Thank you, Gunnar!

D^



On Saturday, April 20, 2019, 7:14:26 PM CDT, Jeremy Sacksteder <[log in to unmask]> wrote:


Greetings to All,

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

In Service, 

Gunnar Thorisson
Vert Hawk Herald


CALONTIR acceptances

* Alene de Felda. Name.

Nice 16th century Anglo-Irish name!

* Bríg Cerrices wif. Name and device. Per bend sinister azure and sable, a phoenix facing to sinister and a Continental panther rampant contourny argent.

Cerrices wif is a constructed Old English byname intended to indicate that the submitter is the wife of someone named Cerric. We have no evidence of Old English bynames of this type. However, the proposed construction here follows the pattern of other Old English relationship bynames such as Ælfrices modor and Ælfrices sunu, using the genitive form of the husband's name plus wíf, the Old English word for "wife" or "female person." In addition, we have evidence of "wife of" bynames in Old English charters written in Latin, such as a charter from 1001 C.E. that refers to Ælfleda uxor Brithnothi. Based on this evidence, Cerrices wif or Cerrices wíf (with a diacritical mark on the i) is a plausible Old English byname.

This name combines a Gaelic saint's name with an Old English byname, an acceptable lingual mix under Appendix C.

* Coeur d'Ennui, Barony of. Order name Order of Boars Anvil.

* Coeur d'Ennui, Barony of. Order name Order of Boars Axe.

* Coeur d'Ennui, Barony of. Order name Order of Boars Bow.

* Coeur d'Ennui, Barony of. Order name Order of Boars Cup.

* Coeur d'Ennui, Barony of. Order name Order of Boars Dagger.

* Coeur d'Ennui, Barony of. Order name Order of Boars Dart.

* Coeur d'Ennui, Barony of. Order name Order of Boars Heart of Coeur d'Ennui.

* Coeur d'Ennui, Barony of. Order name Order of Boars Lance.

* Coeur d'Ennui, Barony of. Order name Order of Boars Lantern.

* Coeur d'Ennui, Barony of. Order name Order of Boars Needle.

* Coeur d'Ennui, Barony of. Order name Order of Boars Plough.

* Coeur d'Ennui, Barony of. Order name Order of Boars Sword.

* Coeur d'Ennui, Barony of. Order name Order of Boars Wheel.

* Dorcas Whitecap. Heraldic title Mistle Thrush Herald.

A mistle thrush is the lingua Societatis (English) form of missel thrush, a gray-period English term for a type of thrush. As the bird was known in period, it is a plausible heraldic charge and thus a plausible basis for a heraldic title.

* Helias Hawke. Name.

Nice 16th century English name!

* Katherine Northreppes. Device. Per bend sinister vert and argent, a catamount passant and a bordure counterchanged.

* Lasair Táilliúir. Acceptance of transfer of badge from Mór Bhallach inghean Domhnaill. Per chevron gules and argent, two decrescents argent and an owl affronty purpure.

* Mór Bhallach inghean Domhnaill. Transfer of badge to Lasair Táilliúir. Per chevron gules and argent, two decrescents argent and an owl affronty purpure.

* Sóma Tyrvadóttir. Device. Or, in bend three paw prints bendwise azure.

There is a step from period practice for the use of paw prints.

* Sóma Tyrvadóttir. Badge. Or, a paw print bendwise azure.

There is a step from period practice for the use of a paw print.

* Tegzes Kato. Name.

Submitted as Tegzes Kató, the underlying documentation for the given name shows it as Kato, without a diacritical marking. We have made this correction for registration.

Questions were raised in commentary about the spelling of the byname Tegzes. After the close of commentary, Kolosvari Arpadne Julia documented the spelling Tegzes to the 15th and 16th centuries.

Nice 16th century Hungarian name!

* Wilfrid de Lokwode. Name.


CALONTIR returns

* Anna Plantyn. Badge. (Fieldless) In bend a banana leaf vert surmounted by three bananas bendwise sinister conjoined at the stem Or.

This badge is returned for use of multiple overall charges. In the May 2013 return of Taran MacTaral's device, Vert, a tree blasted Or within and conjoined to a decrescent, overall five lozenges ployé in bend sinister argent, it was ruled: "This device is returned for not being reliably blazonable, a violation of SENA A1C and A3F5, both of which require an emblazon to be describable in heraldic terms. As we have no evidence of multiple overall charges in period armory, this design is difficult to describe. Three of the lozenges are entirely on the field, one partially overlaps the tree, and one partially overlaps the crescent. This is non-period style in general." This submission has a similar issue, with the added complication that they overlap one another in addition to the leaf.

This badge is also returned for overlapping distinct charges in an unblazonable way. In the May 2018 return of Elizabeth Lincoln's device, Per chevron purpure and azure, a "branch" fructed of peaches Or, it was ruled: "This device is returned for redraw. The main charge is blazoned as a branch, but is not substantial enough to be considered more than a slip. The main visual focus of the charge is the fructing, two large peaches that could easily be the central charge were they not arranged in a way that blurs the distinction between in fess and in bend, and had they not overlapped in silhouette."

Upon resubmission, the submitter should either use a single banana or otherwise document bunches or hands of bananas as a distinctly recognizable arrangement in period.


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