September 15, 2005

Greetings unto Master Rory mac Feidhlimidh, Dragon, Lady Phebe Bonadeci, 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.

All comments are due by October 25th.

As warned, this is a first of two long letter. Those items with a * in front of the name are *NOT* Pennsic Submissions. I want to thank Lady Aryanhwy merch Catmael and Mistress Margaret Makafee for proofing this letter. They were a big help. Also, I want to thank The Frau of Talonval for help with the postcards and for moral support.

 


 

1) edan O'Miadhaigh -- New Name
(Drakelaw)

Client will *not* accept major changes.

[edan] -- O'Corrain and Maguire, "Irish Names," s.n. edan, a missionary sent to Christianize North England (send by Iona) who later founded the Lindisfarne monastry.

[O' Miadhaigh] -- MacLysaght, "The Surnames of Ireland," s.n. May - found in medieval Westmeath.

Woulfe, "Irish Names and Surnames," s.n. Miadaig, "an old Westmeath surname" O Miey and O Mey are given as 16th English recorded forms

 

2) indle O'Diarmada (M) --New Name and Device --Per bend nebuly azure and argent, in chief a duck displayed Or, in base a fleur-de-lys vert.
(Weold Lake)

Client will *not* accept major changes.

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[indle] -- O'Corrain and Maguire, s.n. indle -- p. 19, "one of the three sons of Uisnech, who together with his brothers eloped with Deirdre. The name was also borne by a scholarly monk in Terryglass."

[O'Diarmada] -- Woulfe, "Irish Names and Surnames," s.n. MacDiarmada -- descendant of Diarmaid (name dated to 1159)

3) Alexander Leonhardt (M) -- New Name
(Falcon's Quarry)

Client will accept all changes and cares for sound, also for authentic German, time period not given.

[Alexander] -- Bahlow, p. 9-10, s.n. Alexander c. 1130 (Esct. Note: This is how it appeared on the form and I don't have Bahlow in my library to add more.)

[Leonhardt] -- Brechenmacher, v.2, "Etymologisches Woerterbuch der deutschen Familiennamen," p. 174. This is the header for "Joh, Leonhardi aushuim" in 1479

 

 

4) Alf of the High Mountain (M)-- Alternate Name "Sebastian Hawke" and Device -- Barry wavy azure and argent, a caravel proper and on a chief argent, a cannon to sinister and a cannon sable
(Steren Codha)
(His primary name is Alf of the High Mountain reg'd May '98 and he doesn't want it released.)

Client will *not* accept major changes but cares for 16th c. English. He wants the device to be registered to Sebastian Hawke.

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[Sebastian] -- Withycombe, "Dic. of Eng. Christian Names," p. 264, s.n. Sebastian, "Latin Sebastianus . . . used in Cronwall at least since 16th century."
"Mas. Given Names in Chesham, 1538-1600/1," by Mari E. nic Bryan (http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/mari/chesham/chesham-masculine.html) [Sebastian 1591]

[Hawke] -- Reaney and Wilson, "Dic. of Eng. Surnames," p. 221 s.n. Hawk, Hawke . . .
"16th C. Gloucestershire Names," by Aryanhwy merch Catmael, (http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/english/late16.html) [Hawkes] found three times.

 

5) Algar the Iron Hand of Lincoln -- New Device -- Argent, a bat displayed sable maintaining a sword fesswise in its rear claws, within a bordure embattled azure
(Akron, OH)
(Name submitted in Jul '05 ILOI)

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6) Ambrosius filius Merlinus (M)-- New Name
(Cleftlands)

Client will accept all changes and cares for meaning: Ambrosius, son of Merlin(us)

[Ambrosius] -- Withycombe, "Dic of Eng. Christian Names," s.n. Ambrose, dates Ambrosius to 1087 1189-121

[filius Merlinus] -- Reaney and Wilson, "Dic of Eng. Surnames," s.n. Merlin, lists Ralph filius Merlin in 1202.

