Thank you Stefan for the list of links. I will be adding them to my blog's
link list as well as bookmarking them. I want to thank everyone for the
compliments, comments, links, and constructive criticism. All of it helps
me learn and in turn share what I have learned.


On Fri, May 9, 2014 at 5:52 PM, Stefan li Rous
<[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> I highly recommend the Academy of St. Gabriel and refer folks to that site
> all the time. I used to collect a bunch of name info as I found it in
> various newsgroups, but once the Academy started, I stopped doing so.
> However, I do have a number of articles in the HERALDRY and the NEWCOMERS
> section of the Florilegium, with the idea of giving folks a beginning idea
> of SCA naming and heraldry and more advanced info for those trying to
> figure out how to chose their name and heraldry and how to submit it.
> In the NEWCOMERS section:
> Choose-a-Name-art (12K) 10/ 3/09 "Choosing a Society Name: Hints for
> Newcomers" by Dietmar Reinhart von Straubing and Malachias von Morgenstern.
> names-FAQ (14K) 5/ 8/96 Choosing and registering names in the SCA.
> In the HERALDRY section:
> heraldry-msg (74K) 9/24/12 Heraldry in history and the SCA.
> heraldry-bks-msg (27K) 6/ 7/96 Heraldry books. book reviews.
> heraldry-tips-msg (9K) 9/28/95 SCA heraldry for cultures that didn't have
> heraldry.
> Of course I'm always looking for new good articles to add. Or if you just
> have a few comments, an email I can add to the appropriate file(s).
> For instance, it looks like I don't have an article on choosing/developing
> your own heraldry or on the use of devices vs. badges. Anyone written such
> articles? :-)
> Stefan
> On May 9, 2014, at 12:07 PM, Berry Canote <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Hail Tibor!
> >
> > It certainly is not an easy task, and the fact it is not an easy task I
> fear may discourage many newcomers. I really think there needs to be more
> resources made available to newbies, perhaps something like lists of
> documented names from a variety of period languages and cultures with
> citations that can be used on a submission form. There are already several
> such lists, but there need to be more, and it would be helpful if they were
> all in one place. There just needs to be something to make finding the
> right name not such a chore.  I am thankful for the Academy of St. Gabriel.
> It is an amazing resource, but even then someone needs to know what they
> are looking for and where to look. on their site. Perhaps with time heralds
> and other scholarly types can make more resources available. I am thinking
> of creating a small database of Anglo-Saxon names myself as none seems to
> exist.
> >
> > In Service,
> > Wulfhere
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