but they also are not in a unified arrangement, as the pair of feathers in saltire must be blazoned separately in order to adequately describe their positioning." (http://heraldry.sca.org/loar/2013/01/13-01lar.html#236)


3: Aldrick Blackstone -New Name & New Device

Quarterly argent and sable, a cross gules and in dexter chief a rock sable.

Submitter desires a masculine name.

Aldrick is a masculine given name also used as a surname that is found as an undated header form in Reaney & Wilson, s.n. Aldrich. It can be interpolated from the spellings Oldryk (1527), Elrick (1510) (ibid.), and Aldrich (1609-10), Aldrech (1379), and Aldryche (1370), found in Bardsley, s.n. Aldrich. It is found as an English surname dated 1637 in Family Search Historical Records, batch M01749-1.

Blackstone is found as a header in Reaney and Wilson s.n. Blackston with the name dated up through 1316. The submitted spelling is the surname of Katherine, daughter of Richard Blackstone who was christened in 1590 at the church of St. Mary Aldchurch in London (Family Search, batch: C04589-1).


4: Alienor de Saint Remi -New Name Change & New Device

OSCAR NOTE: filing name should not be registered for a primary name change. It was, in in December of 2013, via the Middle.

Argent semy of roses azure, a brown bear statant erect proper and a bordure azure.

Old Item: Elspeth nic Turloch the Free, to be released.
Submitter desires a feminine name.
No changes.
Spelling (Remi) most important.

Alienor is found as a feminine given name in Feminine Given Names in A Dictionary of English Surnames (http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/talan/reaney/reaney.cgi?Eleanor): Dated with the requested spelling to c. 1202, 1211

Saint Remi is found in Morlet s.n. Saint, 1. Noms de saints, saint Remy. - Remi, (n. asset frequent, Est, Nord, Normandie, S.E., S.O.). This is a locative using a saint's name. Sainct-Jacques is intended as a locative byname based on the pattern of naming French places after saints. Examples of this pattern are <de Sainct-Phalle> and <de Sainct-Blaise>, both found in Aryanhwy merch Catmael, "Names from a 1587 Tax Roll from Provins" (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/french/provins1587.html).

Submitter allows no changes, but locatives using saint's names appear to use hyphens in period. Need to talk to submitter about allowing minor changes.

Rouge Scarpe note: I contacted the submitter and got this reply: "Yes, I would accept a change in order to allow the use of the hyphen if such a

change is necessary in order to pass the name. Just out of curiosity, is the pattern of using hyphens in locatives apparent as early as the mid-tweltfh century? The reason I ask is because that is when my persona is supposed to have been born (1165, to be exact)."


5: Altani Unegen -New Name & New Device

Gules, a fox courant and a bordure Or semy of roundels gules.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Culture (meaning golden fox, Mongolian) most important.

Altani is found in Mongolian Naming Practices by Marta as tu Mika-Mysliwy http://heraldry.sca.org/names/mongolian_names_marta.html as a women's name Altani [golden] Unegen is found in On the Documentation and Construction of Period Mongolian Names by Baras-aghur Naran http://heraldry.sca.org/names/mongol.html under Common Name Elements from Primary Sources Unegen fox.

Client allows adding/deleting a word like "de" or "the" or changing language when the change is small


6: Alured MacGregor -New Name & New Device

Per pale sable and argent, three Bourchier knots counterchanged.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Spelling (Alured) most important.

Alured is found as a Masculine given name in Black page 17 SN Alfred. "The name of Alfred the second prior of Newbattle Abbey, who died in 1179, was usually written Alured." MacGregor is found as a Scottish family name. It is listed in Black dated to 1603, on page 505. "MacGregor son of Gregory" Gregor is found as a personal masculine name in Black page 327. "Robert son of Gregor" witnessed a deed around 1240 Mac is the Scottish Patronymic marker.


7: Angelo di Antonio Machiavelli -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in April of 2010, via the Middle

Per pale sable and azure, two knifes in saltire argent.


8: Anna of Kirkaldy -New Name & New Device

Purpure, a cross bottony and a in chief three dolphins haurient argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound most important.

Anna is found in Talan Gwynek's "Feminine Given Names in A Dictionary of English Surnames" (http://heraldry.sca.org/laurel/reaneyintro.html) dated several times in the 16th century.

Aryanwhy's article "Index of Scots names found in Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue" (http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/scots/dost/), s.n. Kirkcaldy, dates Kirkaldy to 1515. Black, s.n. Kirkcaldy, lists <John of Kirkaldy> in 1426.


9: Anna of the Western Hill -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in December of 1988, via the Middle

(Fieldless) A lizard tergiant palewise argent.


10: Arias Sanchez -New Name & New Device

Argent, a cross fluery sable and a base rayonny gules.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Spelling (Sanchez) most important.

All name elements are found in Spanish Names from the Late 15th Century by Juliana de Luna http://heraldry.sca.org/names/isabella/index.html

Arias is found as a given masculine name with 5 occurrences. http://heraldry.sca.org/names/isabella/MensGivenFreq.html

Sanchez is found as a patronymic surname. http://heraldry.sca.org/names/isabella/patronymic.html


11: Benedetta Meglino -New Name & New Device

Sable, a (thing) argent issuant from a trimount Or.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Client requests authenticity.
Spelling most important.

Benedetta is found as a feminine given name in?Feminine Given Names from the Online Catasto of Florence of 1427" by Arval Benicoeur.

Meglino is an unmarked patronymic name in "Italian Names from Florance, 1427" by Ferrante la Volpe at http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/ferrante/catasto/pater.txt

Defining instance of the charge. See Siebmacher p. 109, plate 89, the arms of Die Lamminger, looks like a television antenna. The very middle one. http://www.wappenbuch.de/pages/wappen_89_Siebmacher.htm


12: Bora Vachir -New Name & New Device

Sable, a batwinged pithon migrant to chief, on a chief or a rapier sable.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No changes.

Bora is found in "On the Documentation and Construciton of Period Mongolian Name's" by Bareas-aghur Naran at http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/baras-aghur/mongolian.html It is listed as a name in the 'name elements from the colours' meaning gray.

Vachir is found in "On the Documentation and Construciton of Period Mongolian Name's" by Bareas-aghur Naran at http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/baras-aghur/mongolian.html listed as a name element on the ?common name elements from other sources? meaning thunderbolt.

This name follows the n+n pattern which is the second which is discussed in this article.


13: Cale mac Lonáin -New Name & New Device

Argent, a blackbird volant to dexter sable, a bordure embattled gules.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Culture (Irish) most important.

Cale is found as an Anglicized Irish masculine given name in Mari's "Names Found in Anglicized Irish Documents" (http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnglicizedIrish).

Lonán is dated as a masculine given name in Mari's "Index of Names in Irish Annals" (http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/Lonan.shtml) in 658, 856, 896, 918, 920, 1011, 1012. Lonáin is the genitive. The name continuned in use as a family name into late period: Woulfe dates various Anglicized forms, including O Lonane.

