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Ealdormere ILoI dated 2018-12-26

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

1: Hildegard de Burdigalia -New Name & New Device

Sable, a natural seahorse Or, on a chief argent three clusters of grapes slipped and leaved proper.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No changes.
Culture (6th - 7th Century Frankish) most important.

Hildegarde: Germanic feminine name, Latinized Hildegardis.



de Burdigalia: Old latin name for Bordeaux; name means "of Bordeaux". The Roman Catholic diocese is still referred to as Burdigalia. Much of the evidence for it's use in Period comes from the Itinerarium Burdigalense.





Correction to Device (2018-Dec-28 17:12:03): Blazon should be: Sable, a natural seahorse Or, on a chief embattled argent three bunches of grapes slipped and leaved proper.

2: Hildegard de Burdigalia -New Badge

OSCAR is unable to find the name, either registered or submitted.

(Fieldless) a natural seahorse Or maintaining with its tail a cluster of grapes slipped and leaved proper.

3: Jóra Bjørnsdóttir -New Name & New Device

Per bend sinister vert and azure, a sea wolf and a bordure argent.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
Language (Norse) most important.
Culture (Norse) most important.

Jóra: found in Gerri Basi, p. 12.

In Landnámabók: ch. 46, Jóra Helgadóttir; ch. 55, Jóra Harradóttir

Bjørnsdóttir: found in Gerri Basi, p. 8.

See also: Fellows-Jensen, Gillian. Scandinavian Personal Names in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire. Copenhagen; Akademisk Forlag, 1968. pp 54-55, 342 s.nn

4: Richard Larmer -New Augmentation of Arms

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in April of 1991, via the Middle.

Gules, a boar's head couped Or, on a chief ermine three gouttes de larmes, as an augmentation on a canton Or, three gouttes de sang above a stone well gules.

Submitter recieved the Augmentation of Arms on Nov. 1st, 2014.

As always, kindest thanks to all those who take the time to comment. Please join us for our January Submissions meeting on January 21st.

OSCAR counts 2 Names, 2 Devices, 1 Badge and 1 Augmentation of Arms. There are a total of 6 items submitted on this letter.