(Esct. Note: Special thanks to Elspeth Anne Roth for taking this submission.)

 

7) Ana ingen Chonchobair -- Device Resubmission-- Per chevron argent and vert, a greyhound sable courant and an owl argent.
(Rock Falls, IL)
(Name reg'd May '02)

The device was returned by RS Jan '02 ILOAR for a redraw.

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8) Ana Linch of Killeen (F)-- Name Change from "Ione Linch"
(Talonval)
(Ione Linch reg'd Apr '97)

Client will *not* accept major changes. Client wishes to have "Ione Linch" to be released and her device to be registered to her new name.

[Ana] -- O'Corrain and Maguire, "Irish Names," p. 22 s.n. Ana: " 'St. Ana' whose feast-day is 18 June."

[Linch] already reg'd but can be found in Reaney and Wilson, "Dic. of Eng. Surnames," p. 279, s.n. Linch [Geoffrey Linch] c. 1228

[of Killeen] -- "A Dic. of Irish Place Names," by A. Room, s.n. Killeen, "An Cillin - the little church."

(Esct. Note: The third element is to take the name out of conflict with "Anno Linke," #10 in this ILOI.)

 

9) Anne Gyldensleve -- Device Resubmission -- Per fess sable and azure, on a fess argent a heart gules and in base an arm vested Or.
(Fort Wayne, IN)
(Name reg'd May '02)

Quarterly sable and azure, a gloved arm embowed fesswise Or, vested argent, maintaining a falcon closed Or was returned by Laurel May '02 for "Conflict with Piedro Vega y Garcia de Barcelona, reblazoned elsewhere in this letter as Sable, an infant's arm couped at the shoulder fesswise embowed Or maintaining an apple proper. There is one CD for changing the field. There is no difference for changing the tincture of the arm from all Or to mostly Or. There is no difference for changing the small maintained charges; both the falcon in this submission and the apple in Piedro's are maintained changes."

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10) *Anno Lynke (M)-- Holding Name Change from "Erich of Tirnewydd "
(Tirnewydd)
(Erich of Tirnewydd was given a holding name so his device "Gules masoned, on a pale bretessed argent a sledgehammer sable" could be reg'd Jan 01.)

The client will *not* accept major changes. He cares for meaning and language/culture, time period not given.

According to the paperwork:

[Anno] -- after the Archbishop Anno of Cologne (Floruit 1062). Also a Grandmaster of Teutonic Order "Anno von Sangershausen" (1256-1272) Source: "Museum of the Teutonic Order, Bad Mergentheim, Germany) Guidesheet (copies enclosed). (http://www.brittanica.com/seo/h/honorius-ii-1/) s.v. "Honorius (II)"

[Lynke] -- Bahlow, "Deutsches Namenlexikon" s.n. Linke "Francze Lynke (Kynkehand) c. 1397

 

11) Berendi Imre (M) -- New Name
(Cleftlands)

Client will accept all changes and cares for Hungarian, time period not given.

[Berendi] -- locative surname dated in this spelling to 1441, 1610, etc. in Kzmr Miklos: "Rgi Magyar csaladnevek sztra."

[Imre] -- masculine name dated to 1560 and 1574 in Walraven van Nijmegen's "Hungarian Personal Names of the 16th Century."

 

12) *Brendoken, Barony of -- New Award -- Award of the Golden Acorn -- Per pale vert and sable, an acron Or.
(Name reg'd May '01)

Petition is included. No documentation was sent with the packet.

(Esct. Note: Two awards were returned for R.f.S color violation. Their check is forwarded to Dragon and the extra fees will be held until they can fix the problem.)

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13) *Brendoken, Barony of -- New Award -- Award of the Golden Alder Leaf -- Per pale vert and sable, an alder sprig fesswise Or.
(Name reg'd May '01)

Petition is included. No documentation was sent with the packet.

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14) *Brendoken, Barony of -- New Award -- Award of the Golden Shield -- Per pale vert and sable, a heater shield Or.
(Name reg'd May '01)

Petition is included. No documentation was sent with the packet.

