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Calontir Kingdom ILoI dated 2017-06-29

Wesaþ hal!

To Saito Takauji Gold Falcon and the esteemed members of the College of Heralds comes this missive from Dorcas Whitecap, Eyas. I seek your wise counsel on the following submissions, to prepare them for registration:

1: Aleidis Zophilare -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Culture (12th - 13th century German) most important.

Aleidis - feminine name found in "German Given Names 1200-1250" by Talan Gwynek (Brian M. Scott)

http://heraldry.sca.org/names/germ13.html

Zophilare - byname dated to 12th century in "Some Early Middle High German Bynames with Emphasis on Names from the Bavarian Dialect Area" by Talen Gwynek (Brian M. Scott)

http://heraldry.sca.org/names/Early_German_Bynames.html


2: Anastasia da Carrara -New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in December of 2005, via Calontir.

Quarterly Or and azure, a mullet of eight points counterchanged within a bordure sable

This is a Lilies War submission.


3: Bryniólfr Smiðbrandr -New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Language (Norse 10th cent.) most important.
Meaning (smith of swords) most important.

Bryniólfr - OW.Norse given name, found in Nordiskt runnamnslexikon Third revised version, p. 20, s.n. BryniulfR

Smiðbrandr - constructed byname, from

Smiðr, OW.Norse Smiðr From OW.Norse smiðr m. "craftsman, smith", ibid, p. 85, s.n. Smiðr

and

-brandr m. From OW.Norse brandr m., "sword-blade", ibid, p. 20, s.n. -brandr

This is a Lilies War submission.


4: Dashunegen of Calontir -New Name Change

OSCAR NOTE: the old name was registered in August of 2005, via Calontir.

Old Item: Dash Unegen, to be retained as an alternate name.
No changes.
Spelling (Dashunegen as one word) most important.

Dash - a given name from Mongolian Naming Practices by Marta as tu Mika-Mysliwy

http://heraldry.sca.org/names/mongolian_names_marta.html

Unegen - "fox" a common Mongol name element per On the Documentation and Construction of Period Mongolian Names by Baras-aghur Naran http://heraldry.sca.org/names/mongol.html

Compounded Mongolian names documented in combined form in Marta. Eg. Odchigin (Ochigin) [fire-prince/hearth ruler], Munokhoi ["Bad Dog"].

of Calontir - Locative using a registered branch name; branch name was registered in 1983.

This is a Lilies War submission.


5: Gaius Flavius Auxilius -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Calontir LoI of May 30, 2017 as submitted.

Or, a gurges sable surmounted by a gemstone and on a chief gules a sword fesswise reversed Or

This is a resub at the Kingdom level, not Laurel level. The submitter's original device, Or, a gurges sable, a bordure and overall a gemstone gules, was returned at Kingdom in May 2017 for conflict. See: http://oscar.sca.org/kingdom/kingsingleitem.php?kingdom=11&id=75301

This redesign clears that conflict without introducing any others.


6: Giulia Isabella da Venezia -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in June of 1997, via the Middle.

Purpure, a bend sinister cotissed between two roses argent


7: Johannes Gast -Resub Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in November of 2014, via Calontir.

(Fieldless) A demi-bear rampant gules issuant from the top of a tower sable

This is a resub at the Kingdom level, not Laurel level. The submitter's original badge, (Fieldless), a tower sable, was returned at Kingdom in August 2015 for conflict. See: http://oscar.sca.org/kingdom/kingsingleitem.php?kingdom=11&id=55169

This redesign clears that conflict without introducing any others.

This is a Lilies War submission.


8: Judith Warrenne -New Name & New Device

Argent, an enfield rampant and on a base azure a rose argent

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Sound (wahr-en) most important.
Language (English) most important.

Judith - English feminine given name, spelling dated to 1575, 1586, etc, in DMNES, s.n. Judith http://dmnes.org/name/Judith

Warrenne - English surname, William Warrenne, male, christening date 1576, LAPFORD, DEVON, ENGLAND, batch P00187-1 https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JWXG-7Z9

This is a Lilies War submission.


9: Káta inn kyrri -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Client requests authenticity for Viking.
Language most important.
Meaning most important.

Káta - (feminine name). Feminine equivalent to Káti, meaning "glad, cheerful", found in Nordiskt runnamnslexikon, p. 63

inn kyrri - byname meaning "quiet, gentle", found in Geirr Bassi, p. 25

This is a Lilies War submission.


10: Knorr bestinger -New Name & New Device

Argent, a valknut between three escutcheons in chief sable and two axes in pile gules

Submitter desires a masculine name.

Knorr - given name found in "The Old Norse Name" by Geirr Bassi Haraldsson, page 12

bestinger - byname meaning "captive bear" found in GB, page 20


11: Kumagaya Hideyoshi -New Name & New Device

Argent, a bear dormant within a bordure sable

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Meaning (bear) most important.

