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Meridies ILoI from Meridies dated 2019-05-01

I, Ld Kurt Bogner, for the Kingdom of Meridies, send greetings unto Mistress 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, 2019. A decision meeting is tentatively set for the following Tuesday after the 21st. Any changes will be announced through proper channels.

1: Avice Scrivener -New Name & New Device

Purpure, overall on a cross patonce Or a daisy proper and on a chief Or a reremouse sable.

Submitter desires a feminine name.

Avice

Avice Winter

Sex Female; Birth about 1595 of Swanage, Dorset, England; Burial 15 March 1641 Swanage, Dorset, England MARRIAGES (1) Spouse Peter Cover Marriage 28 October 1616 Swanage, Dorset, England

CITING THIS RECORD - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "International Genealogical Index (IGI)," database,FamilySearch

(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/2:1:MF8K-K82 : accessed 5 August 2018), entry for Avice Winter,

batch A24866-5; submitter not specified. To find the source, see "IGI Batch Number Descriptions" in the FamilySearch Wiki.

Avice Wells

Sex Female; MARRIAGES (1) Spouse Edmund Ludlove Marriage 13 July 1612 Amersham,Buckingham,England 1

CITING THIS RECORD - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "International Genealogical Index (IGI)," database, FamilySearch

(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/2:1:M3SJ-M7L : accessed 5 August 2018), entry for Avice Wells, batch A184617, sheet 00, serial 04703; citing FHL microfilm 184,617; submitter not specified.

Scrivener

Reaney & Wilson; English Surnames; P. 396; s.n. Scrivener gives this as a header form

Bardsley; English and Welsh Surnames; P.673; s.n. Scrivener also gives this as a header form, though the actual date given for this spelling is John Scrivener 1767

The name is also grandfathered to the submitter as the registered surname of her father

William Scrivener

This name was registered in July of 2004 (via Meridies).


2: Dorothea Wilhelms -New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2008, via Meridies.

Sable, on a cross crosslet fitchy argent three crosses crosslet fitchy argent.


3: Eithne Tonfelen -New Name & New Device

Azure, a bear stantant Or within an orle of bees Or marked sable.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Language most important.
Culture (6th C Pict) most important.

1) Eithne ingen Cinadhon, daughter of Ciniod son of Uuradech, King of the Picts 763-775, died in 778 (U778.11 in the Annals of Ulster, Electronic Ttexts Ed., University College Cork, http://www.ucc.ie/celt/online/G100001A/ (Bad Link - Cypher)

2) Angaharad Tonfelen daughter of Rhydderch, 6th century Pict (Bromwich TYP no. 79, according to https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/tangwystyl/brythonic/.) Also Angharat Ton Velen (Peniarth MS. 47, according to https://s-gabriel.org/names/tangwystly/brythonic.)

If changes are necessary I would prefer to add a place name, such as Eithne Tonfelen of Orkney.


4: Glaedenfeld, Barony of -New Heraldic Title

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in September of 2017, via Meridies.

Golden Hydra Pursuivant

No documentation provided.

Petition to support attached.


5: Griffin O'suaird -New Badge

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

Sable, three mullets one and two and a chalice argent.


6: Isidore de Miranda -New Name & New Device

Or, a cross of four ermine spots sable, on a chief azure three compass roses Or.

Submitter desires a masculine name.

Isidore

According to Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isidore_the_Laborer

Saint Isidore, Saint Isidore the Farmer

Confessor, Born c. 1070 Madrid,Kingdom of Castile, Died May 15, 1130 (aged 59) or 1172 Madrid,Kingdom of Castile

Venerated in Roman Catholic Church, Aglipayan Church, Beatified May 2, 1619,RomebyPope Paul V

Canonized March 12, 1622,RomebyPope Gregory XV

Feast May 15;[1]October 25; March 22

Patronage Madrid, agriculture;farmers;day labourers;

Isidore the Farm Labourer, also known as Isidore the Farmer (Spanish:San Isidro Labrador) (c. 1070 - May 15, 1130), was a Spanishfarmworker known for his piety toward the poor and animals. He is the Catholic patron saint of farmers and of Madrid, and of La Ceiba, Honduras. His feast day is celebrated on May 15.

de Miranda

Spanish Names for the 15th Century, by Juliana de Luna

https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/juliana/isabella/locative.html

lists 'de Miranda' as a locative surname


7: Jacob Williamson -New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in November of 2007, via Meridies.

