Kingdom of Atenveldt
ATENVELDT COLLEGE OF HERALDS 1 December 2017, A.S. LII
LETTER OF PRESENTATION Kingdom of Atenveldt
Unto Their Royal Majesties Marek and Golda; Baron Seamus MacDade, Aten Principal Herald; Heralds in the Atenveldt College of Heralds; and to All Whom These Presents Come,
Greetings from Marta as tu Mika-Mysliwy, Brickbat Herald and Parhelium Herald for the Kingdom of Atenveldt!
This is the December 2017 Atenveldt Letter of Presentation. Please have commentary to me by 20 December 2017.
Heraldry Hut: There will be no meeting in December.
Please consider the following submissions for the December 2017 Letter of Intent:
Mathurin Annarson (Tir Ysgithr): NEW NAME and DEVICE
Gules, on a fess cotised argent two trident heads conjoined at the neck fesswise sable.
Saint Mathurin was a French missionary (d. 300). He is first mentioned at Maturinus in the Martyrology of Usuard, writien in 875. His relics were kept at Saint-Mathurin, Larchant, as well as in the church of Saint-Mathurin in Paris. Saint-Mathurin de Larchang, a porperty of the chapter of Notre-Dame de Paris since 1005, was rebuilt beginning in 1153, and it became a popular pilgrimage site. (https://orthodoxwiki.org/Mathurin_of_Larchant) The name has been registered a few times with the SCA College of Arms.
is an Old Norse masculine name, a variant of Ánarr
I couldn't find it either with the Viking Answer Lady website or in
Geirr Bassi (I hope it's just uncommon, rather than only a
supernatural/mythical name. In Norse mythology, Anarr is the name of
a dwarf in the literary Vǫluspá).
Given the spelling Anarr,
the patronymic would change as -rr
(He might need the spelling of the name adjusted, if this is the
The following submissions appear in the November 2017 Letter of Intent:
Anna Ó Néill (MT): NEW NAME and DEVICE: Argent, a rose purpure barbed vert and seeded Or and a mount issuant from base vert, on a chief invected azure two escallops inverted argent.
Anna is a female given name found in “Feminine Given Names in A Dictionary of English Surnames: Ann,” Talan Gwynek, https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/talan/reaney/reaney.cgi?Ann); it is dated at 1199, 1501, 1511, 1512, 1515, 1524.
Ó Néill is a clan affiliation type of byname; it is formed from the genitive form of the Middle Irish Gaelic and Early Modern Irish masculine given name Niall, found with dates of 1201-1611 (“Index of Names in Irish Annals: Niall,” Mari Elspeth nic Bryan,
Appendix C of SENA permits the combination of English and Irish
Gaelic name elements.
MacCraith of Granite Mountain (GM): NEW DEVICE: Argent, a
dragon passant purpure winged azure and an orle azure.
Azure may only need to be blazoned once, but it was included here to avoid confusion.
Dominic de Grae (BoA): DEVICE RESUMISSION from Laurel, June 2017: Vert, an owl striking argent, on a chief wavy Or a moon in her plenitude azure between two mullets vert.
name was registered June 2017.
Flóki the Ginger (MT): NEW NAME and DEVICE: Per chevron gules and vert, a chevron rompu Or between two fleshpots and a sword argent.
Flóki is a male Old Norse name found in “Viking Names found in Landnámabók,” Aryanhwy merch Catmael (http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/norse/landnamabok.html). The byname is a physical descriptive (yes, he is a redhead), and he is also amenable to using Flóki Ginger (Roger Ginger is dated to c. 1280, describing a ginger dealer or possibly a hot-tempered or reddish-haired man; Reaney and Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames, revised edition, p. 192 s.n. Ginger). He would also consider a byname using the ON form of ginger (not the descriptive for red).
client desires a male name.
Johannes de l'Ours (MT): NEW NAME and DEVICE: Per chevron sable and gules, on a chevron argent between two pairs of arrows in saltire Or and a mullet of four greater and four lesser points Or, a bear's head affronty erased gules.
is a German male given name; Johannes
Keck has a christening date of 16 June 1601 in Malmscheim,
Wüttemburger, Germany ("Deutschland Geburten und Taufen,
1558-1898," database, FamilySearch
(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NC9Y-GSQ : 28 November 2014,
client desires a male name.
Matheus Veðr-þǫx (BoA): NEW NAME and DEVICE: Per fess vert and sable, in pale a badger rampant maintaining a spear and a sun argent.
name is Old Norse. Matheus
is found in The Viking Answer Lady's website
(http://vikinganswerlady.com/ONMensNames.shtml#m), a form of the
Christian given name Matteus, Matthew; it is found in Geirr Bassi, p.
13, s.n. Matheus.
The client desires a male name and is most interested in the meaning and language/culture of the name (Viking/ON). He will not accept Major changes to the name.
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