Ceremony for admitting someone to the Order of the

queen's grace

 

 

Herald:  Now let _____________________________ come before Their Royal Majesties.

 

Queen:  Says personal words about the person's Courtliness and Gentility, before or after reading the scroll.

 

Herald:  Reads the scroll or the text below:

____________, Queen of the Outlands, to all and singular sends Greetings and Due Commendations.  Whereas, ____________ has carried [himself/herself] with grace and shown that courtesy which is the mark of a gentle [man/woman], I do this day admit [him/her] into the Order of the Queen's Grace that all may know of [his/her] excellence in the Courtly Graces.

By my hand this ___ day of ________, Anno Societatis ____, being ____ Gregorian.

____________, Queen

 

Queen:  Presents the recipient with a green and white lanyard (which could be done while the scroll is being read), and makes further comments, if any.

 

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

                       

Recipient leaves the Royal Presence.