Last modified: April 14, 2009
Outlands College of Heralds
April 14, 2009
From the Office of the Castle Herald
Baron Randal Carrick
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 14th day of April A.S. xxxxiii (2009 CE), does Don Randal Carrick send greetings on behalf of The Honourable Lady Marie de Blois, White Stag Principal Herald.
Here follows the Kingdom of the Outlands Letter of Presentation for April 2009. Your comments and suggestions are always welcome. Errors found herein are my sole responsibility. Anyone may comment upon the items found herein, and e-mail commentary to the herald's commentary list is encouraged. Please have comments on items contained herein to Rampart Herald by May 16, 2009, for the decision meeting tentatively scheduled for May 17, 2009. As a reminder, the College of Arms requests commentary on all items, including appeals.
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1. Róis inghean Uí Nioclás. New Name and Device. Per pale argent and sable, three mullets of four points, one and two, counterchanged, and a base wavy vert.
(Caer Galen) Gender: Female. Submitter cares most about the meaning of the name, defined as "Rose or Rosemary, 14th C Irish". Changes accepted.
Rois: Gaelicization of Anglo-Norman name "Rose" - 7 occurrences noted - Index of Names in Irish Annals: Feminine Given Names 1201-1600: Rois, by Mari Elspeth nic Bryan (http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/mari/AnnalsIndex/Feminine/Rois.shtml)
inghean Ui: patronymic particle for women, post-1200 AD. Quick and Easy Gaelic Names by Sharon L. Krossa (http://www.medievalscotland.org/scotnames/quickgaelicbynames/#simplepatronymicbyname and http://www.medievalscotland.org/scotnames/quickgaelicbynames/#niandnic)
Nioclas: Index of Names in Irish Annals: Masculine Given Names: Nioclas, Nicol by Mari Elspeth nic Bryan (http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/mari/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/Nioclas.shtml)
2. Unser Hafen, Barony of. New Badge. Vert, a portcullis within a bordure embattled Or.
(Unser Hafen) The Branch Name was registered on the October 1985 LoAR (http://heraldry.sca.org/heraldry/loar/1985/10/lar.html) via Atenveldt.
Thus ends the April 2009 Letter of