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Drachenwald ILoI dated 2018-12-10

DRACHENWALD HERALD TRIBUNE Volume 20, Issue 12 (December 2018)

To all wise and fair gentles who assist our Kingdom with commentary, and everyone reading these words, send Anna Edelweiss and Mór Albion their greetings!

Monthly timeline

  • Commentary on the submissions in this letter is due on December 26.
  • This month's Letter of Intent (LoI) will be assembled by the end of the month.
  • Please send all submissions to Edelweiss Herald. Submissions received and confirmed paid by the end of the month will make it to next month's letter.
  • Please send other DHT content to Albion Herald.

DHT Society Pages

  • On 8 December Anna de Byxe, Edelweiss Herald, was notified that she had for her great service in the Kingdom of Drachenwald, in absentia, been granted arms and made a companion of the Ordo Hirundinis, the Company of the Swallow in the Ordo Annuli, Drachenwald's Order of the Ring, with seniority from 11 May an. soc. 53. The Ring is the grand order in which the Crown of Drachenwald recognises high achievement.
  • On 10 November, to the acclaim of all who love her; Constanza of Thamesreach, Grand Master Archer of Drachenwald, late Albion Herald, was elevated to the Order of the Pelican. The Crown recognised not only her service to Drachenwald's College of Heralds, but also to the Principality of Insulae Draconis and to the development of archery in the Kingdom. The Lady Tamarra Samuilova, late Edelweiss Herald of Drachenwald, proud mother of Mestressa Constanza, was pleased to be in attendance.

Tidings from the previous month

Albion Herald has published the Drachenwald LoI dated 2018-11-30.

The following submissions were forwarded to Laurel:

  • Anneke Alfintytär Lindu - New Name
  • Anneke Alfintytär Lindu - New Device: Or, a raven reguardant sable maintaining in its claws an arrow fesswise reversed gules, on a chief sable an oak leaf fesswise Or.
  • Duarte Gonçalves do Monte - New Device: Sable, a chevron erminois between three bezants.
  • Lina Arinbjornardottir - New Device: Azure estencely Or, a chief-pale argent.
  • Tobyn Cavell - Resub Device: Per fess embattled vert and argent masoned sable, an arrow fesswise reversed argent.

The following submissions were returned for further work:

  • Galen Morales - New Name (submitted again in this letter)
  • Galen Morales - New Device: Vert, two swords crossed in saltire argent and issuant from base a flame Or.

1: Euphrosyne Eirenikina -New Name & New Device

Vert, on a roundel pierced Vert voided Or, five lotus flowers affronty.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No changes.

Euphrosyne - heraldry.sca.org/names/byzantine/fem_given_names.html - Euphrosyne Kamatera, Byzantine Empress, c. 1155 - 1211

Eirenikos - heraldry.sca.org/names/byzantine/family_names.html - Theodore II Eirenikos, Patriarch of Constantinople c. 1180 - 1216

Eirenikina http://heraldry.sca.org/names/byzantine/feminizing.html#feminizing_family_names

2: Galen Morales -New Name

No major changes.
Sound (Spelling is not important) most important.

From Albion: This name submission was in November DHT, and is submitted again for further commentary on <Galen>. The provided documentation for the name is not from a "safe batch" in FamilyRecords, but the record contains a scan of the original source, now attached here. We request commentary on whether the scan (#1 and #2) is sufficient documentation for the name.

Galen is a male given name dated to 1620 in FamilySearch records (#1 and #2):

Galen Martin. Male. Christening date 19 Jan 1620. Beaumont-du-Perigord, Dordogne, Aquitaine, France. Batch Number 008065461. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QGTB-MTT4

Morales is a byname dated to 1517 in FamilySearch records:

Bartolome Coredor Morales. Male. Christening date: 14 Nov 1517. Santa Catalina, El Bonillo, Albacete, Spain. Batch Number: C89095-1. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F55N-K4F

French and Iberian names may be combined according to SENA Appendix C.

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/images/cImages/162/2018-12-10/13-42-18_Galen1.jpg
#2 https://oscar.sca.org/images/cImages/162/2018-12-10/13-42-18_Galen2.jpg

3: Gele Pechplumin -New Name & New Device

Ermine, three bells within a bordure purple

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No changes.

Gele: Arnsburger Personennamen: Untersuchungen zum Namenmaterial aus Arnsburger Urkunden vom 13. - 16. Jahrhundert. https://heraldry.sca.org/names/germ15f.html

Pechplumin: Der "Gemeine Pfennig" in Kulmbach, 1495 http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/german/surnameskulmbach.html

4: Thorfin hinn Svarthöfði -New Name & New Device

Argent, a weaving tablet sable, on a chief sable a scimitar argent.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Culture (Viking) most important.

Thorfin: "Nordiskt Runnamnslexikon" by Lena Peterson, 2007 ISBN 978-91-7229-040-2 p.229 https://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/download/18.6dffb94c149794d926e379/1529494180581/Runnamnslexikon_T %20141106.pdf

hinn: The Bynames of the Viking Age Runic Inscriptions by Lindorm Eriksson (Christer Romson, christer.romson@spray.se) https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/lindorm/runicbynames/mental.htm

Svarthöfði: Kan be found in LANDNÁMABÓK (Sturlubók) https://www.snerpa.is/net/snorri/landnama.htm under heading 19. kafli "..Svarthöfði að Reyðarfelli var annar son þeirra.." (..Svarthöfði at Reyðarfell was one of their sons..) and in "Nordiskt Runnamnslexikon" by Lena Peterson, 2007 ISBN 978-91-7229-040-2 p.211 https://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/download/18.6dffb94c149794d926e379/1529494180581/Runnamnslexikon_T %20141106.pdf

Correction to Device (2018-Dec-12 11:12:54): A weaving tablet bendwise, isn't it?

The above submission has images. To view them, see the URLs below:
#1 https://oscar.sca.org/images/cImages/140/2018-12-10/08-08-21_thorfin_hinn_svarthovdi_1-name2.jpg
#2 https://oscar.sca.org/images/cImages/140/2018-12-10/08-08-22_thorfin_hinn_svarthovdi_1-name3.jpg

Yours in Service,
Anna de Byxe, Edelweiss Herald (internal submissions), edelweiss@drachenwald.sca.org
Mór inghean Bhriain, Albion Herald (external submissions), albion@drachenwald.sca.org
Submissions info: http://www.drachenwald.sca.org/content/submissions

OSCAR counts 4 Names and 3 Devices. There are a total of 7 items submitted on this letter.