Ceremony for admitting someone to the Order of the

Walker of the Way

 

 

Herald:  Now let ______________________ come before Their Royal Majesties.

 

Crown:  Their Majesties offer personal words about the person's demonstration of the highest ideals and values of the SCA, before or after the scroll is read.

 

Herald:  Reads the scroll or the text below:

 

________________ and __________________, King and Queen of the Outlands, to all who come by these present letters send Greetings.

Know that ______________________ is a gentle [man/woman] whose virtues and chivalry shine forth in this realm.

We are therefore minded to name [him/her] a Walker of the Way of the Outlands.  We charge [him/her] to go, as [he/she] has gone before, and be as a palmer on the path before us to light our way.  We further grant <TITLE> ________________ the right to bear the insignia of this most noble order, to with:  Argent, a palmer robed, hooded and bearing a staff sable, that all may know of Our high esteem.

By Our hands this ____ day of ________, Anno Societatis ________, being _______ in the common era.

__________________, King   _________________, Queen

 

Herald:  For _________________________, Walker of the Way,   HIP, HIP.... (3 cheers)

 

Recipient leaves the Royal Presence.