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Atlantia LoP dated 2019-01-14

Unto Eldred Triton and the Atlantian College of Heralds, Greetings!

Here for your perusal and commentary are submissions received by January 10. This letter will close on February 14.

1: Atlantia, Kingdom of -New Order Name

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in April of 1981, via Atlantia.

Lion of the Sea, Order of

This submission is to be associated with (Fieldless) A sea-lion Or tailed azure.
No major changes.
Meaning most important.

The name follows Atlantia's longstanding pattern of order names and heraldic title derived from heraldic charges and creatures associated with the sea, going back to the Order of the Golden Dolphin, the Order of the Pearl and the Order of the Sea Stag, all registered in Atlantia's first year as a kingdom (1981), right up to the recently registered Award of the Star of the Sea (registered in 2014).

The spelling "lion" appears in the Middle English Dictionary:

"Þe þrote wes of lion uor his greate cruelete." (dated to 1340; Arundel MS # 57)

"Þat þe enemi ne rauis nouȝt my soule as a lion." (dated to around 1350; Midland Prose Psalter)

"He berith a scochon of gold with a lion in þe myddell." (1450 - 1500; The Early English Version of the Gesta Romanorum)

The spelling "sea" also appears in the Middle English Dictionary:

"I sailet forth soundly on the Sea occian." (dated alternatedly to 1400 or 1540; Destruction of Troy)

This order name is to be associated with the badge "(Fieldless) A sea-lion Or tailed azure." previously associated with the Keepers of the Dream.

Correction to Order Name (2019-Jan-21 20:01:15): This item has been withdrawn.


2: Ava Dienhardt -New Name & New Device

Per chevron rayonny argent and azure, a ram clymant sable.

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Client requests authenticity for German circa 14th CE.
Language most important.
Culture most important.

Ava: from the Old High German "Awa" referring to "flowing water" from Hanks and Hodges Dictionary of First Names pp 24-25--Also Die Altdeutches Namenbuch (1847) p 190. Also reference "Ste. Ava" 9th Century Frankish Princess. Daughter of Pepin II of Aquitaine--also written as Avaline or Evelyn.

Dienhardt: Old German From "Degen" warrior and "Hardt" brave, strong, hardy. Variations: degenhard, donhardt, Deinart from Hanks and Hodges Dictionary of Surnames p. 142

Consulting Herald: Hamish Macleod


3: Benjamin von Bremen -New Device

OSCAR finds the name on the Atlantia LoI of May 31, 2018 as submitted.

Per chevron sable and argent, a Alphyn passant gules.

Consulting Herald: Ragnar Red Shark


4: Gabriel Ambrose of Hitchin -New Name & New Device

Gules, per fess embowed a wall--embattled argent in chief a lion passant guardant Or--in base an annulet Or.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Language most important.
Culture most important.

Hitchin- A market town in North Herfordshire located near Charlton and Ickleford. Famous for its Lavender.

Gabriel- From the Hebrew "Gavriel". An archangel--meaning "in God is my strength". Feast day 18 March.

Ambrose--one of the four original "Doctors of the Church" Patron St. of milan name documented in Roman Belgium as of 340 AD. Derives from the Latin "Immortal." In England, found as a surname chiefly in Lancashire where they held a family seat. Reaney and Wilson.


5: Lucy of Wigan -New Name & New Device

Argent, a raven rising sable--wings addorsed bearing in its beak a sprig of Rowan vert, fructed gules. a Base engrailed gules.

Submitter desires a feminine name.

Wigan is a town in Greater Manchester, England. Situated on the River Douglas incorporated and chartered by Henry III in 1246

Lucy from the Latin masculine name "Lucius" meaning "light." The use in England and France dates from the 11th C.


6: Nyvein bat Rav Adam -Resub Name Change

OSCAR NOTE: the old name was registered in May of 2011, via An Tir.

Old Item: Nyvein Dyfnawal, to be retained as an alternate name.
Submitter desires a feminine name.
Client requests authenticity for 12-14th Jewish living in England.
Meaning most important.

