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Avacal Kingdom ILoI dated 2018-01-05

This month we have 4 submissions for your commentary. Commentary for this letter will be close on January 18.

The Avacal College of Heralds will meet on January 23 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: Amy Eliot -New Badge

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in January of 2016, via Avacal.

Per bend sinister azure and sable, a bread loaf and a wheel of cheese Or.

2: Kage Tarou Masahiro -New Name & New Device

A lotus with wind blowing and the kanji for kage in the centre

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Spelling (please keep kage) most important.

All of these are from Mistress' Solvieg's "Name Construction in Medieval Japan", 2nd edition.

Masa 昌 (Clear/Bright), p 180, used in Nanori

Masa 政 (Govern/Rule/Instruct/Self-Control), p 189-190 used in Nanori

Masa 將 (Commander), p 194, used in Nanori

Masa 雅 (High Quality), p 230, used in Nanori

Masa 正 (Unerring/Genuine/Correct/True), p 291-292

Hiro 広 (Spacious/Spread Out/Expansive); p 100-101, used in Nanori from 1183 - 1600

Hiro 弘 (Draw/Stretch/Spread Out), p 106, used in Nanori

Hiro 博 (Well Travelled/Learned), p 266, used in Nanori

Kaga'i 加賀井 (literally, a Well in Kaga), dated to 1568 (page 319).

For the Yobina, Tarou 太郎 means first-son (p 373). It looks like he's taken Ryou (Good) from Japanese Miscellency,

3: Lorette de Chasteauneuf -New Device

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

Per pale argent and purpure, a trefoil and a bordure counterchanged

Previously submitted name reconsideration

Yours in service,

Arwyn of Leicester

White Wyvern Herald


OSCAR counts 1 Name, 2 Devices and 1 Badge. There are a total of 4 items submitted on this letter.