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Drachenwald April 1 LoI dated 2019-04-01

Greetings from the Drachenwald branch of the College of Heralds Imaginary, and their tooting horn, Silly Tabard Herald Extrawonkinary! Warranted huhralds Aussi Courut Herald, Dark Chocolate Herald, Memorandum Herald, Merkillinen Airut Hurtta, Rouge-with-a-dab-of-lipstick-Maunch: `extraordinary!', Sans Titre Herald, and sorry-if-we-forgot-someone-who-didn't-sign-the-form have dived to heroic - and at times rather villanous - depths of consultation in their quest for defame and ignobility.

This item was on the 06-2019 LoAR

1: Carol Danvers - New Name & New Device

Per chevron inverted gules and azure, an inverted chevron surmounted by a compass star Or.

Carol is a female given name dated to 1565 England in FamilySearch records, batch P00749-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NGY7-ZMJ)

Danvers is a byname dated to 1587 England in FamilySearch records, batch C02166-2 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NYX5-4ML)

The submitter doesn't request specific period or culture, but apparently would really, really like to know what her name is.


This item was on the 06-2019 LoAR

2: Charles Xavier - New Name & New Badge

(Fieldless) A saltire within and conjoined to an annulet azure.

Sound (pronunciation with a posh English accent) most important.

Charles, Middle French, 1587 (http://dmnes.org/cite/Charles/1587/RTFProvins)

Xavier byname dated to 1595 France in FamilySearch records, batch C83658-2 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FML7-RZR)


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3: Clark of Kent - New Name & New Device

Per fess gules and azure, an escutcheon Or.

Clark is a given name dated to 1563 Kent, England in FamilySearch records, batch C14760-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:ND4G-MXL)

Of Kent is a locative for county in southeastern England.


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4: Diana Prynce - New Name & New Device

Per fess gules and azure mullety argent, a fess and in chief an eagle desplayed Or.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Sound (like "prince") most important.

Diana is an English female given name dated to 1598 in Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources (http://dmnes.org/cite/Diana/1598/bruton-vol1)

Prynce is a byname dated to 1564 in FamilySearch records, batch B00190-7 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J853-XJM)


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5: Helen Parr - New Name & New Device

Argent, an arm couped per pale sable and gules.

Submitter desires a feminine name.

Helen is an English female given name dated to 1530 in The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources (http://dmnes.org/cite/Helen/1530/LIWill-III)

Parr is a byname dated to 1552 England in FamilySearch records, batch I07508-0 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J392-DBZ)


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6: Jean de Grey? - New Name & New Device

Per bend sinister vert and gules semy of phoenixes Or.

Submitter desires a feminine name.

Jean, Jeyne and Jene are given names dated to 1530, 1543 and 1568 England in S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources s.n. Joan (http://dmnes.org/name/Joan)

de Grey is a 16th c. Anglicized Irish byname found in 16th & 17th Century Anglicized Irish Surnames from Woulfe by (https://medievalscotland.org/kmo/Woulfe/SortedByGaelicRoot_G2.shtml), Grey is dated to 1650 in FamilySearch records, batch P00962-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J3D4-CP6 - <Jane Grey>; honestly we're quite surprised she has not attempted to register that particular variant), whereas ny Gorey is a patronymic byname from the masculine given name <Gorey> dated to 1600 in Names Found in Anglicized Irish Documents: Men's Names by Mari ingen Briain meic Donnchada (http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnglicizedIrish/Masculine.shtml).

Notes from the submissions herald: We're having a hard time pinning down the submitter's preferred name. She seems to have attempted registrations in the past under different names and alternate personas. Half the time she is completely unreachable, then pops up again. Please advice.


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7: Kurt Wagner - New Name & New Device

Per chevron inverted sable and gules, three swords in pall inverted proper.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Client requests authenticity for 16th century.

Kurt is a German male given name dated to 1436 in 15th German Names from Mecklenburg by Aryanhwy merch Catmael s.n. Curt (http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/german/curt-m.html)

Wagner is a German byname dated to 1495 in German Names from 1495: Surnames T - Z by Aryanhwy merch Catmael (http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/german/surnames1495t-z.html)

The submitter has provided documentation for a 15th century name but states he would feel more at home in the 16th century.

Device notes: The submitter is authorized to wield three swords.


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8: Kurt Wagner - New Badge

OSCAR finds the name on the Atlantia LoI of April 01, 2017 as submitted.

(Fieldless) Two clouds palewise respectant conjoined.


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9: Linda Carter - New Name & New Device

Per chevron gules and azure estencelé argent, a chevron and in chief a demi eagle displayed Or.

Linda is a female given name dated to 1638 England in FamilySearch records (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QLGB-ZJMP) If this documentation is too murky, <Lynda> is the submitter's legal given name.

Carter is a byname, occ. from ME cart(e) `carter', dated to 16th c. in Dictionary of Tudor Names by Sara L. Uckelman (http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/english/tudorlondon.pdf)


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10: Linda Carter - New Alternate Name

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

Diana of Themiscyra

Culture (early) most important.

Diana: Dianoia in the Lexicon of Greek Personal Names (Aegean Islands) (http://www.lgpn.ox.ac.uk/publications/vol1/vol1_names/v1fd_sp.html) and in Attica (http://www.lgpn.ox.ac.uk/publications/vol2/vol2_names/v2fd_sp.html)

Of Themiscyra formation using branch name (now an inactive branch, because no-one can find it). However, Herodotus tells us the branch exists on the Black Sea, and we won't argue with him. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Themiscyra_(Pontus)#cite_note-1)

The submitter accepts early Greek culture.


