October 31, 2017

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


This is the Middle Kingdom Letter of Acceptance and Returns for the items on the September 17th, 2017 & September 19th  ILoI. The September 17th items are the second half of the submissions from Pennsic.

My thanks to Chaya Simcha bat Yonah, Lillia de Vaux, Michael Gerard Curtememoire, Iago ab Adam, Basil Dragonstrike, Magnus von Lübeck, Seraphina Delfino, Kryss Kostarev, Maridonna Benvenuti, Katherine Coscombe, Etienne Le Mons, Jean Yves de Chierebourg, ffride wlffsdotter, Dai Gerdwr, Coblaith Muimnech, Adelaide de Beaumont, Ragna Ulfsdottir, Ginevra Boscoli, Rory mac Feidhlmidh, and Ursula Georges 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=4690 and http://oscar.sca.org/kingdom/kingloi.php?kingdom=4&loi=4763

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.


17-1: Alisia Craufte -New Name & New Device

Azure, a domestic cat passant and in chief three crescents argent

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarfed to Laurel with the blazon: Azure, a domestic cat passant and in chief three crescents argent.


17-2: Ays,e al-Rumi -New Name & New Device

Azure, semy of annulets, and an estoile argent.

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel as <Ayşe al-Rumi>. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Azure semy of annulets, an estoile argent

17-3: Ays,e al-Rumi -New Badge

(Fieldless) A book argent enflamed charged with a flame proper.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: (Fieldless) A book argent enflamed charged with a flame proper.


17-4: Beatrix de Lugano -New Name & New Device

Or, a squirrel sejant erect gules maintaining a sheaf of arrows sable, a chief vairy gules and Or.

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Or, a squirrel sejant erect gules maintaining a sheaf of arrows sable, a chief vairy Or and gules. Original emblazon the vairy was gules and Or which put the Or on the bottom of the chief bordering the Or field , which is reason for return. With the permission of the submitter it has been recolored to solve that problem.


17-5: Caryn of Cynnabar -New Name & New Device

Per pall sable, argent, and gules, a cairn of gray stones proper

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device returned.For heraldic tinctures grey is either light and considered argent or dark and considered sable. Since the cairn of stones is on top of both argent and sable it would not be registerable whether it was considered light or dark.


17-6: Deirdre Makkyneth -New Name & New Device

Per saltire vert and purpure, in pale two trees blasted and eradicated and in fess two trisklions of spirals argent.

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Per saltire vert and purpure, in pale two trees blasted and eradicated and in fess two trisklions of spirals argent. Spirals of triskelions are a step from period practice but they are the only one. 


17-7 & 8: Eyvinda Gerðardóttir -New Name & New Device

Vert, a unicorn head erased argent between five four leaved clovers three and two Or

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. There was some question as to whether the Norse feminize names by adding an -a on the end. It is being sent on for further commentary at the Laurel level. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Vert, a unicorn's head erased argent between five four-leaved clovers crosswise three and two Or.


17-9: Gogan ap Gryffry -New Name & New Device

Pily bendy Or and sable, a dragon's head cabossed vomiting flames gules, orbed Or

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Pily bendy Or and sable, a dragon's head cabossed vomiting flames gules, orbed Or.


17-10: Guenhwyvar MacEwen -New Device

Azure, issuant from a tri-mount couped Or, a demi-ferret erect argent, and in chief two mullets of eight points Or.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Azure, issuant from a trimount couped Or a demi-ferret argent, and in chief two mullets of eight points Or. This is not a new device but a resubmission of a return from the October 1997 LoAR.

17-11: Hrothgar Bjolfsson -New Name

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel.


17-12: Illiton, Barony of -New Order Name

Award of the Otter

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel as <Award of the Otter of Illiton>. There was a conflict with the household name Ottarstead. For non-personal names the designators are not considered for difference therefore we are comparing Otter to Ottar, which are not substantially different. The submitting Baron gave permission to add "of Illiton" to the award name if needed to clear conflict.


