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An Tir LoI dated 2017-08-17

Greetings unto the College of Arms!

Included herein are the submissions from the An Tir and Tir Righ Colleges for this month.

Yours in service,

Baroness Caitrina Lions Blood, OP

"Quarterly gules and sable a winged fox sejant argent."

1: Ailith Gunn - New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No changes.

Ailith is an English feminine given name dated to 1207 in R&W s.n. Aylett.

Gunn is an English byname dated to 1297 in R&W s.n. Gun.

No conflicts found.


2: An Tir, Kingdom of - New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in December of 1981, via the West.

Checky Or and argent, an orb, for the finial a demi-lion maintaining an escutcheon sable.

This submission is to be associated with Standard augmentation

Summary of documentation: This submission uses an artistic variant of the Orb charge from Batonvert's PicDic (http://mistholme.com/dictionary/orb/), with a demilion maintaining an escutcheon instead of the cross seen in his example. The orb is drawn to match one of An Tir's items of regalia, the "Orb of Dominion" (see photo).

We hope to register three separate options for standard augmentations - no bordure, a bordure sable, and a bordure gules - in order to cover as many potential fields (for augmentation recipients) as we can and avoid recipients running afoul of the rule of tincture.

A field checky Or and argent is grandfathered to An Tir.

No conflicts found.

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=175/2017-08-16/12-48-14_13-21-11_An_Tir_no_bordure_augmentation_0002.jpg
#2 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=175/2017-08-16/12-48-15_13-21-13_An_Tir_no_bordure_augmentation_0003.JPG


3: An Tir, Kingdom of - New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in December of 1981, via the West.

Checky Or and argent, an orb, for the finial a demi-lion maintaining an escutcheon within a bordure embattled gules.

This submission is to be associated with Standard augmentation

Summary of documentation: This submission uses an artistic variant of the Orb charge from Batonvert's PicDic (http://mistholme.com/dictionary/orb/), with a demilion maintaining an escutcheon instead of the cross seen in his example. The orb is drawn to match one of An Tir's items of regalia, the "Orb of Dominion" (see photo).

We hope to register three separate options for standard augmentations - no bordure, a bordure sable, and a bordure gules - in order to cover as many potential fields (for augmentation recipients) as we can and avoid recipients running afoul of the rule of tincture.

A possible problem was raised by Basil Dragonstrike (Lions Heart) in commentary;

As early as February 1997 we find:

Beaune de la Sorse. Device change. Barry indented and paly sable and Or.

This is being returned for non-reproducibility. The design only works due to the alignment of the indentations with the traits of the paly. This requires the heraldic artist to know that a tesselated design is intended. While there are examples of such fields in modern English heraldry, this is not such a productive pattern in period heraldry that it should be emulated in the SCA, and indeed designs dependant upon an exact and unblazonable alignment of elements has often been cause for return.

This has been re-affirmed as recently as January 2011:

Gynter Eiriksson. Device. Argent, between two pallets azure a sword sable all between in chief two Maltese crosses, one per pale azure and argent and the other per pale argent and azure.

This device is also returned for violating Section VII.7.b of the Rules for Submissions, "Reconstruction requirement", which says that "Elements that cannot be described in such a way that the depiction of the armory will remain consistent may not be used, even if they are identifiable design motifs that were used before 1600." This rule has repeatedly been interpreted to mean that the need for careful placement in order to properly reproduce the emblazon, such as the exact alignment of the per pale line on the crosses with the outer edge of the pales in this submission, is not allowed.

IMO, this submission has the same problem: it requires a precise and unblazonable alignment of the checks and the battlements.

A field checky Or and argent is grandfathered to An Tir.

No conflicts found.

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=175/2017-08-16/15-28-31_13-21-11_An_Tir_no_bordure_augmentation_0002.jpg
#2 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=175/2017-08-16/15-28-33_13-21-13_An_Tir_no_bordure_augmentation_0003.JPG


4: An Tir, Kingdom of - New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in December of 1981, via the West.

Checky Or and argent, an orb, for the finial a demi-lion maintaining an escutcheon within a bordure embattled sable.

