Caid LoI dated 2017-05-22

Unto Emma Laurel, Alys Pelican, Cormac Wreath and the College of Arms entire does Eridana Ambre, on behalf of Estrith Dolphin and the Caid College of Heralds, send greetings and salutations. Many thanks to Paul Crescent, Jeanne Marie Blue Mountain, Bruce Batonvert, Ariana Trident, Illuminada Chanson and Hrorek Chevron for their assistance with this letter.

With much appreciation for all your hard work we request your consideration of the following submissions from our May 14, 2017 meeting.

1: Acilia Drusilla - New Exchange of Primary and Alternate Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in October of 2014, via Caid.

Tahira al-Fahida

The submitter's current alternate name Tahira al-Fahida was originally registered in May of 2010. When her current primary name Acilia Drusilla was submitted, she had intended for it to be an alternate name, but apparently checked the wrong boxes on the form.


2: Cesar Alejandro de Baracoa - New Name & New Device

Sable, in saltire a skeletal fish and a cutlass inverted, on a bordure argent a semy of death's heads sable.

Submitter desires a masculine name.

Originally the submitter requested authenticity for 1640-1650 Spanish and cared most about language/culture and time frame but when contacted said authenticity is not required

Cesar and Alejandro are found as Spanish male given names at IGI family name search

Cesar Reymundo De Canyzares Male Christening 26 Jan 1563 SAN LORENZO, VALLADOLID, ALLADOLID,SPAIN Father Nicolas Reymundo Mother Agustina De Canyzares C87108-1 https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F5QJ-V94

Gabriel Alejandro Gomez Castejon Gender Male Christening21 Jul 1598 SANTA MARIA LA REAL,FITERO,NAVARRA,SPAIN Father Pedro Gomez Caldero Mother Maria Castejon J89583-1 https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VWXT-9HM

de Baracoa spelling dated to 1640 found in Mundo Nuevo, o, Descripción de las Indias Occidentales, by Joannes de Laet, ‎Marisa Vannini de Gerulewicz - 1640 and describing the coast and the port of de Baracoa. https://www.google.com/search?tbo=p&tbm=bks&q=de+Baracoa&tbs=,cdr:1,cd_max:Dec+31_2+1650&num=10

Baracoa is the oldest settlement in Cuba founded by Velasquez in 1512 found The Church of Cuba: An Outline from the Earliest Period to the Capture of Havana by the English (1492-1762). Currier, Charles Warren http://www.jstor.org/stable/25011310?seq=3D3#page_scan_tab_contents, p129

This was a late submission and does not appear on an internal LoL

Barony of Dreibergen

Submitted by Selene, Aurum

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=234/2017-05-16/15-02-35_barcoa.jpg
#2 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=234/2017-05-16/15-02-35_barcoa-2.jpg
#3 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=234/2017-05-17/22-07-24_Baracoa-3.jpg


3: Decimus Paconius Germanicus - New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.

Decimus is a Roman praenomen found in "A Simple Guide to Imperial Roman Names" by Ursula Georges (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/roman.html)

Paconius is a Roman nomen found in the same source.

Germanicus is a Roman cognomen, per the precedent set in the registration of Gaius Crassius Germanicus (Caid, Dec 2013, http://heraldry.sca.org/loar/2013/12/13-12lar.html#86)

This name follows the tria nomina pattern for male Roman citizen established in "A Simple Guide to Imperial Roman Names" by Ursula Georges (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/roman.html)

Barony of Gyldenholt

Submitted by Paul Crescent


4: Feliciano Rosalia - New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.

Feliciano is a Spanish male given name found in the grey period

Feliciano Crespo Crespo Male Christening 20 Jun 1627 Christening SAN PELAYO, BARCIAL DE LA LOMA, VALLADOLID, SPAIN Father Matheo Crespo MotherVictoria Crespo C87141-1 https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FYRF-1V3

Rosalia is the submitter's mothers SCA surname Gemma Rosalia registered in April of 2005 (via Caid) as attested by Eridana Ambre and Ariana Trident.

Barony of Calafia

Submitted by Eridana Ambre


5: Garrick Thomas Attwell - New Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Caid LoI of March 20, 2017 as submitted.

Purpure, a wolf's head uluant erased to sinister between in chief two decrescents and a chief embattled argent

Barony of Angles

Submitted by Eridana Ambre


6: Olafr inn mikli Sveinsson - New Name & New Device

Or, a portcullis azure and on a chief sable two maltese crosses argent

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Meaning (Large, thick, great) most important.

