Ceremony for giving an

Augmentation of Arms

 

Herald:  Now let ________________________________ come before Their Royal Majesties.

 

Crown:  Their Majesties offer personal words (before or after the scroll is read) about the recipient's great worth and exemplary acts.

 

Herald:  Reads the scroll or one of the texts below:

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We, ____________________ and ______________________, King and Queen of the Outlands, of Our special Grace and from Our certain knowledge of the nobility and worth of Our subject __________________________, and of [his/her] services long and faithfully rendered to Our realm {as __________}, do wish to reward [him/her].

We do therefore, grant unto [him/her] an Augmentation of Arms, the expression of which is to be determined by <TITLE> _____________,, after consultation with Ourselves and Our heralds as to the most suitable form.

Given under Our hands this ____ day of __________, Anno Societatis ________, being ________ Gregorian.

_________________, King   ________________, Queen

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_______________________ and ______________________, King and Queen of the Outlands, to all and singular who come by these presents, Greetings.

Inasmuch as We are well pleased with the long and steadfast service of Our subject ______________ {as ___________}, and that there be greater testimony of Our gratitude to [him/her] for excellent and honorable work well rendered,

We are minded to grant unto <TITLE> _______________ and Augmentation of Arms which, having been approved by the College of Arms in accordance with Our desire, shall be displayed as follows: <COMPLETE BLAZON OF ARMS WITH THE AUGMENTATION>.  And this shall stand as a symbol of Our high regard so that all shall know of [his/her] value.

Given under Our hands this _____ day of ____________, Anno Societatis ______, being ______ Gregorian.

___________________, King   ___________________, Queen

 

Herald:  For _____________________________, HIP, HIP.... (3 cheers)

Recipient leaves the Royal Presence.