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Outlands LoP dated 2014-09-15

Outlands College of Heralds

September 15, 2014 From the Office of the Castle Herald

Gauvain Eisenbein

castle@outlandsheralds.org

Unto the Outlands College of Heralds, our respected friends and colleagues who give freely of their time to provide commentary, and all others who come by these letters, on this 15th day of September, A.S. XLIX (2014 CE), does Lord Gauvain Eisenbein send greetings on behalf of Baron Randal Carrick, White Stag Principal Herald.

Here follows the Kingdom of the Outlands' Letter of Presentation for September 2014.

For all resubmissions (names *AND* devices), please include where the previous submission was returned. This makes it dramatically easier to give the submitter credit for the previous submission. As always, I am requesting a text copy of all name write-ups.

Anyone may comment upon the items found herein, and e-mail commentary to the herald's commentary list is encouraged. Your comments and suggestions are always welcome. Please have comments on items contained herein to Rampart Herald by October 15th, 2014, for the decision meeting scheduled for October 15th, 2014. As a reminder, the College of Arms requests commentary on all items, including appeals.

1: Aedan Corbet -New Name & New Device

Sable, on a chevron throughout cotised argent, three lozenges gules, in base in pale a goutte and a goblet Or

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Sound most important.
Meaning most important.

[Aedan] - "Cornish (and Other) Personal Names from the 10th Century Bodmin Manumissions" Tangwystyl verch Morgant Glasvryn (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/Bodmin/given2.html).

[Corbett] - {R&W} p 109 Rogerius filius <Corbet> 1086 DB (Sa)

Consulting Herald: Warenus de Fulmere

Correction to Device (2014-Sep-24 18:09:07): Based on the commentary given, the submitter is removing the goutte.


2: Alikina Filia Elpin -Resub Badge

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

(Fieldless) An oak leaf palewise vert debruised by a caterpilar ondoyant Or

The previous submission, (Fieldless) An oak leaf bendwise to sinister purpure, debruised by a caterpillar erect bendy to sinister Or and vert, was returned on the May 2013 LoR (http://rampart.outlandsheralds.org/2013-04-lop/1305-lor.html) with the following: {Returned for a lack of name to send it up with. Please note that this would also be returned for any and all of the following stylistic issues:

The tertiary charge (caterpillar) is very difficult to identify.

This is the defining instance of a caterpillar- more documentation is necessray for a defining isnstance

The Caterpillar is barely overall: it is not debruising the leaf, is not on it, nor is it large nough to be overall.

}

Consulting Herald: Selene of the Sky

Correction to Badge (2014-Sep-17 15:09:20): Alikina filia Elpin


3: Ásfríðr Riksdottir -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Language (Viking female) most important.
Culture (Viking female) most important.

The submitter wishes to have a Viking/Old Norse name. Documentation is from www.vikinganswerlady.com/ONNames.shtml#general_info and www.vikinganswerlady.com/ONWomensNames.shtml

Consulting Herald: Saerlaith inghean Robeaird

Note from Castle: First name is hard to read on the form. I've taken my best guess as to the desired spelling.


4: Bono de Vizcaya -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in January of 2013, via the Outlands

Azure, on a castle of three towers Or a cross couped azure, within a bordure Or semy-de-lys azure

Submitter's previous device, Azure, on a castle of three towers Or a cross couped azure, within a bordure Or semy-de-lys azure, was returned on the January 2014 LoR (http://rampart.outlandsheralds.org/2013-12-lop/1401-lor.html) with the following: {Returned for a redraw as the cross is not centered on the castle so it touches the field. Without the cross, the device is in conflict with Barony of Sternfeld, Azure, a tower Or within a bordure Or, mulletty of four points azure, registered February 1987 via the Middle.}

The submitter has redrawn the device and centered the cross on the castle.

Consulting Herald: Anzelm Kowalski


5: Cecilia Jouet -Resub Name & Resub Device

Per pale vert and sable, a chevron between two dragons combatant and an increscent argent

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound most important.
Spelling most important.

