January 26, 2018

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 December 7th ILoI.

My thanks to Iago ab Adam, Michael Gerard Curtememoire, Katherine Coscombe, Christian Jorgensen af Hilsonger, Magnus von Lübeck, Dai Gerdwr, Dorothye Bolton, ffride wlffsdotter, Guillaume Gallatini, Ragna Ulfsdottir, Eglentyne Merryweather, Gawain of Miskbridge, Estelle de la Mer, Jean Yves de Chierebourg, and Ginevra Boscoli for their commentary.

On January 10th we held our first online decision meeting using Slack. My thanks to all who participated in that as well; Dragon, Rouge Scarpe, Eschtcheon, Opinicus, Incunabula, Buckler, Andreas Blackwode, Khawlah bint Yahya ibn Husayn, Estelle de la Mer, Alan Fairfax, Johannes, Katalena Ivaniaia, and Petrona da Manciano.

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=4872
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: Angelique de La Rochelle -New Badge

(Fieldless) A sheaf of three arrows sable surmounted by a tower Or.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: (Fieldless) A sheaf of three arrows sable surmounted by a tower Or. The shafts of the arrows were thin line and the emblazon has been redrawn with the submitters approval. The submitter's name is registered as <Angélique de La Rochelle>.


2: Gwyneth Cole -New Name

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel.


3: Heraldr inn hávi -New Name & New Device

Gyronny Or and gules, a dragon in annulo sable.

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel as <Haraldr inn hávi>. <Haraldr> was the spelling of the given name that was documented and the submitter was fine with the change to the attested spelling. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Gyronny Or and gules, a dragon in annulo vorant of its own tail sable.


4: Khawlah bint Yahya ibn Husayn -Resub Device

Per chevron inverted Or and sable, alotus in profile purpure and a lit Arabic lamp Or.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Per chevron inverted Or and sable, a lotus blossom in profile purpure and a lit Arabic lamp Or. Commenters thought the Or may have been a bit too much on the tenné side. One of the commenters did a recolor which the submitter approved so that is being used to avoid issues with the coloration.


5: Laurentius Le Rous -New Name

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel.


6: Owen MakDonald -New Name

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel


7: Philippe de Lyon and Konrad Mailander -New Badge

Argent, on a pale gules a coin die set argent.

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Argent, on a pale gules a coin die set argent.


8: Red Spears, Barony of -New Order Name & New Badge

Golden Shoe, Order of the

(Fieldless) A boarspear head within and conjoined to a horseshoe Or.

ROUGE SCARPE: Order Name forwarded to Laurel. Badge forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: (Fieldless) A boarspear head within and conjoined to a horseshoe Or.


9: Red Spears, Barony of -New Badge

(Fieldless) A rapier bendwise sinister gules.

This submission is to be associated with Épée Rouge, Order of l'

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: (Fieldless) A rapier bendwise sinister gules.


10: Red Spears, Barony of -Resub Badge

(Fieldless) On a boar's head erased Or a heart gules.

This submission is to be associated with Boar's Heart, Order of the

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: (Fieldless) On a boar's head erased Or a heart gules. It has also been requested by the submitter to change the designator from Order to Award.


11: Red Spears, Barony of -New Badge

(Fieldless) On a Roman Vexillum Or two boar spears in saltire surmounted by another palewise gules.

This submission is to be associated with Hastati, Order of the

ROUGE SCARPE: Order Name forwarded to Laurel. Badge forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: (Fieldless) On a Roman vexillum Or two boar spears in saltire surmounted by another palewise gules.


12: Red Spears, Barony of -New Badge

Or, a boarspear within a bordure embattled gules.

This submission is to be associated with Boarsbane, Order of

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Or, a boarspear within a bordure embattled gules.


13: Saint Brutus, College of -New Branch Name & New Device

Gules, two squirrels combatant argent maintaining swords proper crossed in saltire, in base a laurel wreath Or.

ROUGE SCARPE: Branch Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Gules, two squirrels combatant argent maintaining swords proper crossed in saltire, in base a laurel wreath Or. In the original color emblazon the swords were colored with blades that were too dark shades of grey to be considered argent and the hilt was a dark gold that looked brown. It has been recolored with the permission of the submitter.


14: Severin Rheinländer -New Name & New Device

Per pale sable and Or, two flanged maces in saltire counterchanged.

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel. Device forwarded to Laurel with the blazon: Per pale sable and Or, two flanged maces in saltire counterchanged.


15: Troika Bronnikova -New Name

ROUGE SCARPE: Forwarded to Laurel.


16: Vilhjálmr Skytja -New Name & New Device

Gyronny of twelve sable and argent, a boar rampant gules and an orle azure.

ROUGE SCARPE: Name forwarded to Laurel.

In Service to Crown and College,


Meister Konrad Mailander, OP

 

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