Allows adding/deleting a word like "de" or "the" or changing language when the change is small


Blackbirds have not been registered in the Society since 1990. The submitter does not object to reblazoning it as a raven, martlet, generic bird, or whatever, as long as the emblazon remains the same.


14: Caleb Killian -New Name & New Device

Argent, two wolves rampant addorsed vert and on a chief azure a lion's head erased Or.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Sound most important.

Both name elements are found in Germany in the FamilySearch Historical Records: Caleb - Caleb Clemens christened 11 JUNE 1587 at Frankenthal, Bavaria, batch C984291 Caleb - Caleb Seider christened 21 MAY 1592 at Ulm, Germany, batch C004417

Killian (1646) Fridericus Killian christened 27 DEC 1646 at Paderborn, Germany J941861

Allows adding/deleting a word like "de" or "the" or changing language when the change is small


15: Caoilfhionn inghean Aindriasa -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Culture (Gaelic) most important.

<Caoilfhionn> The Academy of Saint Gabriel's report 2072 indicates that the early medieval [pre-1200 C.E.] Irish Gaelic name <Caelfind> was, after 1200 C.E. or so, spelled <Caoilfhionn>

<inghean> The Academy of Saint Gabriel's report 2389 indicates that in period Gaelic, a woman was almost always identified as her father's daughter by placing the correct grammatical form of the father's name after the word <ingen> or <inghean> meaning "daughter", with the latter spelling <inghean> being used after 1200 C.E.

Aindriasa is the genitive form of Aindrias, which is found in an Index of Names in Irish Annals: Masculine Given Names by by Mari Elspeth nic Bryan. (http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/Aindrias.shtml) Found in years: 1249, 1291, 1292, 1294, 1298, 1301, 1302, 1303, 1307, 1309, 1313, 1324, 1328, 1330, 1322, 1340, 1373, 1450, 1492, 1504, 1505, 1524, 1527, 1542

Allows adding/deleting a word like "de" or "the" or changing language when the change is small


16: Ciarán Ó Raghilligh -New Name & New Device

Per bend sinister vert and sable, an anvil surmounted by a sword inverted argent.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Client requests authenticity.
Culture (will prefer Gaelic over English) most important.

Ciarán appears as an Old Irish and Middle Irish masculine name associated with annalistic dates between 512 and 1061 in O?Brien?s ?Index of Names in Irish Annals? (http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/Ciaran.shtml).

Ó Raghilligh found as a header form in Woulfe's Irish names and Surnames (pp. 628-629}: ?The O'Reillys . . . In the course of the 13th and 14th Centuries they became very powerful and extended their dominion over the whole Co. Cavan and parts of Meath and Westmeath; and they were sometimes chief of all Breifney.?


Consulting herald has a rough sketch if needed.


17: Claire of Cleftlands -New Name & New Device

Azure, two beehives Or and a badger's mask proper.

No major changes.
Sound (sound of Claire) most important.

Claire is a 16th C. French feminine given name found in "Late Period French Feminine Names," Aryamhwy merch Catmael (http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/french/latefrench.html).

<Cleftlands, Barony of> is an SCA branch registered Aug. 1979 via the Middle.


18: Clara de Guevara -New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in April of 2012, via the Middle

Per saltire gules and Or, four orange trees counterchanged


19: Claudia of Hastings -New Name & New Device

Per bend sinster argent and purpure,a winged unicorn rampant and shears bendwise sinister all counterchanged

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Spelling (Client desires the spelling) most important.

Claudia is found as a feminine given name in Lancashire in late 16th c. England. The Oxford Dictionary of English Christian Names by E.G. Withycombe pages 68-69.

Hastings is a locative element, found as a header from in Watts, which dates Hastyngs to 1342; the i/y switch is typical in English.


20: Cú Mhara gylðir -New Name & New Device

Per fess argent and Or, a brown wolf sejant proper and three pine trees couped vert

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Client requests authenticity for 1100-1200 Dublin Ireland/Norse Descent.
Meaning (Gaelic given name meaning) most important.

Cú Mhara is from Mari's Index of Names in Irish Annals http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/CuMara.shtml dated to 1030.

gylðir (that ð is supposed to be an "edh") - gylðir 'wolf' is a descriptive byname from Geirr Bassi, pg. 22.

According to SENA Appendix C, Scandinavian and Gaelic are acceptable combination for approximately 550-1100.


21: Dafydd Blaidd -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in June of 1998, via the Middle

(Fieldless) A wolf rampant quarterly sable and argent gorged of a coronet and chained Or.


22: Dhunan Temur Chinua -New Name Change From Holding Name

OSCAR NOTE: filing name should not be registered for a primary name change. It was, in in December of 2013, via the Middle.

Old Item: Temur of the Middle, to be released.
Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Spelling (If it is necessary to drop a name element the clinet wishes Dhunan to be the one dropped) most important.

Dhunan: Anonymous, "Names From the Secret History of the Mongols," http://www.laohats.com/studypages/mongol_names.htm

Temur: Baras-aghr Naran, "On the Documentation and Construction of Period Mongolian Name Elements," from primary sources Temur -> Iron Known World Heraldic Symposium; Marta as tu Mika-Mysliwy, "Mongolian Naming Practices" pg 177 Temur Oljeitu, Temur Kutlugh; Temur Molie

Chinua: Baras-aghur Naran, "On the Documentation and Construction of Period Mongolian Name Elements" Chinua -> Wolf

Original Returned April 2007 LoAR:

Temur Chinua. Name.

Originally submitted as Dhuhan Temur Chinua, the name was changed to _Temur Chinua at kingdom. No reason for the change was given, nor was the explicit form of the originally submitted name included on the LoI (the LoI noted that Dhuhan had been dropped, but did not give its position in the name). This item does not meet the requirements laid out for presentation of information spelled out in the Administrative Handbook and Laurel precedent. We have warned this kingdom several times about these practices and noted each time that they may be considered grounds for return. In light of these violations, this name is returned for administrative reasons. We are explicitly not addressing the registerability or authenticity of the name at this time.

His arms were registered under the holding name, Temur of the Middle.


23: Diana de Daimiel -New Name & New Device

Vert, in saltire an arrow Or and a rapier inverted and on a bordure argent a blackberry vine in orle proper.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound (dee-ah-nah de die-mee-el) most important.

Diana can be justified as a Spanish literary name; it is found in Italy in 1427 Florence (Arval Benicoeur, Feminine Given Names from the Online Catasto, http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/arval/catasto).

Daimiel is a place in Spain. The website for the city of Daimiel (http://www.damiel.es) says that the name of the city appears in 1245 as "Daymiel."

The mix of Italian and Spanish is allowable under Appendix C of SENA.


We weren't sure if an orle on a bordure is permitted, but the client is willing to take the chance and submit.


24: Douglas MacFarlane -New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Culture (16th century Scots) most important.

