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Gleann Abhann GA iLOI dated 2019-04-15

Greetings unto the knowne world! Below for your perusal are my submissions from this year's Gulf Wars. Enjoy!

1: Æduin Hacke -New Badge

OSCAR thinks the name is registered as ?duin Hacke in May of 1996, via Meridies.

(Fieldless) A boar rampant azure charged with a fret couped Or.


2: Alienor de Ryggeby -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in January of 2017, via Gleann Abhann.

Azure, a mouse sejant erect argent maintaining a beetle, on a base Or an apple gules.

Original submission on Gleann Abhann GA iLOI dated 2016-08-16 https://oscar.sca.org//index.php?action=100&loi=4027


3: Bera Peverall -New Name & New Device

Azure, three quills crossed at nib with an orle Or.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Sound (easy to pronounce) most important.
Spelling (easy to spell) most important.

Bera is a female name found on pg. 74 of GasReg-A, in Gascony, France in 1287. It is from Old High German and Old Saxon bero "bear". S.L. Uckelman. "Bera". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2018, no. 1. (http://dmnes.org/2018/1/name/Bera).

Peverall is an English surname found in "Index of Names in the 1292 Subsidy Roll of London Surnames" by Aryanhwy merch Catmael (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/english/surlondon1292.html).


4: Bera Peverall -New Badge

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

(Fieldless) In saltire a mace sable and a quill Or.

This submission is to be associated with Gunter der Ochse


5: Broddi rauðskeggr -New Device

OSCAR thinks the name is registered as Broddi rau?skeggr in October of 2006, via Gleann Abhann.

Per pale gules and vert, a double bitted axe between a pair of drinking horns, all with a bordure argent.


6: Cyprian an Doire -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in June of 2018, via Gleann Abhann.

Per bend argent and vert, in bend sinister a stag beetle and a tree blasted and eradicated counterchanged.


7: David Flecher -New Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Gleann Abhann LoI of May 31, 2018 as submitted.

Or, palewise three arrows sable and a tree gules.


8: Francesca da Trani -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in February of 1986, via Ansteorra.

Sable, a dog passant and on a base rayonny Or four wheels sable.


9: Gaius Curtius Primus -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in April of 2014, via Gleann Abhann.

Gules, three wolves' teeth issuant from dexter and sinister and on a chief sable a bone argent.

This submission is to be associated with Cecilia Augustina


10: Gilbert des Moulins -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in November of 2000, via the Middle.

Sable, a cross formy swallowtailed argent.


11: Grimbjorn Gunnulfson -New Name & New Device

Quarterly vert and sable, a badger rampant argent marked sable and a bordure wavy argent.

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

Grimbjorn - A hypothetical Anglo-Scandinavian formation. The first element Grím- is related to Old Icelandic gríma, "mask", and may refer to a helm which masks the face, also Grímr was one of the names of the god Óðinn. The second element -bjorn is identical with Old Icelandic bjorn, "bear". May instead be a loan from the Continental germanic name Grimbert. Anglo-Scandinavian forms include Grimber, Grimbert. A short form of masculine names in Bjarn- or -bjorn is Bjarni. Grimbjorn is found on pgs. 107, 343, and 348 of Gillian Fellows-Jensen's Scandinavian Personal Names in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire as *Grímbjorn, Grím-, -bjorn. (http://vikinganswerlady.com/ONMensNames.shtml)

Gunnulfson is a patronymic byname formed from the given name Gunnólfr: Found in Old Danish as Gunnulf, in Old Swedish as Gunnolf, and in OW.Norse as Gunnólfr or Gunnúlfr, which is found on p. 10 of Geirr Bassi's The Old Norse Name as Gunnólfr. The byname is formed from the genitive form of Gunnólfr + son as set forth on p. 17 of Geirr Bassi. (http://vikinganswerlady.com/ONMensNames.shtml)


12: Gwyneth Vach -New Name & New Device

Vert, a chevron sable fimbriated between three triquetra argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Language (Welsh) most important.
Culture (13th-14th c) most important.

Gwyneth is a female English given name found in the Family Search Historical Records:

Gwineth Robert; female; marriage; 20 Oct 1577; Conway, Caernavon, England; Batch: M04948-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FGWJ-FTR)

Vach is a 13th century byname per "A Simple Guide to Constructing 13th Century Welsh Names" by Tangwystyl verch Morgant Glasvryn (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/welsh13.html).


13: Hafþóra Skinnari -New Name & New Device

Gyrrony arrondy argent and purpure, a hawk close and a bordure wavy Or.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Language (12th c Norse) most important.
Culture (12th c Norse) most important.
Meaning most important.

Hafþóra - The female given name Hafþóra appears on p. 9 of Geirr Bassi's The Old Norse Name. The first element Haf- is identical with Old Icelandic haf, "sea". The second element -þóra and -dóra is identical to the Old Icelandic Þórr, the god of thunder. This name appears in Landnámabók for Hafþóra Þórbergsdóttir in chs. 21, 55 and 89.

Skinnari - The byname Skinnari appears on p. 27 of Geirr Bassi, meaning a skinner or tanner.


14: Hrefna Manadottir -New Name & New Device

Argent, withing an increscent gules a raven sable.

No major changes.
Language (Norse, Moor) most important.
Culture (Norse, Moor) most important.
Meaning (raven) most important.

