Ceremony for admitting someone to the Order of the

STAG'S HEART

 

 

Herald:  Now let ______________________ come before Their Royal Majesties.

 

Crown:  Says personal words about the person's Service to the Kingdom, before or after the scroll is read.

 

Herald:  Reads the scroll or the text below:

 

________________ and _______________, King and Queen of the Outlands, to all and singular send Greetings.  Whereas, ______________ is a gentle[man/woman] whose service has shone forth to the enhancement of the Common Weal, it is Our pleasure to admit [him/her] to the Order of the Stagn's Heart that all may know of the esteem in which We hold [him/her].  We grant [him/her] the right to bear the insignia of the Order, to wit:  Vert, a heart Or between the attires of a stag's head cabossed argent, attired, within a bordure embattled Or.

In witness whereof, We set Our hand this ____ day of _____, Ammo 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.