Douglas is found in Hitching (two volumes in one) p. xxxiii as a surname. In late period England the use of surnames as given names has been documented.

MacFarlane is found in Black p. 492, s.n. MacFarlan. McPharlane in 1385, Makfarlane in 1395, M'Farlane in 1577. The spelling MacFarlane seems a plausible.

This is clear of conflict from Douglas Lachlan MacFarlane with the dropping of an element..

Rouge Scarpe Note: This was on the form as "Mac Farlane" and his wife's submission on this letter was spelled "Macfarlane" on the form. I checked with them and they both would prever "MacFarlane".


25: Ecgtheow Sigbercti sunu -New Name & New Device

Azure, a sword piercing a chain of five links fesswise between four mullets all within an orle argent.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Sound (Particularly of given name.) most important.

<Ecgtheow> is found in Searle, p. 220, s.n. "f. of Beowulf (Grein) Beow." Searle may not be reliable, but resources were limited at Heralds Point.

<Sigberct> is found inÆlfwyn æt Gyrwum: "Anglo-Saxon Names" Heading "Men's Names" s.n.<Sigbert> "Sigbert [Sigberct]" 'i' is added to form genitive. <sunu> particle used to form patronymic per Appendix A of SENA.

Allows adding/deleting a word like "de" or "the" or changing language when the change is small


26: Elan ben Tzvi -New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Meaning ("Elan son of Tzvi") most important.

Elan is the submitter's legal name. The submitter is a minor and this fact was attested by the father and witnessed by Martyn de Haliwell & Ursula Georges.

ben is part of the form documented in SENA Appendix A for masculine Jewish names - <given name> ben <patrynomic>.

Tzvi is the submitter's father's registered given name (Tzvi ben Avraham, registered May 1986 via the Middle).
Allows adding/deleting a word like "de" or "the" or changing language when the change is small
We have a hand-written attestation of relationship for the grandfather clause. Make sure this goes in the file.


27: Elizabeth Eve MacFarlane -New Name & New Device

Per chevron azure and argent, two Maltese crosses Or and a Caucasian women affronty proper vested vert drawing a bow to sinister purpure.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Culture (14th to 16th century English) most important.

Elizabeth is found in Withycombe p. 98. Spelled in this manner from 1205 through the 16th century.

Eve is found in Withycombe p. 112. "It is found in use in England from about the end of the 12th c. Eve is the vernacular form of the name." Dated in this spelling to 1199-1219, 1273, 1303, and 1346.

MacFarlane is found in Black p. 492, s.n. MacFarlan. McPharlane in 1385, Makfarlane in 1395, M'Farlane in 1577. The spelling MacFarlane seems a plausible spelling. The pattern of two given names is allowed in late period England.

Rouge Scarpe Note: This was on the form as "Macfarlane" and her husband's submission on this letter was spelled "Mac Farlane" on the form. I checked with them and they both would prefer it to be spelled "MacFarlane".

Client originally wanted a Huguenot cross.


28: Felix Vühselîn -New Name & New Device

Per pale Or and argent, a pair of wings counterchanged sable and gules.

No major changes.
Sound most important.

<Felix> is found in Aryanhwy merch Catmael,"German Names from 1495" Aryanhwy lists one example from Talheim.

<Vühselîn> is found in Talan Gwynek "Some Early Middle High German Bynames" s.n. "VÜHSELÎN: Dim. of vuhs ?a fox?. Berchtoldus dictus Vuhseli 1219. Joh. Vuchselinus 1234. The submitted spelling is a plausible vernacular version.

Allows adding/deleting a word like "de" or"the" or changing language when the change is small


29: Flame, Barony of the -New Order Name & New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in February of 1983, via the Middle

Award of the Beaumains

Azure, in fess a sinister hand appaumy, a roundel, and a dexter hand appaumy argent.

Beaumains is the name of an Arthurian character, The Knight of the Kitchen (Malory, Le Morte d'Arthur). It also follows the pattern of beau + body part/feature found in Jönsjö, e.g., Beauface 'beautiful face', Beaucol 'beautiful neck', Beaufront 'beautiful forehead'. The award name follows the metapattern of orders named after the founder [Atlantia, Kingdom of; Award of Arielle, Mar. 2009, A-Atlantia].

The submitter will allow changes as needed (e.g., Beau Mains or Beaumains).


Thumbs closest to the plate. Co-primary charges.


30: Flame, Barony of the -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in February of 1983, via the Middle

(Fieldless) a bird rising regardant gules within and conjoined to an annulet per bend vert and azure.


This is an emulation, but not duplication, of the "Kentucky Proud" logo. kyproud.com


31: Flaming Gryphon, Barony of the -New Order Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in October of 1979, via the Middle

Award of the Gryphon's Flame

No changes.

SEE ATTACHED.

Correction (2013-Aug-17 09:08:27): They had brought completed forms to Herald's Point. The ILoI was generated from the Point's computer record. The note SEE ATTACHED had us looking all over for an separate attachment sheet that did not exist when the documentation was on the forms itself the whole time.

This order name follows the well-attested pattern of order names derived from a heraldic charge modified by a possessive form. Smith's "Medieval Secular Order Names" http://heraldry.sca.org/names/order/new/ notes the French Order of the Prisoner's Iron.

The flame is a common charge in Society armory and has been used frequently in registered order names with recent registrations including the Order of the Crescent and Flame registered in February 2010, and the Award of the Black Flame registered in February 2012.

The use of "Gryphon's" in order names is grandfathered to the Barony on view of the registration of the Order of the Gryphon's Plume in November 1984

The name of the Barony of Flaming Gryphon was registered in October 1979.


32: Flaming Gryphon, Barony of the -New Order Name & New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in October of 1979, via the Middle

Award of the Tressure of the Flaming Gryphon

Per pale ermine and Or, a double tressure gules.

No changes.

This order name follows the well-attested pattern of order names derived from a heraldic charge, the Tressure being an established charge both in period and modern armory. The name of the Barony of the Flaming Gryphon was registered in October, 1979.


33: Flaming Gryphon, Barony of the -New Order Name & New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in October of 1979, via the Middle

Order of Sable Shield of the Flaming Gryphon

Per pale ermine and Or, an escutcheon sable.

No changes.

Flaming Gryphon is the registered name of the Barony. SEE ATTACHED

Correction (2013-Aug-17 09:08:29): They had brought completed forms to Herald's Point. The ILoI was generated from the Point's computer record. The note SEE ATTACHED had us looking all over for an separate attachment sheet that did not exist, when the documentation was on the forms itself the whole time.

This order name follows the well-attested pattern of a tincture and heraldic charge, the shield or escutcheon being an established charge both in period and modern armory. According to the Oxford Endlish Dictionary (s.v. shield), this spelling for the term appears the sixteenth century on.

