Ceremony for admitting someone to the Order of the

Stag's Blood

 

 

Herald:  Now let _____________ come before Their Royal Majesties.

 

Crown:  Says personal words about the person's Martial Ability, before or after the scroll is read.

 

Herald:  Reads the scroll or text below:

__________________ and ________________, King and Queen of the lands of the Outlands, to all and singular send Greetings.  Whereas, ____________ has displayed great skill in [his/her] acts on the field of combat, it is Our will that [he/she] be admitted to the Order of the Stag's Blood that all may know of [his/her] great merit.  We grant [him/her] the right to bear the insignia of the Order, to  wit:  Vert, in saltire a sword inverted proper and an axe argent, hafted Or, surmounted by a stag's head cabossed argent, armed, within a bordure embattled Or.

To which We set Our hands this ____ day of __________, Anno Societatis _____, being ______Gregorian.

_____________, King     _____________, Queen

 

Crown:  Presents the recipient with medallion and/or 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 Stag's Blood desires to give their sash to the recipient, and may call them forward to do so.***