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Meridies Kingdom ILoI dated 2018-03-31

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 April 21, 2018. A decision meeting is tentatively set for the following Tuesday after the 21st. Any changes will be announced through proper channels.

1: Anton von Augspurg -New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Language most important.
Culture (Bavarian, late 1400's to early 1500's) most important.

Requests masculine name based in 1500's Bavaria

Anton - found in 1501-1550, is of Christian origin, and found in "Late Period German Masculine Given Names: Names from 16th Century Plauen" by Talan Gwynek (Brian M. Scott).

Augspurg found in "German Place Names from a 16th C Czech Register: Modern to medieval index" by Sara L. Uckelman (Aryanhwy merch Catmael).

von Augspurg - found in "German Names from Nurnberg, 1497: Locative Surnames" by Sara L. Uckelman (Aryanhwy merch Catmael).

2: Ása Snorradóttir -New Name & New Device

Argent, a domestic cat segant within a serpent in annulo vorant of its own tail, three mullets two-and-one azure.

Submitter desires a feminine name.

Ása -

s.n. Ása

Snorri - Snorri

Patronymic formed following pattern in [GB] p. 17

3: Brennan Rennel -New Name & New Device

Sable, a sword inverted argent entwined of a rose vine Or with five double roses argent and azure.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Sound (Breh-nahn Rehn-nahl) most important.

Brennan - English Surname, Thomas Brennan married 1625

Batch M13669-2

surname as given name allowance (NOTE: No included signatures indicating seeing ID)

Rennel - English Surname, Elizabeth Rennel, christened 1635

IGIBatch I040975

4: Dís in Rauða -New Name & New Device

Per bend vert and argent, a serpent glissant gules.

Dìs -

Given name - Haraldsson; Old Norse Names p9

(NOTE: Name requested Dís and name in documentation Dìs differ)

in Rauða -

byname - inn rauði - Haraldsson; Old Norse Names p26

Viking Bynames found in the Landnámabók

Aryanhwy march Catmael

5: Elyn Wolhampton -New Name & New Device

Per pale gules and azure, an ewe salient maintaining in its forehooves a bow Or knocked and drawn with a quill pen argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.

Elyn - s.n. Ellen at

Wolhampton - s.n. Woolhampton in [Watts] The English Dictionary of English Place Names

Wol(h)ampton(e) is dated to 1341-1428

Watts and DMNES are both in the no copy needed list.

6: Georius von Wien -New Name & New Device

Per chevron inverted argent and azure, in pale a candle azure lit proper and an open bool argent.

Submitter desires a masculine name.

Georius -

s.n. George Georius is listed as a nominative form Latin name dated to 1422

von Wien -

modern German form meaning "from Vienna"

7: Katelina de Chateleia -Resub Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in July of 2016, via Meridies.

(Fieldless) A rose argent barbed vert on a crossbow quarrel and sword in saltire Or.

Previous submission was returned by Kingdom in March 2017, because of a conflict.

(Fieldless), an orchid blossom affronty vert.

Roger of York

The following badge associated with this name was registered in May of 2000 (via Ansteorra):

(Fieldless) A rose vert.

8: Laura Rodriguez Figueroa -New Name & New Device

Gules, a fess Or, overall a cow rampant maintaining a frying pan fesswise argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.

Laura -

woman's name per Yehoshua ben Heim haYerushalmi's article 'Names of Jews in Rome in the 1550's, Table of Names'

Rodriguez -

Patronymic listed 101 times in '16th Century Spanish Names by Elsbeth Ann Roth

Figueroa -

Spanish surname: Mariana Ruiz Figueroa, female, Christened 22 Aug 1581, San Miguel, Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain. Batch # C87115-1

NOTE: Spanish/Italian acceptable language mix per SENA Appendix C

9: Marguerite Ysabel du Val -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name on the Meridies LoI of March 31, 2017 as submitted.

(Fieldless) A rabbit courant sable.

10: Marke Arturi -New Name & New Device

Vert, on a pale cotised argent a chalice sable.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Meaning (Needs to have Mark and Arthur referenced) most important.

Marke -

[Withycombe] s.n. Marcus, Mark, Marke dated to 1273

Arturi -

[RW] s.n. Arthur, Arhturs, Arthars, Arter.

Henrycus filius Arturi is dated to 1187,

Submitter prefers unmarked patronymic

11: Rowan MacMurrough -New Name & New Device

Azure, on a bend between a Pegasus segreant and a G-clef argent a sun azure.

