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Outlands College of Heralds

09 April 2005
From the Office of the White Stag Principal Herald
Lady Sorcha MacLeod
whitestag@outlandsheralds.org

UNTO the Outlands College of Heralds, our respected friends and colleagues who give freely of their time to provide commentary, and all others who come by these letters, on this Letter of Presentation, on the 18th day of March, A.S.XXXIX (2005 CE), does Lady Sorcha MacLeod, White Stag Herald send greetings.

Anyone may comment upon the items found herein, and e-mail commentary to the above address is encouraged. Please have comments on items contained herein to me by 7 May, 2005, for the White Stag decision meeting scheduled for 8 May.

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I present the following items for your consideration:

1- Estevan de Sepultura. New Device.  Argent a wyvern erect azure tail nole 3 lozenges sable 2 and 1
(Fontaine)

2- Giovanna figlia di Meir. New Name. New Device.  Argent, on a heart gules a dragonfly argent, chief gules.
(Fontaine)

Giovanna comes from St. Gabriel's website under Names of Jews in Rome in the 1550s (http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/yeoshua/rome_names.html).  filgia di or "daughter of" is found in the introduction of St. Gabriel's list and states "some of the women are listed with a full name, but in many cases as the daughter, ..., of someone else".  The term figlia di was translated at http://www.worldlingo.com/wl/translate.  Meir comes from St. Gabriel's website Names of Jews in Rome in the 1550s (http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/yeoshua/rome_names.html).

Submitter accepts all changes, cares most about language/culture, desires a feminine name, and has no authenticity requests.

3- Hammar Bowswayer. New Name. New Device.  Per chevron inverted argent and or, a phoenix gules.
(Fontaine)

Hammar is found in St. Gabriel's report, 1915, and dates to the 11th century (http://www.s-gabriel.org/1915).  Bowswayer is found in the 300 Viking Names from the Sagas and is dated to around 970 (http://thescholarsgarret.com/opusculi/viking_names/).

Submitter accepts all changes, cares most about sound, particularly the first name, and desires a masculine name.

4- Lyonnete la Rousse.  New Badge.  Azure, a chimera statant to sinister Or within a bordure lozengy sable and argent.
(Caer Galen)

5- Murchadh MacDiarmada. Resubmitted Device. Per pale sable and Or, a cross formy throughout counterchanged.
(al-Barran)

6- Rab Wylkyn. New Name.  New Device.  Per bend sinister sabel and gules, a bent sinister argent between and eye of Ra and a rose slipped and leaved bendwise sinister Or.
(al-Barran)

Rab is found in Withycombe, pg 254 under Robert as the Irish and Scottish nickname.  Wylkyn is found in Bardsley pg 814 under Wilkin dated citation "Matilda Wylkyn", daughter, 1379:  P.T. Yorks. Pg 175

7- Sile O' Daragh. New Name and Device.  Per chevron inverted abased Or and argent two chevronelles inverted abased and n chief on a heart gules a rose slipped and leaved bendwise Or..
(al-Barran)

Sile is found in OC&M, pg 165.  Gaelic form of Caecilia brought into Ireland by the Anglo-Normans.  O' Daragh is found in Woulfe, pg 494 listed under O'Dara.

If the name must be changed, submitter cares more about the language/culture.  The desired gender of the name is feminine.

Thus ends the April 2005 Letter of Presentation.

In service and duty,

Cameron, Internal Submissions Office

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