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Ealdormere LoI dated 2023-05-31

Greetings to Emma Laurel, Elisabetta Pelican, and Iago Wreath from Nika Trillium and Dietrich Red Escutcheon/Acting Green Mantle:

We humbly submit for consideration and registration by the College the following names and armoury.

1: Alis Grenewode - New Name (KLoI) (NP) & New Device (KLoI)

Argent, an ash tree eradicated vert, leaved sable, a bordure quarterly sable and purpure

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Meaning (none provided) most important.

Alis is an Early Modern Gaelic female name found in Mari ingen Briain meic Donnchada's "Index of Names in Irish Annals" - [] - with Annals dates of 1267, 1285

Ragged Staff notes that se also have Alis in English via Feminine Given Names in A Dictionary of English Surnames:Alice, by Talan Gwynek with the requested spelling dated to 1200, 1214 and 1327.

Grenewode Found in R&W, s.n. Greenwood, spelling dated to 1275

SENA Appendix C allows for the combination of Early Modern Irish Gaelic and English.

2: Artair MacArtair of Orkney - New Badge (KLoI)

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in December of 1981, via the Middle.

Azure, a lymphad and a bordure argent.

3: Brand the Black - New Augmentation of Arms (KLoI)

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in February of 1991, via the Middle.

Checky sable and Or, a seawolf erect argent, as an augmentation on a canton gules a trillium flower argent, augmented by quartering with sable, two boar's heads in pale couped argent crowned Or.

Brand's Augmentations are dated 2022-10-01 (Ealdormere) and 1996-08-14 (Middle). He is also a Baron of the Court, dated 1999-06-18 (thanks, Buccina!)

Revised artwork on correct shape provided by Orle and approved by the submitter.

4: Elias Hadleigh - New Name (KLoI) (NP) & New Device (KLoI)

Checky sable and argent, a crane Or, and in canton sinister a forget-me-not proper

Elias is a masculine English given name found in Withycombe, sn Elijah/Elias, with the requested spelling dated to 1316.

Hadleigh is an unmarked English locative byname, allowable per SENA Appendix A for English. The name element is found in Mills, sn Hadleigh, and Watts, also sn Hadleigh. We find the spelling Hetlega in Domesday 1086, and Hadlega dates to the 12th century (Matilda de Hadlega) and Hadley dates to 1390 in Reaney and Wilson. The modern spelling is Hadleigh (in Essex, Herts. and Suffolk) or Hadley (Worcs.) We think the requested spelling can be interpolated.

We also have a Family Search Record for the marriage of Mary Hadleigh in 1610, batch # M05074-1:

5: Penn de Moranza - New Device Change (KLoI)

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in September of 2015, via Ealdormere.

Azure, a winged quince Or

Old Item: Azure, five pears in saltire Or slipped and leaved vert, to be retained as a badge.

We have confirmed, as per the form, that this is a device change and that the old registered device is to be retained as a badge.

6: Rylyn Buchanan - Resub Badge (KLoI)

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2017, via Ealdormere.

(Fieldless) A fleshpot quarterly vert and sable, a wooden spoon argent bendwise sinister issuant from the mouth and charged with a ducal coronet Or.

This badge was returned on the Feb 2023 LoAR for the following reasons:

This badge is returned due to the lack of identifiability of the spoon. Having the whole of the bowl either hidden or having low contrast means only the handle is clearly visible, and we do not believe this issue can be adequately addressed by pending this for a redraw. Possible solutions would be either removing the spoon entirely or making it a metal.

This badge accepts this recommendation and turns the spoon to argent.

Entry has been correct from Kingdom commentary to change from an appeal to a resub, which it is.

7: Þorfinna gráfeldr - New Badge (KLoI)

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in September of 2003, via Ealdormere.

(Fieldless) a sun, Or, overall a keythong, gules

Although there were concerns in Kingdom commentary about the identifiability of the sun in this badge, we are sending it on up for further commentary/decision

8: Tristham Grave Filler - New Name (KLoI) (NP) & New Device (KLoI)

Per pale gules and argent, a hare rampant contourny maintaining two swords sable, in base three death's heads two-and-one counterchanged argent and sable.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Meaning (none provided) most important.
Spelling (Tristham with an H.) most important.

This name is a later period English name with a double byname, as described in SENA Appendix A.

Tristham: Masculine English given name. Found in Tristham Horne, christened March 31st, 1611 in Ashwater, Devon.

"England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975", database, FamilySearch ([] : 4 February 2023), Tristham Horne, 1611.

Batch No: C05023-1

Grave: English surname. Found in William Grave, buried June 16th, 1561 in Doncaster, Yorkshire.

"England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016", database, FamilySearch ( : 23 February 2022), William Grave, 1561.

Image can be found at: []

Filler: English surname. Found in Hannah Filler, christened May 14th, 1581 in Hitchin, Hertfordshire.

"England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975", database, FamilySearch [(] : 5 February 2023), Hannah Filler, 1581.

Batch No: C07248-2

Thank yous this month to Orle for providing a redraw and Ragged Staff for confirming registered names and tightening writeups.

Do note that Dietrich Red Escutcheon has assumed the mantle (pun intended) of Green Mantle Herald and will continue in this role until further notice. We thank Lady Daya for her service in this role.

Nika Trillium

OSCAR counts 3 New Names, 3 New Devices, 1 New Device Change, 2 New Badges and 1 New Augmentation of Arms. These 10 items are chargeable, Laurel should receive $40 for them. OSCAR counts 1 Resub Badge. This item is not chargeable. There are a total of 11 items submitted on this letter.

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