This submission is to be associated with Standard augmentation

Summary of documentation: This submission uses an artistic variant of the Orb charge from Batonvert's PicDic (http://mistholme.com/dictionary/orb/), with a demilion maintaining an escutcheon instead of the cross seen in his example. The orb is drawn to match one of An Tir's items of regalia, the "Orb of Dominion" (see photo).

We hope to register three separate options for standard augmentations - no bordure, a bordure sable, and a bordure gules - in order to cover as many potential fields (for augmentation recipients) as we can and avoid recipients running afoul of the rule of tincture.

A possible problem was raised by Basil Dragonstrike (Lions Heart) in commentary;

As early as February 1997 we find:

Beaune de la Sorse. Device change. Barry indented and paly sable and Or.

This is being returned for non-reproducibility. The design only works due to the alignment of the indentations with the traits of the paly. This requires the heraldic artist to know that a tesselated design is intended. While there are examples of such fields in modern English heraldry, this is not such a productive pattern in period heraldry that it should be emulated in the SCA, and indeed designs dependant upon an exact and unblazonable alignment of elements has often been cause for return.

This has been re-affirmed as recently as January 2011:

Gynter Eiriksson. Device. Argent, between two pallets azure a sword sable all between in chief two Maltese crosses, one per pale azure and argent and the other per pale argent and azure.

This device is also returned for violating Section VII.7.b of the Rules for Submissions, "Reconstruction requirement", which says that "Elements that cannot be described in such a way that the depiction of the armory will remain consistent may not be used, even if they are identifiable design motifs that were used before 1600." This rule has repeatedly been interpreted to mean that the need for careful placement in order to properly reproduce the emblazon, such as the exact alignment of the per pale line on the crosses with the outer edge of the pales in this submission, is not allowed.

IMO, this submission has the same problem: it requires a precise and unblazonable alignment of the checks and the battlements.

A field checky Or and argent is grandfathered to An Tir.

No conflicts found.

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=175/2017-08-16/15-24-24_13-21-11_An_Tir_no_bordure_augmentation_0002.jpg
#2 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=175/2017-08-16/15-24-26_13-21-13_An_Tir_no_bordure_augmentation_0003.JPG


5: Aspasia Bevilacqua - New Name & New Device

Azure, a rabbit salient and an owl respectant Or, on a chief dovetailed argent a stick shuttle threaded gules

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Client requests authenticity for Italian/Greek 1300 - 1500.
Language most important.
Culture most important.

Tir Righ Submission

Given Name: Aspasia. Concubine of Pericles - Plut. Peril. 24 (1620)

Nuova seconda selva di varia lettione che segue Pietro Messia. published 1587. Aspasia, p.154, "Sogno di Aspasia figliuola di Hermotimo Focense molto povero, la quale poi, per la sue mirabili virtù fu prima moglie di Ciro Re di Persia..." A translation, Vision of Aspasia daughter of Ermotimo Focense [being] very poor, who, for her admirable virtue was first wife of Cyrus King of Persia ... https://books.google.com/books?id=Mp9NAAAAcAAJ

Name: Bevilacqua (also spelled Bevilaqua). Submitter will accept spelling without the C if necessary.

Surnames from a 16th Century Armorial (http://www.coblaith.net/Names/ItSur/default.html) under BEV gives: inscription BEVILAQVA section header (modern English equivalent) VERONA (Verona) primary source(s) BSB Cod.icon. 276, folio 8r

Bevilacqua: Repertorio della feudalità siciliana (1282-1390), I Feudi by A. Marrone, pdf p. 9, fief BRIENI, "Feudo, nei pressi di Randazzo." Translated, Fief near Randazzo. The fief went from Nicola Calcerando to Giovanni Bevilacqua (1398). Click on I Feudi at the main page: http://www.storiamediterranea.it/portfolio/repertorio-della-feudalit-siciliana-1282-1390/

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1734/2017-08-15/20-58-41_Aspasia_name_addtl_001.png
#2 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1734/2017-08-15/20-58-42_Aspasia_name_addtl_002.png
#3 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1734/2017-08-15/20-59-35_Aspasia_name_0007.jpg
#4 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1734/2017-08-15/20-58-44_Aspasia_name_addtl_003.png


6: Athelina Grey - Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in January of 2016, via An Tir.

Azure, a decrescent argent, within a bordure ermine

Tir Righ Submission


7: Beorn Bjólfsson - New Name & New Device

Per saltire sable and gules, a bear's head cabossed between in cross four bees Or

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Sound most important.
Meaning (Bear Bearson) most important.

