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Ansteorra LoI dated 2016-10-19

Greetings and Salutations to the Sovereigns and College of Arms!

This letter contains submissions from Ansteorra ILoI issued 2016-09-09 and ended 2016-10-10 aas well as Ansteorra ILoI issued 2016-09-09 and ended 2016-10-09.

Commentary can be found at https://oscar.sca.org/kingdom/kingloi.php?kingdom=8&loi=4060 and https://oscar.sca.org/kingdom/kingloi.php?kingdom=8&loi=4103. Unless otherwise noted, the submitter has no desire for authenticity and allows any changes.

The Kingdom of Ansteorra humbly submits for registration the following heraldic items:

This item was on the 01-2017 LoAR

1: Adelaide Dewy - New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in April of 2011, via Ansteorra.

Sable, two crossed arrows encircled by an annulet argent.

B&W image did not match the colored version in Kingdom, was rotated per submitter's request.


This item was on the 01-2017 LoAR

2: Annais Eleanor de Montgomerie - New Alternate Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 1991, via Ansteorra.

Anne Hardi

Sound most important.

Anne:

Academy of St. Gabriel report 1673 (http://www.panix.com/~gabriel/public-bin/showfinal.cgi/1673.txt) documents <Anne> as an English given name beginning in 1199.

Names found in Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire Marriage Registers 1538-1600

by Aryanhwy merch Catmael (Sara L. Friedemann) http://heraldry.sca.org/names/english/kings.html

Anne

Ann 1-24-1574/5

Anne 11-13-1578, 4-22-1594

Hardi

Academy of St. Gabriel report 1757 (http://www.panix.com/~gabriel/public-bin/showfinal.cgi/1757.txt)

documents <Hardi> as a French surname in 1292 and 1414.

<Hardi> many 15th c. records in Family Search, including

"England Marriages, 1538-1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NFQ6-DH7 : 10 December 2014), Johes Venman and Anna Hardi, 1591; citing Alford, Lincoln, England, reference 2:3VZKQS0; FHL microfilm 1,541,968. Batch number M01115-4

"England Marriages, 1538-1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NVRD-D6G : 10 December 2014), Gyles Hardi and Elizabeth Mayij, 26 Jun 1599; citing Toynton Saint Peter,Lincoln,England, reference ; FHL microfilm 508,063, 509,000.

Batch number M03258-1

<Hardy> many 15th c. records in Family Search, including

"England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NGFX-3M6 : 24 December 2014), John Hardy, 18 Nov 1586; citing , reference P15; FHL microfilm 1,542,130. Batch number B01340-5


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3: Balthasar Silvano - New Name & New Device

Sable, a cross formy fitchy and on a chief embattled argent three acorns gules.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Client requests authenticity for German.

Balthasar: Balthasar is found as Balthasar Stella: Male; Burial; 03 Aug 1635; Zweibrücken, Bayern, Germany; Batch B96767-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JWXB-1MN)

Silvano : his father is registered as Olaus Simone Silvano, [October of 1985 (via the East)] (permission to conflict and statement of legal relationship attached: Witnessed by Ranolfr Rosamon (Eric Grab) and Konrad Mailander) The grandfathered element is considered neutral in language and time and can be combined with the German given name.


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4: Bulvyn Gunderson - New Name & New Device

Per pale Or and vert, a bull passant sable and a chief raguly gules

Sound most important.

Bulvyn used as a last name in 1623. Source :

"England Marriages, 1538-1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NJ5K-HXP : 10 December 2014), John Fench and Mary Bulvyn, 22 Aug 1623; citing Saint Mary Magdalene Old Fish Street,London,London,England, reference ; FHL microfilm 374,491.

Batch number M05485-2

and

"England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N1ZV-FLJ : 6 December 2014), Mary Bulvyn, 09 May 1614; citing Kent, England, reference item 3; FHL microfilm 1,751,591. (Mary Bulvyn christened 1614, father Henry Bulvyn).

Batch number I03590-5

Last names could have been used as first names during this period.

Gunderson used as last name in 1628. Source :

"England Marriages, 1538-1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NJ8F-Y3D : 10 December 2014), Bartholomew Gunderson and Jane Alborne, 21 Sep 1628; citing Stepney, Middlesex, England, reference yrs 1628-1631; FHL microfilm 597,245.

