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{{SCA Kingdom box|name = Kingdom of Atlantia|color = blue|metal = white|device = http://spike.atlantia.sca.org/images/atlantia_MF2.gif | caption = Per pale argent and azure, on a fess wavy, cotised and counterchanged, a crown vallery Or, environed of a laurel wreath proper. | founded =  A.S. XVI | king = [[Janos of Cyddlain Downs]] | queen = [[Rachel Wallace]] | area = Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and part of Georgia. | parent = [[Kingdom of the East]]}}
 
{{SCA Kingdom box|name = Kingdom of Atlantia|color = blue|metal = white|device = http://spike.atlantia.sca.org/images/atlantia_MF2.gif | caption = Per pale argent and azure, on a fess wavy, cotised and counterchanged, a crown vallery Or, environed of a laurel wreath proper. | founded =  A.S. XVI | king = [[Janos of Cyddlain Downs]] | queen = [[Rachel Wallace]] | area = Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and part of Georgia. | parent = [[Kingdom of the East]]}}
  
The '''Kingdom of Atlantia''' covers the American states of Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and part of Georgia.
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The '''Kingdom of Atlantia''' covers the [[U.S.|American]] states of Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and part of Georgia.
  
 
== History ==
 
== History ==
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===Orders of Merit===
 
===Orders of Merit===
* '''Queen's Order of Courtesy''': Given at the whim of the Queen for exemplary display of the chivalric ideal  It's badge is ''fieldless: an escallop Or.''
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* '''Queen's Order of Courtesy''': Given at the whim of the Queen for exemplary display of the [[chivalry|chivalric]] ideal  It's badge is ''fieldless: an [[escallop]] [[OR]].''
  
* '''Shark's Tooth''': Given by the Monarch (either the King or Queen) for exemplary skill at arms.  It's badge is ''fieldless: a shark's tooth natural.''
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* '''Shark's Tooth''': Given by the Monarch (either the King or Queen) for exemplary skill at arms.  It's badge is ''fieldless: a shark's tooth [[natural]].''
  
 
* '''King's Award of Excellence''': Given at the whim of the King for any sort of excellence.  It's badge is ''Or, the King's initial azure.''
 
* '''King's Award of Excellence''': Given at the whim of the King for any sort of excellence.  It's badge is ''Or, the King's initial azure.''
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* '''Undine''': Given by the Queen for personal service.  It's badge is ''Or, the Queen's initial azure.''
 
* '''Undine''': Given by the Queen for personal service.  It's badge is ''Or, the Queen's initial azure.''
  
* '''Sea-Urchin''': Given to young children by the Crown in recognition of their contributions or good deeds.  It's badge is ''fieldless: a sea-urchin azure.''
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* '''Sea-Urchin''': Given to young children by the Crown in recognition of their contributions or good deeds.  It's badge is ''fieldless: a [[sea-urchin]] azure.''
  
* '''Order of Nonpareil''':  This award honors and recognizes those who have shown excellence, honor, 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.  It's badge is ''Or, a sword between four towers sable.''
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* '''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.  It's badge is ''Or, a [[sword]] between four [[tower]]s sable.''
  
* '''Golden 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. It's badge is ''(Fieldless) A nautilus shell argent.''
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* '''Golden 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. It's badge is ''([[Fieldless]]) A [[nautilus shell]] argent.''
  
* '''Hippocampus''': The Hippocampus honors and recognizes those young people (from 10 to 17), whose service and contributions to the Kingdom of Atlantia have distinguished them in the eyes of the Crown and Kingdom.  It's badge: ''(Fieldless) A sea-horse per fess argent and azure.''
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* '''Hippocampus''': The Hippocampus honors and recognizes those young people (from 10 to 17), whose service and contributions to the Kingdom of Atlantia have distinguished them in the eyes of the Crown and Kingdom.  It's badge: ''(Fieldless) A [[sea-horse]] [[per fess]] argent and azure.''
  
 
* '''Fountain''': A  gift of the King and Queen jointly or individually, The Fountain honors and recognizes those subjects who have performed acts of service for the Kingdom of Atlantia.  Currently, it's heraldry is pending approval.
 
* '''Fountain''': A  gift of the King and Queen jointly or individually, The Fountain honors and recognizes those subjects who have performed acts of service for the Kingdom of Atlantia.  Currently, it's heraldry is pending approval.
  
* '''Herring''': This award recognizes those who have shown extraordinary skill as autocrats.  It's badge is ''(Fieldless) a herring urinant argent.''
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* '''Herring''': This award recognizes those who have shown extraordinary skill as autocrats.  It's badge is ''(Fieldless) a [[herring]] [[urinant]] argent.''
  
 
* '''Golden Gazelle''': This recognizes those minors (up to 17) who have displayed extraordinary courtesy.  Currently, the heraldry is pending for this award.
 
