Lyle H. Gray
6 June 2000
Unto the heralds and pursuivants of the East Kingdom College of Heralds does Lyle FitzWilliam, Eastern Crown Herald, send due commendations and greetings!
Herein are the submissions for the third ILoI of 2000 (2000-03), the Pennsic submissions. These submissions were delayed by administrative problems. There are 50 entries.
Id like to have comments in hand on this letter by Monday, August 1st. As before, comments can be either in writing or submitted electronically (see revised e-mail address, above).
In Service to Crown and College,
Lyle Eastern Crown
Alatheia Fenwick of Clan Campbell (f) new name
change & device
Quarterly, vert and sable, a sun in splendour argent.
Name registered (9509, East). "Campbell" (Black,p390) is dated to 1390. The submitter prefers "Alatheia Fenwick Campbell" if this submission doesnt pass.
Alejandra Lucia del Castillo (f) new name
Or, two panthers combattant and on a point pointed purpure, a castle argent.
"Alejandra" is given as the name of a 4th c. martyr (de Love, Nombres Propios Espanoles, pg 120). "Lucia" is undated but given as a saints name (ibid, pg 260). "del Castillo", meaning "of the castle", is dated to 1169 (Melcon, pg 241)
Alexandria el Tigre del Castillo (f) new name
Azure, a winged natural tiger sejant erect affronty argent, on a base Or, a castle sable.
"Alexandria" is dated to 924 (Morlet, p16). "Tegero" as a surname is dated to 1234 (Melcon, p262). The submitter prefers "el Tigre", but will accept the documented form. "del Castillo" (Melcon, p241) is dated to 1169.
Alexsander the Traveller new device
Per pale vert and Or.
Name registered (9405, East).
le Lapin (f) new name & device
Azure, a rabbit rampant maintaining an axe, a chief embattled argent goutty de sang
"Andrea" is the submitters mundane name. "Lapin" is French for rabbit. This is intended as a nickname.
Kerr (m) new name & device
Or, a spear sable.
"Angus" is dated to 761 (Black,pg 23). "Kerr" is a proposed variant of "Ker" which is dated to 1190 (ibid, pg 394).
Bonetti (m) new name & device
Sable, on a pile argent, an oak tree gules.
"Antonio" (de Felice, Dizionario dei nomi Italiani, p 69). "Bonetti" is listed as a variant of "Boni" (ibid, p 83).
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Tanet new device change
Per chevron sable and argent, two plates each charged with a mullet of seven points and in base, a lions head cabossed sable.
Name registered (9306, East).
Olafsdotter (f) new name & device
Vert, four weavers tablets bendwise crosswise argent.
Astrid" (Withycombe, p34) is listed as a Norse name, (Geirr, Bassi, p8) lists the name as "Astriūr". "Olafsdotter" (Geirr-Bassi, p13) is a patronymic form of "Olafr".
Brighid ni Gobhainn (f) new name &
Argent, a bend sinister gules, between a cats head cabossed sable and a thistle proper.
"Brighid" (OC&M, p36). "Gobhainn" (Black, pg 322) is listed as a variant of "Gowan". The submitter would prefer a Scottish form of "Brighid" if documentation is available.
”Neill the Limner (f) new name & device
Gules, three bees in pall heads to center proper within a bordure embattled Or.
"Brigid" is given as an anglicized form of "an ancient Irish name" (Woulfe, p208). "Brighid" is mentioned as a saints name (Withycombe, p54). "”Neill" (Woulfe, p625) is dated to 943. "the Limner" is an occupational byname (R&W, p279).
Brithwen de Bores Hulla new name
"Brithwen" (R&W, p65) is dated to 1066. "de Bores Hulla" meaning "Boars Hill" is dated to Henry II (Ekwall, p50).
Christopher of Haslingden (m) new name
"Christopher" is the submitters mundane name. Haslingden is a town in England, west of Halifax.
Gladstone (m) new name & device
Vert, a rose barbed and seeded between two rats rampant argent.
"David" (Withycombe, pg 70). "Gladstone" (R&W, p192).
Scott resub device
Vert, in pale a horse courant and a crescent and on a chief argent, three mullets sable.
Name registered (9808, East).