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15) *Brendoken, Barony of -- New Award -- Award of the Golden Thistle -- Per pale vert and sable, a thistle slipped and leaved Or.
(Name reg'd May '01)

Petition is included. No documentation was sent with the packet.

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16) *Brendoken, Barony of -- New Award -- Award of the Golden Tower -- Per pale vert and sable, a tower Or.
(Name reg'd May '01)

Petition is included. No documentation was sent with the packet.

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17) Cano Mag Fhionnghail --New Badge -- [Fieldless] Three leaves vert and an acorn Or conjoined in the center at the stem
(Grand Rapids, MI)
(Name reg'd Jul '04)

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18) Cassandra de Belle-Isle-en-Mer (F) -- New Name and Device -- Per bend sinister rayonny argent and gules, in bend a unicorn rampant azure and a hedgehog statant argent.
(Marche of Aderford)

Client will *not* accept major changes.

[Cassandra] -- Withycombe, "Dic of Eng. Christian Names," s.n. Cassandra, form dated to 1207, 1210-13, 1302-3, 1273.

[Bell-Isle-en-Mer] -- Dauzat and Rastainy s.n. Belle-Isle-en-Terre, d. to 1050 as Bella Insula

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19) Castell Gwent, Shire of -- New Badge -- [Fieldless] A panther rampant regardant tail nowed vert incensed gules sustaining a wheat stalk vert
(Name reg'd Apr '05)

(Esct. Note: This submission has been pended for lack of petition at support.)

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20) Cathan MacCullaich -- Device Resubmission-- Sable, three crescents argent.
(Dublin, OH)
(Name reg'd Feb '02)

Sable, on a chief dovetailed argent, in pale a pineapple inverted and a bar vert was returned by Laurel, Mar. '93.

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21) inara Mara de Trujillo (F) -- New Name and Device -- Gules, a camel-leopard rampant Or spotted sable and on a chief argent two trefoils slipped gules.
(Gwyntarian)

Client will *not* accept major changes. The submitter will *only* accept changes to the accents in the second name element.

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[inara] -- listed (cited in 1366) in "Basque Feminine Names," by Aryanhwy merch Catmael (http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/spanish/basque.html)

[Mara] -- listed 4 times in the same article.

[de Trujillo]-- listed 7 times (1560-1574) in the Miscellaneous Bynames section of "16th Century Spanish Names," by Elsbeth Ann Roth. (http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~kvs/heraldry/spanish16/bynames-alpha.html)

22) Catriona nicHugh McLae -- New Badge -- [Fieldless] a gilly flower gules slipped and leaved vert.
(Louisville, OH)
(Name reg'd Feb '87)

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23) Catraoine O' More (F) -- New Name and Device -- Azure, three unicorns rampant argent
(Stormvale)

Client will accept all changes and wants Gaelic late period.

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[Catraoine] -- Woulfe, "Irish Names and Surnames," p. 209, a variant of Caitrin, undated.
O'Corrain and Maguire, "Irish Names," s.n. Caiterina, gives this as the second form after the colon. Caitriana is given as a late medieval form. Mari neyn Brian's "Index of Names in the Irish Annals," (http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/mari/AnnalsIndex/Feminine/1201-1600.shtml) dates <Caitrona> to the 15th and 16th century.

[O More] -- MacLysaght, "The Surnames of Ireland," p. 221, undated.
Woulfe, "Irish Names and Surnames," s.n. O'Mordha lists O Mora and O Morey as late period anglicizations.

24) *Ceolwyn the Green (F) -- New Name
(Baile Na Scolairi)

Client will accept all changes and cares 9th or 10th century Saxon.

[Ceolwyn] -- "Anglo-Saxon Women's Names from Royal Charters," by Mariek van de Dal, (http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/marieke/anglosaxonfem/) s.n. Ceolwyn [Ceolynnes] 10th and 11th c.; English
"Anglo-Saxons.net" (http://www.anglo-saxons.net/hwaet/?do=get&type=charter&id=1539) s.n. S 1539 cites Ceolwynne in a will.

