Ealdormere LoI dated 2017-07-24

Unto the Sovereigns and other members of the College of Arms of the Society, come greetings from Dietrich von Sachsen, Green Mantle Herald Acting.

It is the intent of the Ealdormere College of Heralds to submit the following for your consideration.

This item was on the 10-2017 LoAR

1: Auðr Skíðadottir - New Name & New Device

Azure, three tulips within an orle argent

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Meaning (as close to Audra, Skier's Daughter as possible) most important.

Auðr - GB pp. 8; FJ pp. 342; CV pp. 32, 66 s.v. auðr; NR s.v. Øyð

Skíði - GB p. 14 s.n. Skíði

This item was on the 10-2017 LoAR

2: Breyla la Viennette - New Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Ealdormere LoI of June 30, 2014 as submitted.

Per chevron azure and argent, three hearts Or and gules

Correction to Device (2017-Jul-26 16:07:46): Name should be Breyla de Vienne. The name listed was the name submitted, but it was changed in the September 2014 LoAR.


This item was on the 10-2017 LoAR

3: Meuric ap Cadugavn - New Name & New Device

Per saltire pean and Or

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Language (late 12th century / early 13th century Welsh) most important.
Culture (late 12th century / early 13th century Welsh) most important.

Constanza of Thamesreach (Genny Grim), "Names in the charters of the Abbey of Ystrad Marchell, 1176-1283" lists "Meuric" and "Cadugavn"

- https://s-gabriel.org/names/constanza/ystradmarchell.html

Attached: specific charters for 1176 (Meuric) and 1185 (Cadugavn); name near the end of the Latin section in each case


Many and warmest thanks to those who have taken the time to comment and thus advance the art and science of heraldry in the Society.

Dietrich von Sachsen

Green Mantle Herald (Acting)

OSCAR counts 2 New Names and 3 New Devices. These 5 items are chargeable, Laurel should receive $20 for them. There are a total of 5 items submitted on this letter.