Kingdom of Atenveldt
ATENVELDT COLLEGE OF HERALDS
Letter of Intent
20 February 2016, A.S. L
Unto Andrewe Laurel; Lillia Pelican; Brunissende Wreath; and the commenting Members of the College of Arms,
Greetings from Marta as tu Mika-Mysliwy, Brickbat Herald and Parhelium Herald for the Kingdom of Atenveldt!
The Atenveldt College of Heralds requests the consideration and registration of the following names and armory with the College of Arms.
Unless specifically stated, the client will accept any spelling and grammar corrections; all assistance is appreciated.
1. Beaune de la Sorse: NEW BADGE
Per fess argent and sable, four pallet couped at the line of division gules and a cubit arm issuant from base argent.
The name was registered May 1992.
The client initially intended to change her device, but the first attempt, Bendy indented and paly sable and Or., was returned for nonreproducibility in 2/1997 by Laurel, and a resubmission, Pale bendy sable and Or, a point pointed ploye' argent., was return for conflict in 3/2006 in-kingdom. She has decided to retain her device and try a completely-redesigned badge.
2. Ezekiel Crow: NEW NAME
The name is English, with Ezekiel cited as a male given name for Ezekiel Florry, christened 23 October 15978 in Saint Clement Danes, Westminster, London, Batch C04160-5 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J7M6-Z62).
Crow is an English surname dated to 1556 in the christening name for John Crow in Elm, Cambridge, England, Batch C13534-2 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N8LL-RQX).
The client desires a male name and will not accept Major changes to the name.
3. Faleena Camille del Sol: NEW NAME CHANGE and NEW DEVICE CHANGE
Gules, a lion salient contourny queue-forchy argent within an orle of compass stars Or.
The client's currently-registered name is Faleena Camille (March 1982). The elements are grandfathered to her under SENA PN.1.g “The Grandfather Clause: In a new personal name submission, an individual may use name phrases already registered to them, even if that name phrase would no longer be allowed under the current rules.” The client would like to add a locative, del Sol, to her registered name.
Given names similar to Faleena are found in Spanish. Clara Felina has a christening date of 1587 in Torroella de Montgri, Gerona, Spain, Batch C89234-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F5N5-JD9); this woman's mother name was Falina. The surname Falina is found in the christening name for Pera Falina (male) in 1578 in Santa Paul, Gerona, Batch C89312-1.
The given name Camille is found as a spelling variant with Camila Salvo as a christening name in 1561 inSan Lorenzo, Valladolid, Batch C87108-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FRZD-MQ7).
del Sol (“of the Sun”) is found in the christening name for Monica Del Sol in 1636 in San Antolin, Murcia, Spain, Batch C39277-2 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FR8V-1JV).
SENA Appendix A demonstrates double given name in late period; locative phrases as de X; and order as given + patronymic + locative. The client desires a female name, is most interested in the meaning of the name “of the sun,” and will not accept Major changes to the name.
If registered, the currently register device, Vert, in fess a lion queue-forchée salient to sinister and a stag rampant argent, in chief a compass star Or. (registered April 1983), is to be retained as a badge.
4. Hinrich von Bremen: NAME and DEVICE RESUBMISSION from Laurel, December 2014
Gules, a hart's head cabossed and on a chief Or three estoiles sable.
Originally submitted as Kevin the Wayfarer, proof of his legal name Kevin was not included, nor were commenters able to document it to period. This is a complete redesign. The name is German. Hinrich is a 15th C. male given name found in “15th German Names from Mecklenburg: Hinrich,” Sara L. Uckelman (http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/names/german/hinrich-m.html). Bremen lies on the Weser River, and its 600-year-old town hall was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004 (http://www.bremen-tourism.de/historic-bremen).
client desires a male name and is most interested in the
language/culture of the name.
The original device submission, the same as in the resubmission, was returned for administrative reasons; that has been corrected.
5. Jörg von den Hügeln: NEW NAME and DEVICE
Or, two halberds in saltire gules, overall a Great Dane statant sable.
The name is German, “George from the Hills.” This construction order is found in German in SENA Appendix A.
Hugeln is a christening name dated to 1626 for Georgious Hugeln in Evangelish, Freistett, Offenburg, Baden, Batch C93268-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V41K-Q1T).