17-13: Illiton, Barony of -New Order Name

Award of the Salmon

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel as <Award of the Salmon of Illiton>. When the Baron gave permission for the phrase "of Illiton" to be added to the submitted award names if needed he asked that if it was needed for one to add it to all the submitted award names. Since there is another award name with a conflict it has been added to all of them.


17-14: Illiton, Barony of -New Order Name

Award of the Turtle

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel as <Award of the Turtle of Illiton>. As submitted there is a possible conflict with the household name Voice of the Turtle [February 1975 LoAR, A-West]. Adding "of Illiton" clears this. The submitting Baron gave permission to add "of Illiton" to the award name if needed to clear conflict. When the Baron gave permission for the phrase "of Illiton" to be added to the submitted award names if needed he asked that if it was needed for one to add it to all the submitted award names so even if Voice of the Turtle is not a conflict since there is another award that need it to clear conflict. 


17-15: Illiton, Barony of -New Order Name

Order of the Vessel

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel as <Order of the Vessel of Illiton>. When the Baron gave permission for the phrase "of Illiton" to be added to the submitted award names if needed he asked that if it was needed for one to add it to all the submitted award names. Since there is another award name with a conflict it has been added to all of them.


17-16: Katrín Grimsdóttir -New Name Change & New Device

Vert, on a fess argent three triskelions of spirals sable

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Vert, on a fess argent three triskelions of spirals sable. Triskelions of spirals are a step from period practice but it is the only one.


17-17: Lena Lapier -New Name & New Device

Azure, on a sun Or a dragon displayed sable, and a bordure compony sable and argent

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Azure, on a sun Or a dragon displayed sable, and a bordure compony sable and argent

17-18: Logan mac Artúir -New Device

Argent, a chevron lozengy Or and azure between two wolverines passant respectant azure marked Or and fleur de lys azure.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Argent, a chevron checky Or and azure between two wolverines statant respectant azure marked Or and a fleur-de-lys azure. This is not a new device but a resubmission, the original was returned on the July 2016 LoAR.


17-19: Margery Carter -New Device

Purpure, a bend sinister sable fimbriated argent, overall a goat clymant Or.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Purpure, a bend sinister sable fimbriated argent, overall a goat clymant Or.


17-20: Marissa Atzinger -New Name & New Device

Argent, two chevronelles azure between three hawks brown proper.

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Argent, two chevronelles azure between three brown hawks proper.


17-21: Mateusz Kruchowski -New Badge

Per fess argent and gules, a bear rampant sable and in chief three lozenges gules.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Per fess argent and gules, a bear rampant sable and in chief three lozenges gules.


17-22: Michelina Boucher -New Name & New Device

Azure, two keys fesswise wards to sinister between flaunches Or

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Azure, two keys fesswise wards to sinister between flaunches Or.


17-23: Morvyth of Ravenglass -New Name & New Device

Per bend sinister raguly azure and argent, a bear passant argent and a feather bendwise sinister sable.

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Per bend sinister raguly azure and argent, a bear passant argent and a feather bendwise sinister sable.


17-24: Orsina della Luna -New Name & New Device

Gules, a popinjay rising wings addorsed argent and in base a crescent Or

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Gules, a popinjay rising wings addorsed argent and in base a crescent Or.


17-25: Salomon von Lübeck -New Name

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel.


17-26: Þóra Grímudóttir -New Alternate Name

Þóra Cookie Baker

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel.


17-27: Þóra Grímudóttir -New Badge

(Fieldless) A distaff azure.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel.


17-28: Thorfin Norwood -New Name & New Device

Per bend sable and gules, a bend Or between a increscent and a double-bitted axe bendwise argent hafted proper.

ROUGE SCARPE:  Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Per bend sable and gules, a bend Or between an increscent and a double-bitted axe bendwise argent hafted of wood proper.


