Ealdormere LoI dated 2017-09-28

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: Agnes la Peintris - New Name & New Device

Azure, in pale a cat couchant argent and a paintbrush fesswise reversed Or, between three butterflies argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Meaning (Artist or painter) most important.

Agnes: Per Withycombe, SN Agnes (1187-1273).

Peintris: Per MED, Middle English form attested spelling peyntrys (c1450). Occupational, female painter. Per precedent, standard header forms in period languages such as Middle English and Old Norse are registerable. la: Per MED feminine definite article "la", found in name Agnes la Hoderes, 1295.


2: Anabella Makmyllane - New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in June of 2001, via the Middle.

Azure, in pale two annulets and a bordure Or.

This submission is to be associated with Anabella Makmyllane


3: Dubh Easa ingen Laoighsigh - New Name & New Device

Argent, nine hazelnuts purpure, and on a chief azure, an arrow argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.

Client originally requested: Dubhease ingen Laoidheach for Oghamic

Dub Essa: Found in Dubh Essa sn Dub Essa (1051-1100) from Mari Elspeth nic Bryan's "Index of Names in Irish Annals" (http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Feminine/all.shtml).

ingen: (daughter of) - Middle Irish Gaelic (before 1200) - SENA Appendix A

Laoighsigh: genitive form of Laoighseach (1063) from Mari's Index (http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/Laigsech.shtml). Lenition is not required for patronymics beginning with L, per Sharon Krossa, "The Spelling of Lenited Consonants in Gaelic" (http://medievalscotland.org/scotlang/lenition.shtml).

Submitter has noted that the number of hazelnuts (nine) is important to the registration, rather than merely a semy of Hazelnuts.


4: Freydís Strengere - New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Meaning (Byname to indicate someone who works with string) most important.

Freydís: recorded as the name of Erik the Red's daughter as found in section 11 of Eiriks saga ravða(http://sagadb.org/file/pdf/eiriks_saga_rauda.on.pdf)

http://sagadb.org/eiriks_saga_rauda.en

Strengr "player of string" - given as search for "string" in Cleasby/Vigfusson sourced to in Fick, Falk and Torp (1909) http://web.ff.cuni.cz/cgi-bin/uaa_slovnik/gmc_search_v3?cmd=formquery2&query=string&startrow=1

-ere, -er, es: m. as the termination of many nouns, signifies a person or agent, v. fulwer and fullere a fuller, bleacher, Mk. Bos. 9, 3: from wer a man; plegere a player; sǽdere a sower; wrítere a writer.Dictionary at http://bosworth.ff.cuni.cz/finder/3/player

Submitter is allowing all changes in order to ensure that any changes needed to accomplish the meaning she desires are able to be made.


5: Ingvarr rǫskvi Róðmarsson - New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.

Ingvarr: from "The Old Norse Name" by Geirr Bassi , p. 12, entry: Ingvarr

rǫskvi [rǫskvi]: from "The Old Norse Name" by Geirr Bassi , p. 26, entry: rǫskvi [rǫskvi]

(superscript) a H 'mature, vigorous, brave'

Róðmarsson [Róðmarsson]: Róðmarr [Róðmarr] is found in Fellows-Jensen, Gillian. Scandinavian Personal Names in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire. Copenhagen. Akademisk Forlag. 1968. Entry:p. 221, 346, 350 s.nn. Róðmarr,(H)róð-, -marr

(http://www.vikinganswerlady.com/ONMensNames.shtml#r) turned patronymic per Geirr Bassi p 17 by changing the fathers name to the genitive case "Róðmars" ["Róðmars"] and adding son.

CONSTRUCTION: SENA Appendix A, Scandinavian, Old Norse/Old Icelandic: Given + Descriptive + Patronymic


6: Lillian Scrivener - New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in December of 2012, via Ealdormere.

Vert, in fess a mouse rampant contourny argent, sustaining a feather palewise Or.


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 4 New Names, 2 New Devices and 2 New Badges. These 8 items are chargeable, Laurel should receive $32 for them. There are a total of 8 items submitted on this letter.