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Calontir ILoI dated 2018-03-26
To Saito Takauji Gold Falcon and the esteemed members of the College of Heralds comes this missive from Dorcas Whitecap, Eyas. I seek your wise counsel on the following submissions, to prepare them for registration:
1: Adalyde bint Yunus al-Zarqa' -Resub Device
OSCAR thinks the name is registered as Adalyde bint Yunus al-Zarqa' in May of 2015, via Calontir.
Gyronny of twelve azure and Or, a peacock in his pride argent and on a base sable a moon in her plenitude Or
Her previous Calontir submission, Gyronny of twelve azure and Or, a peacock in his pride argent was returned at kingdom for conflict with the device of Jumanah bint Nur al-Zarqa', Per bend Or and vert, a peacock in his pride argent. This addresses the conflict by adding the charged base.
2: Aidan Cocrinn -New Badge
OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in April of 1986, via Calontir.
(Fieldless) A raven stooping to sinister vert
3: Alan Burellson -Resub Device
OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in May of 2006, via Calontir.
Erminois, on a pile ployé azure a hanging balance Or
His previous submission, Azure chausse ploye erminois, a hanging balance Or was returned for conflict with the badge of Elena Anatolievna Pavlova, (Fieldless) A standing balance Or. This redesign clears the conflic by making a pile ployé the primary charge.
4: Deirdre inghean Aodha -New Name & New Device
Purpure, a thistle Or and a double tressure argent
Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Client requests authenticity for 12th century Gaelic.
Deirdre - 12th century Gaelic name used once. "Concerning the Name Deirdre" by Josh Mittleman. https://medievalscotland.org/problem/names/deirdre.shtml
SCA precedent: August 2006, "is registerable as a normalized attested 12th C Gaelic name."
inghean- "daughter of"
Aodha - Early Modern Irish Gaelic genitive form of Áed, which is found in the years 578 through 1594. "Index of Names in Irish Annals: Áed / Aodh" by Mari Elspeth nic Bryan (Kathleen M. O'Brien) https://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/Aed.shtml
Submitter marked "No Major Changes" but requested authenticity for 12th century Gaelic.
Originally submitted as <Deirdre mac Aodha>, Deirdre is a feminine name, so the patronymic marker would be <inghean>. This is not adding or dropping a name element, nor is it changing the language, so correcting the marker is not a major change.
5: Emerick Jones -New Household Name
OSCAR finds the name on the Calontir LoI of August 30, 2017 as submitted.
Company of Scarlet
Submitter has no desire as to gender.
Spelling (Scarlet) most important.
This household name follows the pattern <designator> of <substantive element>.
Company - designator for a household name, per SENA Appendix E, part D. http://heraldry.sca.org/sena.html#AppendixE
Scarlet - surname used as the substantive element.
R&W, s.n. Scarlet, Scarlett has William Scarlet in 1185.
"Index of Names in the 1582 Subsidy Roll of London: Surnames of English men & women" by Sara L. Uckelman known in the SCA as Aryanhwy merch Catmael shows the surname Scarlet 3 times. http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/english/engsurlondon1582n-z.html
6: Korinna the Scythian -New Name & New Device
Vert, two owls respectant guardant and a tree argent
Submitter desires a feminine name.
Korinna - feminine name found three times with dates 2nd C. AD; 1 BC-1 AD; 5th or 3rd C. BC. http://clas-lgpn2.classics.ox.ac.uk/cgi-bin/lgpn_search.cgi?namenoaccents=%CE%9A%CE%9F%CE%A1%CE%99%C E%9D%CE%9D%CE%91
Lexicon of Greek Personal Names http://www.lgpn.ox.ac.uk/database/lgpn.php
the Scythian - descriptive byname. Lingua Anglica form of Greek Σκύθης (Skuthika/Skythika). http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/morph?l=%CE%A3%CE%BA%CF%8D%CE%B8%CE%B7%CF%82&la=greek
Originally submitted as <Korinna Scythia> the name was changed with submitter's permission.
7: Otmar Eichman -New Name & New Device
Per chevron inverted sable and gules, a feather argent and a stag's massacre Or
Submitter desires a masculine name.
Otmar - Otmar Haunsel, male. Marriage 08 Jul 1566, Talheim (Oa. Tuttlingen), Württemberg, Germany. Batch M91759-1. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NZRQ-Y4X
Eichman - Johan Eichman, male. Death 17 Dec 1577, Sindelfingen, Württemberg, Germany. Batch B00429-2. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JWLQ-DM4
Commentary is due by 22 April 2018 either in OSCAR or via email to <email@example.com>. The online commentary meeting will be 23 April 2018. Ic þe þancie (I thank you) in advance for your assistance!
Sien ge hal,
OSCAR counts 3 Names, 1 Household Name, 5 Devices and 1 Badge. There are a total of 10 items submitted on this letter.