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Outlands Kingdom ILoI dated 2018-05-06

Unto the Outlands College of Heralds, our respected friends and colleagues who give freely of their time to provide commentary, and all others who come by these letters, on this 6th day of May, A.S. LIII (2018 CE), does the Honorable Lord Gauvain Eisenbein send greetings on behalf of The Honorable Lord Tomothy O'Brien, White Stag Principal Herald.

Here follows the Kingdom of the Outlands' Letter of Presentation for April, 2018. This Letter contains all complete submissions received by Castle Herald between March 2 and April 1.

Anyone may comment upon the items found herein, and e-mail commentary to the herald's commentary list is encouraged. Your comments and suggestions are always welcome. Please have comments on items contained herein to Rampart Herald by May 27th, 2018. The online Rampart meeting to discuss this letter will be held May 23rd, 2018. As a reminder, the College of Arms requests commentary on all items, including appeals.

Submissions heralds are strongly urged to review the guidelines at: "http://rampart.outlandsheralds.org/#castle_instructions", as items not meeting these guidelines will be pended. Pended items will be administratively returned after they have appeared on three Letters of Presentation.

All name submissions should include a satisfactory write-up in the name documentation and commentary section of the submission form (which must also be forwarded in text form to Castle). Name forms with missing, incomplete, or poorly formatted write-ups will be pended until the problem is corrected.

1: Aarquelle, Barony of -Resub Badge

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

Barry wavy azure and argent, a mace with a bordure Or

This submission is to be associated with Award of the Mace of Aarquelle

The previous submission, Barry wavy azure and argent, a mace Or, was returned on the February 2018 LoR (http://rampart.outlandsheralds.org/2018-01-lop/1802-lor.html) with the following: {Returned due to conflict with West, Kingdom of the: Azure, a flanged mace Or [09/1971 (via the West)]. There is no difference between a mace and a flanged mace. Emblazon: https://oscar.sca.org/emblazons/Outlands/2018-01/aarquelle-mace-c.jpg}

Consulting Herald: Ragnvaldr of Rendlesham

Branch: Aarquelle


2: Alamanda de la Rocca -New Badge

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

In saltire vert and Or, four jester's caps counterchanged within a bordure argent

Consulting Herald: Angus Reid MacFarlane

Branch: Fontaine dans Sable


3: Bogdan Donat -New Name & New Device

Sable, on a saltire Or five dragon faces cabossed gules

Submitter has no desire as to gender.
Sound most important.

Bogdan. Russian. 1386. From: "Paul Goldschmidt's Dictionary of Period Russian Names - Section BL" -

http://heraldry.sca.org/names/paul/bl.html

Donat. Johann Donat, Eastern Germany found in State Archive Sachsen. 1534. Found in

http://www.archiv.sachsen.de/archiv/bestand.jsp?oid=01.05.01&bestandid=10024&syg_id=240520"

Consulting Herald: Elizabeth Anne Grene

Branch: Fontaine dans Sable


4: Fontaine dans Sable, Barony of -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2004, via the Outlands.

Argent, three and three droplets azure and gules within an orle of fleur de lis bases outward, Or

This submission is to be associated with Order of the Fallen Waters

Consulting Herald: Angus Reid MacFarlane

Branch: Fontaine dans Sable

Correction to Badge (2018-May-06 21:05:43): Withdrawn by submitter for a rework.


5: Hróðgeirr Svart hjarta -Resub Name & Resub Device

Per saltire purpure and vert, on a saltire between four sets of three drinking hors fretted in triangle argent, a heart sable

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Meaning (black heart) most important.

Hróðgeirr -- http://www.vikinganswerlady.com/ONMensNames.shtml#h Found in Old Danish as Rothger, in Old Swedish as Rodhger, and in OW.Norse as Hróðgeirr

Svart - http://www.vikinganswerlady.com/ONMensNames.shtml#s `Svart' is listed under `Svartr' by the vikinganswerlady, but it also states that in Swedish it appears as `Svart'

hjarta -- http://www.vikinganswerlady.com/ONMensNames.shtml#h Originally a by-name related to Old Icelandic hjort, hjartar, "hart". Found in Iceland. Found in Denmark as both a personal name and as a by-name. May appear in the Anglo-Scandinavian place-name Herteregate.

ALSO: https://www.freetranslation.com/ translates `heart' to `hjerte'

The previous submissions, Hródgierr Sorthjerte and Per saltire argent and purpure, a heart sable were returned on the April 2017 LoR (http://rampart.outlandsheralds.org/2017-03-lop/1704-lor.html) with the following: {he name is returned for clarification on the name the submitter desires. While there were notations of change desired in the commentary, it is unclear as to what was exactly wanted. The device is returned for a conflict with Rustique de Suard (97/04 via the Middle): Gyronny purpure and argent, a heart sable. There is only one DC for the change of the field. Emblazon: http://oscar.sca.org/emblazons/Outlands/2017-04/hrodgierr-c.jpg}

Consulting Herald: Selene of the Sky

Branch: Aarquelle


6: Jemma de Grey -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Language (13th c English) most important.
Culture (13th c English) most important.

"Jemma" is found in the "Dictionary of English Surnames" (https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/talan/reaney/reaney.cgi?Jemma or https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/talan/reaney/index_mid4.html, retrieved on 1/25/2018).

