Kingdom of Atenveldt
ATENVELDT COLLEGE OF HERALDS
Letter of Intent
25 August 2018, A.S. LIII
Unto Juliana Laurel; Alys Pelican; Cormac 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.
is a very small town in the Orne department and Normandy region of
In addition, ffride wlffsdotter provides documentation for the
locative at Diocese dv Mans: divisee par doyennes rvravx, ca.
The first citation from ffride does demonstrate the spelling (with the double -ss-) that the client submitted.
2. Daphne of Karyes: NEW NAME and DEVICE
Per fess azure and sable, four increscents in fess and sunflower Or.
The name is Greek (although it was popularized in the Renaissance). Daphne Chubbe was christened 98 July 1627 in Buckland Monachorum, Devon, England. (Batch C05006-1, https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1473014).
Karyes, Greece, is located in northeastern Lakonia on the foothills of Mt. Parnonas. The area has been inhabited since antiquity and existed as a stronghold for the Spartans as the ancient town lay to the north of the modern village. Originally an Arkadian town, Karyes later went to the Spartans. The city was known for its sacred enclosure dedicated to Artemis and her Nymphs. Artemis was called Karyatis... In the Byzantine era, Karyes was named Arahova and kept that name until the 20th century.
The client desires a female name and is more interested in the sound. She would like it authentic for Karyes, Greece; she will not accept Major changes to the name.
NEW NAME and DEVICE
is a Scottish male given name (while there are a number of single -l
forms, most more recent forms in the SCA and those in
familysearch.org tend to be double
Henry has a birth date of 29 Aug 1619 in Inverest with Musselburgh,
Midlothian, Scotland (Batch C11689-2,
Maridonna Benvenuti finds
in Black, Surnames of Scotland,
p. 316, s.n. Godricson, "Dugall, son of Gotrich, who served on
an inquest at Berwick, 1296, is probably the Dougal Gotherysonne of
the county of Dumfries and the Dougal fiz Gothrik of Wyggestone who
rendered home the same year." Also, p. 453, s.n. Macaneduff.
"The goods of Dougal Mackaneduff (i.e. son of black John) were
distrained in 1498."
The client desires a male name and is most interested in the spelling of the name, as Dougal.
4. Einar Leoson: NEW NAME and DEVICE
azure and gules, a single-horned anvil argent charged with a Thor's
name is Old Norse. Einarr
is a male given name in The Old Norse
Bassi Haraldsson, p. 9, although
a single -r-
is also a later, medieval form, including in DN: <Einar
Elena Zharkova: NEW NAME and DEVICE
The name is Russian, and elements of the name are found in A Dictionary of Period Russian Names, Paul Wickenden of Thanet (http://heraldry.sca.org/names/paul/). Elena is a female given name, “light,” dated to 1145.
Zharko is a male given name dated to 1442. -ova forms the patronymic for a woman.
The client desires a female name and is most interested in the sound of the name. She will not accept Major changes to the name.
The plumeria is a native to the New World (a SFPP); the flower has five petals, each that slightly overlaps the one next to it. The defining example of the plant was provided for Ceara MacTagan's device, https://oscar.sca.org/index.php?action=145&id=1990 where an image and her
documentation can be seen.
The tortoise en silhouette should be registerable. http://heraldry.sca.org/loar/2001/08/01-08cl.html, "From Wreath Queen of Arms: WHERE HAVE ALL THE DETAILS GONE?", which tells us “not all period heraldic art has internal details, and such silhouette depictions are acceptable in the SCA as long as identifiability is preserved.”
6. Finnian MacBride: NEW DEVICE
Argent, a drawn bow reversed with arrow nocked azure within three snakes glissant fretted in triangle inverted gules, a bordure azure.
The name was registered June 2010.
