Order of the Espirit de Soleil: given to those who have exhibited talent, enthusiasm, and a willingness to share their knowledge worthy of recognition in the arts and sciences. The token of the order was a medallion depicting the order's badge: A fireball sable, enflamed in cross proper, charged with a harp Or, hung from a green ribbon.
In Anno Societatis XVII (1982), in the reign of Thomas and Anastasia there was created an award known as the Order of the Esprit du Soleil. On May 15, A.S XVII Erik MacRory was made Premier of the Order.
I. There shall exist in the Principality of the Sun an award, Known as the Order of the Esprit de Soleil, which may be given by the Prince and Princess, subject to the pleasure of the Crown, to those persons whom they feel have exhibited talent, enthusiasm and a willingness to share their knowledge worthy of recognition in the Arts and Sciences.
II. The holders of the award shall be styled as Companions of the Esprit de Soleil and shall be entitled to place the initials C.E.S. after their names.
III. The insignia of the order shall consist of a medallion bearing, subject to approval by the SCA College of Arms: A fireball proper charged with a harp Or.
IV. Arms and Precedence:
a. The award shall carry with it, subject to the pleasure of the crown, an Award of Arms, and companions of the order shall take precedence after armigerous kingdom orders but before baronial orders.
b. If the award is given to a person who bears an award carrying higher precedence than given above, his/her precedence shall remain unchanged.
c. If the award is given to a person who has previously received and Award of Arms, his/her precedence shall date from his/her election to the order.
V. Amendments to this constitution shall be made by the Coronet of the Sun after due consultation with the Crown.
VI. The companionship of all previous recipients of this award is hereby confirmed.
By our hands this 16th day of August, Anno Societatis Nineteen, being 1984 in the Common Era.
Rotwulf , Prince of the Sun Naomi, Princess of the Sun
Freana, King (Konung) Richenda, Queen (Drottning)
Keridwen of Montrose, Aten Principal Herald
All members of this order are hereby confirmed as Companions of the Esprit de Soliel, and are further confirmed with the right to fly the Ensign of the Sun from this day forward.
This order is hereby closed by command of their Solar Highnesses, Drusilus and Yrsa, rightwise Prince and Princess of the Sun.
Done by Our Hands this 19th day of July, Anno Societatis XXXII, being nineteen and ninety-seven in the Common Era.
Drusilus, Princeps Solis Yrsa, Principessa Solis
Severian, Solar Herald