The term "shield" has been registered for several order names, including the Award of the Shield of Storvik in December 2010 and the Award of the Swan and Shield registered in October 2011. Additionally, Smith's analysis includes a French order whose English rendition is the Order of the Gold(en) Shield http://heraldry.sca.org/names/order/new/Courtly_Orders_and_Awards.html

Until recently, there had been a ban on using heraldic tincture adjectives as opposed to "plain English" color adjectives. However, in the Cover Letter to the April 2012 LoAR Pelican ruled that heraldic tincture terminology could be used in Society order names.

The name of the Barony of the Flaming Gryphon was registered in October, 1979.


34: Flaming Gryphon, Barony of the -New Household Name & New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in October of 1979, via the Middle

Academy de Griffe

Per pale ermine and Or, an eagle's jambe embowed inverted sustaining in chief a sword fesswise sable.

No changes.

Academy is an approved designator for household names. In the registration of the Academy of the Falcon and Sword to Galen Storm in August, 2002, Laurel said, "Academy is a household designator that may be used in household names registered to either individuals or branches." Period academies of defense were often named for their proprietors. Reaney & Wilson (Dictionary of English Surnames, s.n. Griff) show Walter de Griff' dated to 1219. The name of the Barony of the Flaming Gryphon was registered in October, 1979.


35: Flaming Gryphon, Barony of the -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in October of 1979, via the Middle

Per pale ermine and Or, in pale two shoes reversed sable.


36: Frøkn gylðir -New Name & New Device

Argent, a wolf dormant and on a chief gules an eye argent

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.

Frøkn - Found on the Viking Answer Lady Old Norse Mens Names site http://www.vikinganswerlady.com/ONMensNames.shtml#f Frøkn From the OW.Norse adjective fr?kn "courageous, bold, brave, daring." Runic examples include the genitive form froknaR and the accusative form frokn. NR s.n. Frøkn

gylðir isfound in Viking Bynames found in the Landnámabók by Aryanhwy merch Catmael gylðir howler, wolf 1 occurance

Allows adding/deleting a word like "de" or "the" or changing language when the change is small


37: Fujiwara no Ka'neko -New Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Middle LoI of October 27, 2012 as Fujiwara no Ka'neko.

Azure, a demicat sejant affronty sinister forepaw raised issuant from base argent within a bordure Or.


38: Gaius Arturius Gracchus -New Name & New Device

Per bend sinister azure and argent, a bend sinister between two griffons addorsed counterchanged.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Spelling most important.

The site http://www.legionxxiv.org/nomens states the following:

Gaius is one of the list of standard praenomen

Artorius found as "Lucius Artorius Castus" a Roman military commander sometimes associated with the legend of King Arthur. From the 2nd to 3rd Century.

The submitter would like the name to be spelled "Arturius" if it can be documented.

Gracchus found as "Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus" a Roman Popularius politician.


39: Garvin the younger -New Name & New Device

Vert, a mushroom between three towers argent tops enflamed Or, on a chief argent three grenades azure flamed Or.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Spelling (wants Garvin like his father) most important.

Garvin is found in Reaney & Wilson Dictionary of English Surnames s.n. Garvin, Garfin pg. 185 "Ulf filius Garuini" is dated to the 12th century and "Robert Gervyne" to 1249.

Younger is found in Reaney & Wilson s.n. Younger pg. 508 "Edmund Yonger" 1379. The OED dates the spelling "younger" to c. 1600.

Evidence for the grandfather clause from the submitter's father giving permission to use the spelling of his name (Garvin the slow) which was passed in 1988 can be obtained if necessary.
Submitter will bring a document confirming relationship.


Moved from blazon: "As towers sometimes appear with the tops enflamed (Pic Dic, s.n. Tower), and grenades include the flame as part of the charge, the consulti"

If Non Scripta feels that the flames on the towers add to the complexity count, the submitter will accept ruined towers instead as an alternative.

Bd: apparently part of the text entered by the consulting herald was lost.
The flames add to the complexity count but they're on both the towers and grenades. So removing them from just the towers won't decrease the complexity count.

JE: The rest of Lillia's comment was that since the flame is part of the definition of a grenade, it shouldn't count as an additional charge for the complexity count. She wonders if the same isn't perhaps true of towers given the evidence that they occasionally appear enflamed.


40: Geneviefve de Chenonceaux -New Name & New Device

Purpure, two owls in fess Or.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Spelling (Geneviefve) most important.

Geneviefve is found in Aryanhwy merch Catmael, "Names from a 1587 Tax Roll from Provins" (www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/french/provins1587.html).

Chenonceaux is a village in France, the location of the Château de Chenonceau. It is an header page in Dauzat and Rostaing. It is found in the 1643 book "Le Monde, ou La description générale de ses quatre parties. Tome 2. by Pierre d'Avity, published in Paris, on p. 226 (http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k5774657q/f244.image.r=Chenonceaux.langEN)

The locative construction is found in App. A of SENA.

Allows adding/deleting a word like "de" or "the" or changing language when the changeis small


Glossary of terms gives th? default for owls as close guardant, check depiction.


41: Gráinne inghean uí Neachtain -New Name & New Device

Per pale purpure and vert a raccoon rampant argent marked sable.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Client requests authenticity for 13th-14th Century Gaelic - Irish.
Culture (13th-14th Century Galway, Ireland) most important.

Gráinne is found in Mari's "Index of Names in Irish Annals" (http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Feminine/Grainne.shtml). Graine ingen Mic Maghnusa in 1317, Gráinne inghen Flaithbertaigh Uí Ruairc in 1417. It is found a total of 22 times between 1317 & 1582.

The form (feminine bynames formed using inghean uí X, where X is the ancestor's name in submitted form) is documented in Appendix A of SENA.

Nechtain is the genitive form of Nechtan, dated to 1417, 1425, 1426, and 1582 in Mari's "Index of Names in Irish Annals" (http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/Nechtan.shtml).

Allows adding/deleting a word like "de" or "the" or changing language when the change is small


Raccoon has been prevgiously registered in 2012.


42: Gudrun Ivarsdottir -New Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Middle LoI of October 27, 2012 as submitted.

Per pale argent and purpure, two unicorns rampant addorsed counterchanged, on a chief gules, a stag trippant argent.


43: Heinrich Pfannzelt -New Name

No major changes.
Sound (sound of the overall name (Hein-rick Fan-zelt)) most important.

Heinrich is Aryanhwy merch Catmael, "German Names from Kulmbach, 1495" (http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/german/kulmbach1495.html).

Pfannzelt is found in Bahlow/Gentry, s.n. Pfanzelt, dated 1546. It is derived from zelte 'flat cookie'.


44: Ivan Shishov -New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in October of 2012, via the Middle

Per pall sable argent and gules, a triskelion of spirals and two tygers combattant counterchanged.


45: Jadwiga Krzyzanowska -New Device Change

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2010, via the Middle

Gules, a clarion argent and a chief ermine.

Old Item: Gules, an F-clef argent and in chief a bar ermine., to be released.


46: James of the Cross -New Name & New Device

Sable, a cross of Saint James, a bordure argent.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Culture (late period English) most important.

