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Order of the Phoenix Heart

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The Phoenix Heart symbolizes those who are known far and wide to possess a deep and abiding love for the Barony of the Sacred Stone. There is no greater gift to Our Barony than this. <recipient>, through [his/her] actions and works embodies all for which the Barony stands. Therefore, We, <Current Baron> and <Current Baroness>, Baron and Baroness of the Barony of the Sacred Stone, are minded to make [him/her] a Companion of the Phoenix Heart.

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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Hear now the words of <Current Baron>, Baron of the Sacred Stone and, <Current Baroness>, Baroness of the Sacred Stone, finding Ourselves in receipt of many good reports of <recipient>, who has greatly improved the lot of Our subjects by <deeds the recipient has done>, and informed that <recipient> has long pursued good works and deeds of virtue find [he/she] is well deserved to be admitted and received into the number and company of gentles.

We are minded to make [him/her] a Member of the Order of the Phoenix Heart. Our Companion has the right to bear the badge of this Order: Vert, a double‐headed phoenix displayed argent, between its wings a heart Or.

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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Just and wise are <Current Baron>, Baron of the Sacred Stone, and <Current Baroness>, Our Baroness, having heard much good of<recipient>, who has distinguished [himself/herself] by <deeds the recipient has done>, and governed [himself /herself] honorably. We find [he/she] is worthy to be admitted and received into the number and company of gentles.

We wish to recognize <recipient> as a Member of the Order of the Phoenix Heart. Our Companion has the right to bear the badge of
this Order: Vert, a double‐headed phoenix displayed argent, between its wings a heart Or.

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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Open wide the gates and proclaim to all that We, <Current Baron>, Baron of the mighty Sacred Stone, and <Current Baroness>, Our Baroness, having observed the many good works and labours of <recipient>, having given greatly and unstintingly of [his/her] skills and energies for <deeds the recipient has done>, and informed that <recipient> has long pursued good works and deeds of virtue find [he/she] is well deserved to be accepted and received into the number and company of gentles.

We do publicly commend [him/her] and do hereby prefer and create [him/her] to the Order of the Phoenix Heart. Our Companion has the right to bear the badge of this Order: Vert, a double‐headed phoenix displayed argent, between its wings a heart Or.

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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Zephyrs blow gently over the Sacred Stone, carrying the words of Their Excellencies, <Current Baron> and <Current Baroness>, Baron and Baroness Sacred Stone, to all.

In the words of the Bard, "Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?"

The Phoenix Heart symbolizes those who are known far and wide to possess a deep and abiding love for the Barony of the Sacred Stone. There is no greater gift to Our Barony than this. <recipient>, through [his/her] actions and works embodies all for which the Barony stands.

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: Vert, a double‐headed phoenix displayed argent, between its wings a heart Or.

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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Since human memory is short and does not suffice for a crowd of things, the authority of those who preceded our age, have decreed that those things were to be written down which the progress of fleeting time generally removes from the knowledge of men.

Wherefore let those here present as well as the future subjects know, that We, <Current Baron> and <Current Baroness>, Baron and Baroness of the Sacred Stone, through consideration of the merits through which our beloved <recipient> has deserved the privilege of recognition by promoting and upholding the honour of Our Sacred Stone.

We do induct, therefore, them into our Order of the Phoenix Heart and confirm the right to bear its badge: Vert, a double‐headed phoenix displayed argent, between its wings a heart Or.

And wishing this to remain valid unto all posterity, We forbid that any one, with rash daring, infringe it or in any way attempt to violate it; and We validly corroborate this Our decree, signed by Our Hand and witnessed by those who are present at this deed on this this <day of the month> day of <month>, [A.S./Anno Societatis] <year in Roman numerals>, at <event>.

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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