Atlantia LoI dated 2018-06-29

Unto Juliana Laurel, Alys Pelican, and Cormac Wreath, Greetings from Atlantia!

It is our intent to register the items found within this Letter.

My thanks to the many heralds who took the time to offer commentary this month. Their names are as follows: Basil Dragonstrike (Lions Heart), Christian Jorgensen af Hilsonger, Coblaith Muimnech, Etienne Le Mons (Sea Stag), ffride wlffsdotter, Gunnvor silfraharr (Orle), Iago ab Adam, Kolosvari Arpadne Julia, Konrad Mailander (Goldstreitkolb), Lilie Dubh inghean ui Mordha (Pantheon), Madoc Arundel (Garnet), Maridonna Benvenuti, Mark Lothian ap Lyonesse (Golden Raven), Sabine Berard, Seraphina Delphino (Ragged Staff).

1: Beornwyn of Isenfir - New Name

No major changes.
Language most important.
Culture (Anglo-Saxon) most important.
Meaning ("joy of the bear") most important.

Beornwyn is found in "Anglo-Saxon Women's Names from Royal Charters" by Marieke van de Dal https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/marieke/anglosaxonfem/. Beorwyn is a feminine given name found under the header Beornwyn, S-77, 833; Latin, Wessex

Isenfir is a shire in Atlania, registered via the East in August 1979.


2: Brigid O Donoghue - Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Atlantia LoI of August 30, 2017 as submitted.

Azure, a mermaid Or maintaining a quill pen and an open book argent palewise

Consulting Herald: Etienne Sea Stag

Submission History:

This is a resubmission after the November 2017 Laurel return of "Azure, a mermaid Or maintaining a pen and an open book argent":

"This device must be returned for violation of SENA A2C2, which requires that the orientation of charges be recognizable. The maintained book is neither palewise nor bendwise sinister, and thus blurs the distinction between the two orientations."


3: Elena Colon de Sevilla - New Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Atlantia LoI of September 30, 2016 as submitted.

Azure chaussé vairy sable and argent, a dove rising argent maintaining in its beak an olive branch bendwise inverted Or


4: Emrich Adelbrand - New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.

Emrich appears in Late Period German Masculine Given Names by Talan Gwynek (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/germmasc.html) dated to 15th century Arnsburg

Adelbrand found in German Names by Hans Bahlow 2nd edition pg 6 as an alternate spelling of Ahlbrand.

Consulting Herald: Ragnar Leifsson

Submission History: Originally submitted at Kingdom as "Emric Adelbrand," we were unable to document the submitted spelling of the given name as a given name. Spelling has been changed to a documentable form with submitter's consent.


5: Estienne Le Mons d'Anjou - New Transfer of Household Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in August of 2011, via Atlantia.

House of the Golden Corgi

I, <modern name redacted>, known in the SCA as Estienne le Mons d'Anjou, do transfer to <modern name redacted>, known in the SCA as Siobhán NicDhuinnshléibhe, the following household name "House of the Golden Corgi". I understand that this transfer cannot be withdrawn once made.


6: Estienne Le Mons d'Anjou - New Transfer of Badge

OSCAR thinks the name is registered as Estienne Le Mons d'Anjou in August of 2011, via Atlantia.

(Fieldless) A corgi statant Or maintaining from its mouth a drop spindle vert

This submission is to be associated with House of the Golden Corgi

I, <modern name redacted>, known in the SCA as Estienne le Mons d'Anjou, do transfer to <modern name redacted>, known in the SCA as Siobhán NicDhuinnshléibhe, the following badge "(Fieldless) A corgi statant Or maintaining from its mouth a drop spindle vert" associated with the household name House of the Golden Corgi. I understand that this transfer cannot be withdrawn once made.


7: Ingegerd Kastanrazi - New Device Change

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

Azure, an hourglass argent between three suns Or

Old Item: Gules, an hourglass argent between three suns Or., to be retained as a badge.


8: Iseulte of the Red Cliffs - Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in November of 1988, via Atlantia.

Ermine, a unicorn gules gorged of a coronet Or pearled argent, a bordure sable.

Consulting Herald: Eoin Mac Eadbhaird

Submitter is a Court Baroness as of 5/27/2017


9: Kendall Wolfe - New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in July of 2015, via Atlantia.

Vert, a chevron Or and in chief two wolves combatant argent

Consulting Herald: Etienne Sea Stag


10: Osric Grỳme - Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Atlantia LoI of February 27, 2018 as Osric Gryme.

