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Ealdormere ILoI dated 2017-10-25

Unto the most honourable members of the Ealdormere College of Heralds, and to its most distinguished external commenters, from Lord Dietrich von Sachsen, Green Mantle Herald Acting, greetings.

1: Emundr Rigsson -New Name & New Device

Azure, a swallow volant bendwise Or, a bordure argent

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Culture (Old Norse) most important.

Emundr: Emunder(Eymundr) Eiriksson (820-859) King of the Swedes -- Heimskringla "the Norse Kings Saga" written by Snorri

Sturlasson ~1230 Emundr Olafson Emundr Ringson


Also found in Geirr Bassi Haraldsson. The Old Norse Name. Studia Marklandica I. Olney, MD: Markland Medieval Militia. 1977. page 9 s.nn. Emundi, Emundr.

Rigsson: Old Norse patronymic of Rig. From the Ynglinga Saga by Snorri Sturlasson ~1230AD (and referring to 9th-12th century kings) chapter 20 "Dygve's mother was Drott, a daughter of King Danp, the son of Rig..."

2: Martin Bildner -New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in May of 2016, via Ealdormere.

Per pale gules and counter-ermine, two martlets addorsed Or, in chief a plate, all within a bordure argent

3: Yamagata Tarou Tokimu'ne -New Name & New Device

Argent, on a mountain sable, a stream argent.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Client requests authenticity for 15th - 16th Century Japanese.

Yamagta: (山形) Japanese surname, dated to around 1600 in From Solveig Throndardottir's Name Construction in Medieval Japan Revised Edition (Syracuse NY; Gakumon, 2004), page 329. Also the name of Yamagata Masakage (山県 昌景?, 1524 - June 29, 1575), a warrior and trusted general of Takeda Shingen, who lead the famous "red fire unit" of Takeda Cavalry. From Stephen Turnbull's The Samurai Sourcebook (New York: Cassell & Co., 1998), pages 222-223.

Tarou: (太郎), Japanese yobina, or birth order name, meaning "first son". From Throndardottir's NCMJ Revised, page 373.

Tokimu'ne: (時宗) Japanese masculine nanori, dated to 1332. From Throndardottir's NCMJ Revised, page 360.

As always, kindest thanks to all those who take the time to comment. Please join us for our Submission meeting scheduled for November.

OSCAR counts 2 Names and 3 Devices. There are a total of 5 items submitted on this letter.