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Chatelaine Report – October 2018

Things continue apace for our Bhakaili newcomers, who have been enjoying learning where they fit into our Society.

I would appreciate any help people might be willing to give in making new Gold Key garb from the funds Mistress Philadelphia found for us.  I’m hoping to build up our stock of basic garments, so if anyone would like to volunteer to make some tunics, dresses, pants, hoods, etc, please let me know.  I would also appreciate any donations of belts or pouches, as our current Gold Key stock has none of these items.

As winter looms closer, the Black Boot Company will be hosting open activity days for newcomers to meet and learn more about the Society as a whole.


Salamander Pursuivant’s Report, 2018-06

Anyone interested in producing scrolls for future Baronial Courts is welcome to contact me.

Heraldic Submissions

If you have submitted an item to the College for review via another consulting herald, please let me know what name you are submitting it under so that the progress of your items can be included on future versions of this report.

From the Eastern Internal Letter of Intent (ILoI) – This letter includes all new names and devices that have been submitted to the Eastern College of Heralds in the last month. It takes about two months for items to reach the next stage, the Eastern Letter of Decision.

May 2018:

— No names or devices which I immediately recognized as belonging to the Barony appeared on this letter.

From the Eastern Letter of Decision (LoD) – This letter reports what items will be forwarded to Laurel to be decided on and what will be returned to the submitter for more work. It takes about six more months for submissions to reach the next stage, the Laurel Letter of Acceptances and Returns.

May 2018:

— Mýrún Leifsdóttir’s new name (Mýrún Leifsdóttir) and device (Sable, an owl contourny maintaining a twig bendwise argent fructed Or) were forwarded on to Laurel.

From the Laurel Letter of Acceptances and Returns (LoAR) – This letter says what items have been accepted by SCA’s College of Arms and what has been returned to the submitter unregistered.

April 2018:

— Juliana Bird’s new name (Juliana Bird) and device (Per pale nebuly argent and azure, a bird volant and a harp counterchanged) have been accepted.
— Ragna Grímólfsdóttir’s new name (Ragna Grímólfsdóttir) and device (Argent, in pale two wolves courant counter-courant sable) have been accepted with changes.

March 2018:

— No names or devices which I immediately recognized as belonging to the Barony appeared on this letter.

If you are currently unsure of the status of your name or device, please contact me and I will provide you with an update.

For those who are considering submitting a name or device to the College, I strongly recommend doing so by the end of this month. An extremely high volume of new submissions are received every Pennsic, which affects the timeline of responses for several months thereafter.

In service,
Ragna Grímólfsdóttir