Adriana D'Arcy. Name.
Ælfric Thorfastson. Name.
Alaric von Rottweil. Name.
Ariadne of Xanthus. Name and device. Per saltire azure and argent in pale a decrescent and a lit candle in a flat candlestick argent.
Basil the Lost. Name.
Lancelot de Navarre. Name and device. Per chevron azure and gules, a hand balance Or and a tower argent.
Submitted as Lancelot du Navarre ("of the Navarre), we have modified the particle to correct the grammar.Lynne the Farrover. Change of holding name from Bonnie of Madrone.
While it was a surname in period, Lynne is also a diminutive of a given name. Hence we felt that II.4 (Legal Names) could be applied here. This would be ever so much better without the "the".Michael the Freesword. Name only (see RETURNS for device).
Submitted as Michael the Free Sword, the forms had the epithet as a single word. This would be ever so much better without the "the".William the Boisterous. Name.
Alan MacRonan MacCalum. Device. Per chevron vert and or two unicorn's heads erased respectant or and a cat's face sable.
Aubrey de Baudricourt. Device. Per bend sinister ermine and sable a stag rampant within a bordure counterchanged.
Burke Kyriell MacDonald. Change of badge for House Wokiah. [Fieldless] On a cross formy gules fimbriated a lion rampant guardant Or.
The submitter's currently registered badge, Sable, a cross pattée Or voided gules, overall a lion rampant guardant Or, is released.Dragonsfire Tor, Canton of. Name.
Henri le Hibou du Bois. Device. Azure, an owl affronty argent and two scarpes enhanced or.
Iain Alasdair MacGregor. Name.
Margaret Pearce. Name.
Nicholas van Leyden. Name.
Richard de Chinon. Name.
Rosenfeld, Shire of. Name.
Serena della Francesca. Name and device. Per pale purpure and argent a triquetra and a chief doubly enarched ermined all counterchanged.
Thorland O'Shea. Badge. [Fieldless] A tau cross within an annulet argent.
Alban Rhuddain o'r Bryn Trystau. Name and device. Argent, a lightning bolt fesswise gules and a trimount sable.
Alexandra del Monte di Pietá. Name only (see RETURNS for device and badge).
Submitted as Alexandra di Monte di Pieta, we have corrected the grammar as the submitter allowed to give her the meaning she desired.Alexandria of Mazzara. Name and device. Per bend vert and argent, an angora goat salient argent and a shepherd's crook bendwise proper within a bordure embattled counterchanged.
Atenveldt, Kingdom of. Badge. [Fieldless] An archer facing to sinister proper, garbed azure and Or, drawing a bow and arrow sable.
Ceridwen de Bellême. Name and device. Purpure, an escallop inverted between three swans naiant and a chief nebuly argent.
The chief should be drawn wider.Christopher Reuben Montoya. Name.
Diana of Atenveldt. Holding name and device. Per bend azure and argent, between two bendlets counterchanged a Celtic cross formy ber bend argent and sable, all between a bottlenosed dolphin embowed bendwise and another embowed bendwise reversed counterchanged.
Pended from the November 1990 Laurel meeting, this was submitted under the name Cynthia Nichelle of Many Blue Waters.Drusilus von Oberbessenbach. Name change from holding name of Drew Galmoy.
Gareth ap Llewelyn. Device. Per fess urdy purpure and vert, three lions couchant to sinister Or.
Gisèle de la Rose Blanche. Device. Purpure, ermined Or, a demi-dragon erect to sinister Or, winged and bellied argent, a bordure Or, ermined purpure.
Submitted as Giselle de la Rose Blanche, the name was registered in June 1988 in the above form. Please ask her to draw the dragon in a more period, less modern style.James Carlisle Almy. Name change from holding name of James Almy.
Marcus de l'Aile. Name.
Morgan d'Antioche. Name and device. Gyronny argent and gules, a winged heart, wings displayed inverted, sable.
Submitted as Morgan d'Antioch, we have modified the name of the city to the French form to match the particle.Penelope Dowell of Avonsford. Name and badge (see RETURNS for device). [Fieldless] Two swans naiant respectant reguardant, necks entwined sable.
Penelope Dowell of Avonsford. Badge. Vert, a recorder between six quavers in fess Or.
Sterling Schawn Leopard. Name and device. Per pale argent and sable, a leopard salient counterchanged, on a bordure per pale azure and argent an orle of lozenges conjoined counterchanged argent and gules.
The bordure with its counterchanging of different tintures pushes at the limits of acceptable style.Ulisse Rowden Blackarrow of Boyd. Name and device. Sable, on a bend between two bows reversed Or, an arrow sable.
Submitted as Ulisse Rowden the Black Arrow of Boyd, the article "the" appeared to have been added after the submission was originally made. We have deleted it as extraneous to reduce the "Victorian" feel of the byname.Ulisse Rowden Blackarrow of Boyd. Badge. Or, an arrow bendwise sable.
Versus the West Kingdom's badge for the Royal Archers, Or, four arrows fretted sable, barbed gules. There is one CVD for number of arrows and a second for the arrangement (one bendwise vs. two bendwise and two bendwise sinister Had the arrows on the West Kingdom's badge all been bendwise, this would not be the case).ATLANTIA
Aaron Longstaff. Name.
Alain ap Dafydd. Name.
Allen MacFarland. Name.
Allen of Seareach. Name.
Angus Cameron. Name and device. Per pale sable and argent three pheons inverted one and two counterchanged.
Bronwyn Mazel. Name and device. Per pale vert and azure, a phoenix Or, in chief a plate.
Constanzia Beatrice Rossi. Name only (see RETURNS for device).
Deirdre Fletcher. Name only (see RETURNS for device).
Egil Nöckl the Redhand. Name and device. Or, a goat rampant between two roundels gules.
Gregor Holiday of the Azure Plain. Name.
Gwenyth ferch Llywelyn. Name and device. Vert, in pale a moon in her complement argent and a lion dormant Or.
Jaudin Guillaume. Name.
Lothar of Chesleigh. Name only (see RETURNS for device).
Michael Fitzwalter. Name.
Rand Wulfesege. Name and device. Per chevron checky sable and argent and argent, on a chevron gules a chevronel argent, in base a seahorse sable, tailed vert.
Please ask the submitter to draw the chevronel wider.Rhiannon ui Neill. Name.
Submitted as Rhiannon ui Niall, we have corrected the grammar as the submitter's forms allowed.Rhonwen of Chesleigh. Name and device. Per chevron gules and Or, a fork and knife in saltire argent, in base a flame proper within an arch stooped sable, a bordure indented counterchanged.
Sigurd Thorólf. Name.
Stanford of Sheffield. Name change from Stanford of the Forge.
Vladimir Ivanovitch Protzko. Name.
Alexandra Kyncaide of Black Horse Keep. Name and device. Argent, a horse rampant to sinister within a bordure vert ermined argent.
Alfric Rolfson. Device. Azure, on a fess rayonny argent a drakkar sable sailed gules.
