Ceremony for admitting someone to the Order of the
Herald: Now let _____________ come before Their Royal Majesties.
Crown: Says personal words about the person's Skill in Rapier Combat, before or after the scroll is read.
Herald: Reads the scroll or text below:
Let it be known unto all to whom these present letters shall come that We ____________ and ____________, King and Queen of the fair and glorious Outlands send greetings.
Having heard much good of Our servant ____________ who has distinguished [himself/herself] by [his/her] great skill with the rapier and divers acts of courtesy, We are minded this day to create [him/her] as a Defender of the Silver Tyne as a sign of [his/her] great worth. [He/She] shall receive all honors and privileges as are conveyed by this rank, including the right to bear the badge of the order, to wit: Vert, a stag's attire palewise argent, a bordure embattled Or.
In testimony whereof We have set Our hands this ____ day of ________, Anno Societatis ______, being _______ in the common reckoning of years.
Crown: Presents the recipient with the sash *** (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.
***The Crown may know that a current Silver Tyne desires to give their sash to the recipient, and may call them forward to do so.***