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11: Linda Carter and Clark of Kent - New Badge

OSCAR is unable to find the name (Linda Carter) , either registered or submitted.
OSCAR is unable to find the name (Clark of Kent) , either registered or submitted.

(Fieldless) Eyeglasses sable.

Previously submitted as (Fieldless) Horn-rimmed eyeglasses proper, this household badge was returned with the guidance of using an actual heraldic tincture.


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12: Loch Heed - New Name & New Device

Argent, a dragon purpure.

Submitter desires a masculine name.

Loch is a male given name dated to 1650 Germany in FamilySearch records, batch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J4J2-25G)

Heed is a byname dated to latter half of 17th century England in FamilySearch records. We request help in finding a period documentation for this name. Otherwise we may need to suggest the byname Lutelheed dated to Lutelheed in "Misplaced" Names in Reaney & Wilson - Sorted By Name by Jeanne Marie Lacroix (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/misplacednamesbyname.htm) and frankly we fear the reaction of the submitter!

Device notes: We advised the submitter to draw the dragon bigger, but the response was grumpy.


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13: Maudlyn Pryor - New Name & New Device

Sable, a sun in his splendor Or.

Submitter desires a feminine name.

Maudlyn is a female given name dated to 1648 England in FamilySearch records, batch C05212-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JWNH-QZC)

Pryor is a byname dated to 1650 England in FamilySearch records, batch M00144-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V523-NM7)


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14: Maudlyn Pryor - New Alternate Name

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

Anne Odine

Anne is a female given name dated to 14th-16th c. as seen in The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources S.L. Uckelman, ed. s.n. Anne (http://dmnes.org/name/Anne), England, Early Modern English.

Odine is a byname dated to 1604 England in FamilySearch records, batch M03561-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N2S2-4VH)


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15: Maudlyn Pryor - New Badge

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

(Fieldless) A troll's head gules crowned Or.

The submitter is a queen.


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16: Maudlyn Pryor - New Badge

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

(Fieldless) On an apothecary jar Or a roundel gules.

This submission is to be associated with Anne Odine


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17: Nathaniell of Essex - New Name & New Device

Argent, a lozenge bendwise gules and a sinister gore sable.

Submitter desires a masculine name.

Nathaniell is a male given name dated to 1563 in S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources s.n. Nathaniel (http://dmnes.org/name/Nathaniel), England, Early Modern English

Of Essex is a locative byname, Essex is found in R&W p. 157 with <de Essex> dated to 1246-47 and <Essex> dated to 1340-1450.


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18: Paige Guthrie - New Name & New Device

Azure, a sheaf of wheat Or.

Paige is a surname dated to 1650 England in FamilySearch records, batch M07064-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NL63-G84). Late period English surnames can be used as forenames.

Guthrie is a byname dated to 1650 England in FamilySearch records, batch M11282-2 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTV6-QYZ)


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19: Rémy dit le Beau - New Name & New Device

Per pale argent and sable, a chess pawn and a chess pawn fracted counterchanged.

Submitter desires a masculine name.

Rémy is a male given name dated to 1650 France in FamilySearch records, batch C02382-5 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2YD-RTQ4)

dit le Beau is a descriptive byname "called the beautiful", dated to first half of 15th c. France in Names from Paris, 1408-1449 by Aryanhwy merch Catmael (http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/french/paris1408.html)


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20: Samuel Guthrie - New Name & New Device

Or, a grenade inversed within a bordure wavy sable.

Samuel is a male given name dated to 1650 England in FamilySearch records, batch P00962-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JMG7-WRM)

Guthrie is a byname dated to 1650 England in FamilySearch records, batch M11282-2 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTV6-QYZ)


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21: Susan Richards - New Name & New Device

Argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.

Susan is a female given name dated to 1639 England in FamilySearch records, batch P01068-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NP66-6MF)

Richards is a byname dated to 1647 England in FamilySearch records, batch P00686-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N51C-TH6)


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22: Thomas Geri - New Name & New Device

Or, a cat black marked argent courant maintaining a brown mouse proper.

Thomas (http://dmnes.org/name/Thomas) The name of one of the twelve apostles, a 12th C English saint, two 13th C English saints, a 13th C Italian saint, and a 14th C Dutch saint. Wycliffite Bible (1395)

Geri, locative for a village in Cyprus. So it's a stretch, but we couldn't bear to make the clever mouse sad.


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23: Weryn Worthington - New Name Change & New Device Change

OSCAR NOTE: 'Old Item' should contain the former primary name. The form that is there is not a registered name.

Argent, an archangel azure.

Old Item: Angel of Exeter, to be released.
Old Item: Azure, an angel argent., to be retained as a badge.

Weryn is a male given name dated to 1562 in Cornwall Parish Registers: Marriages, volume V. London: Phillimore & Co., 1903, cited in S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources s.n. Warin (http://dmnes.org/name/Warin) England, Early Modern English.

Worthington is a byname dated to 1582 in Index of Names in the 1582 Subsidy Roll of London: Surnames of English men & women by Aryanhwy merch Catmael (http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/english/engsurlondon1582n-z.html)


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24: Weryn Worthington - New Badge

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

(Fieldless) A vol argent.

Too soon?


Yours in Disservice,
Silly Tabard Herald Extrawonkinary


OSCAR counts 16 New Names, 1 New Name Change, 2 New Alternate Names, 15 New Devices, 1 New Device Change and 6 New Badges. These 41 items are chargeable, Laurel should receive $164 for them. There are a total of 41 items submitted on this letter.

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