Alysia Gabrielle de Fougéres. Device. Per chevron vert and chevronelly argent and azure, in chief an escallop inverted argent between two dolphins haurient respectant Or.
Anne de Villanova. Badge for Clann Ruaphoic. [Fieldless] A roebuck statant to sinister reguardant sable.
While strongly reminiscent of the badge of Zenobia Naphtali (SCA), [Fieldless] A stag springing to sinister reguardant sable, there is a CVD for fieldlessness and another for the orientation of the stag's body (fesswise vs. bendwise sinister). Nor did we feel after comparing the full-size emblazons that there was sufficient visual similarity to call visual conflict (this submission is clearly fesswise; Zenobia's is clearly bendwise sinister).Bedwyr ap Morgan. Household name for Bráithreachas an Fithich.
Submitted as Am Bràithreachas Fitheach, we have corrected the grammar as the submitter's forms allowed to better give him the meaning requested.Boethius, College of. Change of device. Or, five open books in saltire, on a chief azure three laurel wreaths Or.
Their currently registered device, Bendy sinister sans nombre argent and azure, a laurel wreath vert and on a bordure Or five open books azure, is released.Caius of Umber. Device. Vert, on a pile between two increscents and two decrescents argent, a cross crosslet fitchy sable.
Ciar Lasse MacGregor. Name only (see RETURNS for device).
David Lennox Hamilton. Device. Per chevron azure and argent, two fleurs-de-lys argent and a thistle proper.
Duncan Andrew Songhawke Tëngri-in Jahd. Name.
Though the LoI noted only that "Songhawke is a TSCA surname/epithet" (and we agree that it is not really period in feel), it is also the submitter's mundane surname. Otherwise we would have dropped it to register the remainder of the name.Elfreda of Ravensbrook. Change of name from Elfreda Hollowhill and device. Per bend sinister argent and sable, a bend sinister plain bendy sinister wavy of four traits azure and argent between two ravens contourny counterchanged.
The difficulty with blazoning this device serves to emphasize its non-period style. Nonetheless, we did not deem it to be of such poor style that it should be returned for that reason alone.Fiona Julienne nic Lowry. Purpure, a bend sinister between two garden rosebuds slipped and leaved bendwise sinister argent.
Geordie mac na Cearda. Name.
Hawken of the Greenbriar. Name and device. Per bend sinister sable and purpure, a bend sinister gules fimbriated between a tower and a hawk displayed, wings inverted, argent.
Please have the submitter draw the bend sinsiter wider.Jesca of the Flaming Hair. Name.
Léon Amour Dufay. Badge. [Fieldless] A winged sea-lion contourny Or.
Lorelei Bocciardo di Romagna. Name.
Lorelei is the submitter's legal given name.Louise de la Chatte Bleue. Name and device. Or, a winged cat sejant reguardant azure atop a mount gules.
Mathghamhain MacCionaoith. Badge. Per chevron gules and argent, a chevron embattled counterchanged between a harp reversed and a harp Or and two battle-axes in saltire sable.
Megwyn O'Bardain of Caledon Wood. Name.
Moira Gorman. Name.
Muireadhach O'hEidhneacháin. Name and device. Checky azure and argent, a dolphin naiant to sinister proper.
Muiredach Edderkoppen. Name change from Skuli the Spider.
Submitted as Muiredach Edderkopp, the form registered above appears to be the correct form for "the Spider".Nicolo della Scalla. Device. Quarterly argent and Or, on a cross sable irradiated gules, a cross crosslet fitchy argent.
Padraic Dioguàrdi. Name and device. Argent semy-de-lys purpure, a cross potent and a bordure embattled sable.
Rhiannon o Hafan Gath. Name only (see RETURNS for device).
Submitted as Rhiannon o Hafan Cath, we have corrected the grammar as the submitter's forms allowed.Richard Devlin Bordeaux. Name and device. Gules, a breastplate argent, a point pointed and on a chief Or three gunstones.
Please have the submitter draw the point pointed larger.Susan of the Golden Heart. Device change. Per bend wavy azure and counter-ermine, a bend wavy between a rose argent and a heart Or.
Her currently registered device, Per bend azure and counter-ermine, on a bend between a rose argent and a heart Or, a sword sable, is released.Susan of the Golden Heart. Name for House Griffin and Rose.
Wilfrith Healfdene. Name and device. Vairy argent and sable, three wolves' teeth issuant from sinister gules.
Wintermist, Shire of. Change of device. Gules, a laurel wreath Or, on a chief invected argent three snowflakes gules.
Their previously registered device, , is released.Ysabeau Eiléanóir de la Chanson. Name and device. Or, a pall inverted counter-compony vert and argent.
Aislinn of Spinning Winds. Name.
Alessia di Lago del Cigno. Name and device. Purpure, a swan displayed argent and on a chief Or three sea-lions erect contourny vert.
Guillaume de Rhodes. Name.
Helen Rose Winfield. Device. Gules, a sheaf of three arrows banded argent and a bordure argent semy of roses gules.
Very nice armory!Idris ap Llawr. Name.
John MacRobert of Grandloch. Name only (see RETURNS for device).
The submitter included a letter of permission from Master Robert of Grandloch.Katharine Ravenshill. Name.
Mari Elspeth nic Bryan. Name.
Mathilde de Bretagne. Name and device. Per fess indented gules and argent crusilly purpure, in chief a lion dormant queue forchée Or.
Rannveig Katrin Bjarnardottir. Name.
Adrienne Francesca de Montaigne. Name.
Aindreas mac Ghille Fhionntaigh a' Ghaoithe Airgid. Name and device. Gules, a fess engrailed checky argent and azure cotised plain argent.
Submitted as Aindreas mac Ghille Fhionntaigh a Ghath Argiod, we have corrected the grammar as the submitter's forms allowed.Baldric the Benevolent. Name and device. Azure, a sunburst Or issuant from a cloud argent between three mullets Or.
Bevin of Dalriata. Release of name.
Christopher Rawlyns. Name.
Clarissa di Firenze. Badge. [Fieldless] A sun barry Or and gules.
Donatienne of the Debatable Lands. Name.
Duncan Forbes. Holding name and? Device. Per fess argent and azure, a dexter gauntlet clenched fesswise and a sinister gauntlet clenched fesswise reversed, index fingers pointing, counterchanged.
Submitted as Duncan Forbes of Crathes, the above is the form in which the name was registered in January, 1991.East, Kingdom of the. Badge for the Archers of the East. Or, four arrows fretted points to chief sable within a bordure gules.
A letter of permission to conflict with the West Kingdom's Royal Archer's badge was included.East, Kingdom of the. Badge for the Archers of the East. Or, four arrows fretted points to chief within an annulet sable.
A letter of permission to conflict with the West Kingdom's Royal Archer's badge was included.Edmond Dracatorr. Name.
Submitted as Edmond Draccatorr, "c" and "cc" are not interchangeable in Old English, so we have modified the byname to a documentable form.Edwyn Beerslayer. Device. Per bend vert and Or, a sword bendwise sinister inverted surmounted by a tankard reversed per bend Or and vert.
Elayne Frampton. Name.
