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Lions of Ansteorra
Kingdom of Ansteorra
Or, a mullet of five greater and five lesser points sable, overall a lion rampant argent.
Insignia: The badge of the award worn as a medallion or pin.
A. Establishment of the Order
a. There shall exist in Ansteorra a nonarmigerous order given only once per reign to that person whom the Crown of Ansteorra considers to contribute most to the ideals and milieu of the Society as a whole, and who serves as an inspiration to others. This Order shall be known as the Order of the Lions of Ansteorra, Defenders of the Dream, and shall hereinafter be referred to as the Order.
b. Companions of the Order shall be entitled to place after their names the suffix “Lion of Ansteorra, Defender of the Dream” and to be so styled and announced in procession.
B. Arms and Precedence of the Award
a. The Order shall be non-armigerous and carry no rank or precedence beyond any other Ansteorran award or honor.
b. If the Award is given to a person who is already in precedence, then his or her precedence shall remain unchanged.
C. Investiture in the Order
a. The selection of a companion of the Order shall be publicly proclaimed by the Crown in open court.
b. Persons being selected must be present to receive membership in the Order.
D. Membership in the Order
a. The number of the members of the Order shall not be limited. However, only one companion may be proclaimed each reign.
b. Companions of the Order shall retain their membership in the Order despite any change in residence.
c. Companions of the Order shall have the right to enter an Ansteorran court unbidden by the Crown.
a. The badge of the Order shall be Or, a mullet of five greater and five lesser points sable, overall a lion rampant argent.
b. Companions of the Order shall be entitled to wear the badge of the Order, and if noble, to include in their armorial achievement a lion argent or a lion ermine as one supporter.
F. Creation and Revisions
a. Created by Jonathan DeLaufyson Macebearer and Willow de Wisp, XIV (1979).
b. Revised by Lloyd von Eaker and Joselyn Allyne Reynard, XIV (1979).
c. Revised by Seamus of the Cats and Karlanna of Applecross Woods, January XXII (1988).
d. Revised by Duncan Arthur Ross the Black and Larissa Alwynn Clarewoode, September XXXVI (2001).
e. Revised by Aaron MacGregor and Britta MacGregor, August XXXXI (2006).
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