James - Found in Withycombe as header form and dated as James to c 1240. of the

Cross - Follows the pattern of bynames derived from inn signs - English Sign Names by Mari ingen Briain meic Donnchada, http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/inn/ gives a modernized period "of the Cross" - the word cross is dated to c. 1475 in the MED s.v. croce.

Allows adding/deleting a word like "de" or "the" or changing language when the change is small


A Cross of Saint James amounts to a latin cross flory fitchy of a sword or something like that. Yes, this is his tattoo. Really.


47: Johannes von Narrenstein -New Augmentation of Arms

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in April of 1994, via the Middle

Ermine, a Bohemian love knot azure within a bordure gules and for augmentation, on a chief Or a dragon passant to sinister vert and a tyger passant azure, maintaining between them a mask of comedy gules.

•Johannes von Narrenstein The following device associated with this name was registered in April of 1994 (via the Middle):

Ermine, a Bohemian love knot azure within a bordure gules.


48: Kateline Eliot -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in November of 2005, via the Middle

Argent, a tyger rampant gules, a chief sable.

<br/> Note: submitter never received official notification from Kingdom, so resubmission should be free. This was returned on the May 2006 ILoAR.


49: Kateline Mathar -New Name & New Device

Argent, a tower between two dogs sejant addorsed sable and on a chief wavy azure three morning glory flowers argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound most important.

Kateline is found in Withycombe, s.n. Katharine, dated as a feminine given name to 1273.

Mathar is found in Reaney and Wilson, s.n. Mather, with a Thomas Mathar dated to 1621.


Morning glories are five petaled flowers.


50: Khadagan Küchügene -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2010, via the Middle

(Fieldless) A winged mouse statant Or.



Bd: The closest I find is clear I expect: Teleri Tawel
The following badge associated with this name was registered in August of 1995 (via the West):
Sable, a winged mouse sejant erect, tail nowed in base Or.


51: Lorenzo Calabrese -New Name Change & New Badge

OSCAR NOTE: filing name should not be registered for a primary name change. It was, in in December of 2013, via the Middle.

(Fieldless) A crescent per pale argent and sable.

Old Item: Laurenzu lu Calabrisi, to be released.
Submitter desires a masculine name.
No changes.

Lorenzo is found as a masculine given name in Italian Names from Florance, 1427 by Ferrante La Volpe at http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/ferrante/catasto/

Calabrese is found as a surname in 'Names of Jews in Rome in the 1550's' by Yehoshua ben Haim ha Yerushalmi 2002-2003 which cites Abramo di Moise Calabrese


52: Luther von Burtscheid -New Name & New Device

Per chevron sable and gules, a chevron between three crosses formy one and two argent and a Paschal lamb Or

No major changes.
Spelling (Luther) most important.

Luther is found in Talan Gwynek, "Medieval German Given Names from Silesia", with a count of 2, dated 1317-39 and 14th C.

Burtsheid is an undated header from in Bahlow Deutchlands Geographische Namenwelt. It is a town near Aachen. It is the cite of a Benedictine abbey, founded in 997 under Emperor Otto III (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burtscheid_Abbey). The first abbot was Gregor von Burtscheid (also known as Gregor von Calabria; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregor_von_Burtscheid).

The submitter allows us to modify the locative as needed if a period form can be found. AElfwynn has been contacted for help with the byname.

The von X pattern for locative bynames in German is found in Appendix A of SENA.

Allows adding/deleting a word like "de" or "the" or changing language when the change is small


53: Malina an Eich Gil -New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in August of 2012, via the Middle

Vert, a tree eradicated within a chaplet of ivy and on a chief triangular argent a mullet of seven point vert.

Returned on the 8/12 LOAR:

Malina an Eich Gil. Device. "Vert, a tree eradicated within a chaplet of ivy argent.
The submitter has permission to conflict with the device of Lilias de Cheryngton, Vert, a crequier within a bordure embattled argent.
This device is returned for conflict with the device of Ioseph of Locksley, the Rhymer, Vert, a tree eradicated argent. Under both the Rules for Submissions and the Standards for Evaluation, there is only one DC for the addition of the chaplet of ivy."


54: Malina an Eich Gil -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in August of 2012, via the Middle

(Fieldless) On a tree eradicated argent a letter M vert.


55: Marius Longinus Arius -New Name & New Device

Per pale sable and argent, a thunderbolt counterchanged

Submitter desires a masculine name.

All the name elements were found at http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/searchresults?q=Vitae Marius is found as a praenomen. Longinus is found as a nomen. Arius is found as a cognomen.


56: Marrick du Lac -New Name & New Device

Azure, two lions combatanant and on a chief Or, tow swords in saltire surmounted by a third fesswize azure.

No holding name.
No major changes.
Spelling (Marrick and Lac) most important.

Marrick is found as a given name in Familysearch.org Historical Rercords: Marrick Jackobesz Female Christening 24 Feb 1647 Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands Batch C90041-1

du Lac - (of the Lake) Dulac found in [Morlet Dictionnaire] Morlet, Maire-Therese. DictionnaireÉtymologique de Noms de Famille: 'name designating the house located near a lake'. Lancelot du Lac was governor of Orleans (a city in France), found in Calendar of State Papers, Spain, Vol. 6, Part 2: 1542-1543 (1895), pp. 363-85 (http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=88115&strquery="du Lac"). The spellings may have been normalized.

French and Dutch can be combined per App. C of SENA, if the elements are dated within 300 years.

Allows adding/deleting a word like "de" or "the" or changing language when the change is small


Submitter wants the swords as on the arms of the Clan Brennan, but we could not determine if the arrangement is period. In any event, it is blazonable. I am not sure if it violates unity of posture.


57: Mateusz Kruchowski -New Name & New Device

Gules, a mascle and on a chief argent three lozenges gules.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Culture most important.

Mateusz is found as a masculine given name in 1580 in Slownik Historyczych Nazw Osobowych Bialostocczyzny Tom.1 A - O Bialstok 1997 p.232 s.n. Mateusz.

Kruchowski is the submitter's legal surname, attested from his driver's license by Jehan de la Marche and Lillia Diademe. Any help documenting it to period would be appreciated.
Submitter has seen surname on list of Polish noble families but documentation is not available. However, it is his legal last name.


58: Mateusz Kruchowski -New Badge

OSCAR is unable to find the name, either registered or submitted.

(Fieldless) A mascle quarterly argent and gules.


59: Meadbh inghean Brenain -New Name & New Device

Per chevron Or and azure, two lions rampant and an oak tree eradicated counterchanged.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.

Meadbh is found as a feminine given name in The Index of Names in Irish Annuls by Mari, dated in this spelling to 1441.

Inghean means daughter of.

Branan is found in The Index of Names in Irish Annals by Mari dated in this spelling to 1192; the genitive is Brenain. Per SENA Middle Irish Gaelic, Early Modern Irish Gaelic are allowed to be combined.