Miguel de Vega new device change
Herald of Record: Kenrick
Vairy sable argent gules and Or, on a pile Or a fox rampant to sinister sable.
Name registered (9709, East).
Douglas the Indecisive (m) new name &
Per pale indented, argent goutty de sang and gules, a boot sable and an axe argent.
"Douglas" is the submitters mundane name. "the Indecisive" is a descriptive byname.
Newman (m) new name & device
Ermine, an increscent and a bordure sable.
"Edward" is a common English name dated to 1086 (Withycombe, p 95). "Newman" is not found with this spelling but variants are dated to 1166 (Withycombe, p 322).
Cathfach (f) new name & device
Barry wavy azure and argent, a dolphin haurient Or.
"Efa" (Jones, HR, A Welsh Miscellany"). "Cathfach" meaning "kitten", or "little cat" (Gomes, Y Geiriadui, pg 157). (Jones, HR, p 33) mentions numerous animals as nicknames.
Eldritch of Sylvan Glenn (m) new name
"Eldritch" is found as a byname with various spellings (R&W, p5). "Elrich" is dated to 1279, and "Elrigge" is dated to 1227 (ibid). Both as bynames. "Adelric, "∆ūelric", and "Egelric" are given as given names and are dated to 1066 (ibid).
No documentation is provided for "Sylvan Glenn".
Dondain new badge
(Fieldless) A bunch of grapes slipped and leaved proper, enflamed Or.
Name registered (9808, East).
Grey (f) new name & device
Per fess azure and vert, three towers argent and an acorn slipped and leaved Or.
"Emma" (Withycombe, p103). "Grei" is dated to 1198 and "le Grey" is dated to 1296 (R&W, p203).
Mac Neill Mac Lochlainn (m) new name &
Per pale and per chevron inverted vert and azure two leeches (slugs) embowed counter embowed resplendant argent.
"Eoin" (OC&M, p88) is the heading. "Eoan" is dated to the 13th c. "Mac Neill" (ibid, p106) is dated to 724. "Mac Lochlainn" (ibid, p140) is dated to 1166. The double patronymic is dated to the 12th c. (Krossa, Sharon "A Simple Guide to Constructing 12th Century Scottish Gaelic Names").
Fiadhnait inghean Ciaragain (f) new name
"Fiadhnat" (OC&M, p 99). "Carragain" is listed as a variant of "Corragain" (Woulfe, p452). The submitter prefers the submitted spelling, if permissible
Galienne la Bourgoingne (f) new name &
Vert, a sun argent, eclipsed sable.
"Galienne" Dubh, Colm, "An Index to the Given Names in the 1292 Census of Paris"). "Hyolent la Bourgoingne" is found in the same article.
Galienne la Bourgoingne new badge
(Fieldless) A hen contourney argent.
Name submitted on this letter.
Cecil (f) new name & device
Per saltire argent and vert, a unicorns head couped Or.
"Grace" (Withycombe, p138). "Cecil" is the heading name (R&W, p88).
Vazquez de Trillo (f) new name
"Gracia" (De Love, "Nombres Proprios Espanoles", p214). "Vazquez" (Benicoeur, A. "Romance Languages of the Mediaeval Iberian Peninsula", p3). "de Trillo" (ibid, p3)
Grainne inghean ui Bhrenain (f) new name &
Azure, on a bend argent between two garbs Or, three drums azure all within a bordure argent.
"Grainne" (OC&M, p114). "Bhrenain" (OC&M, p34). Submitter is looking for spelling "Bhraonain" [?].
”Corra new device
Sable, an eagles head erased and an arm couped maintaining a spear fesswise Or, between flaunches vairy en point gules and Or.
Name registered (9005, East).
Jerrolt Bšschler (m) new name
"Jerrolt" proposed as a variant spelling of "Gerold". "Gerrelt", "Jerrold", "Garrelt" (1396), and "Gerolt" (1340) are listed as variants of "Gerold" (Bahlow, p167).
No documentation provided for "Bšschler".
Keneweard de Musgraue (m) new name &
Argent, on a pale between two trees eradicated azure, three mullets of four points argent.
