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Meridies ILoI from Meridies dated 2018-05-01

I, Ld Kurt Bogner, for the Kingdom of Meridies, send greetings unto Maistreas Flannait inghean ui hEighnigh, Beacon Herald; THL Ulrich Eisenhand, Pennon Herald; and the commenting heralds of the Meridies Internal Letter of Intent Commentary list.

It is the intent of the Meridian College of Heralds to submit the following names and armory as part of the next external Letter of Intent published by the Pennon Herald.

The pleasure of your response to Pennon is requested no later than May 21, 2018. A decision meeting is tentatively set for the following Tuesday after the 21st. Any changes will be announced through proper channels.

1: Adeliza Anabilla -New Name & New Device

Barry wavy argent and azure, a dragon-winged mermaid affronty wings displayed Or and a bordure gules.

Sound (Ah-de-li-za A-na-bil-la) most important.

Adeliza - 1086 English female name "Feminine Given Names in DES" s.n. Adelaide

http://heraldry.sca.org/names/ReareyA6.html - Link doesn't work, could not read the URL.

Anabilla - 1305 English byname (and given name?) s.n. Annoble - R&W

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2241/2018-04-29/19-01-58_url.png


2: Ailléne mac Bláth mhic Cadhan -New Name & New Device

Argent, in fess a triskele of hunting horns bells to center gules between two eagles volant addorsed sable.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Language (Irish) most important.

Ailléne - s.n. Aillén, Ailléne, Ellén : Ollín

Bláth - s.n. Bláth

Cadhan - s.n. Cadan, Cadhan

All are from OCM and follow the documented pattern <name> mac <father> mhic <grandfather>


3: Avelyn Loveday -New Alternate Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in November of 2013, via Meridies.

Astrid Von Volkmanshagen

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Client requests authenticity.
Language (Keep Astrid. The last name can be worked with) most important.

Astrid - Medieval Norwegian Feminine Names by Sara L. Uckelman s.n. Astrid found 1538 1395 1384 1377 1370 1361 1346 http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/norwegian/astrid.html

Von Volkmanshagen - 15th Century Low German Men's Names from Mecklenburg by Sara L. Uckelman Index of place names found in these dates 1448 (2), 1451, 1453, 1469 http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/german/mecklenburg.html


4: Cáemgen of Ipswich -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Meridies LoI of February 28, 2018 as submitted.

Or, an allocamelus statant and on a chief azure an arrow fesswise Or.

Previous submission was returned for violation of SENA A3B1. To wit: While a few monsters have a defined proper, most of them do not because they do not exist in nature. Thus, monsters constructed from animals which can otherwise be proper may not be proper.

Or, an allocamelus statant proper and on a chief azure an arrow fesswise Or.

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2241/2018-04-30/20-17-48_Caemgen_de_Ipswich_device_color_image.jpeg


5: Catriona MacLeod -New Name & New Device

Vert, in bend a decrescent and a fox sejant Or.

Catriona - Variation of Catríona, which is an Irish borrowing of Catherine. St. Gabriel report #2281

http://www.panix.com/~gabriel/public-bin/showfinal.cgi/2281.txt

- standard spelling in Mari's Index of Names in Irish Annals dated between 1360-1654

http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Feminine/Caiterina.shtml

MacLeod - [Black] Gillandres MacLeod dates to 1227


6: Colomagnas Peregrinus -New Name

Colomagnas - "Some masculine Ogham Names"

add url [Cypher: no URL was added] medieval names archive

Peregrinus - Latin for "foreigner, person from abroad"

from 30BCE. to 212CE, denoted a free provincial subject of the empire

(Brunt, "Italian manpower")

Afterwards, just a descriptive


7: Conrad Vom Schwarzwald -New Badge

OSCAR thinks the name is registered as Conrad vom Schwarzwald in November of 2005, via Meridies.

Or, a pine tree couped sable.


8: Cristiana Hunter -New Name & New Device

Or, a falcon striking maintaining in its talons three tulips fesswise and in chief two arrows inverted in saltire, a bordure embattled gules.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Language (English Late 1200-Early 1300) most important.

Cristiana - 13th Century Feminine Given Names in A Dictionary of English Surnames

http://heraldry.sca.org/names/reaneyintro.html

Hunter - Reaney and Wilson, pg. 244

Attested names Simon Huntere 1220; Juliana la Hunter 1312

Black -- pg. Thomas Hunter 1376


9: Deirdre Dowdall -New Alternate Name & New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in October of 2014, via Meridies.

Kashka Medvedeva Mat Nikolai

Or, on a torteau a bear pawprint argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No changes.

A Dictionary of Period Russian Names (and some of their Slavic roots) Being a compilation of over 25,00o Russian names Taken from period sources by Paul Wickenden of Thanet Online Edition

•Kashka (f) -- dim of Kasha.

