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Order of the Phoenix Claw

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To all and singular unto whom these presents shall come, Their Excellenc(y/ies) of the Barony of the Sacred Stone do proclaim:

Many an opponent of Our Barony has felt the sting of this warrior’s blade and known their honor in combat. Let it be known far and wide that (recipient) has proven there self worthy on the field of battle and has shared their skills freely by teaching others, thus ensuring the future safety and skill at arms of Our Baronial forces.

Know all, therefore, that We henceforth recognize (recipient) as a Companion of Our Order of the Phoenix Claw, and with this all privileges and responsibilities appropriate to all Companions.

Done by our hands this day at (event name) on the (date) day of (month), AS (L) (Being (2015) in the common era)




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That all may know of [his/her] skill in the practice and teaching of the fighting arts in the Barony, We, <Current Baron> and <Current Baroness>, Baron and Baroness of the Barony of the Sacred Stone, are minded to admit <recipient> into Our Order of the Phoenix Claw. We encourage [him/her] to continue to share skills and knowledge with the people in Our Barony.

Done by Our Hands this <day of the month> day of <month>, [A.S./Anno Societatis] <year in Roman numerals>, at <event>.




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Come forward all and know that We, <Current Baron> and <Current Baroness>, Baron and Baroness of the Sacred Stone, finding Ourselves in receipt of many good reports of <recipient>, who has distinguished [himself/herself] through skill at arms, and informed that <recipient> has long used [himself/herself] in feats of arms and good works find [he/she] is worthy to be numbered and received into the number and company of gentles.

We are minded to make [him/her] a Companion of the Order of the Phoenix Claw. Our Companion has the right to bear the badge of this Order: Argent, a phoenix claw vert issuant from flames proper and in chief two spears per saltire vert.

Done by Our Hands this <day of the month> day of <month>, [A.S./Anno Societatis] <year in Roman numerals>, at <event>.




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Far and wide are carried the words of <Current Baron> and <Current Baroness>, Baron and Baroness of the Sacred Stone. Having weighed well the skill and accuracy of <recipient>, who has made [himself/herself] worthy of advancement, and informed that<recipient> has long pursued feats of arms and deeds of virtue, We find [he/she] is well deserved to be numbered and received into the number and company of gentles.

We wish to recognize <recipient> as a Companion of the Order of the Phoenix Claw. Our Companion has the right to bear the badge of this Order: Argent, a phoenix claw vert issuant from flames proper and in chief two spears per saltire vert.

Done by Our Hands this <day of the month> day of <month>, [A.S./Anno Societatis] <year in Roman numerals>, at <event>.




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Good gentles, hearken to the words of <Current Baron> and <Current Baroness>, Baron and Baroness of this fair Sacred Stone! Right mindful of the high esteem held by Our Barony and Ourselves for <recipient>, who has laboured long and hard in Our Lands to hone [his/her] skill at arms, and <in all [his/her] affairs has borne [himself/herself] worthily, We find [he/she] is well deserved to be renowned and received into the number and company of gentles.

We are pleased to bestow upon <recipient> the right to style [himself/herself] as a Member of the Order of the Phoenix Claw. Our Companion has the right to bear the badge of this Order: Argent, a phoenix claw vert issuant from flames proper and in chief two spears per saltire vert.

Done by Our Hands this <day of the month> day of <month>, [A.S./Anno Societatis] <year in Roman numerals>, at <event>.




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Quiet that all may hear the words of Their Excellencies, <Current Baron> and <Current Baroness>, Baron and Baroness Sacred Stone:

Many an opponent of the Barony of the Sacred Stone has felt the sting of this warrior’s blade. Let it be known far and wide that <recipient> has proven [himself/herself] worthy on the field of battle in time of war and has shared his skills freely by teaching others in time of peace, thus ensuring the future safety of Our Barony. It is, therefore, Our pleasure to name <recipient> a Companion to the Order of the Phoenix’ Claw.

Know all, therefore, that We, as Baron and Baroness Sacred Stone, do by these presents grant Our Companion the right to bear the badge of this Order: Argent, a phoenix claw vert issuant from flames proper and in chief two spears per saltire vert. We also confer all of the rights and privileges of this rank.

In witness thereof, We subscribe Our names and affix the seal of Our Barony.

Done by Our Hands this <day of the month> day of <month>, [A.S./Anno Societatis] <year in Roman numerals>, at <event>.




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A fierce and mighty warrior, <recipient> dost show martial prowess, especially at <weapons form>, [his/her] endeavours to share knowledge with others bolsters Our army, furthermore does this gentle’s valor bring honour to [his/her] name and renown to Our Barony.

The more skilled the combatant and the better the guidance which Our noble gentle shows others, so much more do We trust that, [he/she] wilt progress favourably in the same.

For those reasons, [he/she] hast come to Our attention. Wherefore, so much the more willingly do We, <Current Baron> and <Current Baroness>, Baron and Baroness of the Sacred Stone, welcome <recipient’s first name> as a Companion of the Order of the Phoenix Claw on this <day of the month> day of <month>, [A.S./Anno Societatis] <year in Roman numerals>, at <event>.

May the people of Our Land and also all other Realms receive thee with due honour and admiration.

Scribal Backlog

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Lady E’s Line Art

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