Von den is a Dutch locative phrase that is compatible with German; the client prefers a German form. Nevertheless, one finds Catarinam Vonden Rennen with a christening date of 1647 in Sankt Johann Evengelist Katholisch, Koeln Stadt, Rheinland, Batch C96963-1 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NCPH-Z2Q).
The client wants a male name and most interested in the meaning and language/culture of the name, late 15th and 16th C. German, “from the hills.” He will not accept Major changes to the name.
The arms of Phillip of Loch Shelldrake bear the same breed of dog, Per chevron throughout Or and argent, two Great Dane dogs' heads cabossed and a Great Dane dog passant to sinister sable., although there was much discussion back then in June 1983 (and more since) that the name was debateable. (Boarhound seems a period alternative, as in the reblazon for the badge of Anpliça Fiore.)
6. Kitajima Ishirou Matchasu: NAME RESUBMISSION from Laurel, November 2015
The client's previous name submission was Kitajima Ishirou Matai. It was determined that while Matai is a Japanese form of the name Matthew, it is post-period. The client has decided to use the earlier form Matchasu as suggested by the CoA, a 16th-17th C. Japanese form of the Portuguese Matthias, found in Masaharu Anesaki's "The Fates of Some of the Leading Kirishitans Who Signed the Barberini Documents of 1620-21"(PIA 3.5; 247-50).
Kitajima (North Island) is a locative myoden, and is construct from the descriptive prototheme "kita-" (north), NCMJ Rev. ED, p. 105 "Kitabatake" (north-dry-field (1392) and the locative deuterotheme "-shima" (island), NCMJ Rev. Ed. p. 146-7 (1392). "Ji" is a regular phonetic transformation of "Shi" due to being voiced as a result of coarticulation with the preceding syllable. See "Kojina" (1392)NCMJ Rev. Ed. p. 146.
"Ichirou (first son) is a birth-order yobina constructed from the numerical prototheme "Ichi-" (one) and the masculine substantive deuterotheme "-rou" (son), NCMJ Rev. Ed. p. 211 (1183), see "Tou'ichirou", NCMJ Rev. Ed., p. 37. (Here "Tou-" is an optional affiliative element related to uji memberhip. See the text for an explanation.) The definition of "Ichi-" (one) can be found in a table of element used in Buddhist names on p. 56 og NCMJ Rev. Ed.
The client desires a male name.
7. Sitriuc liath mac Sinach: CHANGE OF HOLDING NAME from Sitriuc of Atenveldt, May 2015 and RECONSIDERATION OF DEVICE, May 2015
In a previous Letter of Acceptance and Return, the CoA suggested it would permit the name to be registered as the Iridh Gaelic Sitriuc liath mac Sinach ("Sitruic [the] gray-haired, Sinaig's son"), since previous submissions of color + animal name constructions ( Liathsionnach as “gray-haired/aged fox”) could not be justified, nor could a pattern of a descriptive byname as part of a patronym (as mac Sinaig Liath, “Sinaig [the] Gray-haired's son”). At the time the CoA could not make the change to Sitriuc liath mac Sinach because it was a major change, which the submitter would not allow, and a holding name was assigned in order to register his device.
The client will now accept this name in place of the holding name.
Aside from the need for redrawing of the original submission to more easily identify the monster in base, the client's local herald seems to have mistakenly colored his original submission wrong, so that it was blazoned as a winged sea-fox argent. We had two versions of the submission under consideration, and I requested that the one with the Or sea-fox be withdrawn, which it was and the argent one was subsequently registered. So it appears that both the local herald and I were mistaken, and this is the version that the client wants.
The previous return, Or, in bend sinister a wooden mallet bendwise inverted proper and a quill pen bendwise sinister, a bordure sable., had issues with unity of posture/orientation and for lack of clarity positions of the charges on the field. The axis of both charges is now clearly bendwise, and both are in their default orientations.
There are 2 New Names, 1 New Name Change, 2 Name Resubmissions, 1 Holding Name Change, 1 New Device, 1 New Device Change, 1 Device Change Resubmission, 1 Device Reconsideration, and 1 New Badge. There are 5 items chargeable; Laurel should receive $15 for them.
I was assisted in the preparation of this Letter of Intent by Sorcha inghen Chon Mhara (Prism).
Thank you to those who have provided your wisdom and patience, your expertise and your willingness to share it.
Marta as tu Mika-Mysliwy