Last modified April 2, 2004
Outlands College of Heralds
From the office of the Rampart Herald
Lady Alia Marie de Blois (Lillith Lesanges)
1223 Fruit St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
firstname.lastname@example.org - (505) 244-9525
UNTO François la Flamme, Laurel King of Arms, Mari Elspeth nic
Bryan, Pelican Queen of Arms, Zenobia Naphtali, Wreath Queen of Arms, Daniel
de Lincoln, Laurel clerk, and the College of Arms upon this 25th day of August,
A.S. XXXVIII (2003 CE), does Lady Alia Marie de Blois, Rampart Herald, send
On behalf of Mistress Tatiana Pavlovna Sokolova, White Stag Principal Herald,
I offer the following submissions for registration. Unless marked otherwise,
all submittors will accept all changes and have no authenticity requests.
- Briana Bronwen Du Bois. New Name.
Briana is documented using the Cover Letter of the December 2001 LOAR, in
which Laurel says:
"The first part of the Espejo was translated into English in 1578. The
complete title (of the English version) is The mirrour of princely deedes
and knighthood: wherein is shewed the worthinesse of the Knight of the Sunne,
and his brother Rosicleer, sonnes to the great Emperour Trebetio: with the
strange loue of the beautifull and excellent princesse Briana, and the valiant
actes of other noble princes and knightes. Now newly translated out of Spanish
into our vulgar English tongue, by M.T. Therefore, since Briana is the
name of a human character in period literature available in English, the name
Briana is registerable as an English feminine given name.
In addition, since we now have evidence that the name Briana was known
in period literature and is registerable as such, it no longer needs to be
Bronwen is SCA-Compatible, upheld as recently as December of 1999. Du Bois
is found in "French Surnames from Paris, 1421, 1423 & 1438" by Aryanhwy
merch Catmael (http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/paris1423surnames.html),
with this spelling dated to 1421 and 1423.
There is a possible weirdness for the combination of French and Welsh/SCA-Compatible
(‘Du Bois’ and ‘Bronwen’) along with the English first name. However, without
any direct prior precedent on the matter, this is a determination for Laurel
She will not allow major changes and wishes a female name.
- Briana Bronwen Du Bois. New Device. Per chevron azure and argent,
a dove displayed argent and a tree blasted and eradicated sable counterchanged.
- Cailte Caitchairn. Name Change from Caoilte Caitchairn.
Caoilte Caitchairn was registered on the March 1996 LOAR. At that time, Laurel
Da'ud noted that Cailte was an earlier form. Indeed, Cailte is found in Irish
Names, by O'Corrain and Maguire, on page 42, under the heading Cailte.
She does not care about the gender (and is aware this is still a masculine
name), and wishes to be authentic for "600-800 Irish".
- Caitilín inghean Seáin. New Name.
Caitilín is documented from "Index of Names in Irish Annals" by Mari
Elspeth nic Bryan (http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/mari/AnnalsIndex/Feminine/all.html)
and is dated to various times between 1411 and 1592. Seán is found
in Irish Names by O'Corrain & Maguire, on page 163, under the header
"Seaan, Seán", and lenited as Seáin.
She wishes a female name, cares most about language/culture, and is interested
in being authentic for an unspecified language/culture (presumably irish/celtic/gaelic/etc.).
Submitted as Cailitin inghean Sean, it was changed to Caitilín inghean
Seáin to match the documentation and be properly lenited.
- Caitilín inghean Seáin. New Device. Per chevron azure
and argent, in pale a wolf's head uulant and a dumbek counterchanged.
- Citadel of the Southern Pass, Barony of the. Order Name Resubmission.
Order of Arquites Australis.
The Barony's name was registered in February 1984. This is a complete reworking
of their previously returned Order name, Order of the Archers of Agincourt,
which was returned by Laurel in September 2002.
This Order name is documented with definitions from: Harry Thurston Peck,
Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities (1898) (http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Perseus:text:1999.04.0062).
Under 'arquites', it says to look under 'sagitarii', which says "The bowmen
of the Roman armies. These were generally raised by levy or furnished by the
allies. The Cretan, Balearic, and Asiatic bowmen were especially celebrated."
The Barony already has other Order names using 'Australis', meaning 'southern'.
I would greatly appreciate any assistance the College can provide regarding
- Elia Stefansdottir. New Name.
Elia is found in Withycombe's English Oxford Dictionary of Christian Names,
on page 101 under the heading Ella, dated to 1346. Stefan is found in Geirr
Bassi's The Old Norse Name, on page 15, and formed into the patronymic
with the addition of -dottir, based on ibid. page 17.
She cares most about the sound, wishes a female name.
- Elia Stefansdottir. New Device. Per fess azure and vert, a beaver
sejant erect contourny Or.
Submitted as Per fess azure and vert, a beaver contourny Or, there
does not appear to be a default posture for a beaver, so it is explicitly
- Floriana de Priego. New Name.
Floriana is found in "16th Century Spanish Women's Names" (http://www-2.cs.cmu.edu/~kvs/fnames.html).
de Priego is found in "Names used in Cordoba towards the end of the 15th century"
She cares most about language/culture, wishes a female name.
- Lucas de Caid. New Device. Azure, a chevron and in chief two stag's
heads cabossed Or.
His name was registered in October of 2001 via the Outlands.
- Milo Sohnovich. New Name.
All parts of this name are documented from the online version of A Dictionary
of Period Russian Names (http://www.sca.org/heraldry/paul/) by Paul Wickenden
of Thanet. Milo is found under Milo, dated to 1243. Sohn is found under Son,
dated to 1090. The byname is constructed according to the section on Grammar
by adding 'ovich' to the end of a suitable given name (here, Sohn).
He is interested in a male name authentic to "Slavic, before 14th C" time
period and language/culture.
- Milo Sohnovich. New Device. Per bend sinister sable and gules, three
bezants in bend sinister between a crescent pendant and a scimitar bendwise
Submitted as Per bend sinister sable and gules, between a decrescent, horns
to center, argent and a scimitar bendwise sinister proper three bezants in
bend sinister, commentors gently reminded me that the charges in the center,
no matter their size, should be blazoned first.
- Rois inghean Domhnaill. Change of Holding Name from Danette of the
Rois is found in "Index of Names in Irish Annals: Feminine Names" by Mari
Elspeth nic Bryan (http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/mari/AnnalsIndex/). 'inghean'
is 'daughter of'. Domhnaill is the lenited form of Domnall, which is found
in Irish Names by O'Corrain and Maguire on page 75.
There was some concern that this would have aural conflict with Rosie O’Donnell
based on the return of Rós O’Donnell in the October 2002 LOAR, but
we would like to have Laurel make this decision, as inghean may easily be
signficantly different from O' (at least, so indicated the commentary).
She cares most about the language/culture, wishes a female name, and is interested
in having a name authentic for "Irish" language/culture.
- Sveinn Grimarsson. New Device. Per chevron vair and Or, in base
a raven displayed sable.
June 2003 Letter of Presentation
August 2003 Letter of Response
January 2004 Letter of Acceptances and Returns
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