17-29: Tirumaladevi of Tirupati -New Name Change & New Device Change

Vert, a lotus affronty within an annulet argent, a bordure Or

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Vert, a lotus affronty within an annulet argent, a bordure Or.


17-30: Tyrfingr Roðgeirsson -New Name Change

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel.


19-1: Alainne Isabella Sabatier -New Name

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel.

19-2: Amadeus Emmanuel -New Name

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel.

19-3: Angelina Draconis -New Name

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel.

19-4: Ástriðr Arnardóttir -Resub Device

Per saltire azure and gules, three greyhounds sejant contouney regardant in an orle argent.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Per saltire azure and gules, three greyhounds sejant contourny regardant within an orle argent.

19-5: Bertrande Fresneau -New Badge

(Fieldless) On a feuer-de-lis Or, a die gules.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon:  (Fieldless) On a fleur-de-lys a die gules marked Or.

19-6: Böjei Temür -New Device

Azure, in pale two birds volant counter-volant Or.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Azure, in bend two birds volant in annulo Or. It is not clear whether the birds are in a clear heraldic position that is registerable but that is a decision for Wreath.

19-7: Caer Gwynt, Barony of -New Branch Name & New Device

Per pale argent and sable, a tower counterchanged on a chief embattled vert a laurel wreath argent.

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. The submitters should know that according to Kingdom commentary the proper Welsh form would be Caerwynt. Caerwynt is the Welsh name for Winchester which may mean that it is protected and would be returned for presumption. Whether that is the case would be the decision of the Pelican Herald. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Per pale argent and sable, a tower counterchanged, on a chief embattled vert a laurel wreath argent.

19-8: Christian Atzinger -Resub Device

Gules, a goat clymant argent collared around the waist sable and in canton a Catherine's wheel argent.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Gules, a goat clymant argent collared around the waist sable and in canton a Catherine's wheel argent.

19-9: Cynnabar, Barony of -New Badge

(Fieldless) A gray elephant proper statant maintaining a tower argent.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: (Fieldless) An elephant proper statant maintaining a tower argent. The Crayola grey colored elephant of the original emblazon looked sable. Master Kryss recolored it and the submitter approved the new emblazon.

19-10: Cynnabar, Barony of -New Badge

Per pall sable argent and gules, in chief a tower Or.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Per pall sable argent and gules, in chief a tower Or. In the original emblazon the sable portion ended a bit high. Master Kryss did a redrawing with the sable coming down farther and with a larger tower now that there was more space. The submitter approved the redraw.

19-11: Fulke of Rutland -New Name & New Device

Argent, on a chief indented azure a lion passant Or.

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Argent, on a chief indented azure a lion passant Or.

19-12: Gunnarr Bogsveigir -New Name & New Device

Azure, a dragon reversed, in base two arrows crossed argent.

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Azure, a dragon contourny, in base two arrows in saltire argent. On the original emblazon the azure was colored very lightly. The submitter gave Escutcheon permission to recolor with what is clearly azure.

19-13: Karayil of Chennai -Resub Device

Per fess purpure and argent, a crescent and lotus flower in profile counterchanged.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Per fess purpure and argent, a crescent and lotus flower in profile counterchanged.

19-14: Karayil of Chennai -New Badge

Argent, a lotus flower in profile sable, enflamed proper.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Argent, a lotus flower in profile sable, enflamed proper.

19-15: Kveldulf Skallagrimsson of Borg -New Name & New Device

Azure, a wolf couchant regardant argent maintaining on his back a domestic cat dormant gardant Or and in chief a moon argent.

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel as <Kveldulfr Skallagrimsson at Borg>. This is the expected Old Norse form without accents as that is closest to what was submitted. The submitter should know that it could also be <Kveldúlfr Skallagrímsson at Borg> with the accents. If they would prefer the second spelling contact rougescarpe@midrealm.org as soon as possible. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Azure, a wolf couchant regardant argent maintaining on his back a domestic cat dormant gardant Or and in chief a moon in her plenitude argent.