[the Green] -- "Anglo-Saxons.net" (http://www.anglo-saxons.net/hwaet/?do=get&type=charter&id=484) s.n. S 484 cites "A.D. 942. King Edmund to Wulfsige the Black; grant of land at Walton-on-Trent, Coton in the Elms. . ."
"Anglo-Saxons.net," (http://www.anglo-saxons.net/hwaet/?do=get&type=charter&id=1476) s.n. S 1476 cites "Agreement between Bishop Stigand, the community at Old Minster, Winchester, and Wulfweard the White concerning 10 hides. . ."

(Esct. Note: It was hard wading through the documentation that the client provided. I only provided the best sources.)

25) Chiledu Mergen (M) New Name and Badge -- [Fieldless] A bear's head cabossed purpure.
(Olive Hill, KY)

Client will accept all changes.

[Chiledu] -- "Names of the Secret History of the Mongols," (http://mari.9v.com/lachats2/Articles/art_secrethistory.htm) lists "Chiledu (m) p. 11 'A nobleman of the Merkid tribe"

[Mergen] -- same source "Dobun the Clever (m) p. 3 Glossary lists him as 'Dobun Mergen'."

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26) Christina Nolla (F) New Name and Device -- Per chevron sable and purpure, a chevron and in base a phoenix rising from flames Or.
(Stonecroft)

Client will *not* accept major changes and cares for 16th century English/French (Englishwoman married a frenchman and living in France).

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[Christina] -- Reaney and Wilson, "Dic of Eng. Surnames," p. 321 s.n. [Netter] dates "Christina Netter" to 1367

[Nolla] -- According to the paperwork: "Could not document this spelling at the consult table. If this is not registerable, the submitter prefers <Noell> found as a surname in Hitching and Hitching "References to English Surnames 1601," on p. lii and okays this change."

Documentation for other spelling variants of this name are on the attached work sheet.

27) Ciarn Campbell (M) --New Name
(Ravenslake)

Client will *not* major or minor changes, and understands that if there is any changes necessary, it'll be returned.

[Ciarn] -- O'Corrain and Maguire, "Irish Names," p. 51, 'uncommon as a secular name in early period.'

[Campbell] -- "Surnames of Scotland," by Black, p 129-130, 'clan name through period", "common surname."

28) Ciarn Campbell (M) -- New Household Name "House Manticore" and Badge --Azure, two bat-winged scorpion-tailed lions combattant, armed and langued gules
(Ravenslake)

Client will *not* major or minor changes, and understands that if there is any changes necessary, it'll be returned.

[House] -- generic designator

[Manticore] -- Heraldic monster/charge; reference: Inn name, "House of the Red Lion," or "Dragon Inn"

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29) Cyneburh Edriceswif -- New Name and Device -- Azure, a hedgehog couchant argent.
(Portage, MI)

Client will *not* major changes and wants a name meaning: "Cyneburh, Edric's wife." According to the paperwork: "Please correct grammar as necessary."

[Cyneburh] -- Searle, "Onomasticon Anglo-Saxonicum" cites this spelling in 643, 675, 680-710, 730, 740, 901, 1050.

[Edric] -- Searle, "Onomasticon Anglo-Saxonicum" gives two undated instances, references Eadric s.n. Eadric: numerous citations in this spelling from c. 630-1077.

[-wif] -- "wife"

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30) Cyneburh Edriceswif -- New Badge -- [Fieldless] a hedgehog couchant argent.
(Portage, MI)

 

31) Decima De Seta -- New Name and Device -- Gules, three doves displayed Or
(Hrodgiersfjordr)

Client will accept all changes and cares for sound and language/culture. This is a Lost Sheep from Pennsic 33. She provided proof of payment "$20.00 accepted 8/21/04," signed by Katarin, receipt #115499, she paid in cash.

