Artemisia LoI dated 2017-03-27

Ii-wy em hotep Andrewe Laurel, Alys Pelican, and Brunissende Wreath. Ankh, udja, seneb. Ii-wy em hotep members of the College of Arms. Ii-wy em hotep all who read these words from Sneferu Golden Pillar and the Artemisian College of Heralds,

These are the paid items received by Golden Pillar since Artemisia's latest LoI dated 2017-02-27. In all cases where Golden Pillar was the consulting herald Golden Wing made the decision to send the items up. All items have been checked for conflict at Kingdom. In-kingdom commentary on all these items can be found at Enjoy.

This item was on the 06-2017 LoAR

1: Giliana Attewatyr - New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in January of 2004, via Artemisia.

Argent, a tree eradicated proper between a capital letter G and a capital letter A sable.

Consulting herald Aonghus Ill-Ulfr

This item was on the 06-2017 LoAR

2: Jana atte Hille - New Name & New Device

Argent, a wreath of rosebay willowherb (fireweed) proper, in chief three lozenges and a mount issuant from base azure.

Jana: English Given Names from 16th andEarly 17th C Marriage Records: Jana by Sara l. Uckelman

atte Hille: Johannes atte Hille: (1428) Feudal Aids 5

Consulting herald Hallerna Stjǫrnukona

Simplified docs from fridde wlffsdotter:

We can simplify the documentation summary, as they are no-photocopy sources.

English Given Names from 16th and Early 17th C Marriage Records: Jana by Sara L. Uckelman

Jana, 73 instances between 1560 and 1620.


MED sv. hil(le) 4.b.

Johannes atte Hille. 1428


Consulting herald Hallerna Stjǫrnukona

This device was originally submitted with purple flowers. This was changed at kingdom to mach a photograph of the actual plant. This was done with the submitters approval. The original emblazon and the photograph used to create the current version are attached.

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:

This item was on the 06-2017 LoAR

3: Johan Aguilar de Granada - Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Artemisia LoI of January 30, 2017 as submitted.

Per pale azure and vert, on an eagle displayed Or a monarch butterfly proper.

The original iteration of this device Per pale azure and vert, two eagles Or was returned by kingdom on Jan 29 2017 for conflict with the registered device of Magdelena Grace Vane Per pale gules and sable, two simurghs displayed Or (Jan 2009 via Drachenwald).

Consulting herald Sneferu Golden Pillar

Correction to Device (2017-Apr-22 05:04:11): This device is new to Laurel; not a resub.

This item was on the 06-2017 LoAR

4: Safiya al-Zarqa' - New Name & New Device

Safiya al-Zarqa'

Vert, a phoenix between three roses two and one argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Language most important.
Meaning most important.

Safiya - Feminine Arabic Ism (Given Name) documented in PERIOD ARABIC NAMES AND NAMING PRACTICES by Da'ud ibn Auda (David B. Appleton).

al-Zarqa' - Feminine Arabic cognomen documented as meaning 'the blue-eyed' in PERIOD ARABIC NAMES AND NAMING PRACTICES by Da'ud ibn Auda (David B. Appleton).

Consulting herald Sneferu Golden Pillar

Consulting herald Hallerna Stjǫrnukona

Thanks be to all those who contributed to these submissions at Kingdom including but not limited to Giliana Attewatyr, Michael Gerard Curtememoire, Basil Lions Heart, ffride wlffsdotter, Aritê gunê Akasa, Song Skraeling Althing, Etienne Sea Stag, Galefridus Peregrinus, and Tala al-Zahra.


Sneferu sa Djedi mewetif Merit
Golden Pillar Herald
Kingdom of Artemisia

Standard disclaimer: So far as I know, this letter accurately reflects the contents of the various submission forms and accompanying documents, including consent to changes, expressed preferences, requests for authenticity, and formation of holding names.

OSCAR counts 2 New Names, 2 New Devices and 1 New Badge. These 5 items are chargeable, Laurel should receive $20 for them. OSCAR counts 1 Resub Device. This item is not chargeable. There are a total of 6 items submitted on this letter.