September 3, 2014

Greetings unto all who read these words from Meister Konrad Mailander, Rouge Scarpe Herald,

 

This is the Middle Kingdom Letter of Acceptances and Returns for the items on the July 31st, 2014 ILoI.  

  

My thanks to Aryanhwy merch Catmael, Gawain of Miskbridge, Gunnvor silfraharr, Andreas von Meißen, Chaya Simcha bat Yonah, Vreile Payensdochter, Basil Dragonstrike, and Juetta Copin, for their commentary.  

 

Since the letters are now being posted on OSCAR with documentation and commentary open for all to see I will no longer be copying the documentation or commentary to this letter.  If you would like to see the documentation or commentary for this letter please go to http://oscar.sca.org/kingdom/kingloi.php?kingdom=4&loi=2744

 

SENA refers to The Standards for Evaluation of Names and Armory.  These are the new rules for submissions. 

 

My decision and comments are prefaced with ROUGE SCARPE: and are in red.  Items that are accepted will be forwarded to Laurel as a Middle LoI posted on OSCAR.  

 


 

1: Antoine du Marais - New Request for Name Reconsideration

 

Anton du Marais

 

ROUGE SCARPE:  Forwarded to Laurel.

 


 

2: Anton Stark - New Name Change

 

ROUGE SCARPE:  Forwarded to Laurel.

 


 

3: Crespine de la Vallée - New Name & New Device

 

Gules, a sprig of watercress bendwise Or within a bordure nebuly argent.

 

ROUGE SCARPE:  Name Forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the Blazon: Gules, a sprig of watercress bendwise Or within a bordure nebuly argent. In the submitted emblazon the leaves on the sprig did not resemble watercress. The device was redrawn to more closely resemble watercress using an example of a sprig of watercress from the arms of Cailly-sur-Eure, France. The submitter approved the redrawing.

 


 

4: Crispin de la Rochefoucauld - New Device

 

Sable, a lion statant within an orle of chain Or.

 

ROUGE SCARPE:  Forwarded to Laurel with the Blazon: Sable, a lion statant within an orle of chain Or.

 


 

5: Emeloth ingen Ewen - New Name & New Device

 

Azure, a compass star argent and in chief an inverted chevron of five daisies proper.

 

ROUGE SCARPE:  Name Forwarded to Laurel.   Device is returned for presumption with the flag of Somalia Azure, a mullet argent with one DC via SENA A.5.G.2 http://heraldry.sca.org/sena.html#A5G2 for the secondary charge group being added. It is considered presumption since the conflict is with a protected Non-SCA Entity per SENA A.6.D. http://heraldry.sca.org/sena.html#A6D “In general, the flags and arms of period and modern countries and similar entities are protected, while the flags and arms of smaller units are not protected.”

 


 

6: Guillaume Gallatini - New Name & New Device

 

Azure, a fess argent between three bezants Or.

 

ROUGE SCARPE:  Name Forwarded to Laurel.   Device forwarded to Laurel with the Blazon: Azure, a fess argent between three bezants.

 


 

7: Ian Macynwiss de Northwode - New Device

 

Sable, on a chevron between two kitchen knives bedwise and a flesh-pot Or two bay (laurel) leaves in chevron vert.

 

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the Blazon: Sable, on a chevron between two kitchen knives bedwise and a flesh-pot Or two bay leaves points to center vert. The submitter should be aware that the chevron is a bit thin and should be drawn thicker. There are a couple of examples drawn by commenters in the comments.

 


 

8: Muldony McVriw - New Name

 

ROUGE SCARPE:  Forwarded to Laurel.

 


 

9: Nicola Drake - New Name & New Device

 

Per fess raguly, gules a semy of butterflies Or, and sable a deer's massacre argent.

 

ROUGE SCARPE: Name Forwarded to Laurel.   Device forwarded to Laurel with the Blazon: Per fess raguly gules semy of butterflies Or and sable, in base a deer's massacre argent.

 


 

10: Oliver Stillman - New Name & New Device

 

Argent, in fess three ogresses within an orle vert.

 

ROUGE SCARPE:  Name Forwarded to Laurel.   The submitter should be aware that the submitted spelling was not attested in the documentation provided. Luckily Fenris Herald was able to document the submitted spelling through FamilySearch.org. Device forwarded to Laurel with the Blazon: Argent, in fess three ogresses within an orle vert.

 


 

In Service to Crown and College,

Meister Konrad Mailander, OP

 

Rouge Scarpe:

Konrad Mailander
Dale Niederhauser
110 Dodge St.
Swanton, OH 43558
rougescarpe@midrealm.org