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Outlands LoP dated 2015-02-23

February 23, 2015 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 23rd day of February, A.S. XLIX (2015 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 February, 2015.

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. Completing the entire form and providing usable documentation is appreciated.

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 March 17th, 2015, for the decision meeting scheduled for March 18th, 2015. As a reminder, the College of Arms requests commentary on all items, including appeals.

1: Allesandra Grimani -New Name & New Device

Per saltire azure and pean, in pale a holly and a winged greyhound passant argent

No major changes.
Language (1500s Italian, preferably Venetian) most important.
Culture (1500s Italian, preferably Venetian) most important.

[Allesandra] - Variation of Feminine version of Italian given name "Alessandro" found 835 times between 1282 and 1532 in Florence. "Academy of Saint Gabriel Report 3339" (http://www.s-gabriel.org/3339).

[Grimani] - "Surnames from a 16th-Century Italian Armorial" Coblaith Muimnech (http://www.coblaith.net/Names/ItSur/default.html). Patrician family of Venice, including three Doges.

Consulting Herald: Eric Morrison


2: Aminah al'Amiriyah -New Name & New Device

Aminah al'Amiriyah

Per bend sinister sable and vert, a phoenix rising from flames Or and a seahorse erect argent

Submitter desires a feminine name.

[Aminah] - (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/arabic-naming2.htm) under feminine names

[al-Amiriyah] - (http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/daud/arabic-naming/) under women's cognomens

Consulting Herald: Eric Morrison


3: Danielle Skarp -New Name & New Device

Danielle Skarp

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

[Danielle] - Submitter's Mundane Name, Driver's License provided.

[Skarp] - http://www.ellipsis.x/~liana/names/swedish/smp/index.html


4: Elizabeth Bakere -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Outlands LoI of November 30, 2014 as submitted.

Argent, a semy of 9 annulets in 3 sets of 3 interlaced two and one azure

The previous submission, Argent, three annulets interlaced azure, was returned on the November 2014 LoR (http://rampart.outlandsheralds.org/2014-10-lop/1411-lor.html) with the following: {Returned for conflict with Carl of Carolingia (02/1996 via the East): Argent, three annulets azure. Emblazon: http://oscar.sca.org/emblazons/Outlands/2014-10/elizabeth-c.jpg}

Consulting Herald: Llywus ap Alan


5: Gideon Dubh Mac AnBhaird -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Outlands LoI of December 26, 2014 as submitted.

Per pale sable and argent, in plae a human skull and a tree blasted counterchanged

The previous submission, Per pale sable and argent, a tree blasted atop a human skull counterchanged, was returned on the December 2014 LoR (http://rampart.outlandsheralds.org/2014-11-lop/1412-lor.html) with the following: {Returned for conflict with Geneviève de Carcassonne (07/2001 via Atlantia): Per pale sable and argent, a tree counterchanged. There is only one DC for the addition of the skull. Emblazon: http://oscar.sca.org/emblazons/Outlands/2014-11/gideon-c.jpg}

Consulting Herald: Warenus de Fulmere


6: Gwenllian Lorcán -Resub Name & Resub Device

Per pale azure and sable, on a pale between two wings addorsed argent three pellets

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Client requests authenticity for Pre-Norman Welsh.
Sound (Sounding/rhyming with Lily) most important.
Language (Pre-Norman Welsh) most important.
Culture (Pre-Norman Welsh) most important.

See attached notations, plus http://www.s-gabriel.org/2095.

The previous submission, Liliana Lorcàn, was returned on the July 2014 LoR (http://rampart.outlandsheralds.org/2014-06-lop/1407-lor.html) with the following: {Name returned for lack of documentation and multiple construction issues.}

Consulting Herald: Ciaran Brocc

Correction to Name (2015-Mar-08 19:03:21): Submitter is willing to withdrawal her authenticity request in order to have <Gwenllian Lorcan> as the name is more important than authenticity.

The previous submission, Per pale azure and sable, on a pale between two wings addorsed argent three pellets sable, was returned on the July 2014 LoR (http://rampart.outlandsheralds.org/2014-06-lop/1407-lor.html) with the following: {Device returned for lack of name to send up with it. Commentors suggest that the pellets be drawn a little smaller as they overwhelm the pale.}

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1489/2015-02-23/01-46-59_gwenllian1.jpg
#2 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1489/2015-02-23/01-47-00_gwenllian2.jpg


7: Kathleen Willeson -New Name & New Device

Kathleen Willeson

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Language (Late period (1500's) Oxfordshire) most important.
Culture (Late period (1500's) Oxfordshire) most important.

[Kathleen] - Submitter's given name. Driver's license provided.

[Willeson] - Death records for a William Willeson who died on 15 march 1594 in Westmoreland, England. https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J8R3-QQ5

Consulting Herald: Shoshanah bas Ruven


8: Kathryn Kilgoar -New Name & New Device

Vert, on a sun Or a snall shell vert

No major changes.
Sound most important.

