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Avacal Kingdom ILoI dated 2017-11-26

This month we have 9 submissions for your commentary. Commentary for this letter will be close on December 16.

The Avacal College of Heralds will meet on December 18 at 7:30 pm (Mountain Time) via Google Hangouts. Please send an email to the White Wyvern, Avacal's submissions herald if you want to be included.

1: Dorothye Bolton -New Name & New Device

Purpure, in fess three owls closed sinister, on a chief argent, a key purpure.

Submitter desires a feminine name.

Dorothye-Dorothye Muringe, chistened 15 Jan 1586, Morval, Corwall, England Batch #C05293-1

Bolton - is an English by-name found in "Bynames found in the 1523 Subsiby Roll of York and Ansty" by Karen Larsdatter


2: Fionnghuala ingen Uilliam of Suthernelande -New Name & New Device

no blazon yet

Submitter desires a feminine name.

Fionnghuala - "Index of Names in Irish Annals: Fionnghuala" by Mari Elspeth nic Bryan (Kathleen M. O'Brien)


D M1379.12 Fionnghuala inghen Ui Chaeallaigh ben Meic Uilliam Burc

ingen - same document

U2 U1344.7 Finnguala ingen Mic Fhingin ben Fhergail Ui Duibgennain

Uilliam - same document

D M1379.12 Fionnghuala inghen Ui Chaeallaigh ben Meic Uilliam Burc

of Sutherenlande

Matthew Paris map of Britain, British Library, c1250


Constructed allowed as per Appendix A SENA given + pat + loc

3: Fionnghuala ingen Uilliam of Suthernelande -New Badge

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

4: Kataryna Tkach -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in November of 2002, via An Tir.

(Fieldless) A bear sejent affronty argent.

5: Kilian von Heidelberg -New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Culture (German) most important.

Kilian - German names from Nurnberg, 1497, Sara L. Uckelman www.heraldry.sca.org/names/german/nurnberg1497.html

Heidelberg - from Mercator's Wirtenberg ducatus map, ca. 1585 (http://aleph.unibas.ch/F/?local_base=DSV01&con_lng=GER&func=find-b&find_code=SYS&request=001210363) from Robeke von Heidberg submission http://oscar.sca.org/index.php?action=145&id=71587

von- locative construction allowed by SENA Appendix A.

6: Saxa Amelia Africa Na -New Name & New Device

Or, a three headed dog, a bordure dovetailed sable.

Submitter has no desire as to gender.
Sound (Saxa Amelia Africana) most important.

Saxa-Saxa Tucker, female, 05 Sep 1624, Devon, England Batch#C05232-1

Amelia-Amelia Briggs, female, 21 Jan 1623, London, England, Batch#C02242-2

Africa-Africa Mounser, female, 16 Aug 1618, Norfolk, England, Batch#C0499-1

Na-Richard Na,male, 15 Apr 1628, Stafford, England, Batch#C39077-4

Double names as per SENA Appendix A allowed in late period

Given names to surnames common in late period. So Africa could be a double surname with Na.. Double bynames allowed as per SENA.

OSCAR counts 4 Names, 3 Devices and 2 Badges. There are a total of 9 items submitted on this letter.