Allows adding/deleting a word like "de" or "the" or changing language when the change is small


60: Morgan MacAlpine Of Argyll -New Name & New Device

Per pall argent, gules, and sable, a roundel gules and two wolves addorsed sejant ullulant argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.

Morgan is found in Black dated to 1204-11 (s.n. Morgan). R&W dates Morganus (s.n. Morgan) to 1159 and 1166, and as a surname in that spelling to 1214.

MacAlpine is found in Black, it dates John MacAlpyne to 1260, MacAlpin to 1285; MacAlpyne to 1395 and M'Alpin to 1531 and M'Calppin to 1591.

Argyll is dated by Johnston dates(sn Argyle) <Argyle> to 1425 and <Argyll> to 1643.

English and Scots are in the same regional language group (Appendix C of SENA).


61: Muirenn ingen Morainn -New Name & New Device

Vert, a wolf statant ullulant and on a bordure argent in chief two mullets of four points gules and in base a mullet of four points azure.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Sound (Will accepct correction of the lenition or grammar if needed.) most important.

Muirenn is found in "Irish Names" O Corrain & Maguire on page 141 as Muirenn a feminine first name dated to 831. "... Muirenn, sister of F[i]nnechta, king of Leinster who died in 831."

Morainn is found in "Irish Names" O Corrain & Maguire on page 139 as Masculine first name. dated to 842. "...Morann mac Indrechtaig, abbot of Clogher, who died in 842..." We believe that the genitive form of Morann is Morainn. According to Sharon Krossa, "The Spelling of Lenited Consonants in Gaelic" (medievalscotland.org/scotlang/lenition.shtml), the pre-1200 spelling of lenited M is M.

According to Sharon Krossa, "Quick and Easy Gaelic Names", <ingen> is the correct spelling of the Gaelic word for "daughter" prior to 1200.

Changed the spelling to <ingen> in accordance with "Quick and Easy". Tell submitter!!


62: Murakami Genjirou Hirokado -New Name & New Device

Or, a dexter arm proper sleeved sustaining three artist's brushes purpure.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Sound (the whole name) most important.

The structure of masculine names of the buke is <family name><yobina><nanori> and is documented in NCMJ Rev Ed. p29 under "Warrior Families"

Murakami (ca 1332) is found as a family name in NCMJ Rev Ed. pg. 323 under Murakami.

Genjirou (ca 1600) is found as a masculine yobinna in NCMJ Rev Ed. pg. 370 under Genjirou.

Hirokado (ca 1568) is found as a nanori in NCMJ Rev Ed. pg. 334 under Hirokado.

Allows adding/deleting a word like "de" or "the" or changing language when the change is small


63: Óli rauðr -New Name Change

OSCAR NOTE: filing name should not be registered for a primary name change. It was, in in December of 2013, via the Middle.

Old Item: Wolfram von Stuttgart, to be retained as an alternate name.
Submitter desires a masculine name.
Sound ("Ollie") most important.
Meaning ("the red") most important.

Óli - Geirr Bassi p. 13 as a masculine given name

rauðr - Geirr Bassi p. 26 as a descriptive byname meaning 'red'


64: Pádraig Tomasswn -New Name & New Device

Azure, a pithon erect affronty wings displayed tail nowed Or, a chief argent

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Sound (will accept changes to spelling to make it registerable) most important.

Pádraig found on http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/Padraig.shtml as a masculine first name. It was found in the Annals 7 times with dates ranging from 1205 to 1578, 1486 was the first noted use of the spelling Pádraig.

Tomasswn found in Symon Freser of Lovat, "13th XML_ENCODED_AMPERSANDamp; 14th Century Scottish Names" (http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/symonFreser/scottish14/scottish14_sur.html) a collection of surnames from the 14th century.

Gaelic and Scots can be combined per Appendix C of SENA.


65: Parvati Chandravanshi -New Name & New Device

Azure, on a crescent bendwise sinister argent a poppy gules slipped and leaved vert.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.

Parvati is a female deity in India known as Shakti, the wife of Shiva. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parvati) Deity names were sometimes used by women as found in "An Analysis of South Indian Female Names found in Donors, Devotees, and Daughters of God" by Irayari Vairavi. (http://sites.google.com/site/vairavisca/Home/creations/dddog-names). This article doesn't include Parvati's name but it does include <Catti>, a Tamil name for Shakti and <Nakkan Piratamatevi alias Mumuticolattalaikkoli> of which one of the meanings is Parvati.

Chandravashni are people belonging to the Chandravansha or "dynasty of the moon". According to legend, the Chandravanshis are descended from Candra, the Hindu Moon God. from Encyclopaedia of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh p.480 at books.google.com/books?id=NXK445Q1nlwC&pg=PA480&dq=Chandravanshi&hl=en&sa=X&ei=kb3xUd_zPIXc8wTa5oC4Aw&ved=0CDsQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=Chandravanshi&f=false. Several period dynasties claim to be Chandravashnis.

Chandravanshi/Candravanshi is a clan name, which Wikipedia states is a legendary clan (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandravanshi). Assistance further documenting this name is appreciated.

Allows adding/deleting a word like "de" or "the" or changing language when the change is small


66: Philipp Reimer von Wolfenbüttel -New Name & New Device

Per fess embattled azure and argent masoned sable, a demi-lion queue-fourchee issuant from the line of division or.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Sound most important.

Philipp is dated to 1369, 1388, and 1402 in Talan Gwynek, "Medieval German Given Names from Silesia" (http://heraldry.sca.org/laurel/names/bahlow_v.htm).

Reimer Bahlow German Names p.405 heading Reimer "freq. as patr." Brechenmacher Etymologiches Worterbuch p.392 heading Reimer 1409 Hans Reymer (client will accept y but prefers i)

von --German "of" used with place names Wolfenbüttel: A German town. According to Tobias Jachmann, _Die Auseinandersetzung Luthers mit Rom ueber die Kirche_, available on Google Books at books.google.com/books?id=kzz1qxyY_p8C , Martin Luther (d. 1546) wrote a letter to one Heinrichs von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel, better known as <Heinz von Wolfenbüttel>. We believe this is an appropriate spelling for our period, but the submitter is willing to drop this element if necessary for registration.

Allows adding/deleting a word like "de" or "the" or changing language when the change is small


67: Pinaria Minerva -New Name

Pinaria is the feminine form of the nomen Pinarius. The nomen was borne by Lucius Pinarius Natta, brother in law of Publius Clodius Pulcher in the middle of the first century B.C., Lucius Pinarius Scarpus who was in command of Cyrene during the civil war after Caesar's death.

Metron Ariston says, "While Minerva was the Roman goddess of wisdom, the Latin form was used as a servant name and, when slaves were freed, a theophoric cognomen for freedwomen in lieu of the more common Greek equivalent Athena." (Athena and Athene each appear once in the LGPN database, which gives evidence for the goddess name's use by ordinary people in our period.)