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[Decima] -- s.n. Decimo, de Felice, "Dizionario dei Nomi Italiani," p. 124. De Felice indicates that this name occurs in the north and central regions. It was the name of a "Latin individual Decimus," and was given to the tenth child.

[De Seta] This is the submitter's mundane last name. Photo copy of Driver's License is included in the paperwork.

 

32) Draga uxor Berendi (F)-- New Name
(Cleftlands)

Client will accept all changes and cares for an Hungarian name, time period not given.

[Draga] -- feminine name dated to 1208, 1228, and 1261 in this spelling on p. 258 of "Fehirti Katalin: rpad-Kori szemly-nevtar."

[uxor] -- Latin for "wife"

[Berendi] -- Masculine name dated to 1138 on p. 116 of same.

33) Dragano da Monte -- New Device -- Per chevron azure and gules, in base a dragon couchant Or.
(Williamstown,WV)
(Name reg'd Nov '02)

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34) Dragano da Monte -- New Badge -- Per chevron throughout azure and gules, in base a dragon sejant Or.
(Williamstown,WV)
(Name reg'd Nov '02)

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35) Edward Heron the Quiet (M)-- New Name and Device -- Azure, a heron close, on a chief embattled Or, a rapier fesswise sable.
(Shadowed Stars)

Client will *not* accept major changes and wishes if there are any changes to contact him via email: silently@earthlink.net. He wants 'Heron" in his name.

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[Edward] -- Withycombe, "Dic of Eng. Christian Names," s.n. Edward gives Edward the Elder's ruling dates as 901-924 and Edward the Confessor as the last of the Alfred line of Kings.

[Heron] -- Reaney and Wilson, "Dic of Eng. Surnames," s.n. Heron gives Hairun (12th c.), Herun c. 1212, and Heroun c. 1298.
"Brass Enscription Index," by Julian Goodwyn, s.n. Heron -- 1517

[the Quiet] -- is a descriptive byname. This names is formed per Cateline de la Mor la souriete "A Brief Introduction to the History of Names," (http://www.sca.org/heraldry/laurel/names/namehist.html)

36) Emma O'Quynnyne (F)-- New Name
(Gleann Isruinn)

Client will *not* accept major changes and cares for sound.

[Emma] -- c. 1349-50 "Feminine Given Names from Kent," by AElfwyn aet Gyrwum (http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/aelfwyn/kentfemnames.html)

[O'Quynnyne] -- italicized (16th C.) form in Woulfe, "Irish Names and Surnames," s.n. "O'Cuinn

37) *Engelbert the Pious -- Device Resubmission -- Quarterly azure and vert, between two estoilles of twelve points in bend a lightening bolt couped bendwise sinister argent.
(Hammond, IN)

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Quarterly azure and vert, between two estoilles of twelve points in bend a lightening bolt couped bendwise sinister argent was returned by RS, Jun '05 for Return for violating RfS VII.7.a. Identification Requirement - Elements must be recognizable solely from their appearance.

38) Fiacc mac Ada --Device Resubmission -- Per bend sinister argent and purpure, a raven migrant bendwise to sinister sable, a fireball argent
(Toledo, OH)
(Name reg'd May '98)

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Per bend sinister argent and purpure, a raven migrant bendwise to sinister sable, a fireball argent was returned Jun '05 by RS for redraw and lack of copies.

39) Finnbogi lfkelsson (M) -- New Name and Device -- Gyronny of eight argent and vert, three drinking horns fretted in annule sable
(Cleftlands)

Client will accept all changes and cares for Old Norse/Viking.

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Geirr Bassi, "Old Norse Names":
p. 9 Finnbogi
p. 15 lfkell
per page 17's discussion of the formation of patronymics, names ending in < -ll > drop the second < -l > and append < -sson > for masculine names.

40) Finepopla la Breustere (F) -- New Name
(Middle Marches)

Client accept all changes and cares for 1200 England. The given name is more important then byname.

