April 15, 2008

Greetings unto Master Thorvald Redhair, Dragon Herald, Barun 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 May 25.

1) Crescentia Fugger (F) -- New Name and Device -- Argent, a bear salient purpure between three cherries gules slipped and leaved vert

Shire of Greyhope

1) Crescentia - Deutches-Namen Lexicon, Bahlow, p 84
((Corona) Latin Kranz…Krone) “to grow” Also: p 67, Saint venerated in Upper Bavaria (sh.f. Zenzi)
2) Fugger - IBID pg 151, dated 1500

Escut. Note: Client will not accept major changes to Name
Client cares most about Language and /or culture - German.

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2) Guillaume le Strange (M) -- New Name and Device -- Per bend azure and vert, a rabbit couchant and adorned with stag’s antlers argent

Shire of Greyhope

Name Sources

1) Guillaume - pg 314-315 Dictionaire Etymologlique Des Noms de Famille et Prénoms de France. Org. German Wilhelm
2) Le - Article meaning “The”
3) Strange - Reaney and Wilson, pg 430 “Strange” dates Lestrange to 1192

Device Sources

Joris Hoefnagel, Animalia Qvadrupedia et Reptilia (Terra) : Plate XLVII, c. 155/1580 (http://www.nga.gov/cgi-bin/pimage?68546+43+0) and http://ww2.lafayette.edu/~hollidac/jackalope.html showing the belief that horned rabbits existed. However, no evidence is provided of a jackalope or horned rabbit being used in period arms.

Escut. Notes: Client will not accept major changes to name.
Client cares most about meaning.


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3) Mardöll Vilhjálmsdóttir (F) -- New Name --

Marche of Alderford

1) The Old Norse Name- Geirr Bassi Haraldsson
2) The Viking Answer Lady webpage - http://www.vikinganswerlady.com/ONNames.shtml

Mardöll- The Old Norse Name pg 13
Vilhjamr- The Old Norse Name pg 16
“dóttir” Viking Answer Lady Webpage

Escut. Note: Client will NOT accept major changes to name.
Client cares most about language and/or culture Viking/Norse (10th–12th C.)



4) Michael of Blackhawk (M) -- New name and Device -- Per fess sable and argent, a wolf statent and a wolf statent contourney counterchanged.

Shire of Blackhawk

First name - Given first name, used under RfS II.4. No legal documentation of given name provided.
Surname - Shire of Residence. <Blackhawk, Shire of> was registered 10/1982 via the Middle

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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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