Hrefna - The female given name Hrefna appears on pg. 11 of Geirr Bassi's The Old Norse Name. Found in OW.Norse as Hrefna. This name represents a feminine form of OW.Norse hrafn "raven" or corresponds to the masculine name Hrafn. Compare with hrefna "female raven" in Modern Icelandic. Occurs in the runic nominative form hribno. Appears in Laxdæla saga (c. 1245) as Hrefna Ásgeirsdóttir, the daughter of Ásgeirr æðikollr ("the hot-head") and wife of Kjartan. Hrefna Ásgeirsdóttir is also mentioned in chs. 39 and 53 of Landnámabók.

Manadottir is a patronymic byname formed from the given name Máni, which appears on pg. 13 of Geirr Bassi. From OW.Norse máni "moon". the byname is formed from the genitive form of Mani + dottir as set forth on pg. 17 of Geirr Bassi.

Given name + patronymic byname is one of the patterns found on Appendix A for Old Norse.


15: Kára fasthaldi -New Name & New Device

Gules, a torque and a bordure argent semy of torteaux.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound (given name is most important) most important.

Kára - The female given name Kára appears on pg. 12 of Geirr Bassi's The Old Norse Name.

fasthaldi - The descriptive fasthaldi appears on pg. 21 of Geirr Bassi, meaning 'tenacious'.

This is a Norse name combining a given name and descriptive byname.


16: Katarina Vom Swartewold -New Name & New Device

Per bend vert and purpure, a bend between an acorn leaved Or and a cat sejant argent.

Katarina: Katarina, f (nom). Old Swedish. Västervik, Sweden. 1411. SDHK no. 17663 (http://dmnes.org/bib/SDHK). From Katherine. R. Le Get, J. uckelman, S. L. Uckelman. "Katherin". In S. L. Uckelman ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2018, no. 1. (http://dmnes.org/2018/1/name/Katherine)

Vom Swartewolt: Brechenmacher v.2 pg 582 s.n. Schwartzwald w {a;}lder, nd [Low German] Swartewolt Regional area locative byname. 1350 <Bern. Swartewolt>.

The [t -> d] transliteration shift should be well documented.


17: Meadhbh na nGall -New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in August of 2011, via Gleann Abhann.

Per pale vert and sable, a rampant boar between two arrows Or, fesswise respectant.


18: Naomi Solbella Christoforez -New Name & New Device

Per chevron rayonny sable and Or, three bees proper and a chive flower slipped and leaved vert.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Meaning (happy/blessed, beautiful sun, daughter of Christopher) most important.

Naomi, female, Hebrew נָעֳמִי 'my pleasantness'. The name of an Old Testament character. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Noemy. The name came into use among Protestants in the 16th C. French, 1564 Noémy RegPCC-1 p. 62; 1568 Noémye ibid. p. 395; 1571 Noémi ibid. p. 465. S.L. Uckelman. "Naomi". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2018, no. 1. (http://dmnes.org/2018/1/name/Naomi).

Submitter prefers spelling Naomi but would accept French spelling Noémi.

Solbella is a Jewish given name found in "Jewish Women's Names in Navarre" by Julie Kahan, under the header [Solbella]. It is a compound of Sol and Bella. It is found as Solbeliya in 1486. It is a form of Solbeliya accepted as registerable per October 2010 LOAR [Solbella ha Tayeret]. (https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/juetta/navarra.html)

Christoforez is the expected patronymic of Christoforo per SENA Appendix A. Christoforo 1097-1101 per "Medieval Spanish Names From the Monastery of Sahagun: The Names, the Second Group" by Antonio Miguel Santos de Borja. 1 instance of Christoforo under the heading The Second Group (1097-1101), masculine names. (https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/miguel/sahagun/sahagunNames2.html#names)


19: Raven of the Rose -New Name & New Device

Argent, a raven close sable in base an estoiles a bordure purpure.

Meaning (raven and rose references) most important.

Raven is an English given name found in Reaney and Wilson's A Dictionary of English Surnames s.n. Rauen dated to 1185. The u/v switch is a standard scribal variation.

of the Rose is an English vernacular form of de la Rose, a sign name found in Reaney and Wilson, dated to 1242. The submitted form is also possible Lingua Societatis of this name.


20: Sbyslava Isakova -New Name & New Device

Gules, a hart trippant and on a chief doubly-enarched Or three ivy leaves fesswise to sinister vert.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Language most important.

Sbyslava is a female Russian name, feminine variation of Sbyslav meaning "acquire glory", dated to 1102 s.n. Sbyslava, daughter of Sviatopolok Iziaslavich in Paul Wickenden of Thanet's "A Dictionary of Period Russian Names" (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/paul/sa.html).

Isakova is a paternal variant of Isak dated to 1471 s.n. Isak in Paul Wickenden of Thanet's "A Dictionary of Period Russian Names" (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/paul/h-j.html).


21: Shaul ben Yisrael of Poznan -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in December of 1990, via Meridies.

Per pale gules and Or, a sword inverted argent and overall a mullet of six points counterchanged.


22: Tursten de Laci -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in February of 2018, via Gleann Abhann.

(Fieldless) A lacy knot sable.

This submission is to be associated with Eleanor de la Mont


Thank you in advance for your help and insights.

YIS

Maggie Wryght, Moonstone


OSCAR counts 10 Names, 14 Devices and 8 Badges. There are a total of 32 items submitted on this letter.

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