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Gleann Abhann LoI dated 2023-09-09

Greetings from Ruby Herald and the populace of Gleann Abhann

1: Aodhán de Tegid - New Name (KLoI) (NP) & New Device (KLoI)

Per bend bevelled gules and Or, a sugarloaf hat and a dragon in annulo breathing flames, counterchanged

Submitter desires a masculine name.
The following changes are allowed: Contact submitter before changing
Spelling most important.

Aodhan is a Gaelic masculine given name found in the Martyrology of Donegal as a saint's name, which can be dated to the early 17th century. See attached image.

de Tegid is an English locative byname. The Tegid is a lake that exists off of the river Dee. It is found in that spelling dated to 1573 in a book called The Breuiarie of Britayne. See attached image.

Mālik ibn Jinnī raised some questions regarding the beveilled precedent. Please refer to Kingdom commentary as it is rather long and I am unsure how to condense it.

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2: Aubry de la Morte - New Name (KLoI) (NP)

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Sound (dey Mort, dey la mort) most important.

The client would like the surname to be "de la Morte" or "de Morte" if possible

Aubry is a French masculine given name dated between 1402 and 1461 and found in Masculine Given Names in Morlet, Étude d'anthroponymie picarde, by Sara L. Uckelman

de la Morte is an English descriptive byname found in the Family Search Records as the christening of John de la Morte, 29 August 1621 (in the Gray Period), Saint Ann Blackfriars, London, England, batch # C02209-2

Per SENA Appendix C, French and English name elements can be combined throughout period.

3: Gellir Gunnarsson and Brígiða Ingvarsdóttir - New Badge (KLoI)

OSCAR finds the name (Gellir Gunnarsson) registered exactly as it appears in October of 2003, via Meridies.
OSCAR finds the name (Brígiða Ingvarsdóttir) registered exactly as it appears in September of 2003, via Meridies.

Per pale wavy gules and sable, a gryphon's head erased erminois, and wolf's head erased argent respectant

This submission is to be associated with Hammar Ulf

Household name is on the Gleann Abhann LoI dated 2023-05-09.

4: Gilbert des Moulins - New Badge (KLoI)

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

Sable, on a cross formy swallowtail argent an anchor sable.

Blazon updated per KLoI.

5: Koðrán de Greystoke - New Name (NP) & New Device

Per bend sinister gules and vert, a stag's head caboshed argent

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Sound most important.

After speaking with the submitter he is willing to go with Orle's idea and so I am moving this forward.

Koðrán is a Celtic given name recorded in Old Norse and found in both the Viking Answer Lady's website and in Geir Bassi, p 12. It is marked as from the Landnamabok, so we can date the name to between the 9th and 11th centuries

de Greystok is an English locative byname found in Reaney & Wilson, sn Graystoke, with Thomas de Greystok dated to 1251. Per Watts, sn Greystoke, the place was called Creistoch in 1167.

Suggested by Orle and approved by submitter is:

Lind gives <Koðran> from Diplomaticum Islandicum in 1226, also Sturlunga saga, which would be 1200s. We get <Kodran> (with a d instead of edth) in the genitive in Íslenzkir Annálar 1189 and 1343. Lind says the name was "quite common in Iceland throughout the Middle Ages."

Oluf Rygh's Norwegian Farm Names ( under the headword <Grostok> has a 1585 <Graastoch>. The first element is probably <gróf> f., "brook". The second element is <stokkr> m., "tree-trunk, timber-log". Here it probably indicates a timber bridge over a river.

Giving a plausible name of Kodran Graastoch

Blazon updated from commentary

6: Toyotomi Katsumoto - Resub Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in September of 2022, via Gleann Abhann.

Purpure, on a roundel sable fimbriated three paulownia flowers slipped and leaved argent

Item was returned due to no PTC.

This device conflicts with the device of Róise inghean Aibhne, Purpure, on a plate a domestic cat sejant sable. Under SENA A5C1 we have to consider the sable roundel fimbriated as a plate charged with a pellet (which is charged with a quaternary plant worth no difference). Under that interpretation, there is a DC for changing the type of tertiary from a cat to a roundel, but no other DCs are available.

Permission to conflict attached.

In Service to the Society and the Dream,

I remain,

THL Neave inghean ui Fhathaigh

Ruby, Gleann Abhann

OSCAR counts 3 New Names, 2 New Devices and 2 New Badges. These 7 items are chargeable, Laurel should receive $28 for them. OSCAR counts 1 Resub Device. This item is not chargeable. There are a total of 8 items submitted on this letter.

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