[Cecilia] - {Withycombe} p. 60-61 "Cecilia Cur 1197-1219, HR 1273, FA 1428"

[Jouet] - {R&W} p. 257 "William Jouet 1299 AssSt"

The previous submission, Cecilia Juetta, was returned on the September 2010 LoR (http://rampart.outlandsheralds.org/2010-08-lop/1009-lor.html) with the following: {The name is RETURNED for lack of a surname. As documented, this is actually two given names. A surname is needed (RfS III.2a.). No documentation of "Juetta" as a surname is provided.}

Consulting Herald: Llewys, Warenus, and Gauvain

Correction to Name (2014-Sep-30 13:09:11): Cecilia Juetta

This device was returned on the September 2010 LoR (http://rampart.outlandsheralds.org/2010-08-lop/1009-lor.html) as submitter would not allow a holding name at that time.

Consulting Herald: Llywus ap Alan


6: Cecilia Trethewy -New Name & New Device

Or, an ash tree eradicated prper, in chief three trefoils all within a bordure vert

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Sound most important.
Spelling most important.

[Cecilia] - {Withycombe} p. 61 "Cecilia Cur 1197-1219, HR 1273, FA 1428"

[Trethewy] - {R&W} p. 454 "Henry de Trethewy 1297"

Consulting Herald: Warenus de Fulmere


7: Connor Mac Buchanan of Loch Lomond -New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Sound most important.

see attachments

Consulting Herald: Scalene Pursuivant

Note from Castle: Attachments comprise 16 pages. The first five are attached electronically.

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1489/2014-09-15/22-12-57_connor1.jpg
#2 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1489/2014-09-15/22-12-59_connor2.jpg
#3 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1489/2014-09-15/22-13-00_connor3.jpg
#4 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1489/2014-09-15/22-13-00_connor4.jpg
#5 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1489/2014-09-15/22-13-01_connor5.jpg


8: Cuhelyn of Northanhymbre -New Name & New Device

Argent seme-de-lis azure, a catamount passant queued-fourche sable

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Client requests authenticity for 10th century Northumbrian.
Meaning most important.

[Cuhelyn] - "The First Thousand Years of British Names Appendices IV and V" Tangwystyl verch Morgant Glasvryn (http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/tangwystyl/british1000/appendix4_5.html)

[Northanhymbre] - "Encyclopedia Britannica Online" (http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/420023/Northumbria)

Submitter notes that the eye is azure, but that it is acceptable to change it to argent if necessary.


9: Edmund Peregrine -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in May of 2010, via the Outlands

Gules, in fess two keys wards to chief within an orle of roundels Or

The previous device, Gules, in fess two keys wards to chief wards to chief within an orle of roundels Or was returned on the May 2014 LoR (http://rampart.outlandsheralds.org/2014-04-lop/1405-lor.html) with the following: {Returned for a redraw as the keys are not identifiable. They need to be larger and thicker to fill the space.}

Consulting Herald: Carlos Andrade


10: Elieth de Salazar -New Name & New Badge

Gules, on a chevron throughout argent between two Crosses of Santiago and a G-clef Or, a Cross of Santiago gules

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Language (Spain, 15th C) most important.
Culture (Spain, 15th C) most important.

[Elieth] - Submitter's given name. Documentation attached with submission but not included electronically.

[de Salazar] - Spanish locative surname. Found in "Spanish Names from the Late 15th Century" by Juliana de Luna (Julia Smith), retrieved from: http://heraldry.sca.org/names/isabella/locative.html.

Consulting Herald: Christopher Devereux


11: Elyse Joulle -New Name & New Device

none given

[Elyse] - Elyse Far was christened 7 Jun 1578 in Crediton, Devon, England, Extracted records batch C050741

[Jouell] - {R&W} under header Joel: John Joulle 1579 Bardsley

Consulting Herald: Eric Morrison


12: Gabriela Wendin -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in April of 2006, via the Outlands

Quarterly azure and vert, a G-clef Or

Consulting Herald: Eric Morrison of Thistlekeep


13: Gwen de la Cumbe -New Name & New Device

Per pale sable and azzure, a horse rampant contourny and on a base argent three horse shoes inverted gules

Sound most important.

[Gwen] - "A Simple Guide to Constructing 13th Century Welsh Names" Tangwystyl verch Morgant Glasvryn (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/welsh13.html) dates "Gwen" to the 13th century.

