March 15, 2008

Greetings unto Master Thorvald Redhair, Dragon Herald, Master Rory mac Feidhlimidh, Rouge Scarpe Herald, and the commenting members of the Midrealm
College of Heralds; from THL Geniveve Rose D'Glendalough, Escutcheon Herald.

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

All comments are due by April 25.

1) Alan of Caerlaverock - (M) - New Badge - Or three arrowheads in pall inverted within a hex voided vert. (Havenholde)

Esct. Note: Clients name was registered in January 1999.

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2) Alianora bat Asriel - (F) – Name and Device Resubmission – Argent, an orle of roses purpure, barbed and seeded proper.
(Welde Lake)

Name previously submitted but not registered: Alia* bat Asriel ben Gilead (Spelling may have been Aliyah). Submitted at Pennsic 2006. No reply received (See Esct. note below)

<Alianora*> - Withcombe E.G. : ”The Oxford Dictionary of English Christian Names”, 3rd ed., pg 97 - Alianora

<Asriel> - man’s name, Biblical (Hebrew)

<bat> - Feminine patronymic (Hebrew)

*”Jewish Women generally used names typical of the culture in which they lived…”

Esct. Notes: Client cares most about language and/or culture: Jewish

Client submitted name at Pennsic 2006. She received an email about a problem with her name. She answered with additional documentation and never heard anything again.
Search of Rouge Scarpe database show both name and device returned in Nov 2006, but no further information was given.
Dragon Herald has been notified by the Escutcheon and the above as been entered as a resubmission per Dragon’s instructions.

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3) Cailin mac Aonghuis - (M) - New Name
(St. Joan)

From the page given above client references a table of Scottish, Gaelic names for men (draft in progress edition) showing <Cailin> in use between 1401 – 1600 and <Aonghuis> in use between 1301-1600. Client gives much other documentation from the same general website (web addresses are cut off on printouts) however does not specify which portions he is using as supportive documentation.

Esct. Note: Client will NOT accept Major changes to name. Client cares most about Language and/or culture: 16th cent. Scottish Gaelic Highlands.


4) Elianora Saunfayle - (F) - New Name

Source #1
Elianora: “Feminine Given Names from Kent 1302-1363”, by Aelfwyn aet Gyrwum (MKA Jodi Mc Master), 1999/updated 2005, from The Caterbury Freeman’s Rolls of 1298-1363 - drawn from Du Boulay, F.R.H., “Kent Records: Documents illustrative of Medieval Kentish Society” (London: Records Publication Committee of Kent Archeological Society, 1962). Entry Reads: “Elianora- 1345-46.

Source #2
“Feminine Given Names in A Dictionary of English Surnames”, by Talan Gwynek (MKA Brian M. Scott) (1994). Entry Reads: “Elianora-1303, 1346(w), 1483 Thimbledee”

“Misplaced Names in Reaney and Wilson”, by Jean Marie LaCroix (MKA Martha L. Rance), last revised 10-20-03. Entry, listed as appearing on page 392, reads “Saunfayle-1332”.

Esct. Note: Client will NOT accept Major changes to name. Client asks that name not be changed to Elinor/Eleanor



Yours In Service,

THL Geniveve Rose D'Glendalough

Rouge Scarpe:

Rory mac Feidhlimidh

Kevin L Conlin
820 E. Monroe St.
Bloomington, IL 61701


Geniveve Rose D'Glendalough

Patresha Roehre
904 Four Mile Rd NW #3C
Walker, MI 49544


Thorvald Redhair

Ron Sargent
4N400 Church Rd
Bensenville, IL 60106



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