Ceremony for admitting someone to the Order of the

Stag and Chalice

 

 

 

Herald:  Now let _____________________________ come before Their Royal Majesties.

Crown:  Says personal words (before or after the scroll is read) about the person's contribution in the Service for 15 years or more to the Kingdom.

Herald:  Reads the scroll or the text below:

____________________ and ____________________, King and Queen of the Outlands, to all who come by these presents, Greetings.  It is Our prerogative to recognize those persons who have demonstrated consistent and continued service and support to the Outlands and its people for 15 years or more. We do therefore take and admit ______________ to the Order of the Stag and Chalice that all may know of the esteem in which We hold [him/her].  We further grant [him/her] the right to bear the insignia of the Order, to wit: (Fieldless) A chalice conjoined to and environed of the attires of a stag's head cabossed argent attired gules.

To which We set 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 __________________, HIP, HIP...  (3 cheers)

Recipient leaves the Royal Presence.