"de Grey" is a family surname found at http://www.panix.com/~gabriel/public-bin/showfinal.cgi?1521+0 (retrieved on 1/25/2018).

Consulting Herald: Maimuna al-Bukhariyya

Branch: Drygestan


7: Klaus Jarnskegger of Unser Hafen -New Name & New Device

Per bed sinister argent and sable, a bend sinister counterchanged azure and argent and in dexter chief a griffin sable armed argent

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Meaning (Klaus Iron Beard of Unser Hafen) most important.

Klaus is a masculine given name with 2 occurrences sn Klas in "German Names from N¸rnberg, 1497" by Aryanhwy merch Catmael. http://heraldry.sca.org/names/german/nurnberg1497.html

Jarnskegger constructed from jarn = iron and skegger = beard "Tilnavne i den islandske oldlitteratur" by Finnur JÛnsson has:

http://heimskringla.no/wiki/Tilnavne:_Legemet Gives as an example of <Descriptor>+<beard>:

¡rni gullskeggr mentioned in the Sturlunga saga and dates to events in the 13th c., means "gold beard".

˛orleifr breiskeggr, not 100% what the source of abbreviation is, but it's dated to 12th c. "broard-beard".

¡rni rauskeggr mentioned in the Sturlunga saga and dates to events in the 12th c., means "red beard" and can show a pattern of "iron" + "body part":

Hjalti j·rnauga mentioned in the Sturlunga saga and dates to events in the 13th c., means "iron-eye"

JÛn J·rnb˙kr mentioned in the Sturlunga saga and dates to events in the 13th c., means "iron-body".

Bjorn j·rnsÌds mentioned in Kn˝tlinga saga dated to the 12th c. "iron side".

Unser Hafen- Outlands Barony

Consulting Herald: Ruadri mac Batin

Branch: Unser Hafen


8: Leticia Attewode -New Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Outlands LoI of September 30, 2016 as submitted.

Sable, a pawprint and on a chief Or a lotus between and increscent and a decrescent azuree

Consulting Herald: Selene of the Sky

Branch: Aarquelle


9: Lisette deTroyes -New Name & New Device

Per chevron rayonny inverted Or and vert, a pegasus segreant gules and three fleur de lys Or

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No holding name.
No changes.
Language (French) most important.
Culture (French) most important.

Lisette-

Feminine French given name. <L i sette>, an Occitan form, is dated to 1528. [Talan Gwynek, "Late Period Feminine Names from the South of France", (http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/talan/latefrenchfem/)

de Troyes-

locative byname found in "French Surnames from Paris, 1421, 1423 and 1438" by Aryanhwy merch Catmael (Sara L. Friedemann, http://heraldry.sca.org/names/french/paris1423surnames.html) dated to 1438.

Consulting Herald: Ronan na f-fiacal mac Connail

Branch: Unser Hafen


10: Odin Hrafn Grāi -New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Meaning (Grey Raven) most important.

Odin - (1) Óðinn -- Óðinn was the god of battle … also god of madness in battle and the madness of poetry -- http://www.vikinganswerlady.com/ONNames_and_Gods.shtml

(2) legal name shown on Colorado Driver License

Hrafn -- http://www.vikinganswerlady.com/ONMensNames.shtml#h

Occurs as both a personal name and as a by-name throughout SCandinavia, found as Old Danish Rafn, Old Swedish Ramn, and OW.Norse Hrafn. From the OW.Norse noun hrafn "raven." The form Hrafn is very common in Iceland throughout the medieval period, and occurs in Norway as well, less frequently.

Grái -- http://www.vikinganswerlady.com/ONMensNames.shtml#g

Originally a by-name derived from grályndr, "evil-tempered." Borne by one of the Landnámamenn in Iceland and fairly frequent later in West Scandinavia.

{Castle Note - DL copy received}

Consulting Herald: Selene of the Sky

Branch: Aarquelle


Thus ends the April Letter of Presentation. Happy New Year!

The following submissions are pended until the listed problem is addressed (items pended on this letter can be moved forward by sending corrections to the problem to Castle):

Bernhart von Böhmerwald - name and device - pended - need to submit required copies for source(s)

Eirikr rauðskeggr - name and device - need to submit text copy of the documentation notes, which must include links, citations, and/or attached copies for the documention

Julia Alexandria - device - Artwork needs to be recolored using Crayola markers.

Kseniia Tengeriin oyuun ukhaan - name and device - pended - need to submit required copies for source(s)

Servius Cassius Caledonius Ahenobarbus - device - Artwork needs to be recolored using Crayola markers.

Teresa de Granada - name - need to submit text copy of consultation notes

All submissions should follow the guidelines at:

"http://rampart.outlandsheralds.org/#castle_instructions".

In particular, citations used for name documentation that are not on the No Photocopy list must include a copy of the source material. Generally, this includes the cover or the colophon, and the page where the name item is documented. Please see SENA Appendix H for more details:

http://heraldry.sca.org/admin.html#APPENDIXH

The following items are administratively returned (these submissions require a full new submission, referencing the return on this letter):

none

In Service,

Gauvain Eisenbein

Outlands Castle Herald


OSCAR counts 6 Names, 5 Devices and 3 Badges. There are a total of 14 items submitted on this letter.

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