Re: [SCA Newcomers] Help with my Name Please.
- Thank you for your reply =)
> Have you read "Choosing a Society Name: Hints for Newcomers"Yes, I had read that article (as well as others) and it has proved most helpful.
> What period?That I'm still trying to determine. I'm not sure yet if I want to head towards late 14th Century as my husband seems to be doing or if I want to tie in my rapier combat which would mean more 16th Century. I was trying for a name that would be acceptable during both periods so that I didn't have to settle just yet.
> The names articles on the College of Arms' site (which is where the URL you gave leads) are acceptable sources, yes.That's very good news, thank you.
> The College of Arms treats all of England as a single place whenAgain, very useful information so thank you.
> evaluating a submitted name to determine whether it's eligible for
> If you're interested in authenticity, however, you should probably
> pick a region and look for a given name and a byname that were both
>recorded there during the period of your choice.