Tir Righ Submission

Both Beorn and Bjólfr are found in The Viking Answer Lady's article Old Norse Men's Names http://www.vikinganswerlady.com/onmensnames.shtml

Beorn - Anglo-scandinavian form of Bjorn - GB p. 8 s.n. Bjorn; FJ pp. 54-55, 342 s.nn. Bjorn, Bjorn-; CV p. xxxiv s.v. "Pet Names"; NR s.nn. Biorn

Bjólfr - "Honey Thief" kenning for bear - GB p. 8 s.n. Bjólfr; FJ pp. 351 s.n. -ulfr; CV pp. 668 s.v. úlfr; NR s.n. -ulfR

Patronimic _sson added.


8: Cedric Helmbreker - New Name

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

Cedric: Record of Cedric Holle, christened May 27, 1613 in Devon, England. Batch P00183-1 <https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N53N-G29>.

Helmbreker: Record of Johannis Helmbreker, christened April 5, 1627 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. Batch C02862-9 <https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XB1C-LJL>.

SENA Appendix C: Regional Naming Groups and Their Mixes allows English-Dutch mix 550 through 1600

Item of note from Michael Gerard Curtememoire in commentary;

Hopefully clear for sound and definitely for spelling under http://heraldry.sca.org/sena.html#PN3C2 from <Cedric Helmcleaver>, Mar 1983.

Given the variety of forms "cleave" and "break" display in Middle and Early Modern English--ignoring the Scots variants and doing some condensation from the OED, we have cleove, cleve, cleeue, cleave, clyue, clyffe, cliue* along with breke, breake, break, breoken, brec, brek, breek, breek, brakyn, byrkyn, breack--I think the <e> vs. <ea> spellings here represent vowels that were at least sometimes identical in "important period ... pronunciations of name elements" (http://heraldry.sca.org/sena.html#PN3C), as well as often differing as reflected in Modern English's clear difference.

Now, http://heraldry.sca.org/loar/2013/05/13-05cl.html#4, "From Pelican: SENA PN3C2: Substantial Change to One Syllable" reported:

On the February 2013 Letter of Pends and Discussion, commenters were asked if two names could be clear of aural conflict under PN3C2 if the change to a single syllable affected the consonant(s) (or lack thereof) on both sides of a vowel but not the vowel.

Commenters agreed that at least in some cases, such changes are enough to make two names clear of conflict. When the sound of both consonant clusters is completely changed (so that neither the first cluster nor the second cluster share sounds between the two names) [as here, assuming the final syllables are <-er> with the medial consonant assigned to the preceding syllable], they should be clear. ... We are therefore directing Palimpsest to develop wording to allow PN3C3 to apply to differences between names that only affect the consonants of a syllable.

Unfortunately, no such wording has yet been adopted. We can cite only the decree itself.


9: Glymm Mere, Barony of - New Order Name & New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in August of 1993, via An Tir.

Orden de María

Azure a breastplate argent within a bordure rayonny Or.

No major changes.

María is found in "Spanish Names from the Late 15th Century" by Juliana de Luna <https://s-gabriel.org/names/juliana/isabella/WomensGivenFreq.html>.

Concern was raised whether or not the main charge was more than just a breastplate.

From Michael Gerard Gurtememoire in commentary;

Now, Balthazar Knopf's submission from http://oscar.sca.org/index.php?action=145&id=66532 of exactly this charge was registered as a cuirasse. But at http://mistholme.com/dictionary/cuirass/ we see that named charge (which Batonvert notes is also called a breastplate) with only the torso piece and attached faulds (for the waist and hips) and/or tassets (for the upper thighs). The charges shown for Richard Devlin Bordeaux, first image below, when searched at http://roa.sca-caid.org/, and for Khalid al-Khadir at https://www.sca.org.au/LRoA/index.php?page=individual&id=430, second image, I would guess show only faulds.

This emblazon and Balthazar's have pauldrons and a gorget as well.

I tend to doubt that this collection of pieces has a distinctive name among armorers or armor-wearers in period or in the Society. The concern should be shared with the Barony, but if they want to call the charge a "cuirass(e)" or "breastplate", they're only a little more inaccurate than the people who use the latter term for a two-piece back-&-breast (cf. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breastplate#European, penultimate sentence).

