July 30th, 2016

Greetings unto all who read these words from Baroness Sybella of Dragon's Mark, Rouge Scarpe Herald,


This is the Middle Kingdom Letter of Acceptance and Returns for the items on the June 14th 2016 ILoI.

My thanks to Konrad Mailander, Ursula Georges, Katherine Coscombe, Coblaith Muimnech, Gawain of Miskbridge, ffride wlffsdotter, Alys Mackyntoich, Juetta Copin, Andreas Lucernensis, Maridonna Benvenuti, Calybrid Ine Tere, Seraphina Delfino and Kolosvari Arpadne Julia, for their commentary.

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=3937

SENA refers to The Standards for Evaluation of Names and Armory, the current 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: Aurelius Corvus Corvinus - New Name & New Device

Sable, a three headed dog passant within an orle Or.


ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Sable, a three headed dog passant within an orle Or.
2: Beatrix Beeman - New Name & New Device

Azure, on a chief triangular argent a templar cross vert, three bees proper.


ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Azure, on a chief triangular argent a cross formy vert, three bees proper.
3: Brynhildr hin þormóða - New Name & New Device

Quarterly gules and Or, a tree blasted and eradicated counterchanged within a bordure sable


ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Quarterly gules and Or, a tree blasted and eradicated counterchanged within a bordure sable.
4: Cynric of Greyhope - New Name & New Device

Sable, two estoile argent. One center point, one sinister point.


ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device returned for lack of clarity of Charge Groups--a violation of SENA A3D1:
5: Daffyd de Saer - New Name & New Device

Azure, a carpenter's square and a carpenter's square contourny in saltire argent.


ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel as . Decision based on change of article to conform to later period Welsh naming patterns. Device Returned for lack of clarity of interlaced charges in irregular arrangement that is unable to be blazoned using standard terms in such a way that it is reproducible as required by SENA A.1.C
6: Guda Fuchs - New Name

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel.
7: Hrafn gráfeldr - New Name & New Device

Gyronny vert and Or, a fleur-de-lys within a bordure sable.


ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Gyronny vert and Or, a fleur-de-lys within a bordure sable.
8: Johannes Drechseldt - Resub Device

Quarterly gules and Or a cross between in bend two mascles counterchanged.


ROUGE SCARPE: Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Quarterly gules and Or a cross between in bend two mascles counterchanged.
9: Katherine Coscombe - New Badge

Per bend sable and vair.


ROUGE SCARPE: Badge forwarded to Laurel with the blazon:Per bend sable and vair.
10: Lette de Cherselawe - New Name

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel.
11: Lettice Spindler - New Name & New Device

Sable, on a pile gules fimbriated Or, a drop spindle Or.


ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Sable, on a pile gules fimbriated Or, a drop spindle Or.
12: Lorenzo De Genovése - New Name

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel as .
13: Marjorie de ffeyrefeld - Resub badge

Fieldless, a lozenge per pale and per chevron sable and argent.


ROUGE SCARPE: Badge returned for being a lozenge display. We do not register fieldless badges which appear to be independent forms of armorial display. Charges such as lozenges, billets, and roundels are all both standard heraldic charges AND "shield shapes" for armorial display.
14: Pferdestadt, Canton of - New Branch Name & New Device

Per saltire azure and gules, a horse rampant within a laurel wreath Or


ROUGE SCARPE: Branch name forwarded to Laurel with the hope that a an acceptable period naming pattern can be reckoned for "Pferde". Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Per saltire azure and gules, a horse rampant within a laurel wreath Or.
15: Raven de Lacy - New Alternate Name & New Badge

Per fess embattled Or and sable, a phoenix sable enflamed gules and a Lacy knot Or.


ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Badge forwarded to Laurel as: Per fess embattled Or and sable, a phoenix sable enflamed gules and a Lacy knot Or. Permission was given by submitter to forward the Device as a Badge. (Alternate name Associated with Hrafn gráfeldr) (New Badge Associated with Raven de Lacy)
16: Rickard of Rivenvale - New Badge

Per pale azure and vert, an estoile haloed by an orle Or.


ROUGE SCARPE: Badge forwarded to Laurel as: Per pale azure and vert, an estoile within an orle Or.
17: Wendell of Dark River - New Badge

Fieldless a sea-griffon azure, armed gules.


ROUGE SCARPE: Badge forwarded to Laurel as: Fieldless a sea-griffon azure, armed gules.
18: Wendell of Dark River - New Badge

Per pale Or and gules, a bend counterchanged, overall a sea-griffon azure within a bordure of the same.


ROUGE SCARPE: Badge forwarded to Laurel as: Per pale Or and gules, a bend counterchanged, overall a sea-griffon within a bordure azure .
19: Shadowed Stars, Barony of - New Order Name

ROUGE SCARPE: Order named returned: Order named returned: . There was no evidence provided of Perseus being worshiped as a god or used as a personal name to create precedence for passing this Order Name. So no religious Order Pattern or Name Order Pattern.
20: Susan of Etherstone - New Name

ROUGE SCARPE: Name Forwarded to Laurel as . Submitter email: blake.lewis@att.net Submitter desires a feminine name. Client requests authenticity for 11th c. English. Susan appears to be the submitters legal name, however no documentation was provided to support this. Escutcheon will contact submitter to obtain, if sufficient documentation cannot be found in commentary. Etherstone - "The Magna Carta Sureties, 1215: The Barons Named in the Magna Carta, 1215, by Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard, William Rylands Beall p144-10. https://books.google.com/books?id=59XcwoRK9jkC&lpg=PA144&ots=KHnkuxeS4t&dq=etherstone%20magna%20cart a&pg=PA144#v=onepage&q=etherstone%20magna%20carta&f=true
21: Reinhold Glier - Resub Exchange of Badge to Device

Gules, a key and on a chief Or an eagle sable


ROUGE SCARPE: Exchange of Badge to Device forwarded to Laurel as Gules, a key and on a chief Or an eagle sable. Submitter provided written consent to enable the exchange.

In Service to Crown and College,


Baroness Sybella of Dragon's Mark, CDH, CE


Rouge Scarpe:

Sybella of Dragon's Mark

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