Óláfr is a male given name found in Geirr Bassi page 13 Old Norse Name by Geirr bassi

inn mikli meaning great, large is found Viking Bynames found in the Landnámabók

by Aryanhwy merch Catmael (Sara L. Uckelman)

http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/norse/vikbynames.html

Sveinsson is the patronymic from Sveinn (male given name), p. 15 of The Old Norse Name by Geirr bassi. Patronymic formation requires -nn to -ns per rules in Geirr Bassi

SENA Appendix A "Accents and other diacritics (like þ, ðnd ǫ) may be used or omitted, as long as the system is consistent" and also allowed the pattern given+descriptive+pat.

Barony of Western Seas

Submitted by Eridana Ambre


7: Skaf Oken Bear - New Name & New Device

Gules, three bears passant argent

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Sound (skaf oakenbear) most important.

All name elements are found in family search records.

Skaf is surname used here as a given name. Precedent also allows late and grey period surnames to be used as given names by precedent. [Alton of Grimfells, 4/2010 LoAR, A-East].

George Skaf Male Christening 07 Aug 1642 ST ANDREW PAR REG AND NONCONF, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE,NORTHUMBERLAND,ENGLAND P01610-1 https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J3JJ-BJW

Oken

Ellen Oken Female Christening 21 Feb 1619 SAINT OLAVE HART TREET, LONDON, LONDON,ENGLAND Father Francis Oken Mother Sara P00159- 1 https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NY19-C4Z

Bear

Margaret Bear Female Christening 1637 SUTTON BY COLTISHALL, NORFOLK, ENGLAND Father John Bear, Mother Mary C10405-1 https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N538-YP2

SENA Appendix A specifically allows double bynames (surnames) in Middle/Early Modern period English

Barony of Starkhafn

Submitted by Eridana Ambre

note: artist used a large black pen to outline the bears. They are not intended to be fimbriated.


8: Tryggr járngeirr Ingvarsson - Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in January of 2012, via Caid.

Quarterly vert and gules, a pike embowed per pale Or and argent and in base two spears in chevron inverted Or bladed argent

this redesign corrects the reason for the return on the Feb 2017 LoAR

* Tryggr járngeirr Ingvarsson. Device. Quarterly vert and gules, in chief a pike embowed counterchanged Or and argent, in base two spears in chevron inverted Or, bladed argent. This device is returned for violating SENA A3D2c, Unity of Posture and Orientation, which states "The charges within a charge group should be in either identical postures/orientations or an arrangement that includes posture/orientation" The charges here are not in a unified arrangement, as the arrangement of the spears has to be described independently of the arrangement of the pike.

Drawn by Ariana Trident

Barony of Calafia

Submitted by Eridana Ambre


9: Ulrich Ulrecht - New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in September of 2013, via Caid.

Quarterly azure and purpure, on a fret throughout Or a key inverted bend wise sable

Barony of Calafia

Submitted by Eridana Ambre


10: Una Oken Bear - New Name & New Device

Azure, a natural seahorse Or and a border wavy company gules and Or

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Sound (una oakenbear) most important.

All name elements are found in family search records. There are multiple examples for each element. One example of each is listed here

Una

Una Bigryge Female Christening 30 Jan 1588 SAINT BEES,CUMBERLAND,ENGLAND Father Robti Bigryge C03686-2 https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JM86-K9D

Oken

Ellen Oken Female Christening 21 Feb 1619 SAINT OLAVE HART TREET, LONDON, LONDON,ENGLAND Father Francis Oken Mother Sara P00159- 1 https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NY19-C4Z

Bear

Margaret Bear Female Christening 1637 SUTTON BY COLTISHALL, NORFOLK, ENGLAND Father John Bear, Mother Mary C10405-1 https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N538-YP2

Barony of Western Seas

Submitted by Eridana Ambre

This device was redrawn after the meeting to improve the compony bordure and was approved by the submitter


In Service

Eridana


OSCAR counts 6 New Names and 6 New Devices. These 12 items are chargeable, Laurel should receive $48 for them. OSCAR counts 1 Resub Device. This item is not chargeable. OSCAR counts 1 Exchange of Primary and Alternate Name. This item may or may not require payment. There are a total of 14 items submitted on this letter.