Not conflicts found for name or badge.

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=175/2017-08-17/01-54-59_T-18-15-35_Richard-Devlin-Bordeaux.gif
#2 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=175/2017-08-17/01-55-00_T-18-15-35_Khalid_al-Khadir.gif


10: Glymm Mere, Barony of - New Order Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in August of 1993, via An Tir.

Orden de Rodrigo

No major changes.

Rodrigo is found in "Spanish Names from the Late 15th Century" by Juliana de Luna <https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/juliana/isabella/MensGivenFreq.html>.

No conflicts found.


11: Glymm Mere, Barony of - New Order Name & New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in August of 1993, via An Tir.

Order of the White Well of Glymm Mere

(Fieldless) A hurt goutty d'eau within and conjoined to an annulet argent masoned azure

Juliana de Luna's "Medieval Secular Order Names: Standard Forms of Order Names" (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/order/new/ListingOfStandardForms.html) includes Color + Charge.

Well: "A natural source of water, forming a fountain, pool, or stream; a natural spring; the water produced or contained in such a spring or pool" <http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/m/mec/med-idx?type=id&id=MED52135>.

OED, sn white, adj. (and adv.) and n.

a1400 (▸a1325) Cursor Mundi (Vesp.) l. 17288 + 216 Two aungels..Cled in white clothez.

OED, sn well n2, this spelling:

OE Antwerp-London Gloss. (2011) 118 Fons, well.

No conflicts found for name or badge.


12: Gunnarr Torfason - New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in December of 2015, via An Tir.

per bend sinister vert and sable, a natural sea turtle bendwise sinister argent.

No conflicts found.


13: Jerrick Elle - New Name & New Device

Checky argent and sable, on a torteau a comet argent

No major changes.
Spelling (Jerrick Elle) most important.

Tir Righ Submission

Jerrick: Jerrick Jansz, 1625, Netherlands, Batch# C00841-7 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XBB7-LBG)

Elle: Joanne Elle, 1589, England, Batch #C03542-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JMF4-P4Y)

SENA Appendix C shows English and Dutch to be compatible


14: Loftr Jólgeirsson - Resub Appeal of Laurel Return of Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in October of 2012, via An Tir.

Quarterly gules and or two snakes in annulo heads to chief and base, sable

A former version of this device was returned on the December 2015 LOAR with the following text:

"This device is returned for conflict with the device of Conrad Breakring: Argent, an annulet fracted on the dexter side sable. There is a DC for changing the field but no difference for what is essentially adding a second break to an annulet.

There is a step from period practice for the use of charges in annulo not in their default palewise orientation."

This resubmission includes the following letter:

I, [legal name redacted], known in the SCA as Conrad Breakring, give [legal name redacted], known in the SCA as Loftr Jólgeirsson, permission for their armory "Quarterly gules and Or, two snakes in annulo heads to chief and base sable" to similar but not identical to my armory "Argent, an annulet fracted on the dexter side sable."

I understand that this permission cannot be withdrawn once their armory is registered.

Date: 7/17/16

Submitted in paper format via Lady Tsukime of Madrone

No other conflicts found.


15: Matthias von Schwarzenberg - New Name & New Device

Vert, a winged torch displayed and on a chief Or a sword sable

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Sound most important.

Matthias: E.G. Withycombe The Oxford Dictionary of English Christian Names p. 213, Hans Bahlow Dictionary of German names p. 321.

von: German for 'from'

Schwarzenberg: http://www.liquisearch.com/schwarzenberg_saxony/history/establishment_and_early_history

Schwarzenberg was first documented in 1282 as "civitas Swartzenberg".

From commentary by Eglentyne Merryweather (Rivers Bend);

The personal name Matthias is found as cited in both sources. The element von is used as described,an example in Bahlow is found sub Nostitz (von): place name on the Saale River (old nobility of the U. Lausitz).

No conflicts found for name or device.


16: Matthias von Schwarzenberg - New Badge

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

(Fieldless) A scorpion vert maintaining in chief a sword fesswise sable

No conflicts found.


17: Septimus Huskarlsson - Resub Device

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

Gules, a wolf's head and a raven's head erased addorsed argent and in chief seven crosses crosslet fitchy Or

No conflicts found.


