HERALD: Their Majesties invite the Lions of An Tir to come before Them.
HERALD: In the second reign of Tjorkil and Hlutwige, Their Majesties took unto themselves their prerogative to honor those whom the Crown believed to epitomize the ideals of An Tir. Thus was created the Honor of the Lion of An Tir. Today Their Majesties chose to recognize another with this Honor.
HERALD: Their Majesties invite _________________ to come before Them.
And when the recipient is kneeling before Their Majesties:
KING: We are minded to bestow the Honor of the Lion of An Tir upon you. Will you accept this Fellowship from Us?
If there is a scroll, read scroll:
HERALD: Proclaim through all the land that We, _______________ and _______________, King and Queen of An Tir, being greatly inspired by the example set for Us and Our subjects by _______________ through his/her contribution to the quality of life in Our realm, do now create him/her a fellow of the Honor of the Lion of An Tir with all the privileges pertaining thereto, being: the right to include a Lion, tail forked and nowed sable as a supporter upon his/her Armorial achievement, and the right to augment his/her personal banner with a stripe in dexter checky or and argent to signify his estate. In witness whereof We do here set Our hand and seal, this __________ day of ___________ Anno Societatis _______________, being __________ Gregorian.
_______________, King of An Tir _______________, Queen of An Tir
If NO scroll:
HERALD: Their Majesties have invited ___________ to become a Lion of An Tir. Having accepted, _______________, now has the right to include a Lion, tail forked and nowed sable as a supporter upon their Armorial achievement, and the right to augment their personal banner with a stripe in dexter checky or and argent to signify their estate.
The herald shall exhort the cheers of the populace as the Fellowship departs.
NOTES FOR THE HERALD
Fellows of the Honor of the Lion of An Tir (in order of creation):
Edward the Stuffy
Berek von Langental
Lao Tao Xeng
Rowenna de Manning
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