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Kingdom Awards

Award Name Description
Patent of Arms
This covers the Peers of the Kingdom and Society. This would be the Chivalry, Laurels, Pelicans, and Masters of Defense.
Grant of Arms
Grants of Arms (GoA) are given at the pleasure of the Crown to those persons of outstanding achievement to the kingdom
Award of Arms
Awards of Arms (AoA) are given at the pleasure of the Crown. This conveys that you are recognized as a Lord / Lady of the Court of Meridies. The Baronial award Athene Noctua automatically conveys a Award of Arms, if the recipient does not already has a Award of Arms
Order of the Bough
Given to those who have served the kingdom well and faithfully, above and beyond normal expectations.
Order of the Velvet Owl
Given to those who have shown outstanding skill and accomplishment in the arts and sciences, who have imparted those skills to the populace of Meridies by regular teaching and sharing
Order of the Scarlet Star
Given to those who have served the kingdom well and faithfully, above and beyond normal expectations, by consistently and successfully administrating a number of Society events and/or feasts.
Order of the Sable Sword
Given to those who have served the kingdom with longtime excellence, quality, chivalry in the fulfullment of duties of a martial nature, have shown outstanding skill and accomplishment in the Martial Arts, have imparted those skills to the populace
Order of the Legio Ursi
Referred to as the Legion of the Bear. Given to those who have exemplified and furthered the art of soldiering, who have shown outstanding skill upon the field of war, who have imparted those skills to others by teaching and training, who consistently display leadership, courtesy and chivalry.
Order of the Split Arrow
(GSA): Given to those who have served Meridies with longtime excellence, quality and chivalry in either combat or target archery. This award also conveys a GOA Grant of Arms.
Order of the Meridian Blade
(MOB) Given to those who have served Meridies with longtime excellence, quality, leadership, courtesy, and chivalry in the pursuit of the art of the rapier. This award also conveys a GOA Grant of Arms.
Order of the Argent Comet
Given by the Crown to those who have demonstrated outstanding service to a shire, college, or other group not directly administered by a barony.

Non-armigerous Awards

Order of the Meridian Cross
(CMC) Given to those who show promise and skill in the arts and sciences.
Order of the Argent Shield
(CAS) Given to fighters who have distinguished themselves in war, on the tournament field, and in the training of new fighters.
Order of the Meridian Broken Bow
(CMB) Given to archers who have displayed courteous and chivalrous conduct and have distinguished themselves in the field of archery.
Order of the Argent Lance of Meridies
(ALM) Given to those equestrians who have displayed courteous and chivalrous conduct, and who have distinguished themselves in the field of equestrian sciences.
Order of the Argent Rapier
(CAR) Given to those who have distinguished themselves with the rapier in war, on the tournament field, and in the training of new rapierists.
Order of the Cygnet
(CC) Given to children for courtly behavior and honorable service rendered.
Order of the Rising Swan
(CMRS) Given to subjects of Meridies, age 17 and under, to recognize outstanding service and achievement above and beyond that recognized by the Order of the Cygnet.
Order of the Cygnet’s Nest
(CCN) Given to those who have worked tirelessly on the behalf of children.
Order of the Guiding Hand
(CGHM) Given to those who have served the kingdom well and faithfully by giving encouragement and assistance to newcomers and any in need.
There is several more awards and recognitions available that are not listed here. You can follow this link to the Kingdom page to see a full listing and more information of the above awards.
If you would like to recommend a fellow SCAdian for a Kingdom award. You may follow the link to the Award Recommendation page. There you can champion worthy candidates. 

Baronial Awards

Award Name Description
Athene Noctua
Armigerous Service award for service to the Barony
The Order of the Caryatid
Service to the Barony
Order of the Mnemosyne
Arts and Sciences in the Barony
Order of the Gorgonian
Baronial Martial Award
Order of the Kotinos
Baronial Thank You (personal to their Excellencies)

Baronial and Kingdom Order of Precedence

To Submit Baronial Award Recommendations

to their Excellencies
E-mail Ether Excellency at

  • Baroness  Ysabel de Sainte Croix at Baroness.Glaedenfeld@meridies.org

  • Baron  Jean-Azriel du Corbier at Baron.Glaedenfeld@meridies.org