Ansteorra LoI dated 2017-07-06
Greetings and Salutations to the Sovereigns and College of Arms!
This letter contains 3 items from Ansteorra ILoI issued 2017-05-02 and ended 2017-06-10, which were not included on our Ansteorra LoI dated 2017-06-28.
Commentary can be found at http://oscar.sca.org/kingdom/kingloi.php?kingdom=8&loi=4463#10 numbers 10 and 11. It is our hope that you can assist us with this submission!
1: Denstanna Violet - New Name & New Device
Purpure, on a flame Or a salamander passant regardant gules.
Submitter desires a feminine name.
Denstanna I07508-0 batch, dated 1586, <Denstanna Dalling> England, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NTYS-7X7
Violet <Ann Violet> 1593 England, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JZG3-S5N
Notes: Submitter would prefer <Dunstana> but we were unable to find documentation for that form, the closest we found was the above I-batch which we are hoping will be found acceptable.
Also consider, <Joyes Denstanes>, if the above doesn't pan out. Batch M03929-3 https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NXFH-5L3
Submitter originally offered <Dunstana> as a feminization of <Dunstan> but it was explained via Withycombe that while it might have been recorded in Latin records with an <a>, the given name would still be <Dunstan>.
Dunstana - the femininzation of "Dunstan", an Anglo-Saxon Saint and Archbishop of Canterbury (b 909, d 988). Listed in the Oxford Book of English Saints
Violet - listed as a surname in "The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales by Sir Bernard Burk
2: Denstanna Violet - New Badge
OSCAR is unable to find the name, either registered or submitted.
(Fieldless) On a wool-pack Or, a cross pommy goules