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Gleann Abhann GA iLOI dated 2018-04-18

Greeting unto the those who comment on theses submissions.

This is Gulf Wars Letter #1

This letter has be changed since its first edition. My apologies for any errors in the initial display.

1: Ailín nic an Bháird -New Acceptance of Household Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in February of 1995, via Meridies.

Fhinn Mhóir, Clann

No changes.

This household name is being transferred from Sárán mac Ímair to Ailín nic an Bháird

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2179/2018-04-18/19-10-56_Fhinn_Mhoir.jpg


2: Ailín nic an Bháird -New Acceptance of Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in February of 1995, via Meridies.

(Fieldless) A five-headed four-legged wingless hydra rampant argent.

This badge is being transferred from Sárán mac Ímair to Ailín nic an Bháird

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2179/2018-04-18/19-11-44_Hydra_Badge.jpg


3: Amy Squirrel -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name on the Gleann Abhann LoI of November 20, 2017 as submitted.

(Fieldless) Two acorns slipped and conjoined azure


4: Asim al-Samad -New Name & New Device

Per bend Or and argent, in bend sinister a phoenix issuant from flames gules and a mustache sable

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Sound (Asil) most important.

Asim - arabic given name "arabic names from al-Andals - www.s-gaberiel.org/names/juliara/alondolus

(submitter really wants ASILbut we couldnt find it here)

al-Samad - Arabic byname - ibid

(we are unsure of the substitutability Asim/Asil for the Abd in the "Abd al-Samad"


5: Baptiste le Clerc -New Name & New Device

Vert, in saltire a quill and wood chisel, a bordure dovetailed argent

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Sound (Bap-teest luh Klerk) most important.

Baptiste - masculine French given name. 16th century Norman Names - www.s-gaberial.org/names/catelin/norman16

le Clerc - French byname - ibid- st. gabriel - 16 norman. St. Gabriel #2171


6: Catalina de la Mar -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Language most important.
Culture (15th century Andalusia) most important.

Catalina - "Spanish Names of the 15th Century" by Juliana de Luna https://heraldry.sca.org/names/isabella/WomesnGivenAlpha.html

de la Mar - "Spanish Names of the 15th Century" by Juliana de Luna https://heraldry.sca.org/names/isabella/locative.html


7: Cecilia Augustina -New Household Name & New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2015, via Gleann Abhann.

Domus Tres

Per bend sinister azure and gules, on a bend sinister argent between an oak leaf bendwise sinister Or and a quill pen argent an escallop azure."

Meaning (house of three) most important.

Domus Latin translation of "House"

Tres Latin translation of "Three"


8: Charles of Shepardswell -New Transfer of Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in February of 1984, via Caid.

Per chevron vert and Or, three dexter arms embowed in armor, each maintaining a scimitar palewise inverted edge to sinister, all counterchanged

This device is being transferred from Charles of Shepardswell toStefan of Shepardswell

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2179/2018-04-18/19-13-49_Trans_Charles_to_Stephen.jpg
#2 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2179/2018-04-18/19-13-51_Trans_Stephan_from_Charles.jpg


9: David Flecher -New Name & New Device

Or, an oak tree gules and overall three arrows in pale bendwise sinister inverted sable.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Meaning (maker of arrows) most important.

David - English given name, David I 1084-1153, witney combe.

Flecher - English given name, 1203, R&W S.N. Flecher


10: Eleanor de la Cor -New Name & New Device

Azure, on a bend between two lilies of the valley argent, a martlet azure.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Meaning (of the horn) most important.

Eleanor - s-gabriel.org/2463, or Eleanor of Aquitaine

de la Cor - french translation of "Of the Horn"


11: Elrick Hellstern -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Gleann Abhann LoI of October 04, 2016 as submitted.

Per bend azure and gules, on a bend between two maces argent, a winged ferret rampant sable.

resub from http://oscar.sca.org/index.php?action=145&id=77535


12: Gidney of Axemoor -New Name & New Device

Azure, a cameleopard prorer, on a cheif argent between two gilley flowers slipped and leaved proper a pen sable.

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

Gidney - Elizabeth Gidney - English Births and Christening, 1538-1975.

Recorded as Gadney, Gedney and Godney, this is an English surname. It is a locational from a village and parish called Gedneu in the county of Lincolnshire.

Axemoor - barony in the kingdom of Gleann Abhann

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2179/2018-04-09/11-33-23_Gideny_NM1.jpg
#2 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2179/2018-04-09/11-33-24_Gideny_NM2.jpg
#3 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2179/2018-04-09/11-33-26_Gideny_NM3.jpg
#4 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2179/2018-04-09/11-33-27_Gideny_NM4.jpg
#5 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2179/2018-04-09/11-33-29_Gideny_NM5.jpg


13: Groza Novgorodskaia -New Household Name & New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in September of 2013, via Gleann Abhann.

Inn if Badger and Owl

(fleildless) A badger statent comtorny sable marked Or, surmounted by an owl contorny argent.