18: Snorri Styrrbolli - New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.

SnorriR - Nordiskt Runnamnslexicon, page 86

Styrr - Nordiskt Runnamnslexicon, page 87

Styri - CV pp. 596-597 s.v. styrr; NR s.n. Styri (Norse adjective "large")

Bolli - GB p. 8 s.n. "Bolli" (Old Icelandic for "bowl" and hence a fat man)

From commentary;

Oddr Þiálfason (Black Lion):

First off, the "Bolli" citation is a given name in GB (and in NR, see below). It is not glossed at all in GB (Beyond simple assertion to an unstated dictionary, I don't know where he got his claim of "bowl" -- the gloss in NR is "little chubby man").

So, continuing...

http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/norse/vikbynames.html

Shows loðbrók for "shaggy pants", snúinbrók for "twisted-tartan". Most of the adjective+X have X as a animate object or part thereof, or a topological feature, rather than an inanimate that you can hold (clothing, in these cases)

That said, there are Red-Sword and Good-Shield found here: https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/lindorm/runicbynames/objects.htm#start

So Bolli isn't demonstrated as a deuterotheme in either NR nor GB. I don't think Styrrbolli is supported by the documentation at hand.

I don't see Bolli demonstrated as a byname, nor do I see unmarked patronymics supported in App A for Old Norse. I don't think ffride's suggestion is going to work unless she's got something sneaky up her remarkably sneaky sleeves :)

If meaning is important to him, there are citable bynames referring to being fat or round.

Incidentally, the full cite for Styr- is:

Styr

Se det enkla → Styrr.

Sms.: -biôrn, -fastr, -kárr, -lakR(?), -laugR.

And for Bolli in NR:

Bulli/Bolli (?) mn. (se Bóli)

Fda. Bulle, fvn. Bolli (äv. som binamn), fsv. binamn Bulle

Av (fvn.) bolli m. 'litet runt kärl'; grundbet. 'något runt'.

Nom. buli Vg161

Ack. bul(i) Nä15

Gunnvor silfraharr (Orle):

E.H. Lind Personbinamn col. 367 has <Styr-Biǫrn>, <Styr-Finnr>, and <Styr-Kollr>, firmly establishing <Styr-> as a prepended byname.

In the same column, Lind has both <Styrr> and <Víga-Styrr> as bynames for one Arngrímr Þorgrímsson (†1008), giving the meaning of <styrr> as "battle, turmoil, alarm".

In col.35, Lind has <Þórarinn bolli> (†1236) as well as a few later examples. Lind gives the meaning as "litet kupigt kärl, skål, kopp" (small round vessel, bowl, cup).

No conflicts found.


19: Tachibana Tsukime - Resub Name Change From Holding Name

OSCAR NOTE: the old name was registered in December of 2015, via An Tir.

Old Item: Tsukime of Madrone, to be released.
Submitter desires a feminine name.
Culture (Heian Japanese) most important.

<Tachiban'na>: Japanese surname dated to 1147 in NCMJ, p. 327 sn. Ta (Historical Surnames)

<Tsukime>: Japanese feminine given name dated to 1147 in NCMJ, p. 387 sn. Tu (Historical Feminine Names)

A previous name, Daigo no Tsukime Kitsume, was returned on the December 2015 LOAR with the following text:

"This name includes two feminine names, Tsukime and Kitsume. The Letter of Intent quotes Academy of Saint Gabriel report 2587 (http://www.s-gabriel.org/2587): "Early medieval Japanese names were simpler than late medieval ones. The custom of using three-element names, consisting of a family name and two given names (the yobina and the nanori) probably developed late in the Heian period [late 8th - 12th c] among the class of provincial lieutenant governors and local military leaders."

Name Construction in Medieval Japan by Solveig Throndardottir (revised edition) states that masculine names can consist of the family name followed by a yobina and nanori, whereas for women, "[a]lthough women occasionally adopted Chinese style composite nanori during the classical period, their nanori generally consisted of a single element either preceded by an honourific or followed by a quasi-titular element. A feminine Japanese name can consist simply of an uji or clan name followed by a nanori."

