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Meridies ILoI from Meridies dated 2018-02-01

I, Ld Kurt Bogner, for the Kingdom of Meridies, send greetings unto Maistreas Flannait inghean ui hEighnigh, Beacon Herald; THL Ulrich Eisenhand, Pennon Herald; and the commenting heralds of the Meridies Internal Letter of Intent Commentary list.

It is the intent of the Meridian College of Heralds to submit the following names and armory as part of the next external Letter of Intent published by the Pennon Herald.

The pleasure of your response to Pennon is requested no later than Feb 21, 2018. A decision meeting is tentatively set for the following Tuesday after the 21st. Any changes will be announced through proper channels.

1: Aetheria Maritima -New Name & New Device

Azure scaly argent, an escallop inverted and on a chief argent a trident fesswise azure.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Language (Roman/Greek/Byzantine) most important.
Meaning ("of the sea") most important.

Aetheria - http://heraldry.sca.org/names/byzantine/PLRE_fem_names.html

Maritima - Latin for "of the sea"


2: Alinora Kyte -New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in July of 2013, via Meridies.

Per chevron invected azure and Or, two eagle's heads erased addorsed argent and a drop spindle proper.


3: Bengeirr Mikaelsson -New Name & New Device

Quarterly Or and argent, a Bowen cross azure and a bordure sable.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Language most important.
Culture most important.

Bengeirr - Geirr - Bassi - The Old Norse Name; Pg 8; Given Names - lists this name as masculine

Mikael - Ibid; Pg. 13, Given Names, lists Mikael as a masculine name.


4: Cáemgen de Ipswich -New Name & New Device

Or, an allocamelus stantant proper, on a chief azure an arrow fesswise Or.

Submitter has no desire as to gender.
Sound (Kwee-ven) most important.

Cáemgen is a Gaelic male saint's name per OCM p. 41 s.n. Cáemgen

Ipswich - MNA, English Placenames, A collection of 613 English Borough Names for Use in Locative Bynames "I", Ipswich c. 1066, by Fredric Badger

http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/badger/placenames.html#i

Dates Ipswich to 1066. Spelling is modern, article recommends checking Ekwall and Room for period spellings, however as submitter filed paperwork with this spelling, it is assumed that this spelling is desired/acceptable.


5: Castellana de Luna -New Name & New Device

Per chevron ployé throughout purpure semy of mullets argent and argent, a decrescent purpure.

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

Castellana - Feminine given name found in article "Spanish Names from the Late 15th Century" by Juliana de Luna, https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/juliana/isabella/WomensGivenFreq.html

de Luna - Locative byname, found in article "Spanish Names from the Late 15th Century", by Juliana de Luna, https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/juliana/isabella/locative.html


6: Corina de Molinas -New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in July of 2013, via Meridies.

Or, a columbine proper and a bordure sable.


7: Galfrid Wolfstan -New Name & New Device

Gules, on a pile raguly argent between two dogwood flowers proper a wolf rampant sable.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Sound (Keep "wolf" in the name somewhere.) most important.
Language most important.
Culture most important.

Galfrid / Galfridus Sources: (all listed on the SCA.org heraldry naming site)

"Names in the Yorkshire Lay Subsidy of 1301" (2 times)

"Index of Names in 1381 Suffolk Poll Tax" (30 times)

"1379 Poll Tax for Howendshire Hundred in Yorkshire" (6 times)

Wolfstan / Wolfstanus Source: (all listed on the SCA.org heraldry naming site)

"Lay Subsidy Rolls, A.D. 1346, and 1358 for the County of Worchester" (1 time)

Location names like "de Worchester", "de Lancashire", "de York" can work as well if above not approved.


8: Geira Dansdóttir -New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in December of 2011, via Meridies.

Per bend sinister rompu gules and argent, in base a quill gules.


9: Jóra Dólgfinnsdóttir -New Name

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

Jóra The Old Norse Name Geirr Bassi Haraldsson p. 12 s.n. Jóngeirr

Dólgfinnr The Old Norse Name Geirr Bassi Haraldsson p. 9 s.n. Dólgfinnr

Mens names ending in -r usually become -s in the genitive p. 17


10: Juliane de Vivonne -Resub Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in May of 2003, via Meridies.

(Fieldless) A fleur-de-lys with and conjoined to an annulet azure.


11: Katerina von Brandenburg -New Name Change

OSCAR NOTE: the old name was registered in November of 2006, via Meridies.

Old Item: Katerina von Brandenberg, to be released.

Katerina - Found in "German Names from Nürnberg, 1497" by Sara L. Uckelman (Aryanhwy merch Catmael)

http://heraldry.sca.org/names/german/nurnberg1497.html

von Brandenburg - Locative constructed following spelling variations as found in "German Place Names from a 16th C. Czech Register" by Sara L. Uckelman (Aryanhwy merch Catmael)

http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/german/modernperiod.html

Ex: Bamberg/Bamburg Neuberg/Neuburg Wurtzberg/Wortzburg

Brandenberg found in Socin, pg. 313, Chunrat


12: Katrina de Coventre -New Name & New Device

Azure, a pall argent ermined azure between three Catherine's wheels argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound most important.