Inn of Badger and Owl - badger and owl are two heraldic charges

- Inn of Bear and Harrow was temp. James I per "English Sign Names" by Mari ingen Briain meic Donnchada - http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/inn/#Animals

This badge will be held jointly by Groza Novgorodskaia and Oleg the Quiet


14: Isabel Winterborn -New Household Name & New Badge

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

Fellowship of St. Columba

(fieldless) A dove migrant head to chief within and conjoined to a Coptic cross argent

No major changes.

St. Columba - [ocm] Irish Saint and Scottish Saints (32+)

Fellowship + saints name is a attested naming patter per St. Gabriel - www.s-gabriel.org/names/ursula.ordermane


15: Jali Bukha -New Name & New Device

Azure, teo winged lions regardent addosed Or with an orl of lotus blossoms affronty argent.

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

Jali - Mongolian naming practices by Marta as tu Mika-Mysliway Bvickhat Herald - heraldry.sca.org/names/mongolian_names_marta.html


16: Kolfrosta Ûlfsdóttir -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Gleann Abhann LoI of July 09, 2017 as submitted.

per chevron sable and purpure two rabbits sejant and a crescent pendant argent

resub from http://oscar.sca.org/kingdom/kingloi.php?kingdom=20&loi=4501


17: Lilian the Roma -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Gleann Abhann LoI of July 09, 2017 as submitted.

Or, a tree proper sustaining a dragon displayed gules, an orle sable

this is a resub from the original submitted on http://oscar.sca.org/kingdom/kingloi.php?kingdom=20&loi=4501


18: Linda Stjarna -New Name & New Device

Per pale argent and purpure, a dragonfly and three mullets of six points pierced counterchanged.

Sound (Lee-hah) most important.
Meaning (Star) most important.

Lina - feminine byname from Geivv Bassi p13 (submitter prefers unaccented form)

Stjarna - nickname from Geivv Bassi p28 (submitter prefers to capitalize her byname)


19: Lopthaena Kolgrimrsdottir -New Name

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

Lofthaena, Lopthaena - the first element may be related to the masculine name Loptr, which appears in the Eddas as one of the names of Loki, and as a masculine human name in Landnamabok. the second element is identical with Old Icelandic haena, "Hen". the name appears in Landnamabok for Lofthaena Arinbjarnardottir on ch.22. the form Lofthaena appears in the legendary saga Orvar-odds saga, c. 1250, as the mother of Oddr. - GB pp.13; CV pp. 305, 398 s.v. Haena, Loptr

Kol - the first element Kol- is identical with Old Icelandic kol, "Coal, Black as Coal". - GB p.12 s.n. Kolbakr; FJ p. 345 s.n. Kol-: CV pp. 347 s.v. Kol; NR s.n. Kul.

Grimarr - the name is found in Old Danish as Grimar and in OW. Norse as Grimarr. the first element Grim- is related to Old isclandic grima,"Mask", and may refer to a helm which masks the face, also Grimr was one of the names of the god Ooinn. for the second element -arr see above. Runic examples include the nominative form krimar and the accusative form krima..... - GB p.10 s.n. Grimarr; FJ pp. 343, 348 s.n. Grim -,-arr ; CV pp 216 s.v. grima; NR s.nn Grimarr, Grim-, arr.

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2179/2018-04-09/11-00-15_Lopthaena_Name_DC1.jpg


20: Maggie Wryght -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name on the Gleann Abhann LoI of August 07, 2017 as submitted.

vert, in chief three bezants, in base three crescents two and one, a bordure argent charged with a semy of lozenges azure

this badge will be co-owned by Groza Novgorodskaia


21: Nicholas Swift -New Household Name

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

The House of the Pale and Dragon

No changes.

Pale and Dragon are two heraldic charges. This follows the pattern House of heraldic charge & heraldic charge


22: Oleg the Quiet -New Device Change

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in September of 2013, via Gleann Abhann.

Sable, a badger rampant reguardant Or marked sable and an orle Or

Old Item: Per chevron azure and argent, in base a falcon sinister striking proper and on a chief argent an arrow fesswise sinister sable., to be retained as a badge.


23: Olivia Grey -New Name & New Device

Argent, a bend purpure between two swallows volent to base sinister azure

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

Olivia - Olive Latin oliva 'olive, olive-tree' -- the name if a (perhaps legendary) 9th C Sicilian saint http://dmnes.org/name/Olive

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2179/2018-04-09/11-20-58_Olivia_Name_1.jpg
#2 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2179/2018-04-09/11-20-59_Olivia_Name_2.jpg


24: Reimund Wanderer - -Resub Device

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

Per bend Sinister wavy azure and gules a compass rose Or and a eagle striking argent

resub from http://oscar.sca.org/index.php?action=145&id=77534


25: Reynier Baldemund -New Name & New Device

Vert, three rooks in fess argent within a bordure Or.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Language (13th century Dutch/Lowlands) most important.
Culture (13th century Dutch/Lowlands) most important.

Reynier - Listed in Names of the Lowlands 1250-1300 http://www.keesn.nl/names13/en4_list_m.htm

BoonenGes. pg. 330

Ed. van Even, editor . Geschiedenis van Leuven Geschreven in de Jaren 1593 en 1594 door Willem Boonen.

