Re: [SCA Newcomers] surname help
- You are indeed in luck. Now a herald in our group may know what paper work needs
to be included to register your name but I will start you off. Both parts of your name
can be autenticated. I'll start you on what I have come accross
. Bidget- The
Ashmolean Museum's brass rubbing collection Pre 1600- Gloucestershire, 1552,
Clutterbooke- King's Stanley, Gloucestershire-Parish registers-Marriages
Richard Ar'nedell to Anne Clutterbooke Feb 7, 1576
You don't need to find the name used in full just the parts that make up the name
Hope this helps.
Mary of the Stuwes
> Since I have problems deciding between English and some kind of
> lowland persona I've decided to come up with a persona that lets me
> switch back and forth a bit. I've decided on Clutterbooke as a
> surname(with some help), and I really want Bridget but I can't find
> any examples. You mentioned that it could be a Danish name and I was
> wondering if you (or anyone else) had any examples.
> Thank you
> Sarah/hopefully Bridget Clutterbooke
- Edward IV had a daughter named Bridget. Born in 1480. Died in 1517.
She was a nun in Dartford, Kent.
"Bridget" is listed in Withycombe's book on names, page 54 in the
edition I looked at(if there are multiple editions, I can't tell you
which one I looked at as I didn't have the change for more copies at
the library that day and haven't gotten back there since). It says
that the name didn't seem to come into "common use" until the 17th or
That's what I've found so far in my own search.
Bridget the Stargazer