Katrina - ODECN; Withycombe; p.187; s.n. Katharine, dates Katrina HR 1273

de Coventre - English Surnames; p.113 s.n. Coventry dates Henry Coventre to 1262-3

Client would prefer "of Coventry" but will accept "de Coventre"


13: Kethe Rumlin -New Name & New Device

Per chevron sable and purpure, a chevron between two butterflies volant and a terrier rampant argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound most important.

Kethe - found 3 times in Medieval German Given Names from Silesia Women's names by Talen Gwynek (Brian M. Scott) S.N. Katherine 1365, 1369, 1383

https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/talan/bahlow/bahlowFem.html

Rumlin - found as a feminine surname 1 time in Gernam Names from Nürnberg, 1497: Surnames N-Z by Sara L. Uckelman

http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/german/surnamesnurnn-z.html


14: Korinna of The Osprey -New Name & New Device

Per bend purpure and sable, a goose rousant proper and three crescents argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.

Korinna : Lexicon of Greek Personal Names

http://www.lgpn.ox.ac.uk/database/lgpn.php

Barony of The Osprey registered June 1997


15: Luchia de la Mar -New Name & New Device

Barry wavy azure and argent, on a hurt a sea-nettle argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Meaning most important.

Luchia - Feminine given name found in the article "Names of Slaves in 1480 Palermo, Sicily" by Maridonna Benvenuti

http://heraldry.sca.org/kwhss/2013/Maridonna_Benvenuti/Names_of_Slaves_in_1480_Palermo.pdf

Found once as "Luchia la Nigra liberta"

de la Mar - Byname found in the article "Spanish Names from the Late 15th Century" by Juliana de Luna

https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/juliana/isabella/locative.html

Italian and Iberian name groups can be combined in late period, according to Appendix C of SENA


16: Marguerite Stewart -New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in December of 2013, via Meridies.

Per pale fleury counterfleury vert and or, a caul and a frog combatant counterchanged.


17: Marion Edwards -Resub Name Change From Holding Name

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

Old Item: Marion of Iron Mountain, to be released.

Marion - Withycombe ODECN P.209; s.n. Marion dates this form to 1379

Edwards - English Surnames, Reany & Wilson; P. 152; s.n. Edward - dates 1498


18: Mathias Blacket -New Household Name & New Badge

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

Blæcbrād

(fieldless) On a dexter hand apalmy sable, a Lombardic letter "M" or.

No major changes.
Meaning most important.

Blæcbrād - Student's Dictionary of Anglo-Saxon by Henry Sweet (Macmillan, 1897) [Google Books]

p. 25: "blæc" for black; also "blæcfeaxede" for black haired to demonstrate the joined word, see pg. 55 for use of rood word "feax" for "of hair"

p. 27: "brād" for palm


19: Osweald Hæfring -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2012, via Meridies.

Gules, two pikes haurient respectant Or.


20: Robin de Shealladh -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in April of 1980, via Meridies.

Sable, a decrescent, cat's eye, and increscent fesswise Or.


21: Ruqayah al-Zarqa -New Device Change

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in October of 2008, via Meridies.

Or, on a saltire sable five mullets argent.

Old Item: Or, on a saltire sable five decrescents palewise argent., to be released.


22: Sean MacRory -New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in April of 1990, via Meridies.

Or, a quatrefoil vert, on a chief sable three eagles' jambres erased a-la-qune argent.


23: Siobhán Stewart -New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in December of 2013, via Meridies.

Per bend sinister rompu argent and azure, a gout de sang issuant of a needle sable and a spool of thread argent.


24: Taran the Wayward -New Alternate Name

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

Ermengardis Vair

Submitter has no desire as to gender.
Sound (Seeking a name as close to "Ermine Vair" as possible) most important.

Ermengardis: 1582 Prussia (batch C01389-6)

"Deutschland Geburten und Taufen, 1558-1898", database, FamilySearch

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NXWR-2XC : 28 November 2014, Ermengardis Beckmann

Sept 1630; citing; FHL microfilm 871,669

Vair: 1637 Prussia (Batch C96423-1)

"Deutschland Geburten und Taufen, 1558-1898", database, FamilySearch

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N6JV-NX8 : 28 November 2014, Margaretha Vair,

04 Aug 1637; citing; FHL microfilm 530, 201


25: Timothy Stewart -New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in December of 2013, via Meridies.

Per bend argent and azure, two falcons hooded, belled and jessed rising counterchanged.


In Service,

Ld Kurt Bogner

(m.k.a. Curtis Halbrook)

1350 Hendon Road

Woodstock, GA 30188

(404) 697-5949

curtis.halbrook@gmail.com


OSCAR counts 10 Names, 2 Name Changes, 1 Alternate Name, 1 Household Name, 16 Devices, 1 Device Change and 4 Badges. There are a total of 35 items submitted on this letter.

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