Erling Herjolfsson. Name.
Frederica Drachendonner. Device. Quarterly gules and sable, two chevronels between three lozenges all within a bordure argent.
Fridrikr Tomasson av Knusslig Hamn. Transfer of designation and badge for the Bards' Guild of Threscorre. Per fess indented purpure and argent, in pale an owl stooping proper and a harp counterchanged.
Transferred to the Barony of Thescorre.Fridrikr Tomasson av Knusslig Hamn. Badge. [Fieldless] On an escallop gules an F-rune Or.
Gida Bergen. Name and device. Argent, a domestic cat's head sable jessant-de-lys within an orle azure.
Gruffydd Difyfyr ap Steffan. Name.
Guillaume Richarde. Name and device. Sable, three bendlets between four mullets of four points within a bordure argent.
Heinrich aus Matrei im Osttyrol. Name and device. Per fess sable and argent, a stag's head erased within a bordure dovetailed counterchanged.
Submitted as Heinrich aus Matrei in Osttyrol, we have corrected the grammar of the particle.Heinrich von Pfungstadt. Name and device. Or, a keythong's head erased and three wolf's teeth issuant from dexter base gules.
Ichabod the Tall. Device. Per bend argent and sable, a scythe and a die counterchanged.
Kasimira Kantorowska. Name and device. Vert, on an open scroll argent a quill pen bendwise sinister gules, a bordure fleuretty Or.
Katharina Jourdain. Name.
Kendrick Magnusson. Device. Per pale gules and sable, a fess ermine between three bull's heads cabossed Or.
Nice armory!Kenn the Just. Name and device. Azure, on a bend sinister argent three pellets, a bordure argent.
Liadin ní Chléirigh na Coille. Name and device. Per chevron inverted vert and purpure, an oak tree eradicated and three thistles Or.
Linette de Gallardon. Name.
Mathilde des Pyrenees. Device. Vert, a Great Pyrenees dog sejant guardant, dexter forepaw raised, argent within an orle of fleur-de-lys Or.
Matthew Blackleaf. Name and device. Per pale sable and azure, a phoenix displayed and sinister facing argent enflamed and on a chief triangular Or an oak leaf sable.
There were some questions about the byname by commenters, but it appears to be formed in keeping with similar names such as Blackthorne.Paul Franz von Drachenschloss. Name and device. Sable fretty Or, a demi-dragon and on a chief wavy argent two hearts gules.
Ragnar of Elandris. Name.
Rayah bint Yousef. Name and device. Gules, on a bend rayonny between a drop spindle and a feather Or, two compass stars palewise sable.
Rian Gortyroyan. Name.
Ruaidhri Blackfeather. Device. Argent, a feather bendwise sinister sable within a bordure nebuly gules.
Seamus Kristofer ap Howell. Name.
Svea the Shortsighted. Name for House Saltmarsh.
Tarbold Celeris. Name and device. Per bend sinister embattled Or & purpure, a horse's head couped sable and a Greek helm facing sinister Or.
Thescorre, Barony of. Transfer of designation and badge for the Bards' Guild of Threscorre. Per fess indented purpure and argent, in pale a snowy owl in winter phase descending proper and a bard's harp purpure.
Transferred from Fridrikr Tomasson av Knusslig Hamn.Torrwyn Campbell of Cornwall. Name and device. Or semy of arrows gules, a ram's head caboshed within a bordure vert.
Tristan von Lausanne. Device. Per pale vert and sable, an astrolabe between three pairs of drawing compasses argent.
Um Rashid Kathira. Name change from Arete Mikrologos.
Aelfraed of Shyrwode. Name.
Alexander de Quincy. Name.
Amata Quentin Motzhart. Name only (see RETURNS for device).
Charmaine de Chanson. Name and device. Argent, semy-de-lys azure, a seahorse sable.
Dauzat notes Chanson as a surname and also as a locative, from Chamson.Elwin Dearborn. Name only (see RETURNS for device).
Finna nic Dhaibhidh. Name and device. Azure, a sun argent and a dexter tierce argent goutty de sang.
Frederick der Jüngling of Augsburg. Name.
This would be ever so much better with the German article ("von") rather than the English "of".Frederick of the Blank Shield. Name.
Gerberga of Ardennes. Name.
Isabel de Umfreville. Name.
John the Bearkiller. Augmentation (see RETURNS for device change). Gules, a sword argent, hilted bendy sinster sable and Or, overall a brown bear's head sinister facing, eyes closed proper, langued sable. As an augmentation, in dexter chief three mullets in fess argent.
While the three mullets have a tendency to unbalance the device somewhat, it is Laurel's feeling that we need to loosen the application of our standards a little with regard to augmentations, which by their very nature will add complexity to and not infrequently serve to unbalance a device.Margarete Volpe. Name change from Margaret Volpe.
Petronilla de Quincy. Name.
Raphael de Mont Saint Michel. Blazon correction. Argent, semy-de-lys sable, a dragon's tail bendwise sinister nowed gules, within a bordure embattled sable.
This was already corrected in the Errata letter of 11 November 1990.Theodoric di Firenze. Name and device. Per pale gules and sable, in pale a cat dormant guardant and two axes in saltire argent.
Wulfgar of East Anglia. Name and device. Per chevron azure and sable, a chevron between two crosses formy fitched at the foot and a wolf's head erased close argent.
Aethelnoth of Alebridge. Name and device. Quarterly sable and argent, four horses rampant reguardant counterchanged.
Alan Járnhauss inn Hárlangri. Name and device. Sable, a jawless human skull within a triangle voided argent.
Arianna Marie du Soleil. Name and device. Per pale azure and Or, a chevron and issuant from base a demi-sun, all counterchanged.
Dauzat notes several hamlets with the name Le Soleil, so the article "du" ("of the") here is permissible.Baldric Leeman of Newcastle Emlyn. Name and device. Argent, a unicornate dragon's head contourny couped gules and on a chief sable three dexter plate gauntlets clenched argent.
Brand the Black. Name.
Brownwen D'Arcy of Stratafon. Name correction only (see RETURNS for device).
Caitlin Innis. Device. Per pale azure and argent, two cats sejant respectant counterchanged.
Cajetan Fitzpatrick. Name and device. Per fess azure and gules, a cross and in canton a cross crosslet argent.
Cerdic Blackmoore. Name.
Domhnall Hadrianus Scipio MacLeod. Name and device. Per fess vert and sable, a sun Or between three dolmens argent.
Einarr Dunwulf Björnsson. Name.
Elena Anatolievna Pavlova. Name.
Elena de Vexin. Badge. [Fieldless] On a mullet of eight points purpure a fleur-de-lys Or.
Pretty!Eoin Macrae. Name and device. Per fess azure and gules, a quill pen bendwise inverted argent.
Genesius Kempe. Name.
Gwendolynn ferch Elydyr. Name.
Ilsa von Westfal. Name and device. Per pall inverted Or, sable, and vert, in chief two domestic cats combattant counterchanged and in base a mermaid, head turned to dexter, Or bearing in her dexter hand a goblet argent.