The device of Frances Rae Cole Fisher, Per fess engrailed argent and azure, three drakkars under sail contourny gules and three fish fretted in triangle Or., was registered in March 2015 showing fish “fretted in triangle” as they are in Guillim, 1610. (There are a number of three fish fretted... registered, although whether they are in triangle or in triangle inverted can be a bit wonky). The armory of Kamejima Matasaburou Takauji, however, Vert, three laths fretted in triangle inverted argent., registered March 2018, comes even closer to the orientation of the snakes seen here (http://oscar.sca.org/index.php?action=145&id=82392), and both Takauji and Finnian's laths and snakes are clearly fretted in triangle.
7. Isla Melrose: NEW NAME and DEVICE
Per bend vert and azure, in fess two longbows strings outward Or, in base a sheaf of arrows argent, a bordure Or.
is an English female given name; Isla Thorpe has a christening date
of 19 Jan 1643 in Frampton, Lincoln, England (Batch P00606-1,
Juliana la Caminante de Navarra: NEW BADGE
name was registered December 2000.
The badge uses elements of her registered device, Quarterly gules and argent, three crosses of Santiago counterchanged argent and sable.
9. Orrin Darius: NEW DEVICE
Sable, two serpents in a Bourcheier knot, that to dexter or and to sinister inverted argent.
Robbert Broekhuijsen: DEVICE
RESUBMISSION from Laurel, March 2018
The name was registered October 2017.
previous submission, Per bend sinister gules and argent, an
Oriental dragon in annulo azure, in base a baroque folded trumpet
fesswise reversed vert surmounted by two arrows inverted in saltire
sable., was returned by Laurel March 2018 “for the use of
charges surmounting only secondary charges. In the January 2018
return of Marcus de Grae, it was ruled that "No evidence was
presented, and none could be found, showing that the practice of
surmounting charges covering only secondary charges when a primary
charge is present was done in period. Absent such evidence, armory
with surmounting charges that do not overlie the primary charge will
be returned." There was also a SFPP for the use of an Oriental
11. Violetta Villani: NEW DEVICE CHANGE
Purpure, two roses slipped and leaved in pile, stems crossed at the tips, on a chief triangular argent a butterfly sable.
The name was registered February 2010.
If registered, the client wishes to release her current device, Gules, two roses slipped and leaved in pile, stems crossed at the tips, on a chief argent three butterflies sable.
12. Zanetta Zavatta: NEW NAME
Zanetta is a late period female given name from Venice (“Names from Sixteenth Century Venice,” Juliana de Luna, https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/juliana/16thcvenice.html).
Zavatta is an element of her legal name (DMV copy to Laurel); while it is shown as a surname in Italy from the 19th C. onward, it can be used via the legal loophole.
notes (her additional comments in brackets [..]): De Felice Cognomi,
p.271, s.n. Zavatta. [modern usage] Diffuso sporadicamente nel
Nord, fuorché per i derivati in -eri che sono propri dello Sicilia e
della Calabria mer., ha alla basa soprannomi e nomi di mestiere
formati dalle voci sett. zavatta "ciabatta, scarpa di scadente
fattura", e zavatìn (emiliano zavatén) con il corrispondente
siciliano e calabrese zavatteri "ciabttino, calzolaio che lavora
male" e, con uso estensivo, "chi fa male un lavoro, il
proprio mestiere". V. anche Savattèri.
The client will not accept Major changes to the name.
There are 7 New Names, 7 New Devices, 1 New Device Change and 1 New Badge. These 16 items are chargeable, Laurel should receive $64 for them. There is 1 Resubmission Device. This 1 item is not chargeable. There are a total of 17 items submitted on this letter.
I was assisted in the preparation of this Letter with Commentary by Christian Jorgensen af Hilsonger, Etienne Le Mons, ffride wlffsdotter, Gunnvor silfraharr (Orle), Lyn Whitewolfe, Michael Gerard Curtememoire and Wulfric von Frankfurt.
you to those who provide your wisdom and patience, your expertise and
your willingness to share it.
as tu Mika-Mysliwy