Lyle H. Gray
gray@cs.umass.edu

7 February, 2000

Unto the heralds and pursuivants of the East Kingdom College of Heralds does Lyle FitzWilliam, Eastern Crown Herald, send due commendations and greetings!

Herein are the submissions for the second ILoI of 2000 (2000-02). There are 15 entries.

I’d like to have comments in hand on this letter by Monday, March 20th. As before, comments can be either in writing or submitted electronically.

The next ILoI is expected to be much larger — watch for it.

Standard abbreviations used in this ILOI:

In Service to Crown and College,

Lyle Eastern Crown

1. Adelaide Duncan of Brackenbend (f) — new name & device
Herald of Record: Margaret Holmwood

Per pale Or and sable, a turtle tergiant counterchanged.

Adelaide — p.4, Withycombe "Oxford Dict. of English Christian Names"

Duncan — p. 145, Reaney & Wilson, "Dict. of English Surnames"

of Brackenbend — created by submittor as a locative name, on the model of existing names such as Brackenbury, Brackenridge, etc. (p. 59, Reaney & Wilson.

[Can anyone provide support for "-bend" in a locative? ECH]

2. Alexander Robison (m) — new name & device
Herald of Record: Margaret Holmwood

Azure, a bar wavy between a demi-roundel Or and a goutte argent.

Alexander — p. 12-13, Withycombe "Oxford Dict. of English Christian Names." dated in this form, 1189.

Robison — under entry "Robinson", p. 380, Reaney + Wilson, "Dict. of English Surnames". dated in this form, 1446.

3. Connor McPhaddin — new device
Herald of Record: Antonio di Napoli

Per chevron argent and azure, in chief two cross crosslets flitched [azure] in base a dexter gauntlet glenched proper.

Name registered Sep 1997, via the East.

[Note: the crosses are crosses crosslet fitchy (Parker’s Glossary, p. 163) or crosses crosslet fitched (Brooke-Little’s Heraldic Alphabet). ECH]

4. Diadem Herald — new herald’s title
Herald of Record: Eastern Crown

From Middle English diademe. Dated to 13th century in Merriam-Webster.

Title to be used by deputy to Eastern Crown Herald.

5. El’azar ben Shemu’el (m) — new name & device
Herald of Record: Avelina Keys

Or, chappe ployť purpure, a sea-lion erect to sinister vert.

Les Noms de Personnes sur le Territorie de l’Ancienne Gaule, Vol. I, Morlet.

El’azar — pg. 45

ben — Hebrew, "son of"

Shemu’el — pg. 102

[No changes allowed to name, including spelling or grammar. ECH]

6. Elze von FinkenaŁ — new device
Herald of Record: Migel Gneuyle de Normandie

Per bend azure and sable, a dragon couchant argent.

Name was included in ILoI 2000-01.

7. Garret Feinsod — new device
Herald of Record: Migel Gneuyle de Normandie

Azure, a chevron and on a chief Or, three mullets azure.

Name was included in ILoI 2000-01.

8. Lilias de Cheryngton (f) — new name & device
Herald of Record: Tibor of Rock Valley

Vert, a crequier argent.

Lilias — alternate spelling of "Lillias", a Scots name of the 16th C. Supporting documentation from the Academy of St. Gabriel, written by Arval Benicoeur (Client report 1336). PCA.

de Cheryngton — p. 93, Reaney & Wilson, "Dict. of English Surnames", under heading "Cherrington".

[Can anyone tell me what a crequier is, exactly? ECH]

9. Michael MacCalluim of Edinburgh — new device
Herald of Record: Migel Gneuyle de Normandie

Sable, on a saltire argent five mullets gules.

Name was included in ILoI 2000-01.

10. Millicent verch Rhys (f) — new name & device
Herald of Record: Tibor of Rock Valley

Gules, on a pale Or, a torch enflamed sable.

http://www.sca.org/heraldry/laurel/welsh13.html "A Simple Guide to Constructing 13c. Welsh Names" by Tangwystl. PCA.

11. Rhonwen Glyn Conwy (f) — new name & device
Herald of Record: Margaret Holmwood

Vert, a bend wavy argent, overall a bottlenose dolphin naiant contouney Or.

Rhonwen — p. 82, "Enwau Cymraeg I Blant: Welsh Names for Children" by Heini Gruffudd (PCA). Welsh form of "Rowena" — daughter of Hengist, with whom Gwrtheyrn (Vortigern) fell in love, according to Geoffry of Monmouth.

Glyn Conwy — "of the glen of the river Conwy". p. 22, 12 (for "Conwy"): "Welsh Place Names + Their Meanings" by Dewi Davies (PCA). — formed according to examples given: "Glyn Feirion", "Glyn Gwy" (Wye).

12. Saige verch Eynon (f) — new name & device
Herald of Record: Tibor of Rock Valley

Purpure, on a sun argent, an open book vert.

Saige — http://www.panix.com/~mittle/names/tangwystl/welshWomen16/given.html (PCA)

Eynon — http://www.panix.com/~mittle/names/tangwystl/welsh16.html (PCA)

verch — Welsh, "daughter of". http://www.panix.com/~mittle/names/tangwystl/welshWomen16/given.html (PCA)

[Note: I expect that the pronunciation of this would have been "Sie-geh" (accent and long I in first syllable), not like English "sage". ECH]

13. Temair ingen Aeda (f) — new name & device
Herald of Record: Margaret Holmwood

Azure, a unicorn rampant Or, in base a compass star argent, within a bordure Or.

Temair — p. 170, ” CorrŠin + Maguire, "Irish Names" (pbk. ed.). Wife of the high-king Diarmait R{u’}anald, d. 655; also a St. Temair

ingen — submitter desires this to mean "daughter of", and much prefers this to alternate forms.

Aeda — Ńed, p. 13, ” CorrŠin + Maguire. Submittor is under the impression that the "-a" ending is proper for the patronymic, but ” CorrŠin + Maguire does not comment.

14. Tara Hewes (f) — new alternate name
Herald of Record: Margaret Holmwood

Tara — p. 170, ” CorrŠin + Maguire "Irish Names". They suggest that this is an appropriate Anglicization of "Temair".

Hewes — p. 242, Reaney + Wilson "English Surnames", entry "Hugh". "Elysabeth Hewes", 1524.

15. William fitzBubba — resub badge
Herald of Record: Margaret Holmwood

Sable, a chess rook argent.

Permission is being granted to conflict with the badge of Salaamallah the Corpulent (Feb 82), Tierced in pall sable, gules and vert, a chess rook argent. It remains to get a correct form of the permission to conflict letter.

Free of conflict with Salaamallah the Corpulent (Nov 79), Papellonny Or and gules, a chess-rook sable. There is one CD for the change in field treatment and one CD for tincture of the primary charge.