Choose a Hero for Dionysia Ravenscroft

TacuinumRemember Dionysia Savage Ravenscroft from the rare names in early Boston post?

Let’s forget for a minute that Ravenscroft is Dionysia’s married name.

Instead, let’s pretend she’s single. Let’s also pretend she’s the main character in a neo-medieval romance. (She’s certainly got the name for it!)

This being the case, what should be the name of her dashing hero?

I’ve picked out 20 contenders — Archdale Palmer, Bagworth Endicutt, Broughton Gedney, Emmorold Wheer, Fairbanck Mattock, Fearnot Shaw, Ffitz-John Winthrop, Grafton Feveryear, Grimstone Bowde, Kinsman Avis, Salmagrave Claxton, Seaborne Cotton, Scarborough Gridley, Skipper Maverick, Tregoweth Tilbort, Trueworthy Folsom, Vigilant Oliver, Wigglesworth Switser, Zibiah Cravath, and Zurishaddai Browne — all from the same early Boston records.

What’s your choice?

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For extra credit, leave a comment about what you think Dionysia’s romance should be about. Does it involve dragons? Pirates? Feudal lords? Garden hermits? A magical dulcimer? An astronomical clock?

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