[Finepopla] -- Talan's "Fem. Given Names in Reaney and Wilson," header form c. 1203

[la Breustere] -- Bardsley, "A Dic. of Eng. and Welsh Surnames," s.n. Brewster -- [Emma la Breustere] c. 1273

41) Gabriel Baumer (M) -- New Name and Device -- Per pale vert and sable, a praying mantis rampant, in chief 2 trees blasted Or
(Thistler)

Client will *not* accept major changes.

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[Gabriel] -- Bahlow, p. 138, s.n. Gabriel, "As first name and FN freq. in Catholic S. Germany"
Brechenmacher, vol. 1, p. 523, [Hans Gabriel] c. 1523

[Baumer] -- Bahlow, p. 31, "name of origin and dwelling place."
Brechenmacher vol 1, p. 84, [Boumer] c. 1318

(Esct. Note: Sorry, This is all that was provided on the Pennsic Worksheet.)

42) Gleann Iaruinn, Canton of -- Device Resubmission-- Per chevron inverted argent and gules, in chief a blast furnace sable flamed gules and in base a laurel wreath argent.
(Ashland, KY)
(Branch name reg'd Jul '99)

(Esct. Note: This started out as a new submission but in doing research, this is actually a resubmission. )

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Per chevron inverted gules and sable, a chevron inverted between two laurel wreaths Or was returned for "No petition of support was included with this submission."

Petition is included.

43) *Gwenhwyvar de Valle Crucis (F) -- New Name
(Cleftlands)

Client will accept all changes and cares for 13th C. Welsh.

[Gwenhwyvar] -- St. Gabriel reports #1748 and #2263 (http://www.panix.com/~gabriel/public-bin/showfinal.cgi?1748): ". . .<Gwenhwyfar>, which was a perfectly ordinary name in medieval Wales.  It was also spelled <Guenhwyvar> and <Gwenhwyvar> in 13th and 14th century Welsh sources [1, 2]. . . .The sources are Bromwich, Rachel, _The Welsh Triads_ (University of Wales Press, 1978), p.380ff and Morgan & Morgan s.n. Gwenhwyfar" (http://www.panix.com/~gabriel/public-bin/showfinal.cgi?2263): "The name does occur in 12th-14th century Welsh literature, though, where it is spelled <Guenhuyvar> [4], <Gwenhuyvar>, and <Gwenhwyvar> [5]. . . . The sources are the same Welsh triads cited above and _The Mabinogion_, trans. Gwyn Jones & Thomas Jones."

[de Valle Crucis] -- "Wales at the Time of the Treaty of Montgomery in 1267," by John Garnons Williams (http://www.gwp.enta.net/walhist.html) cites "VALLE CRUCIS ABBEY (Clw) Valle Crucis (see footnote). Meaning: LATIN "valley of the cross". The Abbey was founded in 1201" and can be linked from the "Welsh, Cornish, and Breton Names," page on St. Gabriel (http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/pceltic.shtml)

44) Gwenllian Tarianlas -- New Name and Device -- Argent, a tree blasted issuant from base, in base on a mount vert a decrescent and increscent interlaced argent.
(Cleftlands)

Client will accept all changes and cares Welsh, time period unknown.

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[Gwenllian] -- "Welsh Personal Names," by Heini Gruffudd, p. 49, under the header Gwen, one of Brychen's daughter, 5th century.

[Tarianlas] -- "A Welsh Miscellany," by Heather Rose Jones, p. 33 meaning 'green shield'.

45) Hlfdan Galinn (M) -- New Name and Device -- Quarterly vert and argent, a squirrel and on a bordure sable eight pheons argent.
(Branken Delve)

Client will accept all changes and cares for Norse 10-11th C.

[Hlfdan] -- Geirr Bassi, "Old Norse Names," p. 11

[Galinn] -- Geirr Bassi, "Old Norse Names," p 21, means - mad, enchanted, insane

(Esct. Note: The {G} in Galinn is capitalized on the form.)

