Ceremony for admitting someone to the Order of the

Silver Lance

 

Herald:  Now let _____________________________ come before Their Royal Majesties.

Crown:  Says personal words (before or after the scroll is read) about the person's contribution to the Equestrian arts of the Kingdom.

Herald:  Reads the scroll or the text below:

Heed now the words of _______________ and ________________, King and Queen of the Outlands. Let the good tidings ring out, like the beating hooves of the fierce destriers upon the hardened earth, so all may know that through exceptional skill, knowledge and service to the equestrian arts, ____________________ has greatly enriched Our Realm. It is therefore Our pleasure to prefer and create him/her, by Grant of Arms, as a Companion of the Order of the Silver Lance. In recognition of this rank, We grant him/her the sole right and title to the following Arms, to wit: <BLAZON> to bear throughout the Known World as a sign of his/her great worth. By Our hand, this ___ day of _______, Anno Societatis _____, being ____ Gregorian.

_______________King ________________Queen

Crown:  Presents the recipient with medallion (which could be done while the scroll is being read), and makes further comments, if any.

Herald:  For __________________, Lancer of the Outlands. HIP, HIP...  (3 cheers)

Recipient leaves the Royal Presence.