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Middle ILoI dated 2016-08-28

Greetings unto Konrad Dragon, Sybella Rouge Scarpe, and the commenting Heralds of the Middle Kingdom.

This letter contains submissions received by mail between the start of pennsic, and the last weekend of August.

Commentary is due 9/28.

Due to the large number of submissions coming in at this time, there will be multiple letters per month. It's a lot to get through, but we appreciate your efforts and assistance.

Calybrid

Escutcheon

1: Andreas Renardi -New Name & New Device

Lozengy vert and Orj, a fox courant proper and on a chief vert, three decrescents Or.

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

Both elements come from the same source -

"Latinized French Names fro 12th and 13th C Parisian Cartularies by Aryanhwy merch Catmael." http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/french/latin-french13thc.html


2: Anna O'Doran -New Name & New Device

Argent, a tierce dexter and a raven rising sable.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Language (Irish) most important.
Culture (late 1500's) most important.

Anna - http://www.medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnglicizedIrish/Feminine.shtml

Anna appears on the name chart here.

O'Doran - http://www.medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnglicizedIrish/Masculine.shtml

Naming pattern -

http://www.medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnglicizedIrish/

Women of Gaelic Families

[Feminine Given Name][Family Name]

Rose O'Scalle 1549

Mora Enekarwell [*] 1541


3: Aturdokht of Dark River -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in January of 2013, via the Middle.

Fieldless a yale rampant vert spotted argent breathing fire proper.


4: Auðin Hrafnsson -New Name Change

OSCAR NOTE: the old name was registered in October of 2000, via the Middle.

Old Item: Oweyn Hudson, to be retained as an alternate name.
Submitter desires a masculine name.
Language most important.
Culture (Old Norse) most important.

Auðin - variant spelling of Auðun, found in "Nordiskt Runnamslexicon".

Hrafnsson - Patronymic formed from Hrafn, found in "Nordiskt Runnamslexicon".


5: Brigid inchean Maol Mhíchíl -New Name & New Device

Per pale sable and gules all estencely, a phoenix argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound most important.

<Brigid> is documentable as a Saint's name from Catholic Encyclopedia Online. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/02784.htm, which references her relics being (re)discovered and venerated in 1185 as well as her inclusion in the Stowe Missal of the 8th or 9th century.

<Maoil Mhíchíl> is the Early Modern Irish Gaelic genitive form of the masculine name <Maol Mhíchíl>, which has five citations dated between 866 and 1220 in "Index of Names Found in Irish Annals" by Mari Elspeth nic Bryan (Kathleen M. O'Brien) at http://medievalscotland.org.kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/MaelMichil.shtml


6: Einarr Ginnfastsson -New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Language (Old Norse) most important.
Culture most important.

Einarr - masculine name found 28 times in "Viking Names Found in Landamabok" by Aryanhwy merch Catmael (Sara L. Uckelman). http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/landnamabok.html

Ginnfastsson- Patronymic formed from "Ginnfastr" found in NordisktRunnamnslexicon


7: Ellisif Auðinsdottir -New Name

Meaning (Auðins daughter) most important.

Ellisif- feminine name, Academy of St. Gabriel report 2721

11th Century wife of Harrald Hardraade, 12th Century Swedish Nun.

http://www.s-gabriel.org

Auðinsdottir - patronymic formed from Auðin, s.n. Auðin, Nordiskt Runnamsnslexicon.


8: Emma Foxe -New Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Middle LoI of August 30, 2015 as submitted.

Per pale argent and purpure, an escarbuncle Or between two violets bendwise sinister counterchanged within an orle of ivy vert.


9: Hanß Leiland Adelbrecht -New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Sound most important.
Language most important.

Hanß Leiland - "Deutschland Geburten und Taufen, 1558-1898," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N2B4-K2Z : 28 November 2014), Hanß Leiland Veneh, 05 Feb 1645; citing ; FHL microfilm 1,056,657.

Adelbrecht -"Österreich, Oberösterreich, Katholische Kirchenbücher, 1581-1919," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK1T-W61Y : 22 December 2015), Paul Adelbrecht in entry for Anna Maria Adelbrecht, 18 Oct 1669; citing Birth, Steyr-Stadtpfarre, Oberösterreich, Austria, Oberösterreichisches Landesarchiv, Linz (Upper Austrian State Archives, Linz).


10: Isolde de la Ramée -New Alternate Name

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

Merewynn Bocestre

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No changes.

Merewynn - 1st element "Mere" can be seen in the names Merewala (year 656) and Merehwit (year 1033) in the AS Chronicle. 2nd element "wynn" can be seen in the names Aelfwynn (year 919) and Wulfwynn (year 982).

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, Translated by GN Garmonsway, J M Dent & Sons, 1977.

Bocestre - Anglo-Saxons didn't use bynames, but I believe this is required of SCA names. Bocestre means "The (Female) Scholar". Bocere means "Scholar", and the feminine form is created by usind the same pattern that is documented in /Bacere/Bacestre (Baker) and Seamere/Seamestre (Tailor) in "A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary, JR Clark Hall, Univeristy of Toronto Press, 1991.


11: Maximilian von Fallingbostel -New Device Change

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in August of 1991, via the Middle.

Per pall Or, sable, and argent, a bird's foot inverted sable taloned gules, and two swans regardant counterchanged.

Old Item: Per pall Or, sable, and argent, a dragon's jambe inverted couped sable and two doves displayed respectant counterchanged., to be retained as a badge.


12: Ragna Auðinskona -New Name & New Device

Pean, an owl argent and a bordure Or.

Ragna - feminine name from Nordiskt Runnamslexicon

Auðinskona - Auðin's wife. Constructed from "Auðin", found in "Nordiskt Runnamslexicon", and "Kona" (wife), found in "The Bynames of the Viking Age - Runic Inscriptions" by Lindorm Eriksson.

http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/lindorm/runicbynames/wives.htm#start


13: Rüdiger of the Flaming Gryphon -New Device

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

Per chevron vert and sable two bears combatant OR and a tower argent.


14: Susan of Etherstone -New Device

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

Argent, a chevron azure and a harp, book, and horn vert.


15: Walterus Bigod -New Name & New Device

Or, a sea lion erect maintaining a sword and a chief gules three hearts argent.

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

Both elements come from the same source,

"12th C English Names Found in Cartularium Monasterii S. Petri Gloucestriae. By Aryanhwy merch Catmael. http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/english/12thcglouc.html



OSCAR counts 8 Names, 1 Name Change, 1 Alternate Name, 8 Devices, 1 Device Change and 1 Badge. There are a total of 20 items submitted on this letter.

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