July 15, 2004

Greetings unto Master Rory mac Feidhlimidh, Dragon, Mistress Elena de Vexin, Rouge Scarpe, and the commenting members of the Midrealm College of Heralds; from Lady Ana Linch, Escutcheon Herald.

Unless noted, clients will accept minor changes and a holding name.


 

1) Andelcrag, Barony of, "La Ricompensa Della Farfalla" -- New Badge -- Purpure, three monarch butterflies displayed proper within a bordure Or.

"La Ricompensa Della Farfalla" (or Award of the Butterfly) for the Barony of Andelcrag.

A petition is included by the Barony's officers.

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2) Bartholomew McMullins (M) -- New Name and Device -- Argent, triquitria vert
(Altenburg)

[Bartholomew]-- one of the 12 apostles mentioned in the gospel list (Matthew 10:13; Mark 3:18; Luke 6:14) www.newadvent.org/cathen/02313.htm

[McMullins] -- http://www.clanmacmullins.org/spelling.htm
Mullin is client's mother's maiden name

Client wants 13th-14th century Irish/Scottish name

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3) Brjnn inn rammi (M)-- Device Resubmission -- Vert, on a Wing conjoined in lure argent, a torch enflamed proper
(name reg'd Jun 03)

Chevronelly vert and Or, a Thor’s hammer argent.was returned by Rouge Scarpe, Feb '03 for conflict.

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4) Christian Blood (M) -- Device Resubmission -- Azure, an axe within a bordure argent.
(name has been sent to Laurel May '04)

Device was returned in May to be redrawn by Rouge Scarpe. "It needs better identifiability and larger bordure. I do not believe there is a conflict."

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5) C Chonnacht Tighernin (M) -- Device Resubmission-- Bendy Sinister vert and erminois
(name reg'd Oct '03)

The original device was returned for conflict. The client had submitted a permission to conflict with the original submission but it wasn't signed. He has resubmitted the same device with a signed permission to conflict with Brenna the Disinherited (Bendy sinister four vert, argent purpure and argent).

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6) David de Clermont - (M) -- New Name and Device -- Gyronny argent and sable, a cross formy gules within a bordure counterchanged.
(Sternfeld)

[David] -- "An Index to the Given Names in the 1292 Census of Paris" http://www.sca.org/heraldry/laurel/names/paris.html

[Clermont] -- "City of France, site of the Council of Clermont, 1095" (Encyclopedia Brittainica, etc.)

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Client will *not* accept a holding name. Also, he wants a 12th century Norman/French name.

 

7) Drakelaw, Shire of -- Resubmission Name and Device -- Sable, on a pale argent a dragon's head couped countourny sable between in chief two laurel wreaths argent.

The original submissions were "Black Dragon, Shire of" was returned Oct. '00 for lack of documentation and the device: "Sable, on a pale argent, a dragon's head couped sable, overall a laurel wreath counterchanged." was returned with the name.

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[Drakelaw] -- Reaney & Wilson under Drakeley, Drakely: Robert Drakelowe 1397 TestEbor.  From
  Drakelow (Db), Drakelow in Wolverley (Wo), or Dragley
  (La).

[Drake], [Drakes], [Drakers] -- According Reaney & Wilson "... OF dragon was used in ME of a battle-standard as well as of a serpent or water-monster. The surname is clearly sometimes a nickname and is also metonymic for Draker "standard-bearer": Godman the Drakere 1260 AssC ..."

[Law], [Lawes], [Laws]: -- Reaney & Wilson: c. John de la Law 1208 Cur "... OE hlaw "hill, burial-mound"; which became Low in the south but Law in the North."

Petition is included.

 

8) Eginolf von Basel (M) -- New Name and Device -- Per bendy azure and gules, a wolf's head ululant, erased and sinister Or, maintaining an egg in its mouth argent, on a chief Or three eagles displayed gules.
(Talonval)

[Eginolf] -- http://s-gabriel.org/names/talan/germ13.htm "... mentioned twice in 1200-1250 archive of Marburg."

[von] -- of

[Basel] -- Client provided a map of Germany dated 1138-1254
The Holy Roman Empire under Hohenstaufen

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Client wants 10 th -12th century Germanic name

9) Khalil ibn Yusuf al-Balansi (M)- Device Resubmission - Per fess indented argent and azure, in saltire two quill pens vert and an open scroll fesswise argent.
(name sent on to Laurel Mar '03)

(Esct. Note: I couldn't find a reason that it was returned by Rouge Scarpe. The original blazon was Per fess indented argent and azure, an open scroll argent and in saltire two quill pens vert.)

