Ealdormere LoI dated 2017-09-25

Unto the Sovereigns and other members of the College of Arms of the Society, come greetings from Dietrich von Sachsen, Green Mantle Herald Acting.

It is the intent of the Ealdormere College of Heralds to submit the following for your consideration.

1: Alice of Ramshaven - New Name & New Device

Per bend azure and purpure, on a bend Or three puffins proper.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound (Alice) most important.

Alice: English feminine name, found in Alice Abram, dated to 1545 CE in Cambridge, England. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NKKK-3MP Accessed August 23rd, 2017.

Ramshaven: This branch-name was registered in November of 1993 (via the Middle). See http://oanda.sca.org/oanda_name.cgi?p=Ramshaven%2c%20Barony%20of

Correction to Name (2017-Aug-24 20:08:58): Should be Alice of Ramshaven, not Lydia.


2: Edward the Red - New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in May of 1996, via the Middle.

Per pale gules and vert, three chevronelles braced and in chief three pavillions bendwise sinister argent.

This badge is to be jointly held with Rylyn Buchannan.


3: Keevah Macleod - New Device Change

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in August of 2016, via Ealdormere.

Purpure bezanty, on a chief argent two bear paws sable

Old Item: Purpure bezanty, on a chief argent three demi-hedgehogs purpure., to be released.


4: Petronill of Seashire - New Name & New Device

Gules, seven lozenges three, three and one Or

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Culture (English) most important.

Petronill: English feminine given name, a variant of Petronilla. Dated to 1327 from Petronill Haslock, as well as 1571 in Petronill Trebilcocke. See Brian M. Scott \"Feminine Given Names in A Dictionary of English Surnames\", 1994. https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/talan/reaney/reaney.cgi?Petronilla ; and https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JW49-74W

of Seashire: This branch-name was registered in January of 1983 (via the East). http://oanda.sca.org/oanda_name.cgi?p=Seashire

This item was mistakenly submitted on the July LoI without the accompanying name submission, and subsquently withdrawn.


5: Petronill of Seashire - New Badge

OSCAR is unable to find the name, either registered or submitted.

(Fieldless) A cross couped sable.


6: Petronill of Seashire - New Badge

OSCAR is unable to find the name, either registered or submitted.

(Fieldless) A sea-hare erect maintaining a strawberry proper


7: Wilfrid of Widetun - New Name & New Device

Per fess azure and vert, two anchors and a garb argent

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Sound (like Wilfrid or William) most important.

Wilfrid: Old English masculine name, recorded as "Uilfrid" in Bede's A History of the English Church and People in CE 731. From Jodi McMaster Anglo Saxon Names, 1997. https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/aelfwyn/bede.html accessed August 23rd, 2017.

Widetun: Alternate spelling of Weeton, Yorkshire, as recorded in the Domesday Book. "Manor. In Widetun, Gospatric [had] two carucates and half of land for geld. Land to two ploughs. Now, two villanes and one bordar [are] there with one plough; and it renders seven shillings." From Domesday Book for Yorkshire, translated by Robert H. Skaife, reprinted from The Yorkshire Archaelogical Journal; Bradbury, Agnew, & Co. ld., Whitefriars E.C., 1896, page 287. https://books.google.ca/books?id=RLlCAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA275&lpg=PA275&dq=Widetun+domesday&source=bl&ots=6 Ybnebb9aA&sig=ZCjuP1hnWjFkzLGZSBjACU8XUiQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwippYCY-O3VAhWiy4MKHYVBCe4Q6AEIKDAA# v=snippet&q=Widetun&f=false


Many and warmest thanks to those who have taken the time to comment and thus advance the art and science of heraldry in the Society.

Dietrich von Sachsen

Green Mantle Herald (Acting)


OSCAR counts 3 New Names, 3 New Devices, 1 New Device Change and 3 New Badges. These 10 items are chargeable, Laurel should receive $40 for them. There are a total of 10 items submitted on this letter.