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An ''Order of High Merit'' is an East Kingdom award which has two characteristics:
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'''Order of High Merit''' is a term used by some [[SCA]] [[kingdoms]] to refer to specific subset of their [[award]]s or [[order]]s. The term is neither reserved nor defined SCA-wide.
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# it carries an [[Award of Arms]], if the person receiving the award does not already have higher precedence
 
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# it is a [[polling order]]
 
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* In the [[East_Kingdom | East Kingdom]] there are five Orders of High Merit. These orders have two characteristics which distinguish them from other Eastern orders; they carry an [[Award of Arms]], if the person receiving the award does not already have higher precedence, and they are [[polling order]]s.
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*# [[Order of the Silver Crescent]]
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*# [[Order of the Maunche]]
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*# [[Order of the Tygers Combattant]]
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*# [[Order of the Sagittarius]]
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*# [[Order of the Golden Rapier]]
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* In the [[Atlantia| Kingdom of Atlantia]] there are six Orders that carry High Merit. However the characteristics are slightly different from the [[East_Kingdom | East Kingdom]] in that they carry a [[Grant of Arms]] instead of an [[Award of Arms]] (if the person receiving the award does not already have higher precedence). They are also [[polling order]]s.
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*# [[Order of the Golden Dolphin]]
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*# [[Order of the Pearl]]
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*# [[Order of the Sea Stag]]
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*# [[Order of the Kraken]]
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*# [[Order of the Yew Bow]]
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*# [[Order of the White Scarf]]
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[[category:awards]]

Latest revision as of 00:13, 21 November 2009

Order of High Merit is a term used by some SCA kingdoms to refer to specific subset of their awards or orders. The term is neither reserved nor defined SCA-wide.