Gleann Abhann LoI dated 2017-02-28
Unto All the glorious company of the College of Heralds do I, Дочь боярская Гроза Новгородская of the Ram Kingdom of Gleann Abhann, bring salutations on this glorious almost-summer day in the River Valley Realm!
1: Balthasar Schabel - New Name & New Device
Per bend sinister bevilled gules and sable, in dexter chief a leopard passant guardant argent spotted sable.
Submitter desires a masculine name.
The source cited for "Balthasar" lists it as a man's name recorded in Middle High German in 1395 and 1560 (https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/talan/bahlow/bahlowMasc.html). A no-photocopy version of the article is available at http://heraldry.sca.org/names/bahlow_v.htm (http://heraldry.sca.org/admin.html#APPENDIXH).
Balthasar Schmid, male, married 1626, Donzdorf, Württemberg, Germany. Batch no. M95881-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J48Q-1YX)
Barbara Schabel, christened 1626, Donzdorf, Württemberg, Germany. Batch no. C95881-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NHYC-QDW)
Schabel - submitter wishes to use his mundane name for his SCA last name. A Valid government id was submitted as proof, if these sources are not acceptable.
2: Jamys Chapman - New Name & New Device
Vert, a pale sable fimbriated, in canton an hourglass Or.
No major changes.
Jamys listed in Karen Larsdatter's Masculine Given Names Found in the 1523 Subsidy Roll for York and Ainsty, England, where 13 instances are reported (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/york16/given-masc-alpha.htm).
Jamys Chapman, male, christened 1539, Rothwell, York, England. Batch no. P01061-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NGL9-8B9)
3: Sárán mac Sáráin - New Release of Device Change
OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2015, via Gleann Abhann.
Quarterly gules and argent, a fess checky argent and gules.
Old Item: Vert, an escallop inverted ermine., to be released.
With all best wishes and deepest gratitude to those who have commented previously and will continue commenting,
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