Greetings to All,


The Armorial has been updated to reflect the items in this LOAR.


In Service,


Gunnar Thorisson

Vert Hawk Herald



CALONTIR acceptances

* Áed mac Cormaic Uí Feidhlim. Badge. Per chevron inverted argent and counter-ermine, in chief a gryphon sejant erect contourny purpure.

* Áed Ua Conchobair. Device change. Per bend rayonny azure and gules, a wolf's head cabossed and three oak leaves inverted argent.

The submitter's old device, Per bend rayonny azure and gules, an eagle and three mullets argent, is retained as a badge.

* Inuhara Fuyume Sara. Device change. Vert, a rose slipped and a serpent entwined all within a crescent argent.

There is a step from period practice for the use of a garden rose.

The submitter's old device, Argent, on a butterfly vert a pawprint argent, is released.

* Ívarr fótviss. Name.

Submitted as Ívarr inn fótvissi, we have changed the byname to fótviss to use the correct grammar. The submitter allowed all changes.

* Just Zack. Name change from holding name Luther of Dun Ard.

* Thorbjorn Bjornsson inn danski. Name change from Thorbjorn Bjarnarson.

The submitter's prior name, Thorbjorn Bjarnarson, is released.


CALONTIR returns

* Alfgeirr skytja. Device change. Or, a chimerical monster with the head of an owl and the body of a bear rampant gardant purpure.

This device is returned for conflict with the device of Matilda Beresford: Erminois, a bear rampant purpure. There is a DC for changing the field tincture. However, the difference between the creature submitted here and a bear is essentially the details of the face and not sufficient to grant a DC and we do not grant a DC for the position of the head.

* Caterine le jeune. Device. Azure, a chevron argent between two mullets of four points and a sparrow volant bendwise sinister Or.

This device is returned for conflicts with the device of Triston de Grey, Azure, a chevron argent between three dragon's heads couped those in chief addorsed, Or and with the device of Jean Oste de Murat, Azure, a chevron argent between two prawns haurient respectant and a fleur-de-lys Or. In both cases there is a DC for changing the type of secondary charges. In neither case do the orientations count for the second DC. Against Triston, since a mullet of four points is bilaterally symmetric, we cannot get a DC for making them addorsed; similarly, against Jean, we cannot have a DC for making them respectant. As for the bird in base, neither a dragon's head nor a fleur-de-lys can be volant, so there is no comparable posture to be changed between them.

This device is also returned for violating SENA A3D2c, Unity of Posture and Orientation, which states "The charges within a charge group should be in either identical postures/orientations or an arrangement that includes posture/orientation" The charges here are not in a unified arrangement, as the bendwise orientation of the bird has to be described independently from the default palewise orientation of the mullets.

* Eleanor Deyeson. Badge. Bendy engrailed argent and azure, an escallop fesswise Or.

This badge is returned for conflict. Precedent states:

Because escallops and whelks were used interchangeably in period armory, there is no DC for changing the type of seashell. [Chelsey of Gloucester, LoAR of May 2015]

Therefore this conflicts with the badge of Ian James of Silverlake: (Fieldless) A whelk shell fesswise Or. There is one DC for fielded vs fieldless armory, but nothing for type of shell. Both shells are fesswise, thus there is no difference for orientation.

* Úlfr Þorgrimsson. Device. Gyronny arrondi argent and azure, a bordure sable.

This device is returned administratively. There was no mention on the Letter of Intent that the device had been redrawn after kingdom commentary, nor whether the submitter had approved the redraw.

This device is also returned for conflict with the device of Tómas Tryggvason: Gyronny arrondy of six azure and argent, on a bordure sable three plates. SENA A5G1d explicitly states that we do not give a DC for the difference between gyronny of six and gyronny of eight; thus the only DC is for the removal of the tertiary plates.


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