[de la Cumbe] - "Feminine names from Devon, 1238" Aryanhwy merch Catmael (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/english/devonfem1238.html)

Consulting Herald: Safiyya


14: Halima bint Tariq al-Ghassani -New Name & New Device

Argent, two wolves combatant gules maintaining scimitars Or, and on a point pointed gules, a chalice Or

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Meaning (Halima, daughter of Tariq, of the tribe Ghassan) most important.

This name follows the format of ism + nasab + nisba

[Halima] - ism/given name. Found in "Period Arabic Names and Naming Practices" by Da'ud ibn Auda. Retrieved from: http://heraldry.sca.org/names/arabic-naming2.htm

[bint Tariq] - nasab/patronymic. "Daughter of Tariq" -- Tariq is found in "Andalusian Names: Arabs in Spain" by Juliana de Luna (Julia Smith). Retrieved from: http://heraldry.sca.org/names/andalusia.html

[al-Ghassani] - nisba/tribal byname indicating descent. Found in "Period Arabic Names and Naming Practices" by Da'ud ibn Auda. Retrieved from: http://heraldry.sca.org/names/arabic-naming2.htm

Consulting Herald: Christopher Devereux


15: Hrolf Jamesson -New Name & Resub Device

Gyronny arrondi Or and vert, eight spearheads outward in annulo counterchanged sable and argent

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No holding name.
No major changes.

-Mixing Old English and Middle English in a name is registerable, though it is a weirdness see Saxsa Corduan, LoAR of October 2001)

The name Jamesson is dated to 1379 and is documented as a subsidiary header in {R&R}, s.n Jameson

8/1/2014, The British National Archives, http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/results/r/?_q=hrolf mentions "Hrolf, free man" in a number of Little Domesday Books dated 1086

Consulting Herald: Carlos Andrade

The previous submission, Gyronny arrondi vert and Or, 8 spearheads in annulo, bases to center, counterchanged, was returned on the May 2014 LoR (http://rampart.outlandsheralds.org/2014-04-lop/1405-lor.html) with the following: {Returned for multiple reasons. The submitter has no name registered nor was a name submitted with the device. The blazon has the spearheads as counterchanged but the emblazon has them colored as argent. The argent spearheads have the issue of color on color.}

Consulting Herald: Carlos Nieto de Andrade


16: Iago Martyn -New Name & New Device

Sable, a chess rook and on a chief argent, three chess pawns gules

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Sound most important.
Spelling most important.

[Iago] - "A Simple Guide to Constructing 13th Century Welsh Names" Tangwystyl verch Morgant Glasvryn (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/welsh13.html) - male given name

[Martyn] - "Monumental Brass Enscriptions - Surnames I - Z" (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/brasses/lastnameIZ.htm)

Consulting Herald: Safiyya


17: Isleif of Bloodstone -Resub Device

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

Counter-Ermine, on a triangular chief embattled argent a heart gules

This is a redraw of an item submitted on the August 2014 LoI (https://oscar.sca.org/index.php?action=100&loi=2763).

Consulting Herald: Eric Morrison of Thistlekeep


18: Jacobus Locard -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name on the Outlands LoI of February 28, 2014 as submitted.

(Fieldless) A fetterlock gules

Consulting Herald: Warenus de Fulmere


19: James MacPhearson -New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Sound most important.

The name "James MacPhearson of Kirkcaldy" was registered in May of 1989 (via An Tir)

[James] - "Names from 13th Century Scottish Parliamentary Records" Alys Mackyntoich (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/Namesfrom13thCenturyScottishParliamentaryRecords.html) documents 'James' as early as the 13th century

Consulting Herald: Safiyya


20: Khalil ibn Tariq al-Ghassani -New Name & New Device

Argent, a horse's head couped contourny sable breathing flames proper and on a chief triangular purpure, a sword fesswise and a chalice in pale Or

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Meaning (Khalil son of Tariq, of the tribe of Ghassan) most important.

