Difference between revisions of "Society level award"

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These awards are recognised throughout the [[society]] (i.e. All over the world, wherever there is an SCA group). People who receive these awards are deemed to be all round nice people, and their contributions to the Society as a whole are vastly recognised. These three awards are:
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These awards are recognised throughout the [[society]] (i.e. All over the world, wherever there is an SCA group).  
  
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Award of Arms
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Grant of Arms
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Patent of Arms
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The Patent of Arms is awarded with recognition of becoming a Royal Peer at the conclusion of a reign (Duke, Duchess, Count, or Countess) or with induction into:
 
*[[Order of Chivalry]] ([[Knight]]s)
 
*[[Order of Chivalry]] ([[Knight]]s)
 
*[[Order of the Laurel]] ([[Laurel]]s)
 
*[[Order of the Laurel]] ([[Laurel]]s)
 
*[[Order of the Pelican]] ([[Pelican]]s)
 
*[[Order of the Pelican]] ([[Pelican]]s)
  
(people who receive these are also known as '[[peer]]s')
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(people who receive the Patent of Arms are also known as '[[peer]]s')
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Many Kingdoms will tie a Kingdom award to a Society award, so a plain "Grant of Arms" is seldom awarded - it is usually granted as part of a Kingdom award that is given for a more specific achievement.

Revision as of 05:42, 19 May 2006

These awards are recognised throughout the society (i.e. All over the world, wherever there is an SCA group).

Award of Arms Grant of Arms Patent of Arms

The Patent of Arms is awarded with recognition of becoming a Royal Peer at the conclusion of a reign (Duke, Duchess, Count, or Countess) or with induction into:

(people who receive the Patent of Arms are also known as 'peers')

Many Kingdoms will tie a Kingdom award to a Society award, so a plain "Grant of Arms" is seldom awarded - it is usually granted as part of a Kingdom award that is given for a more specific achievement.