Katherine Margaret von Schönberg. Name.
Keara Calder. Device. Vert, a sea-lion between three hawk's bells argent.
Margaret Elizabeth O'Monaghan. Device. Per saltire azure ermined Or and argent, two shamrocks vert within a bordure dovetailed counterchanged argent and azure.
Please ask the submitter to use more dovetails on the bordure's line of division.Margaret Malise de Dyrkyntolaghe. Name and device. Vert, on a Celtic cross argent a marguerite blossom azure seeded Or.
Marina Rhianydd of Wakefield. Name and device. Per pale purpure and argent, a tree blasted and eradicated between in chief a decrescent and a compass star all counterchanged.
This just avoids being slot-machine heraldry (by the tree clearly being the primary charge).Misha Petrovich Rasputin. Name.
Submitted as Misha Petrovichev Rasputin, we have corrected the patronymic as the submitter's forms allowed.Rosa die Taube. Device. Argent, four garden rosebuds two and two azure barbed vert and on a chief azure three doves volant bendwise argent.
Sorcha Meadhbh Lassair O'Branagain. Name only (see RETURNS for device).
Tor Brant, Canton of. Name.
Ulrica of Lincoln. Name only (see RETURNS for device).
Ysabeau de Vergi. Name.
Aithne Sionnach. Name and device. Gules, on a bend sinister coticed argent a fox courant contourny gules.
al-Barran, Barony of. Badge change. [Fieldless] A chevron couped argent and overall a scorpion bendwise Or.
Their currently registered badge, Sable, a pale argent and overall a scorpion Or, is released.al-Barran, Barony of. Badge change. [Fieldless] In saltire a spear Or hafted argent and a scimitar inverted proper, overall a scorpion bendwise Or.
Their currently registered badge, Sable, on a pale Or in base a scorpion sable, is released.al-Barran, Barony of. Badge change for Order of the Russian Thistle of al-Barran. [Fieldless] A Russian thistle [tumbleweed] bush within an annulet Or.
Their currently registered badge, Sable, a Russian thistle within an annulet within a bordure Or, is released.al-Barran, Barony of. Badge change for Order of the Scorpion of al-Barran. [Fieldless] A scorpion bendwise within an annulet Or.
Their currently registered badge, Sable, a scorpion within an annulet within a within a bordure Or, is released. This is clear of the Long Range Desert Group (MilOrd #837), "Fieldless a scorpion fesswise, environed of an annulet, and in base the letters LRDG", with CVDs for orientation of the scorpion and removal of the letters.al-Barran, Barony of. Name and badge for Order of the Scorpion's Sting. [Fieldless] A scorpion statant brandishing a scimitar, within an annulet Or.
Anastazia Winogrodska. Badge. [Fieldless] A cross of ermine spots conjoined vert.
Artan macAilín. Name change from Artan Skulcrusher and badge. [Fieldless] A tower within an annulet per pale gules and argent.
'Ayisha bint Mujir. Name and device. Argent, a fess enhanced and in base a goblet azure charged with an Arabic napkin argent.
Clear of Byrkin (Papworth, p. 700), Argent, a fess azure, with CVDs for adding the secondary and another for adding the tertiary. [Laurel admits that this is a "strict constructionist" view of the rules on differencing.]Aziza al-Kashani. Device. Per pale argent and azure, a crescent and on a chief three mullets of four points all counterchanged.
Aziza al-Kashani. Badge. [Fieldless] A mullet of four points elongated to base azure interlaced with a crescent argent.
Breichiol map Lludd of Fannauc. Badge. [Fieldless] Three crescents conjoined one and two, horns outward, azure.
Bjarni Kenhelm. Name only (see RETURNS for device).
Coileáin Olafsson. Device. Gules, a sword inverted proper between a pair of lions' jambes couped Or within a bordure parted bordurewise indented sable and Or.
The bordure was blazoned as "indented-in-point" in the LoI. The above blazon, though not quite as elegant, is believed to be clearer.Dominica Leontyne du Lac. Name only (see RETURNS for device).
Drahomira Jaroslavovna. Name only (see RETURNS for device).
Fionnghuala Bethoc of Lindisfarne. Device. Per saltire argent and sable, a compass star per saltire azure and argent within an annulet of ivy vert.
The ivy here is clearly drawn in such a way that it will not be mistaken for a laurel wreath. (Such a determination will have to be made on a case by case basis, but this instance appears clearly different.)Francesca di Pavia. Badge. [Fieldless] An owl affronty argent perched within a crescent azure.
Galen of Northumbria. Name.
Galen Shadowraven. Holding name and device. Per pale argent and azure, an open book and in chief a sword fesswise reversed counterchanged.
Gaston de Navarre. Name and device. Per bend sinister embowed and counterembowed sable and argent, a bend sinister embowed and counterembowed gules between a crescent and a crescent inverted counterchanged within a bordure gules.
Submitted as Jalut Gaston de Navarre, no documentation was included for the given demonstrating that it was used by a nephew of Muhammad or any other period person. Statements by the submitter are insufficient (especially when Lord Laurel cannot find Jalut in either of his copies of the Qu'ran nor in any of his biographies of Muhammad). As Jalut is the Arabic for Goliath, we need documentation that it was not a unique name to "Goliath of Gath" before we can register it.Hancarata Aethnen filia Cuneddae. Name change from Angharad Aethnen filia Cuneddae.
Jack fitzHugh. Holding name and device (see RETURNS for name). Azure, a bend sinister erminois between two open books bendwise sinister argent and on a chief Or three fireballs proper.
Submitted as Hamilton fitzHugh. Although this technically exceeds the rule of thumb as outlined in VIII.1.a., it holds together so extremely well visually through the use of identical charges on each side of the bend and identical charges on the chief that it may be registered.Karl Wolfgerson. Name only (see RETURNS for device).
Katlyn of Misthaven. Name only (see RETURNS for device).
Kirsten la Fauconnière. Name.
Michael Maximillian. Name.
Ramón the Chronologer. Name.
Submitted as Ramón the Chronist, the term "chronist" is well out of period. Since the submitter's forms allowed corrections, we have modified the byname to the documentably period form.Rebecca Marie MacLeod. Device. Vert, crescenty Or, a domestic cat rampant to sinister argent.
A letter of permission to conflict with Lizabeth Rebecca MacLeod was enclosed.Roschana ar-Rashida. Name.
Royse of the Sinte. Name and device. Purpure, a unicorn's horn bendwise sinister Or between in pale two mullets of eight points argent.
Theresia die Tänzerin. Device. Azure, a tambourine argent, framed of wood proper, cymballed Or.
Tokokan of the Cumans. Name.
Tore av Uddevala. Name only (see RETURNS for device).
Unser Hafen, Barony of. Name and badge for Order of the Builders of the Portcullis. [Fieldless] A portcullis vert debruised by a candle inits holder Or.
Unser Hafen, Barony of. Name and badge for Order of the Golden Columbine. [Fieldless] On a portcullis vert a columbine flower contourny Or.