Further documentation for both elements can be provided from inscriptional material and from Kajanto (Latin Cognomina) when I am reunited with my library after Pennsic. Alisoun MacCoul of Elphane --- silverdragon@charleston.net.


68: Pompeia Furia -New Name & New Device

Per bend purpure and gules, a hippopotamus rampant proper winged argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Culture (Roman) most important.

Pompeia is a feminized form of the nomen Pompeius, itself found at the Nova Roma site (http://www.novaroma.org/nr/Nomen). The feminization of -ius to -ia is found on this page as well. The feminine form is found as the wife of Fl. Sabinianus on p. 143 of Benet Salway, "What's in a Name? A Survey of Roman Onomastic Practice from c. 700 B.C. to A.D. 700" (http://www.jstor.org/stable/300873).

Furia is intended as the feminine form of Furius, documented as a masculine Roman nomen found in "Names and Naming Practices of Regal and Republican Rome" by Meradudd Cethin at http://heraldry.sca.org/laurel/names/roman/names2.html - Furia is a gens, originally common at Tusculum, first record of name in history, Sex. Furius Medullinus b.c.488

The use of two nomen is eccentric, but not implausible. Salway (op. cit.) states that Varus (13 BC) "had two sisters who married into families who bore traditional tria and duo nomina respectively".

Rouge Scarpe note: The article "Names and Naming Practices of Regal and Republican Rome" seems to no longer be on the SCA Heraldry site. I'm guessing it was still in the folder for Roman names at the Point. Here is a link to an archived copy: http://web.archive.org/web/20100122153229/http://heraldry.sca.org/laurel/names/roman/


Bd: What's the proper tincture for a hippopotamus? O&A seems to say brown


69: Portia de Castell -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Sound (sounds like port-a-castle, keep the) most important.

Portia: Portia is a literary English name. It is the name of a major character in Shakespeare's play The Merchant of Venice, which came out c. 1596-1598.

de Castell: This surname is dated to 1260 in Reaney and Wilson s.n. Castle.


70: Ricard Ealdwulfes sunu -New Request for Name Reconsideration

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in February of 2000, via the Middle

Richard Ealdwulf

Name was registered as "Ricard Ealdwulfes sunu" on Feb 2000 LoAR via Middle with the following comment: "Submitted as Richard Ealdwulf, the submitter wanted an authentic 8th century Old English form. Therefore, we have replaced the given name with an older version and added the patronymic marker required of Old English names. Please inform the submitter, however, that Richard is not a native Old English name but a Continental import."

Submitter prefers the name as submitted. Richard - common Middle English given name dated in Reany & Wilson to 1276 (sn Richard) Ealdwulf - Old English given name dated in PASE to the Domesday book and to AD 1002.

SENA Appendix A allows unmarked patronymics in (late) Old English. Elements are within 500 years of each other, and "given+byname" is permitted by SENA Appendix A for both Old and Middle English


71: Ronan the Wolf -New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Sound (Client does not mind spelling changes and would prefer no accents if possible.) most important.

Rónán is found in Index of Names in Irish Annals by Mari Elspeth nic Bryan (http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/Ronan.shtml) as a masculine first name. It is in the annals 35 times, years 590 to 1117.

Wolf is found in Reaney and Wilson as le Wolf "John le Wolf 1279" We constructed"the Wolf" using the English form of the word "the" instead of the documentory French "le".

Allows adding/deleting a word like "de" or "the" or changing language when the change is small


72: Sæunn gneisti -New Name & New Device

Argent, two dogs combatant vert.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Culture (Norse) most important.

Sæunn is found as a feminine given name in Geirr Bassi pg. 15

gneisti is found as a byname in Geirr Bassi pg. 22 glossed as "spark"


73: Sahar de Valencia -New Name

No holding name.
No major changes.
Spelling (Sahar) most important.

Sahar is found as a masculine given name in Ben Elazar's book of tales in the story, "Sahar and Kima", a collection of Andalusi Hebrew stories adapting Arthurian courtly legends. Dating from a full generation before Alfonso X, making this 12th Century. (http://davidwacks.uoregon.edu/2012/05/10/kzoo12/)

de Valencia is found as Masculine byname found in Jews in Catalonia: 1250-1400- Men's bynames by Juliana de Luna. Under locative bynames at http://heraldry.sca.org/names/catalanjews/CatalanJews-bynames-men.html Submitter is aware as formed, this is a masculine name and does not care.

Allows adding/deleting a word like "de" or "the" or changing language when the change is small

Rouge Scarpe note: The link for Sahar when to a blank page when tested. I was able to get a cahsed copy here: http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:4xoav-e7zyIJ:davidwacks.uoregon.edu/2012/05/10/ kzoo12/ and printed hardcopy just in case.


74: Sidony Elizabeth Morgan -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in November of 2012, via the Middle

Per pale purpure and argent, eight fleurs-de-lis in annulo points outward counterchanged.

Returned on the November 2012 LOAR:

<Blockquote>Sidony Elizabeth Morgan. Device. Per pale and per chevron embattled purpure and argent, five fleurs-de-lys one, two, one, and one, counterchanged.
"This device is returned for not being reliably blazonable, which is a violation of SENA A1C which requires an emblazon to be describable in heraldic terms. The precise placement of the fleurs-de-lys here cannot be adequately described. When dealing with multiple charges on a divided field, typically it is obvious where the charges will go. In this case, we have a field divided into four pieces, but we have five charges; an arrangement of three and two, or in saltire, or in any of the other standard arrangements listed for a group of four or more charges in SENA Appendix K would be simple to deal with. With this arrangement, however, it is difficult to tell from the blazon if two of the fleurs-de-lys are counterchanged across the per chevron line or not (they are not). The charges are also not evenly spaced as one might expect."


75: Sidony Elizabeth Morgan -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in November of 2012, via the Middle

Per pale purpure and argent, on a sexfoil sable another argent all within eight fleurs-de-lis in annulo counterchanged.


76: Sidony Elizabeth Morgan -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in November of 2012, via the Middle

Per chevron embattled and per pale purpure and argent, three fleurs-de-lis counterchanged.


77: Sighni Alvadottir -New Name

No major changes.
Meaning (Alva's daughter and spelling of Sighni) most important.

Sighni is found as an Old Danish feminine given name at Viking Answer Lady (http://www.vikinganswerlady.com/ONWomensNames.shtml), s.n. Signý.

Alvadottir is intended as a patronym formed from the Old Danish masculine given name Alvar, found at Viking Answer Lady (http://www.vikinganswerlady.com/ONMensNames.shtml), s.n. Alfarr. XML_ENCODED_AMPERSANDlt;br/>

Allows adding/deleting a word like "de" or "the" or changing language when the change is small
Thepatronym (genitive) doesn't seem right to me. We need to form the patronym for Danish, not Old Norse (e.g., Diplomatarium Danicum uses -datter, not -dottir.) - Lillia


78: Siobhán inghean Aodhagáin -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2010, via the Middle

Purpure, a silkie and a bordure embattled argent.

