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Avacal Kingdom ILoI dated 2018-03-09

Greetings,

To help facilitate new awards for the kingdom, we have an additional letter with 13 submissions for your commentary. Commentary for this letter will be close on March 31.

The Avacal College of Heralds will have an additional meeting via Google Hangouts and will be decided at our March meeting. Please send an email to the White Wyvern, Avacal's submissions herald if you want to be included.

1: Avacal, Kingdom of -New Order Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2016, via Avacal.

Award of the Black Shield

"Black" is a everyday colour term.

"Shield" - The Pic Dic also confirms a shield as a heraldic charge in several forms (http://mistholme.com/?s=shield).

s.n. shẹ̄ld (n.) 1. (a) A shield;c1475 Body Pol.(Cmb Kk.1.5) 163/29: All the shieldes [F escus] of the men of armes..semed as it had ben all blode. http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/m/mec/med-idx?type=id&id=MED39833

The construction pattern of colour + charge is documented in Medieval Secular Order Names by Juliana de Luna (Julia Smith) http://heraldry.sca.org/names/order/new/


2: Avacal, Kingdom of -New Order Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2016, via Avacal.

Award of the Flute

"Flute" As per the Pic Dic, "The flute was mentioned as an heraldic charge by Guillim, 1610 [225], though unattributed."

The construction pattern of charge is documented in Medieval Secular Order Names by Juliana de Luna (Julia Smith) http://heraldry.sca.org/names/order/new/


3: Avacal, Kingdom of -New Order Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2016, via Avacal.

Award of the Red Bow

"Red" is a everyday colour term.

"Bow", as per the pic dic, "It's found in the canting arms of Bowes, c.1395 [DBA2 214]." Middle English Dictionary http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/med/lookup.html

s.n. boue (n.(1))1. (a) A bow for shooting; longbow, crossbow;a1375 WPal.(KC 13) 179: Smale bestes wiþ his bow he quelles. http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/m/mec/med-idx?type=id&id=MED5675

The construction pattern of colour + charge is documented in Medieval Secular Order Names by Juliana de Luna (Julia Smith) http://heraldry.sca.org/names/order/new/


4: Avacal, Kingdom of -New Order Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2016, via Avacal.

Award of the Red Buckler

"Red" is a everyday colour term.

"Buckler", as per the pic dic, "Another type is the "buckler" or round shield; also called a "targe" or "target", it's found as an heraldic charge as early as 1312, in the arms of Bosun [ANA2 359]."

The construction pattern of colour + charge is documented in Medieval Secular Order Names by Juliana de Luna (Julia Smith) http://heraldry.sca.org/names/order/new/


5: Avacal, Kingdom of -New Order Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2016, via Avacal.

Award of the Red Drum

"Red" is a everyday colour term.

"Drum" as per the pic dic, "It's a period charge, found in the canting arms (French tambour) of Jehan Tabourot, d.1595." Drum is also a period spelling, just in the OED:

a.1553 Udall Royster D. IV.vii. (Arb.) 74 Now sainct George to borow, Drum dubbe a dubbe afore.

The construction pattern of colour + charge is documented in Medieval Secular Order Names by Juliana de Luna (Julia Smith) http://heraldry.sca.org/names/order/new/


6: Avacal, Kingdom of -New Order Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2016, via Avacal.

Award of the Red Furison

"Red" is a everyday colour term.

"Furison" as per the pic dic, "The furison is a period charge, found in the arms of Grassawer, c.1340 [Zurich 237]; but its most famous usage is as a badge of the Order of the Golden Fleece, c.1430." Furison is the lingua Anglica form. The only period form in the OED is furisine, dated 1536.

The construction pattern of colour + charge is documented in Medieval Secular Order Names by Juliana de Luna (Julia Smith) http://heraldry.sca.org/names/order/new/


7: Avacal, Kingdom of -New Order Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2016, via Avacal.

Award of the Red Helm

"Red" is a everyday colour term.

"Helm", as per the pic dic, "its use as an heraldic charge dates from c.1285, in the arms of Daubeney [ANA2 475]. Throughout period, the type of helm would change, from the great helm in the canting arms of Helmshoven or Helmishofen, c.1340 [Zurich 358] to the barred tournament helm in the arms of Schaden, 1605 [Siebmacher 188]; but in each case, the charge was a "helm", drawn according to the style of the time."

The construction pattern of colour + charge is documented in Medieval Secular Order Names by Juliana de Luna (Julia Smith) http://heraldry.sca.org/names/order/new/


8: Avacal, Kingdom of -New Order Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2016, via Avacal.

Award of the Red Stirrup

"Red" is a everyday colour term.