19-16: Kveldulf Skallagrimsson of Borg -New Badge

Azure, a wolf couchant regardant argent maintaining on his back a domestic cat dormant gardant Or.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Azure, a wolf couchant regardant argent maintaining on his back a domestic cat dormant gardant Or.

19-17: Mar'itsa Sumnikova -New Name & New Device

Mar'itsa Sumnikova

Field parted per chevron gules and Or. A fox couchant argent and a needle threaded sable.

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device returned for redraw. A chevron or Per chevron division should be vertically centered. The per chevron division line here is too low. The submitter should see From Wreath: Chevrons, Per Chevron, and Their Inversions on the May 2011 LoAR cover letter for guidance in redrawing the chevron. Additionally the commenters did not find the needle threaded sable identifiable. with the thread looping back and forth it appeared some cursive symbol.  

19-18: Matildis la Libraire -New Name & New Device

Vert, in pale three sinister hands (apaumy) fesswise argent.

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Vert, in pale three sinister hands fesswise reversed argent.
19-19: Odlyn Onesocke -Resub Device

Vert, a polypus and bordure argent.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Vert, a polypus within a bordure argent.
19-20: Odlyn Onesocke -Resub Badge

(Fieldless) A polypus argent within an annulet argent.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Vert, a polypus argent within an annulet argent. This was submitted as a fieldless badge but the polypus and the annulet were not conjoined as would be necessary for a fieldless badge. The submitter asked that it be changed to a vert field and resubmitted forms.

19-21: Qamar bint Vartam al-Jayhani -New Device

Argent, in pale a Hand of Fatima inverted charged with an eye argent inset sable and a cauldera gringolada sable, a bordure azure.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Argent, in pale a hand of Fatima inverted charged with an eye argent pupilled sable and a caldera gringolada sable, the serpents azure, a bordure azure.
19-22: Ragna stórráða Úlfsdóttir -Resub Device

Per bend sinister sable and azure, a bend sinister argent cotised Or.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Per bend sinister sable and azure, a bend sinister argent cotised Or.
19-23: Scara Fox Hunter -New Name & New Device

Per pall inverted argent, sable and gules, two foxes rampant addorsed counterchanged and a tower argent.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel as <Scara Foxhunter>. A commenter documented the German Todhunter which translates to Foxhunter using the Lingua Anglica allowance. The submitter indicated she would prefer the single word byname. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Per pall inverted argent, sable and gules, two foxes rampant addorsed counterchanged and a tower argent.
19-24: Shadowed Stars, Barony of -New Appeal of Kingdom Return of Order Name

Award of Perseus of Shadowed Stars

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel.
19-25: Sofia Crivelli -New Device

Azure, a chevron Or between two crescents argent and a seahorse erecr Or, a chief wavy Or.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Azure, a chevron Or between two crescents argent and a seahorse, a chief wavy Or.
19-26: Sofonisba Voltera -Resub Device

Argent, a peacock in his pride proper within a four-lobed quadrate cornice sable and on a chief sable two seeblatter argent..

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Argent, a peacock in his pride proper within a four-lobed quadrate cornice sable and on a chief sable two seeblätter argent.
19-27: Spurius Furius Germanus -New Device Change

Per pale and per saltire argent and gules, a rat rampant to sinister sable.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Per pale and per saltire argent and gules, a rat rampant to sinister sable. This conflicts with Gwendolyn the Rat Keeper's badge registered in July of 1981 (via the West): (Fieldless) A rat sejant erect to sinister sable, tailed Or. The submitter was able to obtain a letter of permission to conflict from Gwendolyn.
19-28: Zilia degli Giudici -Resub Request for Name Reconsideration

Zilia del Giudice

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel.


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Meister Konrad Mailander, OP

 

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