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Artemisia ILoI dated 2017-11-28

Unto the Golden Wing and members of the College of Heralds, greetings. Please consider the following items:

1: Aife ingen Muiredaig -New Name & New Device

Per bend vert and argent, a dragonfly argent and a bat sable

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Culture (11th Century Scottish Highlands) most important.

Aife: https://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Feminine/Aife.shtml

Ingen: http://medievalscotland.org/scotnames/quickgaelicbynames/#simplepatronymicbymane

Muiredaig: https://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/all.shtml


2: Åsa Gunnarsdóttir -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Language (Norse) most important.
Culture (12th-14th century Norway/Greenland/Iceland) most important.

Submitter requests help from the college with documentation because internet was not available at sight. Gunnar is her father's name and Aasa is her second great-grandmother's name. She is fine with Åsa or Aasa, whichever is more correct.


3: Cunueon Scriptor -New Name Change

OSCAR NOTE: 'Old Item' should contain the former primary name. The form that is there is not a registered name.

Old Item: Cunueon Beornhelm, to be retained as an alternate name.
No major changes.
Sound (Cunueon) most important.

Both elements and the name structure are documented from Jones' "First Thousand Years of British Names" at http://heraldry.sca.org/names/british1000/british1000.html

The Given Name Cunueon appears in the list of Welsh masculine given names from the Book of Llandav in Appendex V of this work at http://heraldry.sca.org/names/british1000/appendix4_5.html Everywhere else in the articles Jones indicates that the documents from which the names are derived date from the sixth to tenth century.

Scriptor appears as an attested byname in Appendix IV of the article which deals with the name patterns that appear in the Book of of Llandav at http://heraldry.sca.org/names/british1000/appendix4_5.html This name follows the pattern of a single given name and single occupational byname as evidenced in the name of Dissaith scriptor.


4: Dalek Volkov -New Name & New Device

Per bend sinister vert and Or, a merman and a semy of bees counterchanged

Dalek: heraldry.sca.org/names/paul/d.html (Linked from slavic names on Academy of Saint Gabriel)

Volkov: www.goldschp.net/archive/zoonames.html (Linked from zoological bynames in medieval Russia on Academy of Saint Gabriel)

Correction to Device (2017-Dec-13 18:12:54): From now on please consider the images in Kryss Kostarev's comment at at 2017-12-13 08:05:37 to be the submitted images.

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1853/2017-11-22/22-31-55_Dalek_Volkov_name_docs_1.jpg
#2 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1853/2017-11-22/22-31-58_Dalek_Volkov_name_docs_2.jpg


5: Gordon Hedgehogge -New Name & New Device

Purpure, in pale three wagon wheels Or.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Meaning (Hedgehog) most important.

From FamilySearch Historical Records:

Gordon: Gordon Davis christened on November 21, 1621 at London {Batch #p001601}

Hedgehogge: George Hedgehogge christened on January 7, 1561 at Alvechurch in Worcestershire {Batch # 025492}


6: Henrik Blads Bruun -New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Culture (Danish 1400-1650) most important.

Henrik - Mundane name (redacted drivers licence in packet)

Blads - Documented marriage record of Jane Blads, 28 January, 1610 in Rotherham, York, England. (www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/2)

Bruun - Documented death record of jørgen Bruun, 19 March, 1702 in Haraldsted, Sorø, Denmark. Index Batch Number B00389-4 (www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1)


7: Ilaria de Medici -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound most important.

The name "Ilaria" is an Italian form of hilary meaning cheerful. It shows up in Italy from 1300 until present day. There is an "Ilaria" born in 1480 and 1582.

The surname "de Medici" is present in Italy from 1230 until 1843 as a female last name. First listed in a document in 1230, the name belongs to a wealthy banking family. I have not found the names used together in period records, but both are used during the same time.


8: Jana atte Hille -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name on the Artemisia LoI of March 27, 2017 as submitted.

fieldless, a wreath of willow herb vert flowered purpur


9: Mærwynn Elyot -New Name & New Device

Vert, a bridle argent

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Sound (1100-1300 English) most important.

Mærwynn - heraldry.sca.org/names/reaneyHZ.html

Feminine Given Names in "A Dictionary of English Surnames" by Talan Gwynek

www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/english/oepost1300.html

"Old English Names After 1300" by Aryanhwy merch Catmael

Elyot - R + W s.n. Eliot, Elyot, 1188, William_Elyot_1257


10: Mærwynn Elyot -New Badge

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

(Fieldless) a bridle argent

Name is being submitted on the same letter


11: Merin du Bourbon -New Name & New Device

Vert, an ermine marked sable and a cockatrice argent combattant

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Culture (Burgundian) most important.

Merin - Legal Name (redacted drivers licence in packet)

du Bourbon - the royal Bourbons originated in 1272.

"Histoire de la Maison Royale de France" tome 4. Editions du Palais-Royal, 1967, Paris pp 144-146, 151-153, etc.

Lois I Duke of Bourbon: 1279-1341. The family tree of the Bourbons of India and France, http://bourbon-bhopal.org/


12: Rebekah of Loch Salann -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Meaning (name and location) most important.

Rebekah - Legal name


13: Sigrothr Melrakki -New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in October of 2015, via Artemisia.

Per pale embowed counter embowed sable and argent two wolf heads forming the line of division

Correction to Device (2017-Nov-30 10:11:50): The submitter has approved a redraw of this submission to match the period examples. From now on please consider the images in Golden Pillar comment 2017-11-30 10:33:07 to be the submitted emblazon.


14: Symonne de Clermont en Beauvaisis -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in February of 2016, via Artemisia.

(fieldless) a bee quartered argent and gules


Apollonia Künster

Black Pillar Herald

Kingdom of Artemisia

Standard disclaimer: So far as I know, this letter accurately reflects the contents of the various submission forms and accompanying documents, including consent to changes, expressed preferences, requests for authenticity, and formation of holding names.


OSCAR counts 9 Names, 1 Name Change, 6 Devices and 3 Badges. There are a total of 19 items submitted on this letter.

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