This name follows the format of ism + nasab + nisba

[Khalil] - ism/given name. Found in "Period Arabic Names and Naming Practices" by Da'ud ibn Auda. Retrieved from: http://heraldry.sca.org/names/arabic-naming2.htm

[ibn Tariq] - nasab/patronymic. "Son of Tariq" -- Tariq is found in "Andalusian Names: Arabs in Spain" by Juliana de Luna (Julia Smith). Retrieved from: http://heraldry.sca.org/names/andalusia.html

[al-Ghassani] - nisba/tribal byname indicating descent. Found in "Period Arabic Names and Naming Practices" by Da'ud ibn Auda. Retrieved from: http://heraldry.sca.org/names/arabic-naming2.htm

Consulting Herald: Christopher Devereux

Correction to Device (2014-Sep-25 16:09:17): This device has been withdrawn by the submitter for a rework.


21: Kristoff Karlsson -New Name & New Device

Vert, a cheron sable maily fibriated argent between three smith's tongs Or

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Sound most important.
Meaning most important.

[Kristoff] - "German Names from Nürnberg, 1497" Aryanhwy merch Catmael (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/german/nurnberg1497.html)

[Karlsson] - {GB} p. 12 s.n. Karl

Consulting Herald: Warenus de Fulmere


22: Perryn Coelbrant -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in January of 2007, via the Outlands

Argent, a cat salient azure, in canton an embroiderer's trundle vert

The previous submission with the same blazon was returned on the May 2014 LoR (http://rampart.outlandsheralds.org/2014-04-lop/1405-lor.html) with the following: {Returned for poor period style and for a redraw. While no conflicts were found, commentors noted that the design was modern and pictoral and almost intrusively so. Modern designs are not registerable as armory should abide by Core Period Style. Also, the embroiderer's trudle is a little too low and a touch too far from the dexter corner to be 'in canton'.}

Consulting Herald: Safiyya


23: Rosalind of Wellmark -Resub Augmentation of Arms

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in September of 1992, via the Outlands

Argent, a bend sinister, in bend three roses counterchanged barbed and seeded proper. Augmented in sinister canton on a lozenge ploye argent a cross bottony gules

Augmentation is listed as having been granted on February 18, 2001. Form is submitted as a resubmssion, but Castle cannot an returned augmentation.

Consulting Herald: Conrad von Zollern


24: Rosalynn MacBuchanan of Loch Lomond -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound most important.

Note: Rosa and Lynn are found in various cultures and times with various spellings. Please see attachments.

Consulting Herald: Selene of the Sky

Note from Castle: The attachments comprise 10 pages. The first five are attached electronically.

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1489/2014-09-15/23-39-26_rosalynn1.jpg
#2 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1489/2014-09-15/23-39-27_rosalynn2.jpg
#3 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1489/2014-09-15/23-39-28_rosalynn3.jpg
#4 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1489/2014-09-15/23-39-29_rosalynn4.jpg
#5 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1489/2014-09-15/23-39-30_rosalynn5.jpg


25: Simcha bin Sitt al-Diya -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Client requests authenticity for Hebrew in late 14th/early 15th c France.
Language (Hebrew in late 14th/early 15th c France) most important.
Culture (Hebrew in late 14th/early 15th c France) most important.

The submitter wishes to have a Hebrew name used in late 14th c/early 15th c France. She prefers the name Simha and wishes the byname to have the meaning of "mistress of light". Documentation is from heraldry.sca.org/names/geniza.html.

Consulting Herald: Saerlaith inghean Robeaird

No device is submitted, but submitter does not want a holding name.

Correction to Name (2014-Sep-24 18:09:56): Simcha bint Sitt al-Diya


26: Stephen Cumbe -New Name & New Device

Or, a crocodile couchant vert, a base rayonny azure

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No holding name.
No changes.

[Stephen] - "Masculine Given Names Found in the 1296 Lay Subsidy Rolls for Rutland" Karen Larsdatter (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/Rutland/given-masc-alpha.htm) lists "Stephen" as occurring 10 times.

[Cumbe] - {R&W} s.n. Combe dated to 1296

Consulting Herald: Carlos Andrade


27: Tariq ibn Yusuf ibn 'Askari al-Ghassani -New Name & New Device

Tariq ibn Yusuf ibn 'Askari al-Ghassani

Per bend indented argent and checky purpure and argent, in sinister chief a horse's head couped contourny sable breathing flames proper

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Language (Arabic, 10th-12th century) most important.
Culture (Arabic, 10th-12th century) most important.

