Order of the Lion's Torse
Ceremonial of the Kingdom of An Tir
Version: 12th Night, XXXVII (2003)

At the King's command, the herald shall call forth the members of the Order:

HERALD: Their Majesties call forward the Members of the Order of the Lion's Torse.
When they have gathered:

HERALD: Your Majesties, gathered before you are the members of the Order of the Lion's Torse. Each has been admitted to this order in recognition of their exemplary use and display of authentic and attractive armor on the tourney fields of An Tir.

SPOKESMAN: Your Majesty, there is one missing from our Order. We would ask you to invite another to join us today.

KING: Tell me of their accomplishments.

And the spokesman shall detail the qualifications of the candidate. Then the King shall command the herald to call the candidate forth.

HERALD: _______________, His Majesty commands your attendance.

When the candidate has arrived:

KING: Do all of you agree that _______________ should be admitted to the Order of the Lion's Torse?

Receiving an affirmative reply the King continues:

KING: We are minded to admit you into the Order of the Lion's Torse. Will you accept this honor from Our hands?


KING: Then We admit you to this Order. We charge you to continue your efforts, and to encourage all in the use of authentic and attractive armor on Our tourney fields. Go now to your fellows.

As the King and members of the Order greet the new member, the herald will exhort the cheers of the people.

Find out who will be spokesman for the Order.

Find out if there is a token to be presented.

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Updated: September 26, 2003