Vert, a comet between in chief two lightning bolts in chevron argent.


8: Maria Isabetta de Miranda -New Name & New Device

Argent, a cross of four ermine spots purpure between four ravens migrant to chief azure.

Submitter desires a feminine name.

Maria

16th Century Spanish Names; Elspeth Ann Ross; http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~kvs/heraldry/spanish16/fem-given-alpha.html

lists 97 instances of Maria as a Spanish feminine given name

María Hernández(1539, III.11),María de León(1560, IV.64),María Rodríguez(1571, V.3085),Maria de la Cruz(1574, V.3530),María Hernández(1578, VI.7)

Spanish Names for the Late 15th Century; Juliana de Luna; https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/juliana/isabella/WomensGivenAlpha.html

lists 146 instances of Maria as a Spanish feminine given name

Isabetta

This name appears to be exclusively Italian rather than Spanish, but according the SENA Appendix C Spanish and Italian name elements can be used together

Late Period Italian Women's Names; Juliana de Luna; http://medievalscotland.org/jes/Nuns/Venice.shtml

lists Isabetta* / Ysabeta (* These are a few late period names not found in the La Virgine data, but in other similar accounts.)

The same source also gives Isabeta 1366 (also found in the 16th c. as Isabetta)

de Miranda

Spanish Names for the 15th Century; Juliana de Luna; https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/juliana/isabella/locative.html

lists 'de Miranda' as a locative surname


9: Radulf de Passais -New Name & New Device

Per pale argent and or, in fess a wooden boat proper and a sea-serpent undulant vert and in chief an arrow fesswise inverted sable.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Sound (Radulf + byname referencing forest) most important.

Radulf is the expected vernacular of latinized Radulfus, found in Aryanhwy merch Catmael, "14th C Worchestershire Masculine Names"

https://heraldry.sca.org/names/english/mascworc14.html

de Passais is a French locative byname. The place name is dated to 1335 on p.123 of "Actes normands de la chambre des comptes sous Philippe de Valbis (1328-1350)

https://books.google.com/books?id=QbMHbM478xAC


10: Rose Scrivener -New Name & New Device

Argent, a cross crosslet fitchy purpure and an orle of ivy vert.

Submitter desires a feminine name.

Rose

Faire Names for English Folk: Late Sixteenth Century English Names by Chris Laning (SCA: Christian de Holacombe)

https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/christian/fairnames/givennames.html#women

Lists Rose as occurring between 1560 & 1580 in England as a feminine given name

Scrivener

Reaney & Wilson; English Surnames; P. 396; s.n. Scrivener gives this as a header form

Bardsley; English and Welsh Surnames; P.673; s.n. Scrivener also gives this as a header form, though the actual date given for this spelling is John Scrivener 1767

The name is also grandfathered to the submitter as the registered surname of her father

William Scrivener

This name was registered in July of 2004 (via Meridies).


11: Sabine Helena Koch -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Language most important.
Culture (German) most important.

Sabina - feminine given name, found in ahlow or Bahlow/Gentry] Bahlow, Hans. Deutsches Nameslexikon. (also the translation by Edda Gentry). page 433 (1991)

[NOTE: Name does not match submission. - Cypher]

Helena - feminine given name, dated to 1364, found 1 time in "Medieval German Given Names from Silesia" by Talan Gwynek,

http://heraldry.sca.org/names/bahlow_v.htm also found in [Bahlow or Bahlow/Gentry] Bahlow, Hans. Deutsches Nameslexikon. (also the translation by Edda Gentry). page 224 (1991)

Koch - German byname found in Bahlow "German Names from Niirnberg,1497" http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/german/nurnberg1497.html also found in [Bahlow or Bahlow/Gentry] Bahlow, Hans. Deutsches Nameslexikon. (also the translation by Edda Gentry). page 287 (1991


12: Solveig Brighthelmston -New Name & New Device

Purpure, an azalea flower and three dragonflies in pall heads to center argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Meaning (Given name is "Strength" etymology) most important.