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46) Hattori Tsukime -- New Name and Device -- Or, a butterfly volant, wings addorsed gules
(Illiton)

Client will accept all changes and cares for 12th C. Japanese. Do *not* register conjunctive <no> as per client request.

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[Hattori] -- Uji "Name Construction in Medieval Japan," by Solveig Throndardottir, p. 391

(no) -- conjunctive <no> not written

[Tsukime] -- female given name with old form <me> ending (1147) "Name Construction in Medieval Japan," by Solveig Throndardottir, p 391.

Name construction of female nobility during Heian period follows <uji> (no) <theme> [<me> <ko>] format. See "Name Construction in Medieval Japan," by Solveig Throndardottir.

(Esct. Note: Documentation was provided for the butterfly charge from "Hashimot, Hiroshi, comp." Since all the documentation is in Japanese, I can't read it, I'm sure one of the commenters can clarify this.)

47) Henry Kersey of Devon (M) -- Name Change from "Erling Herjolsson " and New Device -- Vert, in saltire a pair of shears bendwise inverted Or and a needle bendwise sinister inverted argent threaded within a bordure dovetailed Or.
(Cynnabar)
(Erling Herjolfsson was reg'd Feb '91 in the East.)

Client will *not* accept major changes and wishes to have his old name "Erling Herjolsson" and his device (Vert, a drinking horn palewise and a bordure dovetailed Or) released. He is *not* requesting increased authenticity but is interested in 16th C. English culture.

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[Henry] -- Withycombe, "Dic. of Eng. Christian Names," p. 149 s.n. Henry 13th C. and onward.

[Kersey] -- Reaney and Wilson, "Dic. of Eng. Surnames," p. 263 s.n. Kersey [de Kersey] c. 1325, Bardsley, "A Dic. of Eng. and Welsh Surnames," p. 446, s.n. Kersey, [de Kersy] -- Edw. III; [John Kersey] c. 1715

[Devon] -- Eckwall, p. 137 s.n. Devon. No date was given.

 

48) Iamys M'Thamais (M) -- New Name and Device -- Vert, a wolf rampant contourny and on a chief Or, three thistles slipped and leaved proper.
(Dragonsvale)

Client will *not* accept major changes and cares about sound.

[Iamys] -- "13th and 14th Cen. Scottish Given Names," by Symon Freser of Lovat, occurs two times in data

[M'Thamas] -- Black, "Surnames of Scotland," s.n. Mac Tavish p. 566, this spelling dated to 1355.

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49) *Juan Diego de Belmonte -- New Device -- Argent chap gules, a scorpion inverted sable.
(Belmont, MI)
(Name is in the Jul '05 ILOI)

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50) Kendrick the Tinker (M) -- New Name
(St. Carol on the Moor)

Client will *not* accept major changes and cares for Gyspy/English (early 16th C.)

[Kendrick] -- Withycombe, "Dic. of Eng. Christian Names," p. 88 " The name was fairly common in the Middle Ages . . . The christian name survived into the 17th C."

[the Tinker] -- Bardsley, "A Dic. of Eng. and Welsh Surnames," p. 753, s.n. Tinker [Peter le Tineker] no date given. [John Tynker] c. 1574.
(http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=tinker) "Online Etymology Dic." s.n. <tinker> - "Mender of kettles, pots, pans, etc.," 1252 (as a surname),. . ."

 

51) {TH}ririkr hslangr -- New Name and Device -- Argent, a chevron purpure between two bear prints and a bear rampant sable within a bordure gules
(Red Spears)

Client will accept all changes and cares for sound.

[{TH}ririkr] -- found in E.H. Lind: Norsk-Islndsk-Dopnamn, col. 1224, s.n. rkr, in the genitive spelling ririks on an early 11th C. runestone.

[hslangr] -- byname meaning "longhall-builder" on p. 23 of Geirr Bassi Haraldsson: "The Old Norse Name."

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