However, those statements do not support the pattern of using two feminine names of the same subtype. In fact, NCMJ states that, "Like their brothers, Japanese women often bore several names at the same time. You should not confuse this with the multiple or compoound names born by European women. There is no Japanese equivalent to Mary-Elizabeth." Without evidence to support this pattern, we are forced to return this name.

Upon resubmission, we note that the family name Daigo (a branch of the Ichijou family) could not be clearly dated prior to 1600 except as a posthumous imperial name derived from the location of the emperor's grave. Two 17th-early 18th century bearers of this name element were noted in commentary: Daigo Shinbe'e Sada'aki (1630-1704), described as progenitor of the Daigo lineage, and Daigo Fuyumoto (1648-1697), a grandson of Emperor Go-Youzei. However, it appears as though the family name Daigo was added posthumously in these cases, after our gray period cutoff of 1650. Without additional evidence that Daigo was used to refer to an individual during their lifetime, we cannot register this element.

In correspondence after the Pelican decision meeting, Solveig explained that the author of the Academy of Saint Gabriel report extracted Daigo from an incomplete genealogical chart in which various individuals are noted as the progenitors of multiple families, and several generations are compressed into one line of nanori. The report also implied that the Daigo family was named after an estate or field name, but this assertion was not documented. Solveig also was unable to confirm some of the information in the report using the cited sources. She did note, however, that Daigo is a village name found in Book 2 of Heike Monogatari and in Gepei Josuiki, both of which chronicle the 12th century Genpei War.

Her armory was registered under the holding name Tsukime of Madrone."

No conflicts found.

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=175/2017-08-17/02-27-56_T-15-56-50_Tsukime_name_0002.jpg


20: ULFA ANNARSDOTTIR - New Name & New Device

Per fess azure and lozengy argent and sable, in chief a serpent nowed and a bordure Or

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound most important.

Tir Righ Submission

Originally submitted as the old norse name ULFA ANNARSDOTTIR with the note: Submitter will accept either Annarsdottir or Annarrsdotir

While the submitter has made a case for feminizing masculine names, they've only documented <Ulf/r> here as a byname, not as a given name. We are lacking evidence of Onarr/Anarr as a name used by normal humans, and we do not have enough examples of An(n)- as a prototheme to justify it as a constructed pattern.

However, commenters were able to document Ulfa Andarsdottir as a late period Swedish name:

Ulfa Narfasson, female, christened 1643, Snæfellsnessýsla, Iceland. Batch no: C49185-2

(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FGT6-QZ9)

(For whatever reason, a lot of the Icelandic records on familysearch have weird masculine patronymics with feminine names. She's the daughter of Narfi, so would be Narfadottir.)

and

Diplomatarium Islandicum volume 3, p. 191, in the footnotes quotes a Latin-language record from 1636:

"Anno 1636 dominica xj epter trinitatis var eg sokttur til Kross ad skijra Barnn sira Eireks þorsteinssonar Ragnhilldi Eirecksdottur.

Gudfedgin: Klængur Þorgeirsson og Ulfa kona Hoskulidar...."

(https://archive.org/stream/diplomatariumisl03kaupuoft#page/190/mode/2up/search/Ulfa)

The only bit I can figure out, since the text is non-normalised, is that Klængur Þorgeirsson, and Una the wife of Hǫskuldr were god-parents (guðfeðgin).

MP sn. Andar has:

(http://arkiv.sprakochfolkminnen.se/Display.aspx?form=smp-sok&item=/Os%C3%A4kert/Os%C3%A4kert/Mansnam n/Andar/Andar.pdf)

Andar de Sastamell, 1303

which, when compared to SMP sn. A(r)ndor:

(http://arkiv.sprakochfolkminnen.se/Display.aspx?form=smp-sok&item=/Nordiskt/Variationsnamn/Mansnamn/ Arndor,%20Andor/Arndor.pdf)

Joon Andorsson, 1407

Andris Andorson, 1407

Would at least get her an interpolated, Swedish-language Andarsdottir?



OSCAR counts 8 New Names, 3 New Order Names, 6 New Devices and 6 New Badges. These 23 items are chargeable, Laurel should receive $92 for them. OSCAR counts 1 New Holding Name Change. OSCAR counts 1 Resub Name Change and 3 Resub Devices. These 5 items are not chargeable. There are a total of 28 items submitted on this letter.

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