Caid LoI dated 2016-12-31

Unto Andrewe Laurel, Brunissende Wreath, Alys Pelican, and the College of Arms entire does Estrith Dolphin and the Caid College of Heralds, send greetings and salutations. I hope you all had wonderful holidays and are looking forward to the coming year as much as I am.

We humbly request your consideration of the following submissions from our December 4th meeting.

This item was on the 03-2017 LoAR

1: Amber Dragon Wyck - New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.

Amber is found as an English late and grey period surname used here as a given name

Joane Amber Gender Female Christening 1604 BTS, HEMINGFORD-ABBOTS, HUNTINGDON, ENGLAND Father's Name Amber C16870-2 https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NRFZ-629 by precedence I can never find surnames are allowed to be used as given names in late period England

Dragon is found as an English and Dutch surname in the late and grey period on familysearch with many examples one here

John Dragon Gender Male Christening 07 Dec 1578 Saint Thomas, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England Father's Name Thomas Dragon C15348-1 https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NBGN-DLX

Wyck is found as a late and grey period surname in England on familysearch

Jane Wyck Female Christening14 Dec 1578 Linstead, Kent, England Father's Name Anthony Wyck C04299-5 https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NNVJ-Y3G

This name is an English surname used as a given name with 2 additional surnames as allowed in SENA


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2: Cassian Black Rune - New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in January of 2016, via Caid.

Per pale Or and sable, on a fess engrailed on the upper edge azure in fess a cat-o-nine tails Or grasped by hand couped argent


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3: Danniell de Hartfield - New Name & New Device

Azure, an anchor Or and on chief argent a pen fesswise azure

Danniell is an English masculine given name found in FamilySearch Historical Records:

Danniell Key, married 24 Jul 1578, Lincoln, England; Batch M02569-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NL76-HXF)

de Hartfield is an English locative surname, found as a header spelling in R&W p.219, Hugh de Hertfeld dated 1204. R&W notes under the entry for Hart that the Middle English hert was replaced in later period by hart.

Submitted for internal commentary as Azure, in pale a pen fesswise argent and an anchor Or, this conflicted with the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantation, Azure, an anchor Or (May 1999, Laurel). With the submitter's permission this was redesigned with the submitter's permission.


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4: Mirabel Sellers - New Request for Name Reconsideration

OSCAR finds the name on the Caid LoI of June 26, 2016 as submitted.

Mira Sellers

From Caid Sept 2016 LoAR

Mirabel Sellers. Name.

Nice 16th century English name!

The submitter indicated that, if her name had to be changed, the sound "Mira Sellers" was most important to her. Mira is found as a given name in early 17th century Germany. The February 2015 Cover Letter permits this given name to be combined with the 16th century English Sellers. If the submitter prefers Mira Sellers, she should submit a request for reconsideration.

Submitter would prefer Mira Sellers, and is therefore requesting reconsideration.


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5: Winifred Elizabeth Harker - New Name & New Device

Per Pale, Vert and Or, between two nautilus shells, a mermaid counterchanged maintaining and charged with a sword argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No changes.

Winifred and Elizabeth are in "Late Sixteenth Century English Given Names," by Talan Gwynek (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/eng16/eng16alpha.html)

Harker is an English surname found in FamilySearch Historical Records:

William Harker, chr. 14 Oct 1582, York, England; Batch C04136-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J3Q8-KL6)

The emblazon appearing in internal commentary had the sword barely overall. With the submitter's approval, the device was redrawn.


Yours in Service

Estrith - Dolphin


OSCAR counts 3 New Names and 3 New Devices. These 6 items are chargeable, Laurel should receive $24 for them. OSCAR counts 1 Request for Name Reconsideration. This item may or may not require payment. There are a total of 7 items submitted on this letter.