Solveig is a Norse feminine name found in GB, p.14

Brighthelmston is the surname of the submitter's father (Alexander Brighthelmston, reg. Jan.1990 via Meridies), used under the Existing Registration Allowance.

Attesting documents attached.


13: Sophia de Subligny -New Household Name

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

White Kraken Keep

Spelling (Wants "Kraken" in the spelling of the name) most important.

Documentation attached on separate page.

Note: Submitter wants "White Kraken Keep" but has been told that "White Kraken's Keep" might be the necessary form, and is willing to accept that.

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2241/2019-04-30/20-08-55_White_Kraken_Keep_household_doc01.jpg


14: Sophia de Subligny -New Device Change

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

Azure, a polypus and on a chief invected argent a drakkar reversed sable.

Old Item: Azure, a thistle Or, in chief argent a drakkar reversed sable., to be retained as a badge.


15: Tesclina de la Tour -New Name Change

OSCAR NOTE: the old name was registered in October of 2016, via Meridies as Dairenn ingen L?egaire.

Old Item: Dairenn ingen Laegaire, to be released.
Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound (Tess-a-li-na) most important.

Tescelina - late 11th C - early 12th C Cont. French female name per St. Gabriel's Report #3009 http://www.panix.com/~gabriel/public-bin/showfinal.cgi?3009+0

(NOTE: Name does not match submission - Cypher)

de la Tour - 1292 French byname, 1292 Paris census

http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/french/1292paris.pdf


16: Thomas Williamson -New Name & New Device

Gules, a chess king and on a chief argent three praying mantises vert.

Submitter desires a masculine name.

Thomas

Masculine Given Names Found in the 1332 Lay Subsidy Rolls for Lincolnshire, England

https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/mari/LincLSR/GivenMasculineAlpha.html

shows 755 instances of Thomas dated to 1332

Williamson

English Surnames; Reaney & Wilson; P.493; s.n. Williamson dates Roger Williamson to 1386


17: Thorfinnr galti -New Name & New Device

Per saltire argent and azure semy of trefoils counterchanged, a boar rampant sable maintaining an axe gules.

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

Thorfinnr - GB p.16

galti - ibid. p.21


18: Tribunas Argyros -Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in October of 2018, via Meridies.

Per chevron throughout purpure and azure, a chevron between two plummets and a chrysanthemum argent.

Original submission, Per chevron throughout purpure and azure, a chevron between two plummets and a chrysanthemum argent. was returned by Laurel November 2018.

This device is returned for redraw. The chevron throughout is too thin to be recognized. Upon resubmission, please draw the chevron at least four times as thick.

There is a step from period practice for the use of a Japanese chrysanthemum.

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/showimage.php?I=2241/2019-04-30/21-28-58_Tribunas_Argyros_device_color_image.jpg


19: William de Colwell -New Name & New Device

Per bend sinister argent and azure, a Maltese cross sable and three doves migrant bendwise argent.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Client requests authenticity for 13th C England.
Meaning (William from Colwell Northumberland) most important.

William - English 1386. Williamson p. 3429 R&W "Arnold Williamssone 1360 ClothCt; Roger Williamson 1386 NothBR "Son of William"

de Colwell - English 1384. Colwell p. 722 R&W "William de Colwell 1384 RfY"


20: Zhirikh Zvezdodrag -New Name & New Device

Azure mullety of eight, an ass rampant argent.

Zhirikh - Paul Goldschidt's Dictionary of Period Russian Names

https://heraldry.sca.org/names/paul/z.html

Zvezdodrag - ibid.


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 12 Names, 1 Name Change, 1 Household Name, 1 Heraldic Title, 14 Devices, 1 Device Change and 1 Badge. There are a total of 31 items submitted on this letter.

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