SCA Laurel Sovereign of Arms
Online System for Commentary and Response

Site News
Sub Status



Create Account

MAIL ME my password.


[ Site News | LoIs | KLoIs | SENA | Prec | AH | Track | Sub Status ]

Outlands Kingdom ILoI dated 2018-11-19

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 19th day of October, A.S. LIII (2018 CE), does the Honorable Lord Gauvain Eisenbein send greetings on behalf of His Excellency Timothy O'Brien, White Stag Principal Herald.

Here follows the Kingdom of the Outlands' Letter of Presentation for October, 2018. This Letter contains all complete submissions received by Castle Herald between September 2 and October 1.

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 November 25th, 2018. The online Rampart meeting for November was cancelled. As a reminder, the College of Arms requests commentary on all items, including appeals.

Submissions heralds are strongly urged to review the guidelines at: "", as items not meeting these guidelines will be pended. Pended items will be administratively returned after they have appeared on three Letters of Presentation.

1: Damien Wolfhunte -New Name

No major changes.
Spelling (13th to 14th century English or English and French) most important.

[Damien] - Damien is a masculine Middle French name found in the Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources Dated to 1572 -

[Wolfhunte] - Wolfhunte is an English byname found in R&W, sn Wolfhunt. Walter le Wolfhunte, 1339. Per SENA, unmarked bynames in English are fine. Academy of Saint Gabriel Report 756 - Wolfhunte

Per SENA Appendix C, combining French and English names in the middle and late Period is fine. These elements are less than 300 years apart, also fine per SENA.

Consulting Herald: Lilie Dubh inghean ui Mordha

Branch: Dragonsspine

2: Florie Edde of Braemar -New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in April of 2016, via the Outlands.

Argent, a cinquefoil gules with petals and center separated, a lozenge having inward curving sides between each petal sable, and in base four bars wavy alternating azure and argent

Consulting Herald: Selene of the Sky

Branch: Aarquelle

3: Kitta Ragnvaldsdottír -New Name Change

OSCAR NOTE: filing name should not be registered for a primary name change. It was, in in February of 2019, via the Outlands.

Old Item: Danielle de la Rochelle, to be retained as an alternate name.
Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Language (Norse) most important.
Culture (Norse) most important.

Kitta is a short-form for the name Kristín.

pp. xxxiv s.v. "Pet Names"

Cleasby, Richard and Guðbrandr Vigfusson. An Icelandic-English Dictionary. 2nded. Oxford: Clarendon. 1957.

- No-Copy Source via Appendix H of the administrative handbook


Patronymic surname.

Ragnvaldr is found as a masculine given name in "The Old Norse Name" on p. 14, and the surname is formed following the rules presented in the same.

Geirr Bassi Haraldsson. The Old Norse Name. Studia Marklandica I. Olney, MD: Markland Medieval Militia. 1977.

- No-Copy Source via Appendix H of the administrative handbook

Consulting Herald: Ronan na f-fiacal mac Connail

Branch: Unser Hafen

4: Volgrin Zsoldos -New Name & New Device

Per pale of eight sable and argent, a werewolf rampant vert

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

Volgrin, Given name from 1107 of Archbishop Volgrin. Page 807 The History of Civilization: From the Fall of the Roman Empire to the French Revolution, Guizot (M., François)

Zsoldos, Byname meaning soldier or mercenary, from Engel Pál: Kamarahaszna-összeírások 1427-ból (Akadémiai kiadó, Budapest: 1989), A collection of Tax documents from 1427 in Budapest. Found in a list of individuals from Gomor County.

Both names come from the SENA German group between 1100 and 1600.

Consulting Herald: Rona na f-fiacal mac Connail

Branch: Caerthe

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:

Thus ends the October 2018 Letter of Presentation.

The following submissions are pended until the listed problem is addressed (items pended on this letter can be moved forward by sending corrections to the problem to Castle):

Ivar "Halftroll" Thorgrimsson - need to submit completed name form

All submissions should follow the guidelines at:


Submission forms need to be completely filled out, including the Name Documentation and Commentary Notes. Citations used for name documentation that are not on the No-Photocopy list must include a copy of the source material. Generally, this includes the cover or the colophon, and the page where the name item is documented. Please see SENA Appendix H for more details:

The following items are administratively returned (these submissions require a full new submission, referencing the return on this letter):


In Service,

Gauvain Eisenbein

Outlands Castle Herald

OSCAR counts 2 Names, 1 Name Change and 2 Devices. There are a total of 5 items submitted on this letter.

[ Site News | LoIs | KLoIs | SENA | Prec | AH | Track | Sub Status ]

Site Copyright © 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, Lewis Tanzos