Submitter wished to retain her name as passed in 2011. Nyvein from the Gaelic Nefyn or Cnaimhin referring to an early Welsh saint. Nefyn also references a small town in Gwynedd/Wales as early as 300 BCE.

"Bas" or "Bat"--"daughter of" pursuant to standard Hebrew naming practices, documented in the Talmud ca 200 CE.

"Rabbi"--meaning "Teacher of the Torah"

From the Hebrewךב "Rav"--meaning master, used as an honorific denoting great respect. Some Rabbis are referred to as "the Rav" individually. Similar to the Arabic "Rabb" meaning "Lord". First mention of "Rabbi" is in the Mishnah circa 200 CE.

See: Hezser, Catherine(1997) "The Social Structure of the Rabbinic Movement in Roman Palestine" pp 64-65

"Adam"--From the Hebrew "Ha Adamah" meaning "of the Earth". In arabic, "Adam" meaning "made of earth or clay."

Examples: Adam of Melrose, Bishop of Caithness dd 1222

Adam "the Welshman" Welsh theologian, Bishop of St. Asaph dd 1181

Submitter wishes the name structure Nyvein bat Rav Adam meaning "Nyvein, daughter of Rabbi Adam"

Consulting Herald: Hamish Macleod

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Submission History:

This is a resubmission after the June 2018 Kingdom return of Nyvein bat Rav Adam:

This name is being returned for insufficient documentation. While the submitted given name is already registered to the submitter, the byname must be fully documented, as it is a new element. No documentation was provided for the masculine given name "Adam" as used in the marked patronymic. On resubmission, it should be noted that On the Evolution of Jewish Names by Eleazar ha-Levi is a no-photocopy source, having been published in the proceedings of the Known World Heralds and Scribes Symposium in 2014.


7: Olivia Trivisana -New Name & New Device

Per pale azure and argent, a butterfly counterchanged and on a chief sable a moon in its plentitude argent between two mullets Or.

Submitter desires a feminine name.

Both name elements are found in Names from Sixteenth Century Venice by Juliana de Luna. https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/juliana/16thcvenice.html

Consulting Herald: Etienne Sea Stag


8: Seifrid Wolfhart -New Name

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Client requests authenticity for 14th Century German.
Sound (given that sounds phoenetically like Seifrid, a byname with the term Wolf) most important.

The given name was located through the SCA College of Arms website and more specifically: https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/talan/bahlow/bahlowMasc.html by Brian M. Scott AKA in the SCA as Talan Gwynek

The name Seiffrid is found to be a derivative of Sigfrid in the 14th and 15th century Germanic culture with references in 1328 and 1436

Source:

Hans Bahlow's Mittelhochdeutches Namenbuch nach schlesischen Quellen(Neustadt an der Aisch: Verlag Degener & Co.,1975)

The Surname was located through the SCA College of Arms website and more specifically: https://heraldry.sca.org/names/bahlow_v.htm by Brian M. Scott AKA in the SCA as Talan Gwynek

The name Wolfhart is found to have been located as a 13th through 15th Century Germanic name. (1293, 1371, 1413)

Source:

Hans Bahlow's Mittelhochdeutches Namenbuch nach schlesischen Quellen(Neustadt an der Aisch: Verlag Degener & Co.,1975)


9: Sigrun Galinsdottir -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Sound (Sigrun Galinsdottir) most important.
Language (Old Norse) most important.
Culture most important.

Both elements from Lena Peterson's Runnamnslexikon at http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/download/18.6dffb94c149794d926e379.1529494180581/Runnamnslexikon_T% 20141106.pdf

Sigrun as an Old West Norse feminine given name: "Sigrún kvn. Fsv. Sighrun, fvn. Sigrún F.I. --> Sig-, e.l. --> -rún. Nom. [sirhun] U122+ (?), sirun Őg61 Ack. sikrun Őg75 $ "

Galinn as an Old West Norse masculine given name: Galinn mn. Fda. Galin ({a"}v. som binamn Galen), fsv. binamn Galen, fvn. binamn Galinn Av pret. part. (fvn.) galinn 'főrh{a"}xad, vild, galen' (av vb. fvn. gala 'sjunga trollsånger'). Nom. [kalia] DR351+ Litt.: Lind Bin. sp. 97, DGP 2 sp. 317.

