Awards and Orders of Atlantia

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The Kingdom of Atlantia currently has twenty seven awards and orders active. For the purposes of the Order of Precedence the current orders are split into five groups: Orders of High Merit, Orders of Merit, Non-Precedence Orders, Kingdom Awards and Youth Awards.

Orders of High Merit

Membership of these orders bestows a ranking between that of Landed Baronage and a Grant of Arms.

White scarf.png The Academie d'Espee, Order of the White Scarf of Atlantia: Given for excellence in teaching and practice of rapier.
Kraken.png The Order of the Kraken: Given to those unbelted fighters who show excellence on the field.
Sea stag.png The Order of the Sea Stag: Given for excellence in teaching the martial arts.
Yew bow.png The Order of the Yew Bow: Honors and recognizes those subjects who have distinguished themselves by their excellence with bow and arrow (both target and combat), thrown weapons, or siegecraft.
Pearl.png The Order of the Pearl: Honors and recognizes those subjects of the Kingdom who have distinguished themselves by their efforts and willingness to teach other subjects of the Society the arts and sciences of the period, and/or their excellence in the arts and sciences of the period.
Golden dolphin.png The Order of the Golden Dolphin: Honors and recognizes those subjects of the Kingdom who have distinguished themselves by their exceptional service and leadership in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

Orders of Merit

Membership of these orders bestows a ranking that of an Award of Arms.

Sea dragon.png The Order of the Sea Dragon: Given for effort and excellence in rapier.
Silver osprey.png The Order of the Silver Osprey: Given to those unbelted fighters who show excellence on the field.
Kings missiliers.png The Order of the King's Missiliers: Given to those who show excellence in archery.
Coral branch.png The Order of the Coral Branch: Given to those who show excellence in the arts and sciences.
Opal.png The Order of the Opal: Given to those who prove themselves by service.
Quintain.png The Order of the Quintain: Honors and recognizes those who have distinguished themselves and shown excellence in the pursuit of equestrian activities, in service or valor.

Non-Precedence Orders

Membership of these orders bestows no rank for the purpose of the Order of Precedence.

Qoc.png The Queen's Order of Courtesy: Given at the whim of the Queen for exemplary display of the chivalric ideal.
Nonpareil.png Order of Nonpareil: This award honors and recognizes those who have shown excellence, honour, courtesy or chivalry above and beyond any duty. The members of this Order exemplify what it means to be an Atlantian. This award may be given only once per reign and is conveyed solely at the discretion of the Crown.

Kingdom Awards

Receipt of these awards bestows no rank for the purpose of the Order of Precedence.

Sharks tooth.png The Shark's Tooth: Given by the Monarch (either the King or Queen) for exemplary skill at arms.
Silver nautilus.png The Silver Nautilus: This award is the gift of the King and Queen jointly or individually to those who have distinguished themselves by an extraordinary achievement in the Arts and Sciences.
Fountain.png The Fountain: Recognizes and honors those who have performed acts of service for the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Kae.png King's Award of Excellence (KAE): Given at the whim of the King for any sort of excellence.
Undine.png The Undine: Given by the Queen for personal service.
Herring.png The Award of the Herring: Honors and recognizes those who have distinguished themselves by extraordinary achievement as autocrats.
Vexillum atlantiae.png The Vexillum Atlantiae: Recognizes and honors groups who have performed acts of valor for the Kingdom of Atlantia.

Youth Awards

Membership of these orders or receipt of these awards are young people (up to and including the age of 17) and bestow no rank for the purpose of the Order of Precedence.

Sea urchin.png The Award of the Sea-Urchin: Honors and recognizes those who have made contributions or good deeds to the Kingdom of Atlantia in service, martial activities and/or sciences.
Hippocampus.png The Order of the Hippocampus: Given to those who prove themselves by service and contributions to the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Sea tyger.png The Order of the Sea Tyger: Given to those youth fighters for acts of valor and chivalry on the youth combat field.
Alcyon.png The Order of the Alcyon: Given to youth in recognition of their labors and achievements in arts and sciences.
Arielle.png The Order of Arielle: Given to young in recognition of their acts of courtesy.
Royal aug.png Royal Augmentation of Arms: Children of TRM's may be referred to as the Prince(ss) Royale during TRM's reign, with no precedence beyond the reign. Upon completion of the reign, the Crown may gift them with a Royal Augmentation of Arms.