"Stirrup" as per the pic dic, "It's a period charge, dating from 1308 in the arms of Kydemore [ANA2 549]." Stirrup is found in the Oxford Universal English Dictionary, v. IX, p. 2023-2024, cites stirrup to ME. The Middle English Dictionary (http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/med/lookup.html ) sub. stirop lists stirrup as an alternative spelling to 1394.

The construction pattern of colour + charge is documented in Medieval Secular Order Names by Juliana de Luna (Julia Smith) http://heraldry.sca.org/names/order/new/


9: Avacal, Kingdom of -New Order Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2016, via Avacal.

Award of the Sable Arrow

"Sable" is a heraldic color term. The April 2012 Cover Letter states: "[W]e are hereby allowing the use of heraldic color terms in order names as well as the everyday terms." The spelling <sable> is dated to 1486 in the Middle English Dictionary s.v. sāble (n.)

"Arrow", as per the pic dic, "An arrow is a feathered shaft, shot from a bow or crossbow as a missile. It's found in the allusive arms of Archer, 1320 [DBA1 10]."

The spelling <arrow> is found in the OED, s.n. arrow n., dated to 1535: Thys arrow comyth never owt of thyn ownne bow.

The construction pattern of colour + charge is documented in Medieval Secular Order Names by Juliana de Luna (Julia Smith) http://heraldry.sca.org/names/order/new/


10: Avacal, Kingdom of -New Order Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2016, via Avacal.

Award of the Sable Flame

Avacal already has Order of the Sable Axe grandfathered to them on the November 2013 LoAR.

"Sable" is a heraldic color term. The April 2012 Cover Letter states: "[W]e are hereby allowing the use of heraldic color terms in order names as well as the everyday terms." The spelling <sable> is dated to 1486 in the Middle English Dictionary s.v. sāble (n.)

"Flame" - as per pic dic, "flames are found in the canting arms of de la Fiama, mid-15th C. [Triv 194], and in the arms of Wells, c.1525 [DBA2 338]".

The construction pattern of colour + charge is documented in Medieval Secular Order Names by Juliana de Luna (Julia Smith) http://heraldry.sca.org/names/order/new/


11: Avacal, Kingdom of -New Order Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2016, via Avacal.

Award of the Sable Glove

"Sable" is a heraldic color term. The April 2012 Cover Letter states: "[W]e are hereby allowing the use of heraldic color terms in order names as well as the everyday terms." The spelling <sable> is dated to 1486 in the Middle English Dictionary s.v. sāble (n.)

"Glove" Middle English Dictionary indicates

(a1393) Gower CA (Frf 3) prol.357: Upon the hond to were a Schoo And sette upon the fot a Glove Acordeth noght to the behove Of resonable mannes us. Pic Dic indicates that it is "found in the canting arms (German Handschuh) of Handschuhsheim, c.1450 [Ingeram 268]."

The construction pattern of colour + charge is documented in Medieval Secular Order Names by Juliana de Luna (Julia Smith) http://heraldry.sca.org/names/order/new/


12: Avacal, Kingdom of -New Order Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2016, via Avacal.

Award of the Sable Saddle

"Sable" is a heraldic color term. The April 2012 Cover Letter states: "[W]e are hereby allowing the use of heraldic color terms in order names as well as the everyday terms." The spelling <sable> is dated to 1486 in the Middle English Dictionary s.v. sāble (n.)

"Arrow", as per the pic dic, "An arrow is a feathered shaft, shot from a bow or crossbow as a missile. It's found in the allusive arms of Archer, 1320 [DBA1 10]."

The spelling <arrow> is found in the OED, s.n. arrow n., dated to 1535: Thys arrow comyth never owt of thyn ownne bow.

The construction pattern of colour + charge is documented in Medieval Secular Order Names by Juliana de Luna (Julia Smith) http://heraldry.sca.org/names/order/new/


13: Avacal, Kingdom of -New Order Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2016, via Avacal.

Award of the Sable Wing

Avacal already has Order of the Sable Axe grandfathered to them on the November 2013 LoAR.

"Sable" is a heraldic color term. The April 2012 Cover Letter states: "[W]e are hereby allowing the use of heraldic color terms in order names as well as the everyday terms." The spelling <sable> is dated to 1486 in the Middle English Dictionary s.v. sāble (n.)

"Wing" - An heraldic charge dating from c. 1290 (SCA Pictorial Dictionary, s.n. Wing). OED, 2nd ed., s.n. Wing, defines this as "each of the organs of flight of any flying animal, as a bird." Also "a figure or imitation of a wing." From 1552-3 "with a payre of winges of gold" and 1584 "wings for the spreade eagle"

The construction pattern of colour + charge is documented in Medieval Secular Order Names by Juliana de Luna (Julia Smith) http://heraldry.sca.org/names/order/new/


Yours in service,

Arwyn of Leicester

White Wyvern Herald

Avacal


OSCAR counts 13 Order Names. There are a total of 13 items submitted on this letter.

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