January 15, 2006
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 February 25th.
|1) Amy Goldwin (F) -- New Name and Device -- Per
pale purpure and Or, two dragons sejant respectant
counterchanged, a chief barry wavy counter counterchanged
Client will accept all changes and is interested in 15th C. British Isles --"specific culture not important."
[Amy] -- "Faire Names for English Folk: Late Sixteenth Century English Names," by Chris Laning (http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/christian/fairnames/givennames.html) lists [Amy] in "The top 50 women's names listed by Scott Smith-Bannister for the 1560s and 1570s follow this trend fairly well."
(Esct. Note: Also it is the client's given name as per the contact information on the name form.)
[Goldwin] -- An email from St. Gabriel from Arval: "Nothing like <Goldwen> is possible in Welsh: The element <gold> is English, not Welsh: . . .The best guide we can offer to Welsh women's names in your period is this article: http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/tangwystyl/welshWomen16/ . . . We can probably support <Goldwin> (or sometime very like it) as a 16th century English surname; so one possibility may be a woman of English descent living in Wales with a name like <Elizabeth Goldwin>."
(Esct. Note: Photocopies of the email are included. Also, I am sorry about the quality of the line drawing. It was faded and very hard to scan.)
Auarson -- New Device -- Or, two wolf heads erased
affronty, in base a drakkar sails furled sable.
(Boyne City, MI)
(Name reg'd Jan '97)
|3) Cleftlands, Barony of -- New Badge for
Archery -- Per bend sinister nebuly argent and azure,
in bend two pheons inverted counterchanged.
(Name reg'd Aug 1979)
(Esct. Note: No petition was included with the submission. This will be pended if petition doesn't arrive in time of mailing.)
4) Kenneth Muntsorell (M) -- New Name
Client will accept all changes and is interested in sound.
[Kenneth] -- Client's legal first name and a copy of his driver's license is included.
[Muntsorell] -- is a placename found in Ekwall's "The Concise Oxford Dic. of Eng. Place-names," s.n. Mountsorrell. It is dated to 1190 in the "Pipe Rolls."
|5) Pierre de Montereau -- New Badge -- Per
fess embattled grady azure and argent, a tun barrel and a
(Name reg'd Mar '04)
|6) Philippa of Otterbourne -- Device
Resubmission -- Azure, an otter rampant Or, and on a
chief wavy Or, three harps azure
(Name reg'd Sept '03)
Her device: Azure, an otter rampant and on a chief wavy Or, three harps azure was returned by Laurel Dec. '04: "The tincture of the field and the harps is halfway between purpure and azure, and as such cannot be registered. This appears to be the result of color photocopying; it should be noted that the color was beginning to flake off already at stress points."
(Esct. Note: This time she used the correct crayola markers.)
7) Thom off Loch Levin (M)-- New Name
Client will accept all changes and is interested in 14th C. Scottish Highlands.
According to the paperwork: "Historical basis for society name comes from the historical poetry of John Barbour 1320-1395. The specific work from which the style for my society name comes from is (sic) "The Bruce" written in 1375."
(Esct. Note: No photocopies were submitted.)
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
Jackson, MI 49203
|Dragon:||Rory mac Feidhlimidh||Kevin L. Conlin
820 E Monroe Bloomington, IL 61701
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