[Tariq] - ism/given name. Found in "Andalusian Names: Arabs in Spain" by Juliana de Luna (Julia Smith). Retrieved from: http://heraldry.sca.org/names/andalusia.html

[ibn Yusuf] - nasab/patronymic. Yusuf is found in "Period Arabic Names and Naming Practices" by Da'ud ibn Auda, retrieved from: http://heraldry.sca.org/names/arabic-naming2.htm

[ibn 'Askari] - nasab with a nisba as the ism, per the example in "Period Arabic Names and Naming Practices" by Da'ud ibn Auda. The nisba 'Askari is found in "Arabic Personal Names from the Futuwwah" on the Academy of St. Gabriel web site, retrieved from: http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/mustapha/futuwwah.html

[al-Ghassani] - nisba/tribal surname indicating descent. Found in "Period Arabic Names and Naming Practices" by Da'ud ibn Auda.

Consulting Herald: Christopher Devereux


28: Þórbjǫrn Bjǫrnsson -New Name & New Device

Per pale sable and argent, a sword bendwise between two bear pawprints in bend sinister counterchanged

Language (Norse, 'bear') most important.
Culture (Norse, 'bear') most important.
Meaning (Norse, 'bear') most important.

[Þórbjǫrn] - {Geirr Bassi} p. 16 s.n. Þórbjǫrn

[Bjǫrnsson] - {Geirr Bassi} p. 8 s.n. Bjǫrn, patronymic of father's name plus -sson for 'son of Bjǫrn'

Consulting Herald: Khalidah bint Yahya'a


29: Unna Farulfsdottir -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Language (Viking culture, honoring my father's occupation, and hence his name) most important.
Culture (Viking culture, honoring my father's occupation, and hence his name) most important.
Meaning (Viking culture, honoring my father's occupation, and hence his name) most important.

Unna is Old Swedish for joy. It is found in Geirr Bassi (pg. 15). It is also found in the Nordiskt Runnamslexikonon on pg 105. Once again, Old Swedish.

My byname is Farulfsdottir. Farulf is recognizing my father, who was a park ranger, ie a Far Traveler. Far which is Old Norse, and is found in N.R. sited (sic) above on page 25. It is often linked with Ulf or ulfR. Ulf/ulfR is found on page 105. It is also found on Fellows-Jenson, Gillian Scandinavian Personal Names in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire, Coenhagen, Akademisk, Forlag, 1968. Farulf is also found in the Prussian Primary Chronicles about the Varangians who traveled east. That name is found in the 907 treaty and in death inscriptions.

Some of this information and links to said information have come from the Viking Answer lady webpage.


30: Valentina Dupré -New Name & New Device

Argent, three fleur-de-lys in pale vert between two flaunches vert ermined argent

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No holding name.
No changes.

[Valentina] - Found dated to 1357 in "Late Period Feminine Names from the South of France" Talan Gwynek (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/latefrenchfem.html).

[Dupré] - Appears associated with multiple instances starting in the year 1602 in "Names Found in Ambleny Registers 1578-1616" Kathleen M. O'Brien (http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/Ambleny/SurnamesFreq.shtml)

Consulting Herald: Carlos Andrade


31: Ysabel de la Santiesteban -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Client requests authenticity for Andalusian between 1300-1500.
Language (Andalusian from Santiesteban) most important.
Culture (Andalusian from Santiesteban) most important.
Meaning (Andalusian from Santiesteban) most important.

Submitter wishes a name based on her legal name. Ysabel can be found on the St. Gabriel website under: Andalusian Names: Arabs in Spain. Santiesteban is documented at www.historiaviva.org/nombres/nombres-cordob15-ing.shtml. She would like an Arabic name from Spain, but wants to be from the town of Santiesteban in Southern Spain.

Consulting Herald: Unknown

Correction to Name (2014-Sep-25 14:09:32): Based on commentary, the submitter has decided to redact her authenticity request for an for Andalusian/Arabic name, and change the name to <Ysabel de Santiesteban> per the fantastic documentation provided by Eyas.


Thus ends the September 2014 Letter of Presentation.

In Service,

Gauvain Eisenbein

Castle Herald


OSCAR counts 23 Names, 19 Devices, 4 Badges and 1 Augmentation of Arms. There are a total of 47 items submitted on this letter.

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