Batch number M01722-1

NOTE: Submitter would prefer <Gundersson> but was unable to provide documentation for the double-S. Change was made to <Gunderson> in Kingdom based on documentation provided.


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5: Chemin Noir, Canton of - New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in February of 2004, via Ansteorra.

Or, on a pale sable a mullet of five greater and five lesser points Or.

Accompanied by a petition signed by members and officers.


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6: Conall Ramsay - New Name & New Device

Per bend sinister sable and azure, in pale three seahorses naiant argent.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Sound most important.
Culture (Early 16th c. lowland Scottish) most important.

Submitter desires a masculine 16th century Scottish Lowland name.

Conall found in Index of Names in Irish Annals

by Mari Elspeth nic Bryan (Kathleen M. O'Brien)

http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/Conall.shtml

45 instances between 565 and 1599

Ramsay cited in Black pgs. 681-682


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7: Elsie Hooper - New Name & New Device

Purpure, on a chevron inverted argent four lilies palewise pupure and overall a swept hilt rapier Or.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Culture (16th c. England) most important.

Both names found at familysearch.org

Elsie Brown, birthday 10 Jan 1581 Durham, England Batch #P00120-1

"England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JQK5-QTL : 30 December 2014), Elsie Brown, 10 Jan 1581; citing ESH,DURHAM,ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 1,885,452.

Joane Hooper, birthday 06 Aug 1573 St. Thomas, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NDB2-VMQ), Joane Hooper, 07 Dec 1578; citing St. Bartholomew the Less, London, England, reference item 1; FHL microfilm 1,786,345.

Batch #C15348-1

Submitted through the Shire of the Shadowlands

Consulting herald Artorius Germanus


This item was on the 01-2017 LoAR

8: Eva Collette Devereux - New Name

Eva Collette Devereaux

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Sound (Eva Devereaux sound is of most importance. Prefers French but will accept English) most important.

Eva is found in Family Search as the given name of a woman buried in St. Botolph, Aldgate, London, England on 12 May 1575; Batch: B00047-6 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JC9D-6JW) Collette is found in Family Search as the given name of Collette Thompson who was married on 25 August 1586 in Cheshunt, Hertford, England; Batch: M07225-2 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NLSV-KL6) Devereux is found in the Family Search Historical Records: Mergery Devereux; Female; Marriage; 18 Sept 1564; Saint Margaret, Westminster, London, England; Batch: M00160-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V52X-9S9) The submitter prefers the spelling Devereaux if it can be documented. She also prefers the documentation to be all in French, if possible, but getting this name is most important.


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9: Finnr Jurgensson - New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Culture (Scandinavian) most important.

Finnr

http://www.panix.com/~gabriel/public-bin/showfinal.cgi/2142.txt

St. Gabriel report 2142 says <Finnr> "was used as early as c.900 and continued in use through the Middle

Ages in Norway and Iceland. The spelling <Finnr> is more typical of the

early end of that span; later in the period, the name usually appears as

<Finn>. However, the earlier spelling was recorded as late as 1309." and cites these two sources :

[1] Lind, E.H., _Norsk-Isla:ndska Dopnamn ock Fingerade Namn fra*n

Medeltiden_ (Uppsala & Leipzig: 1905-1915, sup. Oslo, Uppsala and

Kobenhavn: 1931), s.n. Finnr.

[2] Kruken, Kristoffer, ed. _Norsk personnamnleksikon_, 2nd ed. (Oslo: Det

Norske Samlaget, 1995), s.n. Finn.

Additional Docs from Commentary: Lind supplement col. 276 sn. Finnr has:

<Finnr Sighurderson> Diplomatarium Norvegicum 1357

(The DN entry has <Finnr Sighurdarson> http://www.dokpro.uio.no/perl/middelalder/diplom_vise_tekst.prl?b=3856&s=n&str=finnr)

Jurgensson byname construction based on information from VikingAnswerLady.org and more than 100 examples in Vanhat nimityyppimme (Finnish Names) by Rouva Gertrud (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/FinnishNamesArticle.htm) using given name + possessive 's' + 'son' to denote "son of". The Finnish Names article also lists the given name <Jurgen> in 1511.

