Ceremony for making a

Baron[ess] of the Court

 

 

 

Herald:  Now let ______________________ come before Their Royal Majesties.

 

Crown:  Speaks personal words about the exemplary service of the recipient. 

 

King:  It is because of this great service, that today We declare you to be a Baron[ess] of our Court.

If there is a coronet, it is handed to His Majesty who holds it above the recipient's head. 

 

Queen:  Today We return to you a portion of the great honor which your works have brought to Our kingdom.

His Majesty places the coronet upon the recipient's head.

 

Herald:  Reads the scroll or the text below: 

 

(If a former Landed Baron[ess] :)

Unto all good people of the Known World _________________ and ________________, King and Queen of the Outlands send Greetings.

Whereas ______________________ has served Us and Our beloved lands for many long years and has offered good and sage advice,

We do create [him/her] a a Baron[ess] of Our Court and grant [His/Her] Excellency Baron[ess] ________________ the acclaim and praise of which [he/she] is so worthy.  This day, We return unto [him/her] a portion of the great honor which [his/her] works have brought to [his/her] Barony of ________________ and the Outlands.

(if a Grant is to be given, then add the following here:)

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------We do this day award [him/her], by Grant of Arms, sole right and title to the following Arms: <BLAZON>, that all might know of the high esteem in which We hold [him/her].

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In witness whereof, We set Our hands this ____ day of __________, in the ______ year of the Society, being _________ Gregorian.

___________________, King   ___________________, Queen

 

 

(for everyone else, use this:)

 

Pay heed to the words of _________________, by Right of Arms King of the Outlands, and _______________, by Grace and Courtesy Queen of the Outlands.

Let it be known unto all that in consideration of the good and faithful services rendered to Our kingdom by Our subject, ________________, it is Our intent to confer great honor upon [him/her] this day by creating [him/her] as a Baron[ess] of the Court of the Outlands, and in all other lands as well.  We grant [His/Her] Excellency Baron[ess] ______________ all rights and privileges pertaining thereunto, including the acclaim and praise of which [he/she] is so worthy. 

(if a Grant is to be given, then add the following here:)

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We do this day award [him/her], by Grant of Arms, sole right and title to the following Arms: <BLAZON>, that all might know of the high esteem in which We hold [him/her].

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In witness whereof, We set Our hands this ____ day of __________, in the ______ year of the Society, being _________ Gregorian.

___________________, King   ___________________, Queen

 

Herald:  For Baron[ess] ____________________________, HIP, HIP.... (3 cheers)

His/Her Excellency leaves the Royal Presence.