3: Marguerite Dubois de La Fonteijne -New Name & New Device
Sable semy-de-lys argent, on a pale cotised argent a fleurs-de-lys sable.
Submitter desires a feminine name.
Language most important.
Culture (French Protestant (Huguenot)) most important.
The previous submission "Marguerite Dubois" was returned for conflict with Marguerite du Bois, registered in May of 2004. The submitter has added an additional byname to clear this conflict. The literal (loose) translation is "Marguerite who lives in the woods by a spring. The persona is French Huguenot living in Holland in the late 16th C.
The spelling of Fonteijne is early dutch - still in use today, and preferred to the French "Fontaine" however changing to the french variation would be acceptable.
Marguerite is listed with an occurrance of 4 in French Names from Paris, 1421, 1423, & 1438 by Aryanhwy merch Catmael (Sara L. Uckelman) http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/french/paris1423.html
(note: also http://heraldry.sca.org/names/french/paris1423.html - Red Flame)
Family search lists a number of each: Marguerite Du Bois, 1595 and Susanne Dubois, 1580 and Marguerite Dubois in entry for Jeanne, ; citing, reference 2:1RCP1LJ; FHL microfilm 315,577 are three examples.
Names Found in Ambleny Registers 1578-1616 by Mari ingen Briain meic Donnchada (Kathleen M. O'Brien) http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/Ambleny/ contains all parts of this name:
There are 35 instance of Marguerite (http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/Ambleny/FemGivenNamesFreq.shtml)
There are 7 instances of the surname Dubois and 8 instances of de la Fontaine (http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/Ambleny/SurnamesFreq.shtml)
Names from Lallaing 1384 - 1600: Bynames by Domhnall na Moicheirghe (Donald Campbell) also list 5 instances of de le Fontaine between 1571-1596.
The dutch spelling "de la Fonteijne" is shown in the openarchives record for Susanna de la Fonteijne buried in 1609 in Leiden (Netherlands) https://www.openarch.nl/show.php?archive=elo&identifier=0f0b09dc-97ed-1f3a-40b9-0283deb74049&lang=en
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