Unser Hafen, Barony of. Name and badge for Order of the Golden Ring. [Fieldless] A portcullis vert debruised by an annulet Or.
Unser Hafen, Barony of. Name and badge for Order of the Keepers of the Portcullis. [Fieldless] A portcullis vert debruised by a pair of spears in saltire Or.
Vagn of al-Barran. Name and device. Sable, a chevron argent cotised between three compass-stars elongated to base Or.
Pretty device.Veronica of the Dragons. Name for Clan na nGeadh Gailbheach.
Walter Kempe of Falconhold. Device change. Per pale vert and sable, a lion rampant within an orle Or.
His currently registered device, Vert, a cross sable, fimbriated argent, overall a unicorn rampant Or, is released.Walter Kempe of Falconhold. Name for House Falconhold.
His previously registered badge, Gules, a cross sable, fimbriated Or, overall a pair of wings conjoined and elevated argent, should be appended to the household name.WEST - 26 NOVEMBER
Bran of Lochiel. Device change. Gules, an annulet within a bordure embattled Or.
Brianna Arielle Durand. Name only (see RETURNS for device).
Brocc of Alderden. Name and device. Per chevron azure and vert, two standing balances and a brock rampant argent.
Charles du Bois. Name and device. Argent, two arrows bendwise sinister inverted sable, flighted azure, between five pine trees couped proper.
Though the trees were blazoned in the LoI as three and two, this should be the normal distribution of five objects around a bend or bendwise object(s).Connar O'Morris Greywolf. Name and device. Per pale argent and sable, two unicorn's heads erased respectant counterchanged, on a chief vert three shamrocks argent.
Please ask the submitter to draw the chief wider.Dane of Lindisfarne. Name and device. Sable, a quill pen bendwise sinister, on a chief Or three gouttes de poix.
Nice armory!Denise the Quiet. Name.
Edward of Effingham. Badge change. (Fieldless) A winged lion passant gules, haloed and maintaining in its dexter forepaw a long cross moline, Or.
His currently registered badge, (Fieldless) A sword inverted proper surmounted by a winged lion passant gules, haloed and maintaining in its dexter forepaw a long cross moline, Or, is released. There was a consensus that, particularly in relatively simple armory, that the addition of wings to a beast which is a primary charge should be worth a CVD.Elizabeth Fairweather of Prior's Hardwick. Name and device. Purpure, a sun Or within a bordure argent.
[Comment from the Laurel meeting: Simple armory cheerfully registered.]Gareth Ivinghoe. Name and device. Per saltire gules and Or, a sun counterchanged.
Keridwen ferch Morgan Glasfryn. Name change.
Konrad der Treue. Name and device. Per bend gules and purpure, a bend raguly and in chief a rustre Or.
Submitted as Konrad der Wahr, the name meant "Konrad who is Real", an statement of his physical actuality rather than the meaning he desired. We have therefore substituted "treue", meaning "loyal, faithful, devoted (to)" to give him the desired meaning.Lira of Ascalon. Name and device. Gules, a harpy displayed and a chief rayonny argent.
Martino del Oceano. Name only (see PENDING for device).
This appears clear of the registered Martino del Oceano by the "Ali-Auda test".Meabh Scandlach. Device. Purpure, on a bend sinister nebuly between two cruces ansatae argent, a scarpe vert.
This had been pended from the November 1990 Laurel meeting.Meagan of Loch Naver. Name and device. Argent, a rose proper within a bordure sable, semy of roses Or.
Submitted as Meagan Kylara of Loch Naver, no documentation was submitted to demonstrate that Kylara is formed in a period manner.Parlan MacGillivray. Name and device. Gules, a swan naiant, wings elevated, on a chief argent three trefoil knots gules.
Patrick McQuade the Grey. Name only (see RETURNS for device).
Reinmar Wolfmeier. Name and device. Quarterly gules and sable, a wolf's head erased and in chief four wolf's pawprints argent.
Submitted as Reinmar Uulfholden, the byname did not appear to be properly constructed (holden is a verb), nor was any documentation included to support this formation. We have modified the byname as the submitter's forms permitted to give him the meaning he desired, based on the similarly formed "hundmeier", "master of the hounds".Rick the Unknowne. Holding name and device (see RETURNS for name). Per saltire sable and argent, a sword inverted proper between two dragons dormant addorsed, wings elevated, vert.
Submitted as Anatar the Unknowne.Roger of Ascalon. Name and device. Argent, two chevronels dovetailed on the upper edge vert between three trees eradicated counter-ermine.
Saint Christina the Astonishing, College of. New device. Or, in pale a sea serpent nowed and a laurel wreath vert, a bordure embattled gules.
Shaheena al-Riyadhi. Device. Per chevron inverted sable and argent, semy of compass stars elongated to base purpure, in chief a falcon argent.
Sveinn Tryggvason. New name only.
Teresa Alentejana. Name and device. Per fess argent and sable, a chevron gules between three tau crosses counterchanged.
Vashti Damascene. Name and device. Per pale sable and azure, a snake glissant palewise and on a chief argent, a sword sable.
Wulfred Haraldsson. Name and device. Argent, in pale a wolf's head erased contourny sable and an open book gules.
THE FOLLOWING SUBMISSIONS HAVE BEEN RETURNED:
Frozen Mountain, Shire of. Name and device. Per fess azure and vert, upon a dance argent a Kokanee salmon naiant gules, detailed sable, in base a laurel wreath Or.
The name conflicts with the already registered Mountain Confederation. Per V.2, addition of the adjective is not enough difference. No conflicts were found for the device.Michael the Freesword. Device. Per pall azure, gules and vert, three horses' heads conjoined at the neck argent.
RfS VIII.2.b.v requires that elements divided into three tinctures to have good contrast between two of their parts. A field per pall of three colors is not a legal combination.William the Boisterous. Name for Household of Risen Phoenix.
Conflict with the Order of the Phoenix. The addition of the adjective "Risen" is insufficient difference.William of Blakeney. Change of holding name from William of Vulcanfeldt.
The addition of the particle "of" is insufficient to difference this from William Blakeney.ANSTEORRA
Burke Kyriell MacDonald. Change of badge. [Fieldless] A sun or eclipsed of the field and overall a compass star elongated in pale argent.
It is not possible to eclipse something "of the field" on a fieldless badge.Cedric Raedwulfing Fithelere. Badge. [Fieldless] A quaver azure.
In keeping with prior Laurel rulings on this issue, just as a badge may not consist solely of a single letter, neither may it consist solely of a single abstract symbol.Eric Blackmoor. Device. Sable, a mullet argent charged with another inverted throughout sable and in base an astrolabe Or.
The "mullet-mullet inverted throughout" combination looks modern, and is not really period style. (See VIII.4.d)Gabrielle Honorée de Saint Pierre. Device. Azure, three chevronels braced, flory at the points, and in chief two wyverns passant addorsed Or.
Conflict with FitzHugh, cited in the LoI, Azure, three chevrons interlaced Or. There is a CVD for the addition of the secondaries in chief, but the addition of the three fleurs to the points of the chevronels, being visually equivalent to "held" charges, is insufficient for the second.Serena ferch Ceridwen o Fers. Badge. [Fieldless] A quill pen azure.
