King's Device

Ordo Equis
An Tir Equestrian Award

 

Authors Note:  As of Dec 2005, (AS 40) This award has been listed in the Kingdom Law as a non-armigerous award and according to Black Lion Herald of An Tir, the name did not pass the College of Heralds. 

 

Order created 1/8/39 - Twelfth Night - An Tir by Thorin and Dagmaer

Order of Precedence: Grant Level

Latin: The Order of Horse

No badge has been registered.

Premier: Viscount Sir Rapheal the Rogue, KSCA, OL

The law

coming soon.

Calligraphy and Illumination by HL Tuirrean Dal gCais
Design based on the upper panel of Valthjofstad Church door in Iceland.

The Ceremony

HERALD: It is the right and responsibility of the Crown of An Tir to recognize and reward the service, skill and dedication of Their subjects, and today _______________,

King, and _______________, Queen, wish to honor one of Their people.   ___________________attend Their Majesties.

 

KING: We are minded to admit you to the Ordo Equis, will you accept this from Us? (yes)

 

HERALD: Attend all gentles the words of the Crown, _______________ by your devotion to the equestrian arts, you have served Our Kingdom of An Tir right well, and We, being highly pleased with your skill and dedication, do now exercise Our Sovereign Prerogative and command your name to entered into the roll of the Ordo Equi.  Further We do grant unto you the right to display arms, the right to a crest, and also the right to show a ribbon and pendant there from the badge of the Order, Done by Hand and Seal this __________ day of __________ Anno Societatis __________

 

The Scroll Text

Attend all gentles the words of the Crown. ______________ by your devotion to the equestrian arts, you have served Our Kingdom of An Tir right well, and We, being highly pleased with your skill and dedication, do now exercise Our Sovereign Prerogative and command your name to entered into the rolls of the Ordo Equis. Further We do grant unto you the right to display arms, the right to a crest, and also the right to show a ribbon and pendant therefrom the badge of the Order, Done by Our Hand and Seal this ____ day of _____ Anno Societatis _____.

 

 


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