•Kashka (m) -- dim of Kasha.

http://heraldry.sca.org/paul/ka.html

Kasha (f) -- "porridge." Kasha, daughter of Krok, wife of Bivoi. 67o. [Khr 25o]

Dims: Kashka (wife of Vratislav, Prince of Luts'k). 825. [Khr 255]

Kasha (m) "porridge."

Martin Kasha, boiar. 1491. [Top 176]

Dims: Kashka (Mikhal' Kashka Kachirtskii). 1599. [Tup 176]

Kashenets' (Ivashko Kashenets', peasant). 2539. [Tap 176]

Kashinits. 15th Century. [Gra 258]

Pats: Kashin (Mikhailo Kashin). 2589. [RIB II 322]

Pat Vars: Kashkin [from Kashka] (Bogdan Kashkin, scribe). 1618. [RIB XIV 254]

Medvedeva Medvedeva - Medved' (m) -- "bear." Pats: Medvedev (Maksim Ivanov syn Medvedev). 1523 http://heraldry.sca.org/names/paul/ma.html

•Mat(er or i-): mother

?Bakhmat (Bakhmat Timofeev syn Mitkova, boiar trustee). c2582. [Tap 42]

?Kosmata. 1222. [Mor 103]

?Materna. 1425. [Mor 22o]

http://heraldry.sca.org/paul/zmorphem.html

Nikolai (m) "victory of the people." Russianization of Nicholas. Nikolai, metropolitan. 1291. [RIB II 2] http://heraldry.sca.org/paul/n.html


10: Deirdre Dowdall -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in October of 2014, via Meridies.

Lozengy gules and Or, a polar bear dormant argent.

Original submission was returned by Laurel for violating SENA A2C2, which states that "Elements must be drawn to be identifiable." Because of their small size and posture that obscures identifying features, commenters could not identify the bears.

Lozengy gules semy of bears dormant argent and argent.

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2241/2018-04-30/20-25-29_Deirdre_Dowdall_REDRAW_COLOR.jpg


11: Fynlo Mac Cane -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Meridies LoI of April 30, 2017 as submitted.

Per chevron vert and sable, a chevron raguly between two oak trees and a sheaf of arrows argent.

Previous submission was returned by Laurel July 2017. This device must be returned for a redraw. Though we do allow chevrons to be somewhat lower when there are charges in chief and not in base, we do not give the same leeway for the field division. The per chevron line of division needs to go substantially above the fess line.

Per chevron vert and sable, a chevron raguly on the upper edge and in chief two oak trees argent.

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2241/2018-04-30/20-31-26_T-Fynlo_Mac_Cane_device_color_image.jpg


12: Gunther Wagenschwanz -New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Sound (Goother Vagen-svanz) most important.

Gunther - s.n Gunther

http://www.dmnes.org/name/Gunther

Czech: Gunther in Middle High German dated to 1318

German: Guntherus in Latin dated 1234

Wagenschwanz - s.n. Wagenschwanz in both [Bahlow] and [Brechenmacher] as an occupational surname but without dates.


13: Hrœrekr inn eldri -New Name & New Device

Per pale sable and argent, in pale two axes in saltire and a tree blasted and eradicated and a bordure embattled counterchanged.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Language most important.
Culture most important.

Hrcerekr - Geirr-Bassi Haraldsson; The Old Norse Name; P.11; s.n. Given Names; Documents Hreerekr as a masculine given name.

The name Hrcerekr also appears in this form and spelling at http://www.vikinganswerlady.com as a Varangian Guard name in the 907 A.D. Byzantium Treaty.

inn eldri - Geirr-Bassi Haraldsson; The Old Norse Name; P.21; s.n. Nicknames; gives this as meaning "the elder".


14: Jurgen der Vielfrass -New Name & New Device

Vert, on a pale embattled argent a wolverine rampant sable.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Sound (Yurgen der Wielfrass) most important.

Jurgen - plausible spelling of German name based on

Jurgen - Medieval German Given Names from Silesia http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/talan/bahlow

Jorge and Jorgen - both from German names from 1495 http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/german/german1495.html (Cypher: Link does not work)

der Vielfrass - the wolverine, pattern der <animal name> documented with names such as "der Adeler" (eagle) 1309 "der Frunesel" (donkey) 1293 all from [Bahlow]

Vielfrass - meaning badger dating to the 15th century

http://www.dwds.de/wb/Vielfra%C3%9F

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2241/2018-04-29/21-13-33_Jurgen_der_Vielfrass_name_doc_01.jpeg


15: Kieran Mac Dubhghaill -New Name

Submitter has no desire as to gender.
Sound most important.
Language most important.
Culture most important.

Kieran - Anglicized form of Ciaram per OCM (Ciaram also would accept Ciaran if necessary to register)

Attested in http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/masculine/ciaran.html (Cypher: Yet another bad link)

Mac Dubhghaill - s.n. MacDowell MacLysaght pg 89, the surname of Ireland, also attested at http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/masculine/dubgall.shtml (Cypher: Bad Link)

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2241/2018-04-29/21-23-39_url3.png
#2 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2241/2018-04-29/21-23-39_url4.png


16: Livia Tullia Marciana -Resub Device

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

Or, an elephant passant within a bordure indented purpure seme of quatrefoils Or.

