Shire of Falcon's Quarry

A Chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism

Awards

Members of the populace, groups, and households may be recognized by the Crown for service rendered, prowess shown, or skills demonstrated to the populace, the group(s) that they belong to, the kingdom, or the Society at large.

 

Award name

Title

Description

 

Award of Arms

Lord/Lady

This award is given by the Crown for many diverse reasons. It gives the recipient the right to bear and display a device.

purple fret

Purple Fret

Lord/Lady

Given for long and devoted service to a group, office, or kingdom.

red company

Order of the Red Company

Lord/Lady

Given to those who have shown proficiency and leadership in melée  and/or tournament combat. Members style themselves as Sergeants of the Order.

order of the willow

Order of the Willow

Lord/Lady

Given to those that have shown proficiency, but not yet mastery, in one or more of the peaceful arts.

silver oak

Order of the Silver Oak

Lord/Lady

Given to those that have shown proficiency, but not yet mastery, in one or more of the sciences or in research.

 

Grant of Arms

The Honourable Lord/
The Honourable Lady

Usually given to Great Officers of State after six months service in office, it is also given for distinguished and outstanding accomplishment in any area.

dragons tooth

Dragon’s Tooth

Lord/Lady

Given to those who have performed dramatic deeds upon the field of combat on behalf of the kingdom, or for leadership in melee combat above and beyond that normally expected. It is often awarded on the field at the time the deed was witnessed.

courtbarony

Court Barony

Baron/Baroness

Typically, service to the Crown above and beyond that normally expected by the Crown's subjects.

knight

Knight

Sir/Dame

The candidate must be considered the equal of his or her prospective peers with the basic weapons of tournament combat.

laurel

Order of the Laurel

Master/Mistress

The candidate must have attained the standard of excellence in skill and/or knowledge equal to that of his or her prospective peers in some area of the Arts or Sciences. Furthermore, the candidate must have applied this skill and/or knowledge for the instruction of members and service to the kingdom to an extent above and beyond that normally expected of members of the Society.

pelican

Order of the Pelican

Master/Mistress

The candidate must have attained the standard of service to the Society or any of its branches equal to that of his or her prospective peers, which is above and beyond that normally expected of members of the Society.

county

County

Count/Countess

Automatic upon descending from the throne after one full reign as King or Queen.

duchy

Duchy

Duke/Duchess

Automatic upon descending from the throne after second full reign as King or Queen

 

King/Queen

King/Queen

Victor and Consort of Kingdom Crown List