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Ealdormere ILoI dated 2018-04-24

Unto the most honourable members of the Ealdormere College of Heralds, and to its most distinguished external commenters, from Lord Dietrich von Sachsen, Green Mantle Herald, greetings.

1: Aibhilín of Skye -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in December of 1990, via the Middle.

Per bend Per bend argent and gules, a wool comb and a sheep rampant counterchanged.

Correction to Badge (2018-Apr-26 23:04:06): Blazon should be "Per bend argent and gules, a wool comb and a sheep rampant counterchanged."


2: Ásta Starrisdottir -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Language (Old Norse) most important.

All elements of the name are found "The Old Norse Name," Geirr Bassi Haraldsson. Olney, MD: Markland Medieval Militia. 1977.

Ásta appears as a feminine given name on p. 8.

Starri is a masculine given name, p. 8. The patronym is constructed according rules for formation of patronymic on page 17 of the same.


3: Christiana Macnamara -New Augmentation of Arms

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in October of 1999, via Ealdormere.

Gules, a winged snail, on a chief argent two apples gules leaved vert, as an augmentation the dexter apple within a serpent in annulo vorant of its tail quarterly gules and vert

Augmentation was awarded on April 7th, 2018. The court report and the award scroll have been included with this submission.


4: Kitta Mjǫksiglandi -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.

Kitta is a short form for the name, `Kristín". Cleasby, Richard and Guðbrandr Vigfusson. An Icelandic-English Dictionary. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon. 1957, pp. xxxiv s.v. "Pet Names".

Mjǫksiglandi means `much-sailing or far-travelling" and occurs three times in the Landnámabók. http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/norse/vikbynames.html


5: Rúna Sǫlveigarsdottir -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Culture (Old Norse) most important.

Rúna is a female given name found in Nordiskt runnamnslexikon p. 185 sn. Rúna

(http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/om-oss/arkiv-och-samlingar/nordiskt-runnamnslexikon.html). Rúna is the short form of feminine names in Rún- or -rún.

Sǫlveig is found as Old Norse feminine name in Geir Bassi, p. 15. The genitive form is Sǫlveigar, making the matronymic form Sǫlveigarson or Sǫlveigarsdottir.


As always, kindest thanks to all those who take the time to comment. Please join us for our April Submissions meeting on May 14th.


OSCAR counts 3 Names, 1 Badge and 1 Augmentation of Arms. There are a total of 5 items submitted on this letter.

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