Court Barony
Ceremonial of the Kingdom of An Tir
Version: 12th Night, XXXVII (2003)

At the Crown's command, the HERALD will call for the attention of the populace.

HERALD: Let _______________ come before Their Majesties.

And the candidate will come forward and kneel before the throne.
And the KING or QUEEN may speak directly to the candidate and announce their intention to create him/her Court Baron/Baroness and relate the reasons why they have chosen to so honor their subject. Or they may direct the HERALD to read a scroll which has been prepared (if no scroll has been prepared, the herald may read the following:)

HERALD: Hear now the words of the Crown:
Take heed all people of the Knowne World, that We, _______________ and _______________, King and Queen of An Tir, do take unto Ourselves Our prerogative to honor those of Our subjects who have pleased us with the title and estate of Baron/Baroness. Henceforth let it be known that _______________ does now hold the title of Baron/Baroness of An Tir, with all the rights and privileges of this rank. By Our hand and seal on this __________ day of __________, Anno Societatis __________, being __________ Gregorian. _______________, King of An Tir _______________, Queen of An Tir.

And if there has been a Baronial Coronet prepared for the new Baron [Baroness], the King or Queen shall place it upon his/her head.

KING or QUEEN: Wear this coronet as symbol of your new estate.

And the King and Queen will congratulate the new Baron or Baroness and the herald will exhort the cheers of the populace.

Find out if there is a coronet to be presented to the new Baron or Baroness, and if so, who has it. Be sure it is ready at hand for the ceremony.

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Updated: September 26, 2003