Leuven: H. Vanbiesmn en A, Fonteyn, 1880

Baldemund - this name is constructed from table of roots for Germanic names in Names in the Lowlands before 1150. http://www.keesn.nl/names13/en4_list_ele.htm

There was also a barony of Baldermund in the time of King John I - http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=78235


26: Rikari av Kiersted -New Name & New Device

per pale purpure and vert, two cats rampant addorsed, in chief three lightning bolts palewise Or

Rikari - plausibel deuterothematic Old Scandinavian name:

- Rik - first element documented by Viking Answer Lady in names such as Rikólfr "mighty Wolf" and Rikvór "Mighty Tree"

- ari - plausable 2nd element meaning "eagle" or "hearth". See Ari (given name meaning "Eagle") and Alfarinn(2nd element -arinn from - arin/orin "eagle" or -Arinn "Hearth") - All from Viking Answer Lady

av Kiersted - plausible Old Danish Locative byname

- Kier - 1st name lement see in early 15th century placemanes such as Kiergaurd, Kierherritt, Kierebierg, and Kiersguard(Under Kær abd Kärr) in Diplomaticum Danicum placenames - http;// diplomatrium.dk.dd/register/places_4rk.html

-sted- 2nd element seen in the 15th century place names such as Faursted, Grysted, Haldensted, ect. in Diplomaticum Danicum placenames - http;// diplomatrium.dk.dd/register/places_4rk.html

Also seems to be in Finnur Jónsson Lexica Poerica Septentrioalia. Copenhagen: S.L.Mollers.1931 - www.septentrionalia.net/lex/index.php?book=e&page=535

-avX - standatd danish locative form per SENA Appendix A


27: Róki Ormrsson -New Name

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

Hrókr, Rókr, Róki From the OW Norse noun hókr, "Rook, Crow" Found in OW.Norse s Hrokr Saevilsson a fictional character from Hrolfs saga Kraka ok kappa hans. two possible instances are found in Denmark as a personal name and as a by-name, Rok. Appearers as Rog in Sweden. the Hypothetical weak side-from Roki is derived from place-names in Denmark and Sweden. Occurs in the runic accusative case form rok. Possible Anglo-Scandinavian occurrence include the place-names Roxebi, Roscebi, Rochesbi, Rochesham, Roxton and the names Róc and Roc, however these may insted derive from Old English name Hroca or the bird, wich is either Hrókr(old norse) or hroc(old english). - GB ps.n. Hókr; FJ p. 223 s.nn. Rókr, Róki; NR s.n HrókR. FJp.223 s.nn. Rókr,Róki

Ormarr found in old danish and old swedish as Ormar, occurs in OW.Norse as Ormarr. the first element Orm- os from OW Norse Ormr"Dragon, worm serpent" For the second element -arr se above. runic examples include the nominative case forms ormar, urmar, and the accusative case form urmar. a short form of masculine names in Orm- or derived from the masculine name OrmR is Ormi. - FJ. pp. 345, 350: CV pp.443, 468-469 s.v. Maerr, ormr, NR s.nn. Ormarr, -arr ormi

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2179/2018-04-08/18-41-03_Roki_Name._DC1.jpg


28: Sárán mac Ímair -New Transfer of Household Name

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

Fhinn Mhóir, Clann

No changes.

This household name is being transferred from Sárán mac Ímair to Ailín nic an Bháird

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2179/2018-04-18/19-14-49_Fhinn_Mhoir.jpg


29: Sárán mac Sáráin -New Transfer of Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2015, via Gleann Abhann.

(Fieldless) A five-headed four-legged wingless hydra rampant argent.

This badge is being transferred from Sárán mac Ímair to Ailín nic an Bháird

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2179/2018-04-18/19-15-31_Hydra_Badge.jpg


30: Sindri Ivarrsson -New Name & New Device

Gules, a wolf's head erased and a dragon's head erased addosed and a point pointed argen charged with an anvil sable

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

Sindri - Geirr Bassi pg 14

Ivarrsson - Geirr Bassi pg 21 - Ivarr - 4 instances of use


31: Stefan of Shepardswell -New Acceptance of Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in April of 2014, via Gleann Abhann.

Per chevron vert and Or, three dexter arms embowed in armor, each maintaining a scimitar palewise inverted edge to sinister, all counterchanged

This device is being transferred from Charles of Shepardswell toStefan of Shepardswell

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2179/2018-04-18/19-16-18_Trans_Charles_to_Stephen.jpg
#2 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2179/2018-04-18/19-16-19_Trans_Stephan_from_Charles.jpg


32: Stella Volpe -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound (Steh-lah Vohl-Peh) most important.

Stella - 14th-15th Italian Fem. Names "Italian Renaissance Women's Names" heraldy.sca.org/namesitalian

Volpe - 1427 Italian byname "Family Names apperinf in the Castoso of 1427" https://s-gabriel.org/names/ferrante/catasto/


Yours in Service

Gaius Primus

Gleann Abhann

Moonstone


OSCAR counts 15 Names, 4 Household Names, 15 Devices, 1 Device Change and 5 Badges. There are 3 transfers.There are 3 acceptances. There are a total of 46 items submitted on this letter.

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