Additional Docs from Commentary:SMP sn. Gregers (http://130.238.4.107/SMP/pdf/Gregers.pdf) p. 35 of the PDF has: <G[re]ge Jurgenson> 1514.


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10: Hywel Goch Penbras - New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in January of 2014, via Ansteorra.

Gules, a bend sinister argent and overall a dog rampant regardent Or.


This item was on the 01-2017 LoAR

11: Jamison de Appleby - New Name

Culture (English, 14th-16th c.) most important.

Submitter desires to use his legal first name as his Society given name. The submitter has provided his driver's license as legal documentation as specified in SENA. [Asterisk: received]

Jamison is also documented in this spelling and variations of spelling (Jamieson, Jemeson) in the following sources :

- Withycombe : pgs 170-171. Header - James - "The name was not widely used in England in the Middle Ages, though it was more frequent in the North and in Scotland. The surnames James, Jemeson, FitzJames (found in the 15th c.) are, however, evidence that it was well established."

- Reaney & Wilson - meaning "son of James" - Header - Jameson, Jamieson, Jamison - pg. 252; dates use of the surname variations to William Jamesson - 1379 Poll Tax of Yorkshire, John Jameson - 1440 Register of the Freemen of the City of York; Richard Jamieson - 1642 The Rolls of Burgessesat the guildes Merchants of the Borough of Preston

- Black - pg. 352 - meaning :son of James" - header - Jamieson, Jameson - dates the use of the name variations to Alexander Jamison, 1178; William Jamyson, 1472; John Jamesone, 1472; Symond Jameson, 1497; Fergus Jamisone, 1501; William Jamisoune, 1550.

Appleby - documented in Reaney & Wilson - pg. 12, header - Appleby, Applebe, Applebee, Applebey, Applebe - dates use of the surname variations to Vlf de Applebi, 1163; Hugh de Apelby, 1204; Thomas Appelby, 1366. This surname is also listed as "From (the towns) of Appleby (counties of Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, and Westmorland, England).

Appleby : documented in The History, Gazeteer, and Directory of the County of Derby, publisher Stephen Glover; edited by Thomas Noble. Derby, England : Henry Mozley and Son, 1829. pg. 24 - ownership of Appleby Magna Manor - Walleran de Appleby 1166-1171; Robert de Appleby, 1181-1243; William de Appleby, 1243-1248; Henry de Appleby and William de Appleby, 1248-1350; John de Appleby, 1340-1367; John de Appleby, 1387-1420; Thomas de Appleby,Thomas de Appleby II, Richard Appleby, Francis Appleby, 1420-1636.


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12: Konstantia Marinianou - New Name & New Device

Azure, a duck naiant argent within a rosary and a bordure Or.

Submitter desires a feminine name.

Konstantia is a feminine given game found in the LGPN. Marivianos is a masculine given name found in the LGPN; its genitive form should be Marinianou (to make a patronymic byname).


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13: Mavis Campbell - New Name & New Device

Per bend sinister sable and gules, in pale three unicorns courant argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound most important.
Culture (Early 16th c. lowland Scottish) most important.

Submitter desires an early 15th century lowland Scottish feminine name.

Mavis Withycombe p. 204. Old name for the song thrush. Name also found in Early 16th Century Scottish Lowland Names

Draft Edition

by Sharon L. Krossa

http://medievalscotland.org/scotnames/lowland16/womeninstances.shtml

One occurrence of Mavis, in 1633.

Campbell -- cited in Black, p.129


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14: Mor inghean Ricairt - New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Meaning (Mor daughter of Richard) most important.

Mor inghen

Saint Gabriel report #2966 (http://www.panix.com/~gabriel/public-bin/showfinal.cgi/2966.txt) list <Mor inghen Conghalaigh Ui Conchobnhair> from 1053, meaning Mor daughter of Conghalaigh O Conchobhar.

Ricart

Index of Names in Irish Annals: Riocard (Risderd)

by Mari Elspeth nic Bryan (Kathleen M. O'Brien)

http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/Riocard.shtml

lists <Ricart Mac Feorais tigerna Atha na Rig> in 1322.

Note: Changed in Kingdom to <Mor inghean Ricairt> from <Mor inghen Ricart> based on commentary regarding correct genitive form.