Name was originally submitted as Tullia Livia, resubmitted as Livia Tullia Marciana.

Device was returned for a redraw, since the stance of the elephant was unclear.

Or, an African elephant statant with a bordure indented purpure seme of quatrefoils Or.

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2241/2018-04-30/20-55-36_Tullia_Livia_device_color_image.jpg


17: Luchia del Mar -New Name Change & New Device

OSCAR NOTE: filing name should not be registered for a primary name change. It was, in in June of 2018, via Meridies.

Barry wavy azure and argent, on a hurt fimbriated Or a sea-nettle argent.

Old Item: Lucia del Mar, to be released.
Submitter desires a feminine name.
Meaning (Lucy of the Sea) most important.

Luchia - Feminine given name found in the article "Names of Slaves in 1480 Palermo, Sicily" by Maridonna Benvenuti

http://heraldry.sca.org/kwhss/2013/Maridonna_Benvenuti/Names_of_Slaves_in_1480_Palermo.pdf

Found once as "Luchia la Nigra liberta"

del Mar - byname already registered to the submitter, as

"Lucia del Mar, registered in May of 1994 (via Trimaris)".


18: Margarete Musikant -New Name & New Device

Azure seme of musical notes, and open book argent and a double tressure Or.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Meaning (Last name refers to music) most important.

Margarete - s.n. Margarete 15th Century German Women's Names by Talan Gwynek

http://heraldry.sca.org/names/germ15f.html

Musikant - [Brech] p299 s.n. Musikant dated to 1423


19: Meridies, Kingdom of -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in August of 1979, via Meridies.

Sable, on a pale between two gouttes argent an arrow sable.


20: Ouyang Yingzhao -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name on the Meridies LoI of December 31, 2016 as submitted.

(Fieldless) Two Chinese dragons combatant regardant azure maintaining between them a plate.


21: Quintus Valerius Gracchus -New Name & New Device

Purpure chaussé ployé argent, in pale an eagle displayed inverted and a staff entwined by two maintained serpents argent.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Language (Roman) most important.
Culture most important.

Quintus: A Simple Guide to Imperial Roman Names by Ursula Georges. http://heraldry.sca.org/names/roman.html#praenomen

Valerius: A Simple Guide to Imperial Roman Names by Ursula Georges. http://heraldry.sca.org/names/roman.html#nomen

Gracchus: Selecting and Using your Roman Name, section The Cognomen

http://www.legionxxiv.org/nomens/


22: Reynse vom Schwarzwald -New Name & New Device

Azure, two needles inverted in saltire and a bordure argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Spelling (vom Schwarzwald as passed previously by husband Conrad von Schwarzwald) most important.

Reynse - listed in 15th century tax roll form:

http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/german/german1495.html

"vom" german for "from"

"Schwarzwald" is German for "Black Forest"


23: Robin de Shealladh -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in April of 1980, via Meridies.

Fieldless, a cat's head cabossed quarterly Or and sable.


24: Robin de Shealladh -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in April of 1980, via Meridies.

Quarterly sable and Or, a cat's head cabossed counterchanged.


25: Stefania Zaffiro -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound most important.

Stephania - Catalan names from the 1510 census of Valencia

http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/spanish/valencia1510.html

Zaffiro - Phillipo Zaffiro, 1561, Author

Novariensis in Libros Analyticorum Posteriorum

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2241/2018-04-30/18-29-37_Stefania_Zaffiro_name_doc01.jpg


26: Tristand Pelletiere -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Meridies LoI of November 30, 2016 as submitted.

Per fess argent and sable, in pale a mullet of eight points and a guinea pig stantant counterchanged.

Previous submission was returned for violating the Rule of Tincture.

Sable, a guinea pig argent and on a chief gules a mullet argent.

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2241/2018-04-30/20-10-30_Tristand_Pelletiere_device_color_image.jpg


27: Tristand Pelletiere -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name on the Meridies LoI of November 30, 2016 as submitted.

(Fieldless) A bat-winged guinea pig segreant contourny argent breathing flames proper.


28: Wu Yun -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in January of 2012, via Meridies.

(Fieldless) Three Chinese dragons stantant in annulo maintaining a plate.

This submission is to be associated with House of the Nine Dragons


29: Wu Yun -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in January of 2012, via Meridies.

On a torteau fimbriated sable a Chinese dragon passant Or.

Correction to Badge (2018-May-02 21:05:59): The correct blazon is Argent, on a torteau fimbriated sable a Chinese dragon passant Or.


In Service,

Ld Kurt Bogner

(m.k.a. Curtis Halbrook)

1350 Hendon Road

Woodstock, GA 30188

(404) 697-5949

curtis.halbrook@gmail.com


OSCAR counts 13 Names, 1 Name Change, 2 Alternate Names, 15 Devices and 9 Badges. There are a total of 40 items submitted on this letter.

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