(Note that the abbreviation "fvn."= Old West Norse)

The formation of the patronym follows the rules for feminine patronyms on page 17 of The Old Norse Name by Geirr Bassi Haraldsson.

Consulting Herald: Alisoun Metron Ariston


10: Valdr Arason -Resub Name & New Device

Azure, a pall argent between two wolf heads erased and addorsed and a fret argent.

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Culture (Viking) most important.
Meaning (Son of Ari) most important.

The construction of the patronymic byname "Arason", meaning Ari's Son, is documented in "A Simple Guide to Creating Old Norse Names" by Aryanhwy merch Catmael (Sara L. Uckelman). (http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/norse/sg-viking.html)

Valdr and the weaker form Valdi- is from Old Icelandic valdr, "ruler." Valdi is also found as a diminutive form of Þórvaldr. GB p. 15 s.n. Valdi; FJ p. 351 s.n. -valdr; CV p. xxxiv s.v. "Pet Names"; CV p. 675 s.v. Valdi, valdr; NR s.nn. -valdi, -valdr

Ari: Found in Old Danish as Ari, and in OW. Norse as the by-name Ari. From OW. Norse ari "eagle." This name may also be understood as a short form of names in Arn-, Arinn-, Ærn-, Æinn-. Runic examples include the nominative forms ari. GB p.7 s.n. Ari; NR s.nn. Ari

Consulting Herald: Caitilín inghean Uí Ruaidrhí

Submission History:

This is a resubmission after the submitter withdrew the previously-submitted Rǫgnvaldr Arason via email in January 2019.


11: Vincenzo d'Este -New Device

OSCAR finds the name registered exactly as it appears in October of 2013, via Atlantia.

Azure, three fleurs-de-lys inverted and on a chief argent a double headed eagle sable.

Consulting Herald: Etienne Sea-Stag


12: Ysabeau d'Horres -New Name

Submitter desires a feminine name.
No major changes.
Client requests authenticity for 15th Century French.
Sound (Ysabeau is preferred, changes to the byname for things similar to it phoenetically) most important.

The given name was located through the SCA College of Arms website and more specifically: http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/french/paris1423.html by Sara L. Uckelman AKA in the SCA as Aryanhwy merch Catmael

The name Ysabeau is found to have been a French 15th Century derivative of the popular Isabelle, familiar to most countries to include Germany, especially to those living along the Rhine River.

Source:

Favier, Jean. Les Contribuables parisiens à la fin de la guerre de Cent Ans, les rôles d'impôt de 1421, 1423 et 1438 (Genève, Paris, Droz, 1970.)

The Surname was located in a document written by an SCA member of the College of Arms: https://dokumen.tips/documents/draft-names-in-the-1292-census-of-paris-liananamesfrench1292parispdfd raft.html by Sara L. Uckelman KAK in the SCA as Aryanhwy merch Catmael

The name de Horres is found to have been located as an 13th thru 15th Century France specifically Parris name. Other variations include de Horrez and de Horret. Using the shortend and common form of "de Horres" to "d'Horres" is appears to be common in the time.

Source:

Geraud, Hercule, Paris sous Philippe-le-Bel: d'aprés des documents originaux et notammentd'aprés un manuscript contenant Le Rôle de la taille imposée sur les habitants de Paris en 1292(Paris: Crapelet, 1837).

Consulting Herald: Thylacine


In service to College and Kingdom,

Beatrice Golden Dolphin


OSCAR counts 8 Names, 1 Name Change, 1 Order Name and 7 Devices. There are a total of 17 items submitted on this letter.