Orders and Awards

 

Descriptions of Orders and Awards
oss The Order of the Sacred Stone

Established in 1982 to recognize outstanding service and dedication to the Barony over a long period of time and with the promise of continuing service in the future.

OP
 ope The Order of the Phoenix Eye

Established in 1982 to recognize outstanding Arts & Sciences achievements within the Barony. This includes the teaching of that art in the Barony and its use on the Barony’s behalf.

OP
 opc The Order of the Phoenix Claw

Established in 1983 to recognize outstanding performance on the field of battle in heavy weapons within the Barony. In 1991, this Order was opened to rapier fighters. In 2010, this Order was opened to siege engineers.

OP
 oph The Order of the Phoenix Heart

Established in 1988 to recognize courtesy and chivalry in the Barony. The original name of the Order had to be changed to its current name in 1992. Changed in 2006 to recognize gentles that repeatedly perform selfless acts on behalf of the Barony, both inside and outside her borders.

OP
 oyss The Order of the Yeoman of the Sacred Stone

Created in 1991 to recognize outstanding contributions in all areas of archery, both on the range and on the field of battle. In 2013, this Order was opened to recognize those gentles who excel at the art of thrown weapons.

OP
 flop The Award of the Flame of the Phoenix

Created and first given in 1986 as special recognition for the contributions of newcomers to the Barony. It is now an award recognizing an outstanding feat of service in the Barony.

OP
 fop The Award of the Feather of the Phoenix

Created and first given in 1986 to recognize the special contributions made by the Barony’s children 10 and under.

OP
 bae-b The Baronial Award of Excellence

First given in 1991 and recognizes outstanding achievement in the Arts & Sciences by a specific work or project. It is now an award of general excellence.

OP
 top The Award of the Talon of the Phoenix

First given in 1992 and recognizes outstanding achievement on the field of battle during a specific event.

OP
 ade The Award of the Drakken Egg

First given in 1993 to recognize contributions made on the behalf of newcomers. It is now an award recognizing outstanding contributions made by newcomers.

OP
 asp The Award of the Spirit of the Phoenix

First given in 2001 and recognizes contributions made on behalf of the Barony from people who live outside its geographical boundaries.

OP
 sop The Award of the Spark of the Phoenix

Created in 2004 as The Award of the Ember of the Phoenix (OP). Recognizes outstanding achievement in the Arts & Sciences by a specific work or project. Name changed in 2013.

OP
 aco The Award of the Chef d’oeuvre

Created in 2006 and is given to individuals for skill in planning and cooking feasts.

OP
The Award of Saint Casimir

For Youth, aged 11 to 16

OP
 
The Award of the Phoenix’s Emerald

Given to a person who is highly and uniquely valuable to the Barony. One time achievement award

OP
The Award of the Phoenix’s Pyrite

Given to individuals for service to the Barony above and beyond any sane reckoning.

OP
  The Baronial Award of Courtesy

Given at the discretion of the Coronets to any individual displaying outstanding courtesy to any member of the populace or themselves.

OP
The Defenders of the Sacred Stone/Phoenix

Recognizes those who served Sacred Stone during their term as Champion by working to support the Barony both inside and outside the borders

OP

 

 

In the Sacred Stone Baronial Scribal Handbook Seigneur E∫tienne Le Mons d’Anjou reminds us, “Our Barony relies heavily upon the kindness and generosity of volunteers to provide their Excellencies with scroll that serve as evidence of the awarding of a Baronial Order.”  Scribes interested in working on Baronial award scrolls will find the Sacred Stone Scribal Handbook extremely informative. Download it here.