[Kathryn] - Legal middle name. Driver's license provided.

[Kilgour] - Scottish surname. Form "The Arms of the Royal and Parliamentary Burghs of Scotland" by John patic Crichton and Jame Robert Nicolson McPhail, p. 79. In small print at the bottom of the page, "to the family Kilgour of Nuthill of whose existence, however, the present writer has been able to discover no other traces except that a certain David Kilgour in Lathrisk is stated to have sat upon an assize {Registrum Magni Sigilli, October 19, 1555}"

Also from www.surnamedb.com/Surname/Kilgour. States that Sit Thomas Kilgour (circa 1538) regularly made payments for bear skins. Also lists a David Kilgour of Lathrisk in 1555 who was registered as the heir to his father Alexander Kylgour of Nethill, in the year 1600.

Consulting Herald: Angus Reid MacFarlane

Correction to Name (2015-Mar-15 21:03:03): <Kilgour>. <Kilgoar> is a typo as confirmed by the submitting herald.

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1489/2015-02-23/02-07-37_kathryn1.jpg
#2 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1489/2015-02-23/02-07-38_kathryn2.jpg
#3 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1489/2015-02-23/02-07-39_kathryn3.jpg


9: Minamoto Shizuka -New Name

Client requests authenticity for 11th-14th century Japanese.
Sound most important.
Language (11th-14th century Japanese) most important.
Culture (11th-14th century Japanese) most important.
Meaning (quiet/calm meaning, Japanese) most important.

[Shizuka] - Dated to 1185 in Frederic, Louis (2002). "Japan Encyclopedia" (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press), page 876: "When Yoshitsune fled to the north in 1185, <Shizuka> Gozen was left behind in the Yoshino mountains and captured by Buddhist monks faithful to Minamoto no Yoritomo."

[Minamoto] - [NCMJ] Solveig Throndarsdottir. Name Construction in Medieval Japan, in the table "Some Surnames of families active prior to 1600" at http://www.sengokudaimyo.com/miscellany/names.html

Consulting Herald: Warenus De Fulmere

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=1489/2015-02-23/02-16-39_minamoto.jpg


10: Owen Kernan -New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.

[Owen][Kernan] "Appendix III: Fiants of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth". The Seventeenth Report of the Deputy Keeper of the Public Records in Ireland (Dublin: Alex Thom & Company, 1885) pp. 29-276

(http://books.google.com/books?id=NSwNAAAAYAAJ, accessed 08 June 2009)

http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnglicizedIrish/Masculine.shtml

under the heading of "Byrne"

Consulting Herald: Eric Morrison


11: Rowland de Grey of Lincolnshire -New Name Change & New Device

OSCAR NOTE: filing name should not be registered for a primary name change. It was, in in June of 2015, via the Outlands.

Per pale and per chevron wavy gules and Or, a chevron cotised counterchange

Old Item: Rowland of Lincolnshire, to be retained as an alternate name.
Submitter desires a masculine name.
Client requests authenticity for 1200-1250 England.
Language (English) most important.
Culture (English) most important.

My name is previously registered and I simply wish to add a surname. I have attached my research for the name of "Grey" or "de Grey" and request that it be added to my name in a manner that is correct for an early 13th century English persona. I have based this in large degree on Henry de Grey (1155-1219), who's name carries forward as is through the male line until changed to simply "Grey" in the early 14th Century.

See:

https://play.google.com/books/reader2?id=aB0IAAAAQAAJ&printsec=frontcover&output=reader&hl=en&pg=GBS .PA230

http://www.geni.com/people/Henry-de-Grey/6000000009436980438

Consulting Herald: Rowland of Lincolnshire

Note: Submitter did not mark on the form what he would like to do with <Rowland of Lincolnshire> but it will be clarified before the LoI.

Correction to Device (2015-Feb-25 09:02:45): This is a New Change of Device. Submitter wishes to retain his previous device, Or, a key palewise wards to base and a base, on a chief embattled gules a compass star Or (registered 12/11 via the Outlands), as a badge.


12: Svein hammar -New Device

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

Gryonny arrondi of sixteen azure and argent, an arm fesswise embowed Or and on a chief azure, three mallets fesswise heads to dexter argent


13: Thrand Elrik -New Name & New Device

Argent, a compass rose star sable

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Sound most important.

"Submitter stated that he found the name on The Viking lady Answers. I went to the site and was not able to find the name as submitted. I have discussed with the gentleman that changes may need to be made and he is okay. I suggested Þrandr Elriskson or any name similar which he said would be okay. He would prefer a silent r or Þrand."

Consulting Herald: Geua filia Guy


Thus ends the January 2015 Letter of Presentation. I'll see some of you on the fields at Estrella, providing I can find may way over Raton Pass.

In Service,

Gauvain Eisenbein

Castle Herald


OSCAR counts 9 Names, 1 Name Change and 11 Devices. There are a total of 21 items submitted on this letter.

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