This item was on the 01-2017 LoAR

15: Ossana van der Linden - New Name & New Device

Per chevron azure and argent, a chevron throughout counterchanged and in base five linden leaves stems to center vert.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.

Most important : inclusion of Linden

Osanna : German Names by Hans Bahlow p. 358

Van der Linden :

15th Century Dutch Names : Surnames

by Aryanhwy merch Catmael (Sara L. Uckelman)

van der Linden 1478-81


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16: Rózsa Georgette - New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No changes.

Georgette is client's legal first name; DL submitted.

Hungarian name order is (byname) (given name), as described in

Hungarian Names 101

by Walraven van Nijmegen

http://heraldry.sca.org/names/magyarnames1012.html#order

Note: Client has requested the spelling change from her originally submitted <Rozcia> to <Rózsa>, as this form is found in the documentation she provided.


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17: Simon Gof - New Name & New Device

Or, a smith's hammer entwined by a vine proper, a bordure gules.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Meaning (Gof = smith) most important.

Simon Gof name reference list : ~ 14th c. English/Welsh blacksmith

Simon (English given name):

Index of Names in the 1292 Subsidy Roll of London

by Sara L. Uckelman known in the SCA as Aryanhwy merch Catmael

http://heraldry.sca.org/names/english/london1292.html

12 references, 9 with this spelling.

Names in the 1319 Subsidy Roll of London

by Sara L. Uckelman known in the SCA as Aryanhwy merch Catmael

http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/english/london1319.html

46 references with this spelling

14th Century Worcestershire Masculine Names

by Aryanhwy merch Catmael (Sara L. Uckelman)

https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/mari/LincLSR/GivenMasculineAlpha.html

1 Simon

Masculine Given Names Found in the 1332 Lay Subsidy Rolls for Lincolnshire, England (sorted Alphabetically)

by Mari Elspeth nic Bryan (Kathleen M. O'Brien)

https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/mari/LincLSR/GivenMasculineAlpha.html

241 examples of Simon.

Gof (Occupational Welsh by-name):

Snapshot of a Cantref: The Names and Naming Practices in a Mawddwy Court Roll of 1415-16

by Heather Rose Jones

http://www.heatherrosejones.com/names/welsh/mawddwy1415.html

Gof is an occupational name for a smith. (Client is a blacksmith.)

A Simple Guide to Constructing 16th Century Welsh Names (in English Contexts) by Tangwystyl verch Morgant Glasvryn

https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/tangwystyl/welsh16.html

Gof is an occupational surname.

(Source documents a number of patterns for occupational bynames, including the Welsh word, the English translation of the occupation, and the use of an article. Gof is one of the examples used.)


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18: Simon Gof - New Badge

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

(Fieldless) A smith's hammer entwined by a vine proper.


This item was on the 01-2017 LoAR

19: Sonja Ryžaja - New Badge

OSCAR thinks the name is registered as Sonja Ryzaja in June of 2006, via the East.

(Fieldless) On a rose sable barbed and seeded vert, a letter S argent.


This item was on the 01-2017 LoAR

20: Stephen Paul Blakeley - New Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Ansteorra LoI of April 30, 2016 as submitted.

Per saltire sable and argent, in pale two mullets and in fess an increscent and a decrescent counterchanged.


This item was on the 01-2017 LoAR

21: Toryn Seven Stiches - Resub Device

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

Bendy sinister sable and argent, a bordure gules lozengy argent.

Submitted through the Barony of Elfsea

Consulting herald Andreas von Meißen

This is a redesign from her previous submission (http://oscar.sca.org/kingdom/kingloi.php?kingdom=8&loi=3883, item #15.)

Note that while Her Excellency's name was submitted as Toryn Sevenstitches and is in OSCAR as such, it was registered and appears in the O & A as Toryn Seven Stiches (http://oanda.sca.org/oanda_name.cgi?p=Toryn%20Seven%20Stiches).


We thank you for your assistance!

In Service,

Lady Elena Wyth

Bordure


OSCAR counts 13 New Names, 1 New Alternate Name, 11 New Devices and 3 New Badges. These 28 items are chargeable, Laurel should receive $112 for them. OSCAR counts 1 Resub Device. This item is not chargeable. There are a total of 29 items submitted on this letter.

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