* '''Golden Gazelle''': This recognizes those minors (up to 17) who have displayed extraordinary courtesy.  Currently, the heraldry is pending for this award.
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=== Armigerous Awards ===
 
=== Armigerous Awards ===
  
* '''Order of the Opal''' - Honors and recognizes those subjects of the Kingdom who have distinguished themselves by their service to Atlantia.  It's badge is ''Argent, semy of lozenges azure.''
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* '''Order of the Opal''' - Honors and recognizes those subjects of the Kingdom who have distinguished themselves by their service to Atlantia.  It's badge is ''Argent, [[semy]] of [[lozenge]]s azure.''
  
* '''Order of the Coral Branch''' - Honors and recognizes those subjects of the Kingdom who have distinguished themselves in their effort in arts and sciences of the period.  It's badge is ''(Fieldless) a coral branch inverted gules.''
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* '''Order of the Coral Branch''' - Honors and recognizes those subjects of the Kingdom who have distinguished themselves in their effort in arts and sciences of the period.  It's badge is ''(Fieldless) a coral branch [[inverted]] gules.''
  
 
* '''Order of the Silver Osprey''' - Honors and recognizes those non-belted fighters who have distinguished themselves by consistent effort on the field.
 
* '''Order of the Silver Osprey''' - Honors and recognizes those non-belted fighters who have distinguished themselves by consistent effort on the field.
  
* '''Order of the King's Missiliers''' - Honors and recognizes those subjects who have distinguished themselves by their effort with bow and arrow (both target and combat), thrown weapon, and siege craft.  It's badge is ''Azure, semy of arrows argent.''
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* '''Order of the King's Missiliers''' - Honors and recognizes those subjects who have distinguished themselves by their effort with bow and arrow (both target and combat), thrown weapon, and siege craft.  It's badge is ''Azure, semy of [[arrow]]s argent.''
  
 
* '''Order of the Sea Dragon''' - Honors and recognizes those subjects of the Kingdom who have distinguished themselves upon the rapier field.
 
* '''Order of the Sea Dragon''' - Honors and recognizes those subjects of the Kingdom who have distinguished themselves upon the rapier field.
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===High Orders of Merit===
 
===High Orders of Merit===
  
* '''Order of the Golden Dolphin''' - Given to those subjects of the kingdom who have distinguished themselves by their service to Atlantia.  It's badge is ''Per chevron enhanced engrailed argent and azure, in base a dolphin naiant to sinister Or.''
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* '''Order of the Golden Dolphin''' - Given to those subjects of the kingdom who have distinguished themselves by their service to Atlantia.  It's badge is ''Per chevron enhanced engrailed argent and azure, in base a [[dolphin naiant]] to sinister Or.''
  
* '''Order of the Pearl''' - Given to those subjects of the kingdom who have distinguished themselves by their efforts and willingness to teach others the arts and sciences of the period, and/or those who have achieved excellence in the arts and sciences of the period.  It's badge is ''(fieldless) On an escallop inverted azure a roundel argent. ''
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* '''Order of the Pearl''' - Given to those subjects of the kingdom who have distinguished themselves by their efforts and willingness to teach others the arts and sciences of the period, and/or those who have achieved excellence in the arts and sciences of the period.  It's badge is ''(fieldless) On an escallop inverted azure a [[roundel]] argent. ''
  
* '''Order of the Sea Stag''' - Given to those subjects who have distinguished themselves by their teaching of the fighting arts of the period.  It's badge is ''Azure, a stag's head cabossed and in base two tridents in saltire argent.''
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* '''Order of the Sea Stag''' - Given to those subjects who have distinguished themselves by their teaching of the fighting arts of the period.  It's badge is ''Azure, a [[stag's head]] [[cabossed]] and in base two [[trident]]s in [[saltire]] argent.''
  
* '''Order of the Kraken''' - Given to those non-belted fighters who have distinguished themselves by constant achievement on the field.  It's badge is ''(fieldless) A kraken Or.''
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* '''Order of the Kraken''' - Given to those non-belted fighters who have distinguished themselves by constant achievement on the field.  It's badge is ''(fieldless) A [[kraken]] Or.''
  
* '''Order of the Yew Bow''': Given to Atlantians who demonstrate skill at [[archery]] (both target and combat), it's badge is ''A unicornate natural seahorse's head erased maintaining in its mouth an arrow inverted bendwise.''
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* '''Order of the Yew Bow''': Given to Atlantians who demonstrate skill at [[archery]] (both target and combat), it's badge is ''A [[unicornate]] natural [[seahorse]]'s head erased maintaining in its mouth an arrow inverted bendwise.''
  
* '''Order of the White Scarf''': Given to members of the [[Academie d'Espee]] who attain the rank of Provost through demonstrated skill with the [[rapier]].  It's badge is ''Argent, a billet between two unicornate seahorse azure.''  Additionally, members of this Order may wear [[white scarf|white scarves]] on their left arm, like a [[knight]]'s [[white belt]].
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* '''Order of the White Scarf''': Given to members of the [[Academie d'Espee]] who attain the rank of Provost through demonstrated skill with the [[rapier]].  It's badge is ''Argent, a billet between two unicornate seahorses azure.''  Additionally, members of this Order may wear [[white scarf|white scarves]] on their left arm, like a [[knight]]'s [[white belt]].
  
 
===Elite Units===
 
===Elite Units===

Revision as of 05:43, 3 May 2006