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10) Khalil ibn Yusuf al-Balansi (M) -- Badge Resubmission -- Azure, on an open scroll fesswise argent in saltire two quill pens vert

(Esct. Note: I couldn't find a reason that it was returned by Rouge Scarpe. The original blazon was Azure, on an open scroll argent in saltire two quill pens vert. )

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11) Konrad Mailander (M) -- Resubmission Houshold Badge -- Per bend gules and sable, a beard passant bendwish sinister Or
(Red Spears)

The original submission "Per bend gules and sable, a bear passant bendwise Or" was returned Jun 'O3 for conflict.

The badge is to be registered to Konrad Mailander for his household "Haus Mailaner" which is registed by Laurel Oct '03.

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12) Marchers Keep -- New Name and Device -- Per Pale gules and argent, a castle within three laurel wreaths, counterchanged.

[Marcher] -- ""A History of Wales," by John Davies. "By the early years of the reign of Henry I (1100-1135), the boundary between the territories of the Marcher Lords and the territories which would remain under Welsh rule..."

[Keep] -- "The Medieval Castle" by Philip Warner, p 75. "The keep had walls twelve feet thick and projected like a ship's prow."

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Petition included.

13) Marie la Fauconniere (F) -- New Name and Device -- Azure, semy of hawks bells argent, a falcon erect
(Ravenslake)

[Marie] --" French Names from Two Thirteenth Century Chronicles," p. 2
http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/arval/crusades/crusades.html

"French names from Paris, 1421, 1423, & 1438," p 9 & 10
www.ellipsis.cx/`liana/names/paris1423surnames.html

[la Fauconniere] -- --" French Names from Two Thirteenth Century Chronicles," p. 1 notes the existence of occupational bynames
http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/arval/crusades/crusades.html

"French names from Paris, 1421, 1423, & 1438," p 25 shows a very similar occupational byname, [le Faulconnier] appearing in 1421. Client prefers a feminization of the name.
http://www.ellipsis.cx/`liana/names/paris1423.html

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14) Mellilah al-Zaqah (F) -- New Name and Device -- Per fess argent and azure, in chief two crescents azure and in base on crescent argent.
(Dark River)

[Mellilah] -- "A List of Arabic Women's names" by Da'ud ibn Auda http://www.sca.org/heraldry/laurel/names/arabicwomen.html
http://www.tamazgha.org/ismawen.htm [Mellila] "white/blanche"

[al-Zaqah] -- "Period Names and Naming Practices" by Da'ud ibn Auda http://www.sca.org/heraldry/laurel/names/arabic-naming2.html
under feminine cognomens: " al-Zarqa [the blue-eyed]"

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15) Shamus Blackhart the Smith (M) -- Resubmission Name and Device -- Argent, a heart and an anvil in pale within a bordure sable.
(Three Walls)

The name is being returned for a lack of documentation for Shammus. The Device must be returned with the name This is the same device as before.

[Shamus] -- Withycombe, p 266.

[Black] -- Reaney & Wilson, p 46

[Hart] -- Reaney & Wilson, p 219

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16) Westmere, Canton of -- Device Resubmission -- Azure, a trident palewise, overall a laurel leaf, argent, and on a chief argent, two paw prints sable.

The device was returned for redrawing by Rouge Scarpe May, '04.

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17) William Kilmaron (M) - New Name
(Hawkland Moor)

[Kilmaron] - "The Surnames of Scotland," George F. Black, p 398

There is no documention for William. Although he did list William as his first name on his paperwork.

Client wants a name for 15th century Scotland.

 

In Service to the Dream,

Lady Ana Linch

 

Rouge Scarpe Elena de Vexin Joann E. Peek
306 Lively Lane
Burns Harbor, IN 46304
rougescarpe@midrealm.org
Escutcheon: Ana Linch Jo Ann Ewbank
1106 Woodsum
Jackson, MI 49203
submissions@midrealm.org
Dragon: Rory mac Feidhlimidh Kevin L. Conlin
820 E Monroe Bloomington, IL 61701
klconlin@ilstu.edu

Disclaimer: This page is not officially sanctioned by the SCA, Inc., the Middle Kingdom, or the College of Arms. It is a private project of the Escutcheon Herald (Ana Linch) who has based the information published here on publicly available documentation.