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East ILoI dated 2017-03-11

Greetings unto the heralds of the East Kingdom and the Known World!

This letter includes items received in February.

Commentary on this letter will close on March 31, 2016.

1: Aleyd Czypsser -New Alternate Name

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

Leda Zipys

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No minor changes.
Sound (would like to sound similar to current name) most important.
Language (Greek) most important.

Leda is a female given name found in the Lexicon of Greek Personal Names, page 16. (http://www.lgpn.ox.ac.uk/online/downloads/documents/namfor4.pdf)

Zipys is found in the Lexicon of PErsnal Names IV, page 11 (http://www.lgpn.ox.ac.uk/online/downloads/documents/namfor4.pdf)


2: Aurelia Colleoni a'Buccafurno -New Name & New Device

Aurelia Colleoni a'Buccafurno

Per fess gules and Or, two lions combatant and a heart counterchanged.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Language (Italian) most important.
Culture (Italian, Florentine, Late period) most important.
Meaning (see below for meanings) most important.

Aurelia is a female given name found in "Late Period Italian Women's Names" by Juliana de Luna (http://medievalscotland.org/jes/Nuns/Florence.shtml)

Colleoni is a byname found in "The Medici: Power, Money, and Ambition in the Italian Renaissance by Paul Strathern, page 134.

a'Buccafurnois a nickname meaning "16th and Early 17th C. Southern Italian Nicknames" by Maridonna Benvenuti (https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/maridonna/southernnicknames.html)

Submitter states that if the name is not registerable using the byname and nickname, she will drop a'Buccafurno. However, she would like to keep it, if possible.


3: Brita Mairi Svensdottir -New Augmentation of Arms

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in August of 1988, via the East.

Quarterly argent and azure a Celtic cross between four ospreys volant bendwise and counterchanged and for augmentation Or, three sharks naiant conjoined in annulo azure

Submitter has permission to conflict with Griffyn Cleisiog ap Madoc's badge.


4: Bryniarr Ísólfsson -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in September of 2016, via the East.

Per pale Or and vert, two wolf's heads erased respectant counterchanged.

Submitter did not list reason for resubmission.


5: Caecilia Brigans -New Name & New Device

Azure, on a fess between two greyhounds courant argent, a third greyhound courant azure

Submitter desires a feminine name.

Consulting Herald: Leonilla Kalista Kievlianina

Caecilia is a female given name found in Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania s.n. Caecilia.(http://inslib.kcl.ac.uk/irt2009/indices/attested/gentilicium/attested_gentilicium-latC.html)

Brigans is a byname found in "The First Thousand Years of British Names" Appendix I- Roman Names Containing British Elements by Tangwystyl verch Morgant Glasvryn (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/british1000/appendix1_2.html#app1)


6: Duncan MacMillan -New Name & New Device

Per pale argent and sable, an owl and a bordure embattled counterchanged

Spelling most important.

Consulting Herald: Alexandre Saint Pierre

Duncan is a male given name found several times in "Index of Scots names found in Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue" by Sara L. Uckelman dating from 1379 to 1619. (http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/scots/dost/duncan.html)

MacMillan is a byname dated to 1506 in Black's Surnames of Scotland s.n. MacMillan.


7: Hrothgar of An Dubhaigeainn -New Name

Meaning (original name of Rogers) most important.

Hrothgar is a male given name found in Academy of St. Gabriel Report 2821, footnote 5. It is referenced over 40 times in the Old English Epic Poem "Beowulf" (http://www.panix.com/~gabriel/public-bin/showfinal.cgi?2821)

of An Dubhaigeainn per SENA PN.1.f: Branch Name Allowance. Name phrases may be created from registered forms of SCA branches. An Dubhaigeainn became a registered branch name in March of 1993.


8: Hugoline the Delicate -New Name & New Device

Per chevron inverted azure and argent, a chief invected argent and a point pointed invected sable

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

Consulting Herald: Violet Hughes

Hugoline is a female given name found in "Calendar of Close Rolls, Henry III: Volume 12, 1261-1264." (http://www.british-history.ac.uk/cal-close-rolls/hen3/vol12/pp203-216)

the Delicate is a descriptive byname plausible based on the following period examples:

Beauface (beautiful face)

Buttermouth (flatterer)

ffairban (one who has a fine frame)

delicāt is found in the Middle English Dictionary meaning "(a) A luxury; (b) fine food or drink, a delicacy." (https://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/m/mec/med-idx?type=id&id=MED10960)

Based on this, the submitter asserts that "the Delicate" would be the Lingua Anglica form of the period word.


9: Matthias von Würzburg -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in July of 1999, via the Middle.

(Fieldless) On a seeblatt azure a bear rampant argent

Consulting Herald: Violet Hughes


10: Michael Ballason -New Name

Language (unspecified) most important.
Culture (unspecified) most important.

Consulting Herald: Conall an Doire

Michael is the submitter's legal name as attested by the submitter's driver's license.

Ballason is a patronymic byname of Beli (http://vikinganswerlady.com/ONMensNames.shtml)


11: Ranka Sveinsdottir -New Name

Consulting Herald: Conall an Doire

Ranka is the short form of the female given name Ragneiðr found on pg 14 of Geirr Bassi.

Sveinsdottir is the patryonymic byname from the given name Sveinn found on page 15 of Geirr Bassi.


12: Robert the Tall -New Device

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

Per bend sinister argent and sable, a yew tree fructed proper trunked Or and in canton a horse passant reguardant sable

Consulting Herald: Leonilla Kalista Kievlianina


13: Tassin Tréséol -New Name & New Device

Azure, in pale three suns and a pair of flaunches Or

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

Consulting Herald: Britt Meitzler

Tassin is a male given name found three times in "French Names from Paris, 1421, 1423, & 1438" by Aryanhwy merch Catmael (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/french/paris1423.html)

Tréséol is a byname found in "Nobiliaire et Armorial De Bretagne" by Pol Potier De Courcy page 619.


14: Úlfeiðr Artudóttir -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in November of 2016, via the East.

Per bend purpure and sable, two wolves combatant and in base a raven volant argent

Original device Sable, two ravens respectant and in base a wolf couchant argent. was returned in the Nov 2016 LoAR "This device is returned for conflict with the device of Kaðall Viðarsson: Sable, two ravens respectant and a bordure embattled argent. There is only one DC for changing the type of secondary charge."


In Service,

Yehuda ben Moshe

Blue Tyger Herald


OSCAR counts 8 Names, 1 Alternate Name, 8 Devices, 1 Badge and 1 Augmentation of Arms. There are a total of 19 items submitted on this letter.

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