Unto the heralds and populace of the Kingdom of Lochac does Amanda Martel,
Crux Australis Principal Herald, send greetings.
I realise that these missives have been somewhat infrequent as of late,
but with everything going on, I also somewhat wonder if anyone noticed.
All is well, just a few lingering effects of things working their way
through various pipelines.
We are rapidly approaching the end of my tenure – I may only have just one
more of these to write. It’s been a fascinating journey over the past two
years as Crux Australis, and definitely not the tenure I thought I’d be
having when I stepped up.
I’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of the heralds throughout
the Kingdom for their work over the past two years. It’s not all gone as
planned, and tourney and court heralds have been given an unexpected break
from the work, but things tick on regardless in other spaces.
On the topic of the end of my tenure as Crux Australis Principal Herald, I
am pleased to announce that my successor to the role has been confirmed as
Baroness Annys Blodwell, currently serving as Coffyn Herald (my drop-dead
The official transfer of the title is planned to take place in November,
however the handover process will be beginning forthwith to make sure
everything is ready to go when I pass into obscurity.
The following items have been registered in Lochac on the MONTH YEAR
Letter of Acceptance and Response:
Adela de Castille. Name and device. Gules, a dragonfly and on a chief
embattled argent three fleurs-de-lys gules.
Aymer de Mannvers. Device change. Argent, between the antlers of a stag’s
head cabossed vert a mullet purpure.
Caomhnat Reamhar. Name change from Percival Fausyde.
Cecily of Charnwood. Name and device. Vert, an acorn Or and on a chief
embattled argent an arrow reversed vert.
Dragons Bay, Shire of. Badge for populace. Argent, two dragons addorsed,
the dexter vert and the sinister gules, a base engrailed barry engrailed
azure and argent.
Elena de Moravia. Name and device. Per fess vert and argent, a fess wavy
purpure between a hedgehog Or and five roses purpure.
Galaxio Chonstantini. Name and device. Per chevron argent and Or, two
winged stags combattant and a cross formy sable.
Hildegardis medica. Name and device. Per pale nebuly azure estencely
argent and Or, a fleshpot Or and a sea-catamount azure.
Hildegardis medica. Badge. (Fieldless) On a fleshpot Or a sea-catamount
Humphrey de la Pole. Device. Per chevron wavy argent and sable, three
roses counterchanged barbed and seeded vert.
Jane Winter. Name.
Katerine Goudhert. Name and device. Gules, a hart trippant argent, in
chief two bees Or marked sable.
Little Spoon. Name and device. Vert, in saltire an axe and a knife, in
chief two spoons fesswise reversed argent.
Madelaine de Bourgogne. Badge. Per pale Or and gules, a castle sable and
in chief a fleur-de-lys counterchanged.
Magdalena af Husum. Name and device. Per pale argent and purpure, an owl
rising wings displayed counterchanged.
Rosa Askell. Device. Gules, a calygreyhound rampant guardant maintaining a
crossbow bolt inverted Or.
Seumas Mac Thorsteyn. Device. Gules, on a chevron between three triquetras
each braced with an annulet argent, three thistles palewise proper.
Shinjo Takame. Device. Purpure, in pale two folding fans argent.
Thomas de la Mer. Name.
Þorvaldr Erlingsson í Raumaríki. Device. Per chevron Or and vert, three
ravens rising counterchanged.
Tora in kyrra. Name and device. Per pale gules and azure, two chevronels
and in base three unstrung hunting horns fretted in triangle argent.
Tosti Vicherovich Bogolyubskiy. Name change from holding name Tosti of
Yurek Jaeger. Name.
Rocket Herald will send out individual missives to all those with
acceptances and returns. Quarrel Herald will update the Lochac Roll of
Arms, which will be available at
https://roll.lochac.sca.org/index.php?page=Recent when done.
Yours in service to the Kingdom and Crown of Lochac,
Crux Australis Principal Herald
Happy Birthday To Me