Conflict with the badge of Moses von den Falken, Argent, a feather azure, registered December 1990.ATENVELDT
Alexandra del Monte di Pietá. Device. Erminois, a pomegranate gules, slipped and leaved vert.
Conflict with the Kingdom of Granada (Woodward 339), Argent, a pomegranate gules, slipped and leaved proper; with Reardon (Papworth, p. 888), Argent, a pomegranate gules; and with Bilson (Papworth, p. 888), Argent, a pomegranate proper. The only difference in each case is the field tincture.Alexandra del Monte di Pietá. Badge. Azure, a salamander rampant reguardant sable, enflamed Or.
Conflict with Cenino (Papworth, p. 983), Azure, a salamander Or, in a flame proper. There is only one CVD for the tincture of the salamander.Artemisia, Principality of. Name for the Artemisian Tank Corps.
The name here is intrusively modern. The fact that the individual elements may be period (though with different meanings than the submitters are desirous of) is overwhelmed by the modern connotations of the phrase.Deirdre Maudelyn of the Moor. Device. Argent, a sprig of heather proper within a bordure sable masoned argent.
The primary is not recognizable as heather, nor is it likely that heather could be rendered recognizably.Leóna Selot. Name change from holding name of Leóna of Mons Tonitrus.
The byname would appear to be more accurately formed as Seloti. We would really prefer documentation that the formation of the byname is a common pattern in Yoruba. When this is resubmitted, we need some more information on when the "holding name" was formed, and/or what armory is registered under the holding name.Mair of Lew. Device. Per pale sable and azure, a sun argent between in dexter four mullets argent and in sinister four fish naiant contourny Or.
The use of two different kinds of charges this way is not really period style.Penelope Dowell of Avonsford. Device. Azure, semy of compass stars elongated to base, a compass star elongated to base and two swans naiant respectant reguardant, necks entwined argent.
Use of a charge of the same type as a semy is visually confusing and has been grounds for return before. We would recommend simply using a semy without the "secondary" compass star.Terrance the Brave. Device. Or, vetu vert, two shillelaghs in saltire sable.
The shillelaghs are not the standard depiction of such. These are more "sticks". Because there is no heraldic difference between vetu and a lozenge or lozenge throughout, this conflicts with the flag of Brazil (Inglefield's Flags, p. 120), Vert, on a lozenge Or a celestial sphere azure. There is only one CVD for the changes to the tertiaries.ATLANTIA
Constanzia Beatrice Rossi. Device. Per pale argent and vert, a wingless dragon rampant to sinister and a bottle-nosed dolphin hauriant, in chief five mullets in arch, counterchanged.
I can only repeat what Master Baldwin said about arcs of stars: "The design, althoug pretty, is not heraldic. A circle of stars may surround an entire charge or gourp of charges, but stars surrounding only part of a charge is fantasy art." (Baldwin of Erebor, LoAR 28 September 1984, p. 14) The arch of mullets here is simply not period style. It might also be argued that this design is slot-machine heraldry, with three different charges or charge groups in a standard heraldic arrangement (one and two).Deirdre Fletcher. Device. Gules, a sheaf of three arrows inverted between three mullets Or.
Conflict with Michael of York (SCA), Gules, a sheaf of three arrows bound by a serpent coiled to sinister guardant, all Or. There is only one CVD, for the addition of the mullets.Lothar of Chesleigh. Device. Per pale gules and Or, a morningstar and a flanged mace in saltire sable, a bordure embattled counterchanged.
The morningstar loses its identifiability against the low-contrast portion of the field. Were the two charges in saltire identical, this would be less problematic, but as it stands the eye expects both charges to be maces.CAID
Ciar Lasse MacGregor. Device. Sable, an equal-armed celtic cross potent and on a chief Or three annulets sable.
The cross is not really potent: the crossbars at the ends of the arms are not the size which would normally be expected of "potent". As drawn here, they are part and parcel of the default for an equal-armed Celtic cross. As such, this does conflict with Tadhg Liath of Duncairn (SCA), Sable, an equal-armed celtic cross throughout and a chief Or, with one CVD for the addition of the tertiaries.Megan Maria Griffinstar. Name change from Megan Maria Gonzaga and device change. Per fess wavy azure and argent, an orchid and a griffin sejant erect maintaining between its foreclaws an estoile of eight rays counterchanged.
Griffinstar is not a reasonable locative or geographical surname. Orchids come in far too many different shapes for reproducibility of the emblazon from the blazon, or for the blazon to adequately describe the emblazon. (There was also some evidence that the type of orchid drawn here is a post-period variant.)Rhiannon o Hafan Gath. Device. Argent, a catamount couchant guardant, head lowered, grasping in its mouth an arrow sable, within a bordure sable fretty argent.
The primary here is not in an heraldic posture. Nearly every commenter noted that it appeared in a very naturalistic position, crouched upon an (invisible) rock. [Irreverent comment from the Laurel meeting: "A stealth rock!"] Nor was the bordure truly fretty, but a kind of semy of lozenges. Were there only one of these problems, we would very likely have registered it and told the submitter to "draw the X correctly"; as it is we felt that a new emblazon is in order.CALONTIR
Arianwen ferch Lawen. Device change. Azure, a falcon striking within a bordure embattled argent.
Conflict with the Shire of the Osprey (SCA), Azure, an osprey stooping within a laurel wreath argent. There is one CVD for the change from laurel wreath to bordure, but a visual comparison of the birds' positions demonstrated that they are too close to allow the necessary second one.John MacRobert of Grandloch. Device. Azure ermined argent, a saltire argent, overall a wolf's head erased sable.
Overall charges must have contrast with the field, not with the charges they overlie.Larissa Maria Guscio. Name.
No documentation was included at all for the "surname". We need at least some evidence for its use as a surname in period, or at least a demonstration that it follows period naming practice in Italian.EAST
Ceridwen ferch Cynddelw ap Tanno Gwynedd. Device. Or, a cross masculy interlaced gules within an orle of oak leaves vert.
Conflict with Tindall (Papworth, p. 975), Or, five mascles in cross gules. There is a CVD for the addition of the orle of leaves, but the difference between the two crosses is insufficient for a second.Heinrich von Pfungstadt. Badge. [Fieldless] On a delf Or, a keythong's head erased gules.
The precedent set by Master Baldwin in 1986 regarding the style of "[Fieldless] On a (billet, roundel, delf, etc.)..." has not been abrogated by the new rules. This appears to be a display of arms (Gules, a keythong's head erased gules) on a rectangle. The fact that such arms would be in conflict with Monro (Papworth, p. 912), Or, an eagle's head gules (one CVD for type of primary charge. I do not believe that X.2, which requires substantial difference, can apply in this case), is beside the point. A fieldless badge should not have a charge placed on a convex geometric shape which is used for armorial display.Robert of Burns House. Name.
Conflict with Robert Burns, born Robert Burness, a variant of Burnhouse. Mind you, the fact that nearly every commenter immediately thought of Robert Burns may have been enough to have returned this anyway.Tashuurdai Ech'e Mongghol Ghachar. Name.