Submitter has no desire as to gender.

Anglicized Irish name


Masculine: ROWAN MARKE; Male; Marriage; 26 Nov 1599; Madron, Cornwall, England; Batch: M00169-1 Feminine: Rowan, Spouse's Name: Phillip, Date: 05 Nov 1581, Place: Madron, Cornwall, England, Batch M00169-1 (Copied from OSCAR)


Marked patronymic from Murrough Mc Donnell O'Ferrall of Athey-donell -- also Dermot M'Murrogh -- both from Names Found in Anglicized Irish Documents by Mad ingen Briain meic Donnchada (Kathleen M. O'Brien) (NOTE: Link provided was bad)

12: Rúnólfr Orólokarr Úlfsson -New Device

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

Sable, a plate within three wolves courant in annulo contourney feet to center within a bordure argent.

Correction to Device (2018-Apr-02 19:04:56): Name is Rúnólfr orðlokarr Úlfsson, not Rúnólfr Orólokarr Úlfsson.

13: Ruxandra cel Mare -New Name & New Device

Vert, a tree eradicated between two ibexes salient respectant and on a chief argent three triquetras vert.

Ruxandra -

Feminine given name, found in article "Romanian Names from the Basarab Line" by Jennifer Edwards. Name dated to late 15th/early 16th century

Ruxandra (daughter of Mine cel Rau)

cel Mare -

Surname found in same article.

Name dated to

early 14th C - Basarab cel Mare

late 14th C - Mircea cel Batrain (sometimes cel Mare)

14: Snorri Smedson -New Name & New Device

Argent, an anvil maintaining a cat couchant between three smith's hammers two and one sable.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Client requests authenticity for Norse.
Culture (Norse) most important.

Snorri -

Geirr Bassi pg 14 s.n. Snorri

Viking Answer Lady - Old Norse Names - Mens

Smedson -

Geirr Bassi pg 14 - Smidr

Viking Answer Lady - from the O. W. Norse - Smidr = Craftsman, smith

15: Styrbjorn Gunnarsson -New Name & New Device

Per fess rayonny sable and gules, two dragons sejant respectant reguardand and a Thor's hammer argent.

Submitter desires a masculine name.

Styrbjorn -

Old Norse Given name

Gunnarr -

Old Norse Given name

Both found at

Gunnarsson is found using the patronymic pattern in [GB] p.17

16: Temuge Tsaatan -New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Culture (Mongolian) most important.

Temuge -

Mongolian Naming Practices by Marta as tu Mika-Mysliwy - Men's Names - Temuge

Tsaatan -

Mongolian Naming Practices by Marta as tu Mika-Mysliwy - Clan/Tribe Names - Tsaatan

17: Theodora Doukaina -New Badge

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

(Fieldless) On a plate a pine tree proper.

18: Thomas de Nesbit -New Name & New Device

Per pale azure and argent, two talbots sejant addorsed and a celtic cross counterchanged.

Submitter desires a masculine name.

Thomas -

s.n. Thomas in [Withycombe] dated to 1086

de Nesbit -

s.n. Nesbit, Nesbitt, Naisbet, Naisbit, Naisbitt, Nisbet, Nisbet. Robert de Nesbit 1160-1200 [RW]

19: William Faris of Clyde -New Name & New Device

Argent, a pall inverted between two wolves rampant addorsed sable and a dragon's head cabossed gules.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Culture (Scottish) most important.

William -

Withycombe pg 293-294 Headword-William masculine introduced into England by the Normans in the 11th C. - Scots - 1495 - William

Faris -

Susanna Faris, female, Christened 2 Dec 1619 in Long Ditton and Tolworth, Surrey, England.

Batch # P00698-1

Clyde -

Locative - River Clyde, Scotland

20: Wu Yun -New Household Name

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

House of the Nine Dragons

Sound (Nine Dragons) most important.

Follows number + item construction including animals or birds found in "Comparison of

Inn/Shop/House names found London 1473-1600 with those found in the ten shires surrounding

London in 1636"


In Service,

Ld Kurt Bogner

(m.k.a. Curtis Halbrook)

1350 Hendon Road

Woodstock, GA 30188

(404) 697-5949

OSCAR counts 15 Names, 1 Household Name, 14 Devices and 3 Badges. There are a total of 33 items submitted on this letter.

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