Kumagaya - NCMJ p. 321 - Historical surname dated to 1568 meaning "Bear Valley"

Hideyoshi - NCMJ p. 332 - Historical masculine nanori dated to 1568 meaning "Superior Fortune"

This is a Lilies War submission.


12: Michael the Wanderer -New Name & New Device

Per chevron azure and Or, two sheaves of arrows and a triskelion of legs counterchanged

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Spelling (Michael the Wanderer) most important.

Michael - masculine given name. Withycombe p. xxvi "Luke, Bartholomew, Philip, James, Paul, Simon, Michael, are first recorded between 1185 and 1200." P. 218 s.n. Michael dates Michael Cur 1196-1326, Ass 1218, FA 1303, 1346.

the Wanderer - byname, lingua Anglica form of the constructed le Wanderare. Wanderare ("one who wanders or travels about") is found as a noun dated to 1440 (Middle English Dictionary). Similar attested bynames include the 13th century Wander and Wanderbug (from the Middle English Dictionary), the 14th century Wayfarar (found in Jönsjö), and the 12th-13th century (le) Pelerin ("one who travels to a holy place, traveler from foreign lands", found in the Middle English Dictionary and Reaney & Wilson, s.n. Pilgrim). Appendix A of SENA allows the registration of Middle English descriptive and occupational bynames both with and without the article the/le.


13: OddnæfR knarrarbringa -New Name & New Device

Per fess vert and Or, a sea-boar counterchanged

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

OddnæfR - constructed name. <Odd-> found on p. 72 of Nordiskt runnamnslexikon, var. of Uddr, "(lance- or spear-) point, spear". <-næfR> found on p. 72 of Nordiskt runnamnslexikon, OW.Norse nef n. "nostril, nose"

knarrarbringa - 1 instance found on p. 24 of Geirr Bassi "merchantship-bosom"

This is a Lilies War submission.


14: Rose Mahler -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound most important.
Language (unspecific German) most important.
Culture (unspecific German) most important.

Rose - given name, Socin p. 63, dated to 1282 [Rose]; same spelling throughout mid - at least late 13th C.

Mahler - Brechenmacher, v.2, p. 226, occupational byname denoting painter, <Caspar Mahler> 1548

This is a Lilies War submission.


15: Safiyya al-Zahra Isfahani -New Name & New Device

Argent, a peacock in his pride azure within a four-lobed quadrate cornice purpure

Submitter desires a feminine name.

<Safiyya>: Andalusian Names: Arabs in Spain by Juliana de Luna http://heraldry.sca.org/names/andalusia.html#Womens

<al-Zahra'>: ibid http://heraldry.sca.org/names/andalusia.html#WomensBynames

<Is.fahânî>: Persian Masculine Names in the Nafah.ât al-uns by Ursula Georges https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/ursula/nafahat/

Terms documented from Period Arabic Names and Naming Practices by Da'ud ibn Auda (David Appleton) http://heraldry.sca.org/names/arabic-naming2.htm

Safiyya - ism

al-Zahra - laqab

Isfanhani - geographical nisba meaning "of Isfahan". "Persian Masculine Names in the Nafah.ât al-uns" by Ursula Georges includes Is.fahânî among the bynames. https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/ursula/nafahat/

Examination of patterns in "Persian Feminine Names from the Safavid Period" by Ursula Georges shows that locative bynames were not necessarily feminized in Persian. https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/ursula/persian.html


16: Sol Argilo De Santiago -New Name

No major changes.
Sound most important.
Language most important.
Culture most important.

Sol - feminine name dated between 1097-1101 found 4 times in Medieval Spanish Names from the Monastery of Sahagun by Antonio Miguel Santos de Borja (Tony Borning) https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/miguel/sahagun/sahagunNames2.html#names Paper copy included.

Argilo - feminine name dated between 1097-1101 found 4 times, ibid, paper copy included.

De Santiago - surname, marriage of Anña De Santiago on 21 Apr 1600 in San Nicholas De Bari, Valladoid, Valladoid, Spain, batch #M87112-8 https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FF89-V5F

This is a Lilies War submission.


17: Thorlein Knochenhaur -New Name & New Device

Per pale gules and azure, a boar rampant dismembered Or maintaining a bone fracted argent

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Meaning (Knochenhaur - butcher or bone hitter) most important.

Thorlein - feminine given name found 1 time in German Names from 1495 by Aryanhwy merch Catmael (Sara L. Uckelman) http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/german/german1495.html Paper copy included.

Knochenhaur - surname dated 1341-1422 (several examples in German) in Brechenmacher, Vol.2 K-Z, pg. 74

This is a Lilies War submission.


Commentary is due by 23 July 2017, either in OSCAR or via email to <eyas@calontir.org>. The online commentary meeting will be 24 July 2017. Ic þe þancie (I thank you) in advance for your assistance!

Sien ge hal,

~Dorcas Eyas


OSCAR counts 12 Names, 1 Name Change, 9 Devices and 2 Badges. There are a total of 24 items submitted on this letter.

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