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Ealdormere ILoI dated 2023-10-24
Unto the most honourable members of the Ealdormere College of Heralds, and to its most distinguished external commenters, from Dietrich von Sachsen, Acting Green Mantle Herald, greetings.
These are the submissions for consideration this month from the Kingdom of Ealdormere.
1: Alister of Champcorbeau -New Name (NP) & New Device
Argent, a brown bear rampant proper, in chief a holly branch proper
Submitter desires a masculine name.
The following changes are allowed: Changes to Byname
Spelling (Alister of Champcorbeau) most important.
Alister: Scottish masculine given name found as Alister de Glengerry, dated to 1531 in the "Records of the Parliaments of Scotland to 1707"
of Champcorbeau: Byname formed from SCA Branch name.
This branch-name was registered in September of 2021 (via Ealdormere).
2: Ellynor Fairamay -New Name (NP) & New Device
Azure, a goose regardant displayed Or, on a chief argent, three oak leaves fesswise vert
Submitter has no preference about the gender of the name.
The following changes are allowed: Any changes to given name; no changes to Fairamay.
Sound (ell-EE-nor) most important.
Ellynor: a variant of Ellenor, date 1601, found Kathleen O'Brien's Names Found in Anglicized Irish Documents: Women's Names.
Fairamay: dated to 1327 CE; is found in "Misplaced" Names in Reaney & Wilson - Sorted by Header by Jeanne Marie
Irish and Scottish are an acceptable language mix according to SENA
Both elements are within 500 years of each other.
3: Kraku-hallr Gunnarsson -New Device
OSCAR thinks the name is registered as Kráku-Hallr Gunnarsson in September of 2019, via Ealdormere.
Gules, on a mullet Or, a heart gules
Correction to Device (2023-Nov-20 18:11:33): This should be a new *badge*, not device.
4: Lewis Merryweather -New Name (NP) & New Device
Per chevron vert and gules, a chevron between in chief a sun between two crescents and in base an arm issuant from base hand in benediction Or
The following changes are allowed: All
Meaning (Name is to imply that submiter is a happy person) most important.
Late Sixteenth Century English Given Names,
By Talan Gwynek (Brian M. Scott, [email protected])
©1994, 1999 by Brian M. Scott; all rights reserved.
"England Marriages, 1538-1973", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/
61903/1:1:NJ5H-C22 : 12 March 2020), Raphe Merryweather, 1575. Batch M02243-1
5: Minck the Skinner -New Device
OSCAR finds the name on the Ealdormere LoI of July 25, 2023 as submitted.
Per pale vert and counter-ermine, a mink's head erased argent
7: Rylyn Buchanan -New Heraldic Title
OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in March of 2017, via Ealdormere.
Chat Noir Herald
The following changes are allowed: Minor changes to spelling
Meaning (Black Cat) most important.
Submitter was granted the rank of Herald Extraordinary On May 20, 2023.
This title follows the pattern of charge + colour
Chat: Heraldic charge (cat) in French; from the Latin "Cattus", Chat can be dated to at least the 12th century. Exists in both Old and Middle French.
Jean-Paul Savignac, Dictionnaire français-gaulois, art. « chat », Paris, Errance, 2004, p. 82.
Noir: Colour (black) in French; from the Old French Noir or Neir. https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/noir#Middle_French
As always, kindest thanks to all those who take the time to comment.
In service, I remain,
Dietrich von Sachsen, Acting Green Mantle
OSCAR counts 4 Names, 1 Heraldic Title and 6 Devices. There are a total of 11 items submitted on this letter.Site News
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