Two East Kingdom Award Badges Registered!
Tidings from the Brigantia Principal Herald.
The East Kingdom College of Arms is proud to announce that the Order of Gawain is now Fully registered with the SCA College of Arms. The Badge which has been in use since Gryffith and Aikaterine, the Green Garter with Yellow Star, passed without conflicts. * East, Kingdom of the. Order name Order of Gawain and badge. (Fieldless) A garter buckled in annulo vert charged on the tongue with a mullet Or.
The Tygers of the East have also had a badge registered for them.
* East, Kingdom of the. Badge for Tyger of the East Kingdom, Order of the. (Fieldless) A demi-tyger azure.
I would like to personally thank the entire Brigantia Staff, especially Mistress Alys, Eastern Crown Herald, and Lord Jocelyn, Blue Tyger Herald, and all those who commented and contributed to the registration process, for all their hard work in getting a very large chunk of the unregistered Kingdom’s awards finally registered with the SCA College of Heralds.
Neat! What are these two orders?
The Order of Gawain (established April 22, A.S. 41 by Gryffith and Aikaterine).
a. The Order of Gawain may be awarded by The Crown to honor and recognize those young people, up to
and including the age of 17, who have distinguished themselves by acts of valor, honor, chivalry,
courtesy, and leadership within a youth martial activity.
b. The Crown may, at Their discretion, request comment from the appropriate Marshalate regarding
candidates for this award.
c. The recipient of this award is entitled to wear on the left arm a green garter charged with a gold
d. The Companions of this Order will be bound, insofar as they are able, to maintain and encourage the
standards of the Order within the youth martial community.
Tyger of the East (established April 26, A.S. 37 by Darius and Roxane)
a. The Tyger of the East may be awarded by The Crown to the individual who most embodies and
personifies the ideals of the East Kingdom.
b. During any one reign, no more than one individual will be bestowed with the Tyger of the East.
c. An individual may be recognized in this way no more than once.
d. The recipients of this award will be entitled to a scroll.
Is it sad when I saw the icon on someones feed and thought…awesome someone got apprenticed, lets see who it is. And it is for a totally different purpose. I guess the looking at it from a distance thing failed for me.