Commander of the Lynx of Atenveldt

From Kingdom of Atenveldt
Heraldry
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[Silar - Own work]. [BY-SA 4.0]. [Sword Bead, amber pendant with almandine embedded in a gold frame, 5th century]
Award Information
Blazon: An amber stone suspended from a Golden Chain
Type: Armigerous
Founded: May 4, 2019 by Morgan and Elizabeth III
Premiere(s): Perin de la Serena
Recipients: People with this award

The Commander is given to those who already have a Lynx of Atenveldt and continue to be outstanding in the virtues of the arte of defense — Prudence, Audacity, Celerity, and Fortitude; using steel weapons in both Rapier and Cut & Thrust styles. In addition, they continue to excel in teaching and their exceptional artistry of these weapons forms.

This is a very special award because only one may be given out per reign and the Crown puts a lot of thought into their choice. The award includes a Grant of Arms and has a higher precedence than the Lynx, Luxbruder or Guardian

Token/Regalia

An amber stone suspended from a golden chain

Titles

Confers a Grant of Arms which bestows the title of "Honorable Lord/Lady". Individuals are addressed as "Your Lordship / Ladyship".

Order of Precedence

This award is armigerous and takes precedence after the Lions of Atenveldt and before simple grants of arms. The Commander has a higher precedence than the Lynx, Luxbruder or Guardian

Charter

In Anno Societatis LIV (2019) during the Reign of Their Royal Aten Majesties Morgan and Elizabeth III there was created an award known as the Commanders of the Lynx of Atenveldt. Perin de la Serena was created Premier of this Order on the 4 day of May A.S. LIV.

  1. There shall exist in the Kingdom of Atenveldt an award, known as the Commanders of the Lynx of Atenveldt, which may be given by the King and Queen to those persons who have continued to demonstrate the virtues of the arte of defense - Prudence, Audacity, Celerity, and Fortitude; with steel weapons both Rapier and Cut & Thrust. These Gentles, having demonstrated good judgment; shown boldness and swiftness; and having exhibited courage both on and off the field, have excelled both in teaching and in their exceptional artistry of these weapons form.
  2. Companionship in the Order requires that the recipient shall have already been admitted to the Order of the Lynx of Atenveldt in a previous Reign
  3. Only one person shall be admitted to the Order each Reign.
  4. The members of the Order shall be styled as Commanders of the Lynx of Atenveldt and shall be entitled to place the initials O.L.A.C. after their names
  5. The insignia of the Order shall consist of a stone of amber suspended from a Golden Chain.
  6. Companionship in the Order shall carry a Grant of Arms
  7. Commanders of the Order shall take precedence after the Lions of Atenveldt and before simple Grants of Arms.
  8. The Principal and Protector of the Order shall be the King
  9. Amendments to this charter shall be made by the Crown of Atenveldt.
  10. The membership in the Order of all previous recipients of this award is hereby confirmed

Done by Our Hands this 16th day of June, Anno Societatis LIII, also known as 2019

Morgan, King Elizabeth, Queen

Seamus McDaid, Aten Principal Herald