Argent, a bat-winged polypus vert, a base sable

Consulting Herald: Eoin MacEadbhaid

Submission History:

This is a resubmission after the February 2018 Kingdom return of "Argent, a bat-winged polypus vert, a base sable":

"Unfortunately, this device must be returned for style issues. By long-standing precedent, "octopus's legs should not cross beneath each other." [Periklēs ho Spartiatēs, March 2008, Trimaris] Per SENA A.1.C.2 "Elements must be drawn to be identifiable." As drawn, the tentacles cross multiple times, and overlap the wings, obscuring identifying features."


11: Puran bint al-Daylami - New Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Atlantia LoI of May 31, 2018 as submitted.

Per bend sable and azure, two natural sea-tortoises argent.

Consulting Herald: Genevieve d'Acuitaine


12: Roderick Mund - New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.

Roderick is found in the IGI database: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NKCC-MQN

Indexing Project (Batch) Number M03733-1

Name Roderick Thomas; Spouse's Name Ann Rogers; Event Date 20 Oct 1588; Event Place Bishops Castle,Shropshire,England

Mund is found in the IGI database: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JWQR-NMZ

Indexing Project (Batch) Number C02281-2

Name Anne Mund; Gender Female; Christening Date 23 May 1624; Christening Date (Original) 23 MAY 1624; Christening Place ROCK,WORCESTER,ENGLAND; Death Date 15 Jun 1624; Father's Name John Mund; Mother's Name Anne

Consulting Herald: Etienne Sea Stag


13: Rowan of Hawkridge - New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in September of 2015, via Atlantia.

(Fieldless) A hawk migrant to sinister argent.

Some commenters felt that the charge should be blazoned as a bird, rather than a hawk, due to lack of obvious defining characteristics. Submitter would prefer that the bird be blazoned as a hawk, for canting purposes, so we are sending it up as such for Wreath to decide.


14: Simon Stonax - New Name

No major changes.

Simon: Withycombe 3rd ed., s.n. Simon, dates the submitted form to 1197-1215 and to 1284.

Stonax: appears as an English byname in Family Search Historical Records:

Olliver Stonax, male christened 01 Feb 1581 in Saint Thomas, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. Batch number C15348-1 ( https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NDB2-LN1 )


15: Siobhán NicDhuinnshléibhe - New Acceptance of Household Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in August of 1992, via Atlantia.

House of the Golden Corgi

I, <modern name redacted>, known in the SCA as Siobhán NicDhuinnshléibhe, do accept the transfer from <modern name redacted>, known in the SCA as Estienne le Mons d'Anjou, the following household name "House of the Golden Corgi" as a household name. I understand that this transfer cannot be withdrawn once made.


16: Siobhán NicDhuinnshléibhe - New Acceptance of Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in August of 1992, via Atlantia.

(Fieldless) A corgi statant Or maintaining from its mouth a drop spindle vert

This submission is to be associated with House of the Golden Corgi

I, <modern name redacted>, known in the SCA as Siobhán NicDhuinnshléibhe, do accept the transfer from <modern name redacted>, known in the SCA as Estienne le Mons d'Anjou, the following badge "(Fieldless) A corgi statant Or maintaining from its mouth a drop spindle vert" associated with the household name House of the Golden Corgi. I understand that this transfer cannot be withdrawn once made.


17: Sofia Eleonora de la Mar - New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No changes.

Sofia can be found in "Names from Sixteenth Century Venice" by Juliana de Luna (http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/juliana/16thcvenice.html).

Eleonora can be found in Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources

J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Eleanor". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Eleanor.

Italy Latin ● 1527 Eleonora (nom) Rome1527 p. 88

de la Mar - locative surname that appears at least once with this spelling in the household records of Isabel of Castilla in the last quarter of the 15th C [Julia Smith (aka Juliana de Luna), "Spanish Names from the Late 15th Century," 1990-2000, c.f. The complete list of men's names alphabetically, http://www.sca.org/heraldry/laurel/names/isabella/index.html, accessed Sept. 1, 2006.].

SENA Appendix A allows for double given names in Italian.

SENA Appendix C allows for combining Italian and Spanish name elements.


In service to College and Kingdom,

Beatrice Golden Dolphin


OSCAR counts 5 New Names, 3 New Devices, 1 New Device Change and 1 New Badge. These 10 items are chargeable, Laurel should receive $40 for them. OSCAR counts 3 Resub Devices. These 3 items are not chargeable. There are 2 transfers, which do not require payment. There are 2 acceptances of transfers, which do not require payment. There are a total of 17 items submitted on this letter.