The correct formation for the meaning that the submitter desires would appear to be Tashuurdai Monhggholaas, but as he would permit no changes whatsoever, we have to return this name.MERIDIES
Amata Quentin Motzhart. Device. Lozengy sable and argent, a jester's hat gules.
Conflict with Bjornsborg, Barony of (SCA), [Fieldless] A cap and bells gules, doubled and belled Or. There is only one CVD, for fielded vs. fieldless.Brighid O'Mainnin. Device. Or, a ferret's head couped affronty proper within an orle of blackberry vine vert, fructed purpure. (Mustela furo)
There were two problems here: one is the identifiability of the "ferret's" head as distinct from any other kind of beast's head in this position. The other is that ferrets appear to have no single defined "proper" tincture, but can vary according to the season, etc.Elspeth of Harilow. Device. Or, a unicorn's head erased sable between two flaunches vert, overall an annulet counterchanged and four heartease in cross proper. (Viola tricolor)
This is four layers (field, flaunch, annulet, and flowers), two of the flowers are color on color, the annulet/flower combination resembles a chaplet of roses (a restricted charge), and there is a long-standing precedent against surmounting flaunches.Elwin Dearborn. Device. Azure, three piles in point sable, fimbriated, the center charged in chief with a decrescent argent.
The Rules for Submission (X.3) limit fimbriation to simple geometric charges placed in the center of the field. The use of fimbriation here (of multiple charges) appears a little excessive. On future submissions, please have the submitter draw the piles properly -- all issuant from the chief (not the corners) and extending nearly to the base point of the shield.John the Bearkiller. Device change. Gules, a sword argent, hilted bendy sinster sable and Or, overall a brown bear's head sinister facing, eyes closed proper, langued sable, in sinister chief a ducal coronet Or.
The addition of the ducal coronet in sinister chief sadly unbalances the device, which even the addition of the augmentation in canton does not serve to alleviate. We would highly recommend that His Grace consider gorging the bear's head with the coronet or placing the coronet atop (or over) the bear's head.Rhianon of the Hollow Lands. Name.
The name is simply too evocative of the Welsh goddess Rhiannon, who rode out of the Gorsedd Arberth, a hill (presumably hollow) with supernatural properties.MIDDLE
Brownwen D'Arcy of Stratafon. Device. Azure, a dove volant to sinister, wings addorsed, argent and issuant from base a demi-sun Or.
Though technically clear, there is visual conflict with Nyilas Kázmér (SCA), Azure, a goose volant, wings elevated and addorsed, argent, issuant from base a demi-sun Or. A dove flying to sinister simply looks too much like a goose flying to dexter without close inspection.Rising Waters, Barony of. Name for Award of the Grail's Jewel.
Conflict with the House of Jewels, registered to Suzanna Jewell. Per V.3, addition of the adjective is insufficient to clear.Shooting Star, Shire of the. Name and device. Azure, five arrows crossed in mullet inverted, points to center, conjoined at the pheon socket, and in base a laurel wreath argent.
Name conflicts with the Star Principal Herald. Per V.3, addition of the adjective is insufficient to clear. The device is intrusively modern in style, nor does the blazon adeqately describe the emblazon. Might we suggest a canting device using a comet?Sorcha Meadhbh Lassair O'Branagain. Device. Argent vêtu vert, a corbie's head erased contourny sable.
Conflict with Barony of Raven's Fort, Badge for Order of the Raven's Heart (SCA), [Fieldless] A raven's head contourny erased sable grasping in its beak a heart gules. There is only one CVD, for fielded vs. fieldless.Ulrica of Lincoln. Device. Or semy of flames proper, a phoenix vert rising from flames proper.
Visual conflict with Aubrey Lowell (SCA) Or, an eagle displayed and dismembered wings inverted vert within an orle of gouttes de sang. The visual resemblance of these two devices, in spite of their technical difference, is overwhelming. The gouttes of flame, while blazoned as a semy, appear very much like an orle, and Aubrey's gouttes are very large. Everyone at the Laurel meeting felt that the visual similarities of the two devices overcame their technical differences.OUTLANDS
Anastazia Winogrodska. Badge. [Fieldless] A demi-swan displayed reguardant argent billed gules.
As noted by several commenters, the blazon was missing a tincture: the swan is argent, billed gules. As such it conflicts with Hoppe (Papworth, p. 307), Vert, a swan wings expansed argent, with a CVD for fieldlessness.Bjarni Kenhelm. Device. Argent, two eagles' wings conjoined and displayed gules, each terminating in a hand, maintaining in chief two axes crossed in saltire, heads to chief, sable hafted proper.
Conflict with Fitz-Payne (Papworth, p. 1122), Argent, two wings conjoined gules, with a CVD for the addition of the very large "maintained" charges.Chelehnoura az Shiraz. Name and device. Or, eight candles in holders in annulo flames outward gules within an annulet of eight butterflies facing inward alternately azure and purpure.
The given was documented only as a combination of words, not as a name. If it is a made-up name, it needs to be shown how this follows Persian name formatio practices. Laurel documented "az" as "of" or "from", since the submitter didn't. The College does not register "non-heraldic-style" heraldry, nor were the elements of this submission documented even as period Persian artistic elements.Dominica Leontyne du Lac. Device. Quarterly countereermine and argent, ermined azure, a saltire quarterly argent and azure.
Device withdrawn at the request of Lady Rampart.Drahomira Jaroslavovna. Device. Or, a fret vert within a bordure gules.
Conflict with Eaton of Dunmoylin (Reitstap), D'or à une frette de sinople (Or, a fret vert), and with Corwin ap Gurffith Cynnil, Or, a fret couped within a bordure sable, with but a single CVD in each case, for adding the bordure and changing its tincture, respectively.Dulcinea Margarita Teresa Velázquez de Ribera. Device. Argent, three piles in point gules, overall an estoile all within a bordure sable charged with the words "honesto", "dignidad", and "vertud" between three crosses crosslet fitchy, points to center, argent.
While (marginally) simpler than the previous submission, this is still too complex. The rule of thumb outlined in RfS VIII.1.a. is simply that, a rule of thumb. Some devices may be too complex by that rule of thumb and yet because of their visual unity be simple enough to register. Others may be "simple enough" by that rule and still be visually too complex. This particular submission falls within the parameters of the rule of thumb only because the three different words on the bordure are treated as a single type of charge.Galen of Shadowraven. Name.
In considering "appropriateness" to have more value than "arbitrary standards" as requested in the LoI, this device is appropriate for a man displaying marshalled arms during the Spanish Renaissance (Husband's arms: Argent, three piles in point gules, overall an estoile sable. Wife's arms: Sable, crucilly fitchy, the words "honesto", "dignidad", and "vertud" argent). The wavy-armed estoile is not a Spanish charge, but an English one. No evidence has been produced to show that piles in point were used in Spanish armory in period, and the use of mottos then was extremely limited. In other words, it isn't truly Spanish armory, though it is designed with a Spanish influence.
