February 15, 2005

Greetings unto Master Rory mac Feidhlimidh, Dragon, Lady Phebe Bonadeci, Incoming Rouge Scarpe, and the commenting members of the Midrealm College of Heralds; from Lady Ana Linch, Escutcheon Herald.

Special thanks to Mistress Elena de Vexin, for her term as Rouge Scarpe.

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

All comments are due by March. 25th.



1) al Ja'far, Shire of -- New Name and Device -- Argent, a lizard tergiant within a laurel wreath vert, on a chief gules two scimitars in saltire
(Lebanon, IN)

They will *not* accept major changes and wishes to mean "in memory of Ja'far al Safa." Ja'far al Safar was reg'd with Laurel Feb '90.

According to the paperwork:

"Found in "The Times Atlas of the World," 7 ed. by John Bartholomew & Son Limited p. 93 and on plate 34 quardrant D- 8. (Nothing else was given.)

Esct. Note: No summaries of the urls were given and if you use the second one, you get Bolivia. I'm not sure where they are going using these urls as no explainations were given.

Petition is included with name and device.

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2) Annais de Bordeaux (F) -- New Name and Device --Purpure, an argent peacock in its pride, eye feathers orbed vert, between three estoille argent
(Marche of Three Towers)

Client will *not* accept major changes and cares for 1200 English and French.

Esct Note: This was pended from last month while waiting for correct copies of device form.

[Annais] -- Withycombe, "The Oxford Dic. of Eng. Names," p 6-7, s.n. Anes c. [Annais] 1218

[Bordeaux] -- Morlett, "D. E. de Noms de Famille," p 122 s.n. Bordes no dates given.

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3) Anne of Aylesford (F) -- New Name and Device -- Azure, a fess wavy argent between a mullet Or and a coney sejant erect argent
(al Ja'far)

Client will accept major changes and wishes 12-14th century England.

[Anne] -- Withycombe, "Oxford Dic. of Eng. Names," p 25, s.n. Ann, c. Anne of Bohemia 1390. According to the paperwork: "Anne is a biblical name in common use throughout Europe since 500's (sic)."

[Aylesford] -- According to the paperwork: "Aylesford is a village in Kent dating from 600's (at least)."

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4) Ayla Volquin -- New Device -- Per fess wavy argent and azure, a winged panther passant reguardant sable incensed proper, a moon in her plenitude inverted argent.
(Elyria, OH)
(Name sent to Laurel, Dec '04)

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5) Calybrid Ine Tere (F)- New Name

Client will *not* accept major changes and cares more for Manx about 1500-ish. The client submitted one piece of documentation for all of the elements:

"The Manorial Roll of the Isle of Man 1511-1515" translated from theLatin by the Late Rev. Theophilus Talbot, c. 1924, (http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/fulltext/manroll/le.htm)

[Calybrid] - Parish of Holy Trinity [Lezayre] from the Manorial Roll, 1511/1515 "From Calybrid ine Corleot for one cotage demised to her."

[Ine Tere] -- Parish of St. Lupus from the Manorial Roll, 1511/1515
". . . Johnet Ine Tere for 1 cotage with garden 6d., And 1 chamber 4d., and another cotage with garden 8d., dismised to them as above."
". . . Agnes Ine Tere for 1 cotage 6d., and for another chamber with small garden 14d., And a moiety of 1 cellar 2s.demised as above."

6) Colleen le Fey (F) -- New Name and Device -- Azure, on a pale between a descresent and a sun argent, a sword sable.

Client will *not* accept major changes.

[Colleen] -- Legal name. Copy of driver's license included.

[le Fey] --Academy of St. Gabriel Report #2815 (http://www.s-gabriel.org/2815)
" . . . There is an English byname (surname) that derives from the Old French <fae> 'fairy' : <le Fey>, recorded in 1332." (Reaney, P. H., & R. M. Wilson, "A Dictionary of English Surnames", (London: Routledge, 1991; Oxford University Press, 1995). s.n. Fay )

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7) Isleifr Arnvarr (M) --Name Resubmission
(White Waters)

Client will accept major changes. The name "Isleifr" was returned for violation of rule III.2.a by Rouge Scarpe, Nov. '04.

[Isleifr] -- (http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/landnamabok.html ) "Viking Names found in the Landnamabok, by Aryanhwy merch Catmael, p 4 ". . . The following names were found 3 times: . . . Isleifr . . ."

[Arnvarr] -- (http://hem.passagen.se/peter9/gram/l_namn.html?k), "Old Norse Name Formation <Arn> - eagle <-varr> - warrior (No dates given)

8) Kieran O'Cathasaigh (M)-- New Name and Device -- Vert, a pale sable, an elephant and castle argent
(Legio Dragonis)

Client will accept major changes wants Irish 5th century. The Client submitted a url with no copies: http://www.irishlane.com (this is not a free site). However, after talking to the client I think this works.

[Kieran] -- Academy of St. Gabriel Report #2250 (http://www.s-gabriel.org/2250)
[Mael Ciaran] 1060
[Gilla Ciaran] 1095
(O' Corrain & Mavis Cournane, "The Annals of Ulster" (WWW: CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts: a project of University College, Cork, Ireland, 1997) U1060.5, U1090.5 http://www.ucc.ie/celt/online/G100001/ )

[O'Cathasaigh] --MacLysaght "The Surnames of Ireland" p. 40 s.n. (O) Casey

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9) Konrad Mailander --Badge Resubmission -- Per bend sable and gules, a bear passant bendwise sinister and in dexter chief a mullet of six points Or
(Curtice, OH)

His badge "Per bend gules and sable, a bear passant bendwise sinister Or" was returned for conflict. He hopes that the mullet will take it out of conflict.

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10) Robert Fairweather of Eastcote (M) -- New Device - Vert, three seaxes in pale fesswise, points to sinister and edge to chief argent.
(Royal Oak, MI)
(Name reg.'d Jan. '94)

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11) Zoe Roulaina (F) -- New Name
(Warren, OH)

Client will *not* accept any changes.

[Zoe] -- According to the paperwork: "1025-1261 Byzantine origin.
PBW SEALS WEBSITE Edition I" (http://kcl.ac.uk/humanities/cch/PBE/seals/start.htm)

"Early 14th C. Byzantine Names of Macedonia," by Maridonna Benvenuti (http://maridonna.com/onomastics/macedonia)

[Raoulaina] -- According to the paperwork: "Byzantine-ized form -- Raoul 12th c.
"aina" - being the feminine form
(http://www.sca.org/heraldry/laurel/names/byzantine/fem_given_names.html) "

No photocopies were included.



In Service to the Dream,

Lady Ana Linch


Rouge Scarpe Phebe Bonadeci P.J. Reaney
4831 W Roscoe #3
Chicago, IL 60641
Escutcheon: Ana Linch Jo Ann Ewbank
1106 Woodsum
Jackson, MI 49203
Dragon: Rory mac Feidhlimidh Kevin L. Conlin
820 E Monroe Bloomington, IL 61701




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