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Trimaris LoI dated 2017-01-31

Greetings and Salutations fellow heralds,

This is the Letter of Intent for the Kingdom of Trimaris for January 2017.

May the criticisms be constructive and the discourse civil.

Yours in Service,

Lord Ephrem Orbeli,

Lymphad Herald Trimaris

1: Aurelia Cassia - New Name & New Device

Per pale azure and argent, a zydrach counterchanged.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Sound (Maintain Aurelia) most important.

Aurelia - Feminine form of Aurelius, seen in Aurelia Cotte, mother of Julius Caesar. This nomen is used in the society example for Roman names here:

http://heraldry.sca.org/names/roman.html#women

Cassia - Feminine form of Cassius, found as a praenomen in Cassia Cornelia Prisca, wife of M. Aufidius Fronto, mentioned in The Religion of Senators in the Roman Empire: Power and Beyond (2010).

Because we could not document use of Cassia strictly as a cognomen the submitter is amenable to reordering the name to Cassia Aurelia in order to conform to the Imperial Roman period practice of using the cognomen as the given/personal name if it's necessary.


2: Caitriona inghean Fhionnghuala - Resub Badge

OSCAR thinks the name is registered as CaitrĂ­ona inghean Fhionnghuala in December of 2008, via Trimaris.

(Fieldless) Issuant from a snail shell Or, a domestic cat's head in chief sable.

Originally submission returned on 09-15 LoAR:

"Badge. (Fieldless) A snail shell bendwise sinister inverted Or and issuant to chief a domestic cat's head sable with snail's antennae purpure.

This badge is returned for redraw, for violating SENA A2C2 which states "Elements must be drawn to be identifiable." Although there are constructed monsters in medieval heraldry, components must remain recognizable. Commenters had trouble identifying the snails antennae."

Antennae were removed according to the advice of Bruce Draconarius of Mistholme.


3: Charles Ashton - New Name & New Device

Azure, a cross throughout between two bears combatant argent, langued gules.

Sound (Maintain Charles) most important.

Charles - is a masculine given name found in "English Names found in Brass Inscriptions" by Julian Goodwyn (http://heraldry.sca.org/laurel/names/brasses/men.html) dated to 1585.

Ashton - 1576 in "16th Century Names from Ormskirk Parish Registers" by Aryanhwy merch Catmael (http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/english/ormskirk/index.html)

Correction to Device (2017-Feb-12 04:02:37): Retracted for conflict with Greece, thank you Bruce for pointing out the obvious!


4: Draco the Scholar - New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in October of 2016, via Trimaris.

Sable, a chevron embattled and counterembattled and on a chief argent three dice sable pipped argent.


5: Eithne ingen Muirgein - New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2007, via Æthelmearc.

Argent, fesswise a domestic cat and a closed book sable within a bordure gules.

Correction to Badge (2017-Feb-06 20:02:37): The submitter has decided to retract this resubmission at this time. Any further comments will be taken into account when they are ready to submit once more.


6: Serafina de Toschanis - New Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Trimaris LoI of November 30, 2016 as submitted.

Purpure, a unicorn's head couped argent and on a chief Or five lozenges azure.


Gamarjoba!


OSCAR counts 2 New Names, 4 New Devices and 1 New Badge. These 7 items are chargeable, Laurel should receive $28 for them. OSCAR counts 1 Resub Badge. This item is not chargeable. There are a total of 8 items submitted on this letter.

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