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Letter of Intent

20 May 2016, A.S. LI

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. Aibhilín inghean Baireíd: NEW NAME

The given name is an Early Modern Irish Gaelic feminine name dated 1498 through 1583 (“ Index of Names in Irish Annals: Aibhilín, Eibhilín,” Mari Elspeth nic Bryan,

Baireíd is a Gaelic surname found in “16th & 17th Century Anglicized Irish Surnames from Woulfe,” Mari ingen Briain meic Donnchada,, p. 226; the Anglicized form is Baret.

Mari ingen Briain meic Donnchada and Alys Mackyntoich both comment: Baireíd is what appeared in Gaelic to render the Anglo-Norman surname Barret when it came over to Ireland with the Anglo-Normans in the late 12th C. Surnames that were originally Anglo-Norman family names are used in Gaelic as surnames not patronymics. So her name could appear in Gaelic as Aibhilín inghean Dauídh Bhaireíd (if she included hef father's given name, for expample, (note the lenition in Bhaireíd)), or as Aibhilín Bhaireíd, but it would not appear as Aibhilín inghean Bhaireíd.

The client desires a female name, so the construction of the name can be corrected to Aibhilín Bhaireíd.

2. Aillenn inghean Chonaill : NEW DEVICE

Vert, two wolves combatant Or and in base a moon in her plenitude argent.

The name was registered June 2015.

3. Ambrose the Gutless: NEW NAME and DEVICE

Sable, a dexter hand apaumy argent and in chief two bees Or.

Ambrose is an English given name dated c. 1440 (Withycombe 3rd edition, p. 18 s.n. Ambrose). The byname is a descriptive one, based on those found in Middle English Nicknames I. Compounds, Jan Jonsjo, Lund Studies in English 55. lēas, from OE for “without,” is seen in a number of nicknames, including physical ones such as Tothelesse 1325 and Harless 1327. The OE gutt, “gut(s), bowel(s),” is found in Beltegut 1332. Although a gutless individual might be one who is considered cowardly, the client is one who is quite literally gutless; an autoimmune disease has required that several of her internal organs, including her large intestine, be surgically removed. The client desires a male name and is most interested in the meaning of the name.

Maridonna Benvenuti notes in the OED that gutless means “Having no guts; disembowelled. Obs.” 1606 J. Sylvester; and also “lacking in energy, courage, or determination. "1915. E. Pound.” ffride wlffsdotter notes that Reaney and Wilson do have [body part]-less nicknames: sn. Arliss, Arles, Harlissfor Henry Earles 1295 (OE ēare and lēas `ear-less'); sn. Thum for William Thumbeles 1260 (`thumb-less') and sn. Lockless for John Locles 1327 and for Austen Lockeles 1568 (OE loc `lock of hair' and lēas `free from', a nickname for one with straight hair).

Consider: Isengard: Sable, a hand argent., as important non-SCA arms. We believe that there is a SC with the addition of the bees because they appear to be big enough to be co-primaries, hence Sable, two bees Or and a dexter hand apaumy argent.

4. Elezabeth Dayseye: NEW NAME

The name is English. The given name is a variant of Elizabeth and is dated to 1549 and 1552 (“Feminine Given Names in A Dictionary of English Surnames: Elizabeth,” Talan Gwynek,

Dayseye is a surname dated c. 1306 (Reaney and Wilson, 3rd edition, p. 123 s.n. Daisey).

5. Frederick Gloucester : NEW NAME and DEVICE

Azure, a cross between four marlets, a bordure embattled all argent.

The name is English. Frederick is a male given name and associated with Frederick Slader, christened 2 January 1609 in Saint Andre, Plymouth, Devon, England (P00183-1,

Gloucester is a locative byname associate with Thomas Gloucester, married 27 November 1610 in Saint swithin, Worcester, Worcester, England, to Alice Ffarinbee (M04392-1,

The client desires a male name and is most interested in the language/culture of the name (English). He will not accept Major changes to the name.

6. Garrett Seaburn: NEW NAME and DEVICE

Per bend Or four piles inverted issuant from chief azure and barry wavy argent and azure, a bend vert.

Garrett is an English given name dated to 1575 as a christening name for Garrett Adams at St. Botoph without Aldgats, London, in FamilySearch ( Batch C00633-1.

Seaburn is a surname dated to 1552 as a christening date for Williami Seaburne in Bluntisham, Huntingdon, England (, Batch C16854-1).

The client desires a male name and is more interested in the spelling of the name. He will not accept major changes to the name.

The blazon is subject to some debate, and I'm sending it on for what is likely additional commentary
The client will be told to make equal the widths of the barry wavy element.

7. Ignacio Diaz de Castile: NEW NAME and DEVICE

Pean, a tyger rampant charged with a crescent gules, a bordure embattled Or charged with six crosses of Santiago gules.

The name is Spanish. The client is the legal son of Adam Carlos Diaz de Castile, name and device registered (December 2002 and December 2007). He desires a male name and is most interested in the meaning of the name, as close to his father's name as possible. He will not accept Major Changes to the name.

That being said, Ignacio is a male given name and found in that for Ignacio Perez, christened 26 April 1575 at San Gil y Santa Ana, Granada, Granada, Spain (C77534-3,

The rest of the name is grandfathered to his father.

The client provides permission to conflict with his father's registered name and armory, Pean, a tyger rampant within a bordure embattled Or charged with six crosses of Santiago gules., with the addition of the crescent.

8. Sigríðr Úlfsdóttir of Aschehyrst: DEVICE RESUBMISSION from Laurel, August 2015

Sable, a key inverted wards to sinister, on a chief argent two compass stars, the dexter one sable and the sinister one gules.

The name was registered August 2015.

The original submission, Per bend azure and argent, two mullets of eight points in bend sinister argent and a vine bendwise issuant from base vert. , was returned for multiple reasons, “It is returned for violating SENA A3D2c, which requires "The charges within a charge group should be in either identical postures/orientations or an arrangement that includes posture/orientation". Here the arrangement of the mullets (in bend sinister) must be blazoned independently of the vine, which is itself bendwise. To be registerable such an arrangement would need to be documented. Additionally, blazoned on the LoI as an acanthus vine, no documentation was provided for this charge.” This is a complete redesign.

The use of compass stars is a SFPP.

There are 6 New Names and 5 New Devices; there is 1 Device Resubmission. There are 11 items chargeable and a total of 12 items. Laurel should receive $33 for new submissions.

I was assisted in the preparation of this Letter of Intent by Alys Mackyntoich, Andreas Lucernesis, Arwyn of Leicester, ffride wlffsdotter, Maridonna Benvenuti, Matilda Wynter and Sorcha inghen Chon Mhara.

Thank you to those who have provided your wisdom and patience, your expertise and your willingness to share it.

Marta as tu Mika-Mysliwy
c/o Linda Miku
2527 East 3rd Street; Tucson AZ 85716

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