In the end, any armory submitted for registration by the College of Arms must be judged by SCA standards, not British, Scottish, French, German, Polish, Russian, Saracenic, or Japanese. This must be so because we do not register British, Scottish, etc. armory -- we cannot. That is left by law to the Colleges of Arms of those respective nations. We are the Society for Creative Anachronism, and what we register is SCA heraldry, what we use and display is SCA heraldry, and what we have to use to determine appropriateness are SCA standards. Visually, this submission is still too complex.
Shadowraven does not make sense as a toponymic, as it is used here (though Reaney's Dictionary of Surnames does document "atte Raven").Gryffn ap Myrddin. Name.
Aural conflict with the already registered Tryffin ap Myrddin. There seems to be no justification for dropping the second vowel in Gryffin; it does not appear that this would be done in Welsh.Hamilton fitzHugh. Name.
Hamilton is a surname. "The ban on the use of surnames as given names goes back well into the last decade to the tenure of Mistress Karina and has been reaffirmed by every Laurel since.... The standing precedent was set by Master Baldwin in December, 1984, in the case of Dunham Wycliffe when it was decided that the Camden citation referred to a late and anomalous practise and that the use of surnames as given names should be limited to surnames actually shown to have been used as given names in period." (Mistress Alisoun MacCoul of Elphane, LoAR of 26 November 1989, p. 31)Ja'far al-Ta'ib Abdurrahim ibn Attali'. Device. Argent, on a fess between the Arabic words "wa-lá gháliba illá-Llah" and a scimitar fesswise reversed vert, a goblet throughout Or charged with an Arabic penbox sable.
The addition of the Arabic penbox on the goblet makes this four layers. [Da'ud (as opposed to Lord Laurel) disagrees with the contention in the LoI that this device is "excellent style"; I have not seen any examples yet of "Saracenic" heraldry which combined script and charges. There are hundreds of examples of armory with charges, and hundreds of examples of "armory" consisting only of script, but none which combined the two.]Karl Wolfgerson. Device. Per chevron sable and gules, a chevron between two mullets and two swords inverted crossed in saltire surmounted by a doubled-bladed axe argent.
Conflict with von Hocholting (Siebmacher, plate 90), Per chevron sable and gules, a chevron argent. There is only one CVD, for the addition of the group of secondaries.Katlyn of Misthaven. Device. Per chevron sable and Or, two crescent moons respectant and a Catherine wheel counterchanged.
Technical conflict with Cu Dubh MacArtuir (SCA), Per chevron enhanced sable and Or, a wolf rampant to sinister reguardant sable and in chief two decrescents Or. There is a CVD for changing the type of charge in base, but reversing one of the two decrescents in chief is insufficient for the necessary second.Loch Seasc, Shire of. Name and device. Barry wavy Or and gules, a phoenix argent within a laurel wreath vert.
Withdrawn by Lady Rampart.Los Tigres Montañes, Colegio de. Name and device. Purpure, a tyger passant Or between three bezants charged with laurel wreaths sable.
Withdrawn by Lady Rampart.Marcus de Ceti. Name and device. Per fess engrailed argent and azure, in chief an orca salient to sinister proper.
Withdrawn by Lady Rampart.Rhiannon Wild Heart. Device. Azure, on a lozenge vert, fimbriated, a unicorn's head couped argent.
Long Laurel precedent has prohibited the combination of the name Rhiannon with equine-type animals, including unicorns (see, for example, the LoAR of 25 January 1987, p. 17). The use of fimbriation on the lozenge makes it appear to be a lozenge of pretense with a bordure.Stefan Laskowski. Device. Gules, a tau cross double-crossed, potent at the foot, argent.
While this device is clear (per X.2) from the previously cited conflicts for which it was returned before, it does conflict with Saint-Omer, France (Neubecker & Rentzmann's 10 000 Wappen von Staaten und Städten, p. 113), Gules, a double-cross (Doppelkreuz) argent (it is a Latin cross double-crossed). While we can see granting a CVD with no problem, we do not believe that X.2 can apply in this case.Tore av Uddevala. Device. Vert, on a chevron inverted between three annulets of five mullets each, Or, a hammer and a chisel inverted gules.
The clusters of stars (besides reminding everyone of nothing so much as a five-star general's insignia) are not period style and are intrusively modern.Tuman Ellyozov. Name and device. Argent, two gargoyles counterpassant fesswise guardant azure each maintaining a sword gules, hilted Or.
The documentation included with the submission was all very well and good, but Lord Laurel does not read that much Arabic, much less anything in Cyrillic. The given appears to have only been documented as a coin (the "Pers." noted in the dictionary was an abbreviation for "Persian", not "personal name" as the submitter indicated). Gargoyles do not have a standardized heraldic form and hence cannot be registered.WEST
Anatar the Unknowne. Name.
Anatar was not shown to be constructed following the rules for name formation from a linguistic tradition compatible with the domain of the Society and the name elements used, as required by RfS II.3. Neither is it entirely "made-up": it appears to be a Greek root (the base for anatarasso, "stir up, make trouble") and Latin (anatanaria, a species of eagle). And if that were not enough, Annatar ("Lord of Gifts") is the name given himself by Sauron, noted in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Silmarillion.Brianna Arielle Durand. Device. Per fess azure and argent, a compass star elongated to base argent and two piles inverted in point azure.
Visual conflict with Regin Bran Haraldssonn (SCA), Azure, three piles inverted conjoined in point and in chief three mullets of four points one and two, argent. While there is sufficient technical difference, the visual similarities of the two devices is extremely strong, with the greatest visual difference being only the number of mullets in chief.Julian du Bois. Device appeal. Per bend sinister argent and sable, a stump eradicated vert.
We were forced to agree with Mistress Alisoun in the previous return of this device: "The placement of the bulk of the distinguishing feature of this tree trunk, the roots eradicated, upon the sable portion of the field unacceptably diminish the identifiability of this charge." RfS VIII.3, Armorial Identifiability, states that "Elements must be used in a design so as to preserve their individual identifiability", and notes in the explanatory text that "elements may be rendered unidentifiable by ... marginal contrast...." Such is the case here. A reversal of the field tinctures should rectify this problem.Patrick McQuade the Grey. Device. Sable, a chevron embattled between a winged wolf couchant and a tower argent.
Conflict with Capell (Papworth, p. 377), Sable, a chevron counterembatteled argent. There is a CVD for the addition of the group of secondaries, but it had previously been decided that there is not another for changing the lower edge only of an ordinary.THE FOLLOWING SUBMISSIONS ARE PENDED UNTIL THE MAY, 1991 LAUREL MEETING.
Martino del Oceano. Device. Argent, two bars wavy, on a chief wavy sable a moon in her plenitude argent.
Blazoned in the LoI as "Barry wavy argent and sable, on a chief wavy sable, a moon in her plentitude argent", the above blazon more accurately matches the emblazon (and more clearly demonstrates that this is less likely to conflict with Ethelfield (Papworth, p. 39), Sable, three bars wavy argent, called by several commenters).
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