Returned on 4/12 LOAR:

Siobhán inghean Aodhagáin. Device. Purpure, a silkie argent.
"This device is returned for conflict with the device of Jason Seaborn, Vert, a merman proper crined Or tailed and maintaining in the dexter hand a trident argent. There is one CD for the change of field, but no difference is grantd for the tincture of the primary charge, which is effectively entirely argent in both designs, nor for the removal of the maintained trident. There is no difference granted between one aquatic humanoid and another.
Without further evidence that the silkie or selkie was known in period, we will no longer register the charge. There will be an exception granted for a timely resubmission from this submitter."


79: Stephen Weekes -New Name & New Device

Argent, on an mullet of six points within and conjoined to an annulet gules a Latin cross argent and on a chief gules a gauntlet grasping a sheaf of four arrows argent.

No major changes.
Spelling (spelling and sound of Stephen) most important.

Stephen is found as a presumably unmarked patronymic byname in R&W, s.n. Stephen, dated 1260.

Weekes is found in Bardsley, s.n. Weeks, dated between 1571 and 1618.


80: Titus Decius Brutus -New Name & New Device

Per chevron throughout gules and argent, two lightning bolts in chevron Or and a sword sable.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Spelling (Last name = Brutus) most important.

All elements found at Website: http://www.novaroma.org/nr/Choosing_a_Roman_name

Titus is on the list of Praenomens
Decius is on the list of Nomens
Brutus is on the list of Cognomens

The article is in the binder of Roman name articles.


81: Toly Woodsman -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in December of 2012, via the Middle

Per chevron argent and azure, three tree stumps counterchanged.

Returned on 9/12 Middle ILAR:

Toly Woodsman - New Device. Per chevron argent and azure two tree stumps eradicated and in base an oak leaf within an ivy vine in annulo counterchanged.
ROUGE SCARPE: "Device returned for violating SENA A.3.D.2.a "Slot Machine: There are some period examples in which a single charge group contains charges of more than one type. Therefore, we allow two types of charges in a single charge group. Common patterns change the centermost of charges in a row or the bottommost of charges arranged two and one. However, a charge group with more than two types of charges is not allowed." Here we have tree stumps, an oak leaf, and an ivy vine in annulo all in the same charge group."


82: Tristram Thorne -New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in April of 2006, via the Middle

Azure, on a chevron between three oak trees blasted and eradicated argent two wolves courant azure.


83: Tzvi ben Avraham -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in May of 1986, via the Middle

Argent, within a Star of David azure, a stag's head affronty erased gules.

Returned on 1/13 LOAR:

Tzvi ben Avraham. Device. Argent, within a Star of David within an annulet azure, a stag's head erased gules.
This device is returned for violating SENA A3E1, Arrangement of Charge Groups. This arrangement, a charge within a charge within a charge, is not listed in SENA Appendix J, and so may not be registered without documentation that this is a period arrangement of charge groups.
This device is also returned for violating SENA A2C2 which states "Elements must be drawn to be identifiable." The stag's head here is so small as to be unidentifiable."


84: Ulfrekr Steinbjarnarson -New Name & New Device

Per fess wavy ermine and azure.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Sound most important.

Ulfrekr: Academy of Saint Gabriel Report 3130 says that <Úlfrekr> is found in runic inscriptions from the Viking era, and cites: [4] Uppsala University Department for Scandinavian Languages, "Samnordisk tuntextdatabas" (WWW: Uppsala universitet, 29 Oct. 1997) http://www.nordiska.uu.se/forskn/samnord.htm [5] Gutenbrunner, Siegfried,_Historische Laut- und Formenlehre des Altisla"ndischen_ (Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universita"tsverlag, 1951), Section 47.3.

Steinbjarnarson is a patronymic. Geirr Bassi, p. 15 cites 3 instances of Steinbjǫrn. On p. 18, it says that the genitive form of names in <-bjǫrnXML_ENCODED_AMPERSANDgt; is <-bjarnar>.

Client prefers to drop all accents.


85: Unnr Saebjarnardottir -New Name & New Device

Quarterly gules and Or, four coneys courant counterchanged.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Sound most important.

Unnr is a Norse feminine name found in Geirr Bassi, "The Old Norse Name," p. 15.

Saebjarnardottir is a patronymic based on Saebjorn, found in Geirr Bassi, "The Old Norse Name", p. 15.


86: Wernher Leidermann -New Name & New Device

Or, a half-moon knife sable.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Spelling most important.

Wernher is found as a Masculine given name with two occurances in German Names from Rottweil, Baden-Württemberg, 1441 http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/german/rottweil1441.html

Leidermann - "Leather dealer" [Bahlow] 2nd Ed. s.n. Leider E CentrGer. for Leder [leather], see this. Paul Leyder, Dux 1413; Heyne leyderman (leather dealer), Liegnitz 1372; P. Leyder, Barth 1584. But MLG leider 'leader'.s.n. Leder = Lederer (UGer.) 'tanner' also Ledermann 'leather dealer'...

The client prefers the submitted spelling but will accept the spelling Ledermann for the byname.


The half-moon knife appears to be a distinct charge in heraldry. As such, it should not conflict with a crescent pendant. See, for example, Fox Davies plate XCI, item 7 (German 1483)


87: Wilhelm Salzburger -New Name & New Device

Argent, on a chevron inverted vert three sunbursts argent, in chief a feather azure.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Sound (will accept minor changes to spelling) most important.

Wilhelm is found in Bahlow under Wilhelm it is dated to 1171 "... at a knights' festival in Bayeux around 1171, 117 Wilhelms were counted!"

Salzburger is found in Brechenmacher under Salzburger dated to 1382 "ON Salzbug. 1382"


88: Wilhelm Salzburger -New Badge

OSCAR is unable to find the name, either registered or submitted.

(Fieldless) On a turtle tergiant Or a feather azure.


89: XCenedra LeBref -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound (Changes allowed to surname only, cares most about sound) most important.

XCenedra - This is the submitters legal mundane first name. Attested from her driver's license by Calybrid and Lillia Diademe.

LeBref- LeBref: the submitter prefers the form with no spaces and this capitalization. "Bynames in Medieval France" by Sara L. Uckelman (Aryanhwy merch Catmael), http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/french/frenchbynames.pdf dates <Le Bref> to 1404 in Picardy. Examples of the byname separately and as a single word can be found in Aryanhwy merch Catmael's "French Surnames from Paris, 1421, 1423, 1438" (http:/www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/french/Paris1423surnames.html) <Lefevre>/<Le Fevre>and <Le Moyne>/<Lemoyne>. Note: Submitter is the daughter of <Jean LeBref, reg 1/12 via Middle).


Yours in earnest service,

Estelle Escutcheon


OSCAR counts 54 Names, 4 Name Changes, 1 Household Name, 4 Order Names, 1 Request for Name Reconsideration, 57 Devices, 1 Device Change, 16 Badges and 1 Augmentation of Arms. There are a total of 139 items submitted on this letter.

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