"Keneweard" is a proposed variant spelling of "Kenward" dated to 1086 (Withycombe, p188). "de Musgraue" is a listed variant of "Musgrave" (R&W, p318).
Kirsten Weisel (f) new name
"Kirsten" is a heading name but is not dated (Bahlow, p 295). "Weisel" is also listed as a heading name, but is not dated (ibid, p 601).
Lachlann mac Lochlainn (m) new name &
(Fieldless) Two spears in saltire overall, a wolfs head erased argent.
"Lachlann" (Black, p410) is dated to 1436 as a byname. "mac Lochlainn" is dated to 1166 (OC&M, p140).
Michael Acrensis (m) new name & device
Gules, on a bend sinister between two crosses of Jerusalem argent, three crescents gules.
"Michael" (Withycombe, p218). "Acrensis" is a proposed byname intended as a Latin locative from "Acre" (Presumably the city in the Holy Land).
de Chimay resub device
Per pale azure and vert, in pale three swans naiant argent.
Name registered (9808, East)
Kafskaia (f) new name & device
Gyronny wavy of six argent and azure, a dragonfly vert.
"Olga" is dated to 940 (Wickenden, v3, p 130). Kaffa is a port on the Black Sea (NDP). This is a proposed locative using the feminine ending "-skaia" similar to the Shakhova and the masculine ending "-skoi".
Rhiannon ferch Tegan Glas Coed resub badge
Vert scaly argent, a bordure invected Or.
Name registration not found in on-line O&A.
of Ravenhill (m) new name & device
Quarterly vert and argent, a raven contourny sable, sustaining a grenade proper.
"Rhys" (Jones, H.R., A Welsh Miscellany, p31). "Ravenhill" is an SCA locative name.
Rolland Ian Macpherson (m) new name &
Per chevron azure and lozengy argent and sable, in chief two horses combattant argent.
"Rolland" is dated to 1086 (Withycombe, p 256). "Ian" is not dated but is listed as a Gaelic name (ibid, p178). "MacPherson" is the heading name with one form dated to 1420 (Black, p 557).
da Murano (f) new name & device
Barry wavy Or and azure seme of roses Or.
"Rosa" (Mittleman, "Feminine Given Names from Thirteenth Century Perugia"). Murano is the name of an island off of the coast of Italy (NDP).
Mary Goodheart resub device
Sable, a garden rose slipped and leaved proper on a bend cotised and a bordure argent.
Name registered (9810, East)
de Lyons (f) new name & badge
Gules, a lions head caboshed argent.
There is no documentation for the name.
Terranova (f) new name & device
Per fess purpure and argent, a dove volant argent and a cluster of grapes purpure, slipped and leaved vert.
"Serena" (Drake, Jo Lori, "Italian Renaissance Womens Names"). This source is from a website printout, though no copy or address was provided. "Terranova" is undated to period (DeFelice, p 247).
the Star Dancer (f) new name & device
Purpure, on a fess between two mullets argent a crocodile tergiant vert.
"Shajar" (Appleton, David, "Arabic Naming Practices and Period Names List"). The byname is meant to be occupational. The submitter will accept "dancer", if necessary for registration.
Solveig Anderhalfholt (f) new name &
Per saltire vert and sable, three lions passant in annulo Or.
"Solveig" (Geirr Bassi, p 14). "Anderhalfholt is dated to 1357 (Bahlow, Dictionary of German Names, p 256).
Harley O Llyn Celyn (f) new name & device
Gyronny of five issuant from the sinister chief point azure and argent, a hare sejant dexter foreleg raised proper.
There is no documentation for the name.
of Tangier (f) new name & device
Azure a lotus blossom between in cross four ostrich plumes shafts to center, argent.
"Thana'" (Appleton, David, "A List of Arabic Womens Names"). The submitter would like the byname translated to Arabic, if possible.
Vitalia la Soleil (f) new name & device
Or, on a bend sinister Gules three suns Or.
"Vitalia" is not cited to a specific date but is from Obituaire d Moissac (Morlet, pg 117). "la Soleil" (Dauzat, pg 554) is not dated.
Wilthein Wisbram new device
Per fess sable and Or, a fess wavy argent and in chief a bee Or.
Name registered (9704, East).