Order of the Chivalry

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== Introduction ==
The Order of the Chivalry is one of the three SCA Bestowed Peerages, along with the Order of Laurel and the Order of the Pelican.
The Order of the Chivalry is one of the three SCA Bestowed Peerages, along with the Order of Laurel and the Order of the Pelican.
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*  (if the member has sworn fealty to the Crown) supporting and upholding the Crown of his or her kingdom.
*  (if the member has sworn fealty to the Crown) supporting and upholding the Crown of his or her kingdom.
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* enriching the kingdom by sharing his or her knowledge and skills.
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* advising the Crown on the advancement of candidates for the Order of the Chivalry.
==Symbols of the Order==
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==Elevation to the Order==
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Contents

Introduction

The Order of the Chivalry is one of the three SCA Bestowed Peerages, along with the Order of Laurel and the Order of the Pelican.

Companions of the Order of the Chivalry have been recognized by the Crown for their exemplary martial skills, along with their consistent display of the virtues of Grace, Courtesy and Chivalric Demeanor. Their elevation is accompanied by a Patent of Arms (the highest level of arms).

Chronological listing of East Kingdom Chivalry

Arts

Peerage Qualities

As for the virtues, the SCA Governing Documents state the requirements for any Peerage candidates:

"They shall have:

  • been obedient to the governing documents of the Society and the laws of the kingdom.
  • consistently shown respect for the Crown of the kingdom.
  • set an example of courteous and noble behavior suitable to a peer of the realm.
  • demonstrated support for the aims and ideals of the Society by being authentic in dress, equipment and behavior as is within their power.
  • shared their knowledge and skills with others.
  • practiced hospitality according to their means and as appropriate to the circumstances.
  • made every effort to learn and practice those skills desirable at and worthy of a civilized court. To this end they should have some knowledge of a wide range of period forms, including but not limited to literature, dancing, music, heraldry, and chess, and they should have some familiarity with combat as practiced in the Society.
  • participated in Society re-creations of several aspects of the culture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance."

Responsibilities

The Governing Documents also state that the duties of the members of the order include:

  • setting an example of courtesy and chivalrous conduct.
  • respecting the Crown of the kingdom; supporting and upholding the laws of the kingdom and the governing documents of the Society.
  • (if the member has sworn fealty to the Crown) supporting and upholding the Crown of his or her kingdom.
  • enriching the kingdom by sharing his or her knowledge and skills.
  • advising the Crown on the advancement of candidates for the Order of the Chivalry.

Symbols of the Order

Elevation to the Order

(to be added)

Knights

Masters/Mistresses-of-Arms

Vigils

Ceremonies

Swearing Fealty

Dependents

History of the Order of the Chivalry


Awards of the East Kingdom
Society Awards: Award of Arms, Grant of Arms, Court Barony, Chivalry, Laurel, Pelican, Royal Peerage, Rose

Orders of High Merit: Golden Rapier, Maunche, Sagittarius, Silver Crescent, Tygers Combattant
Orders of Honor: Artemis, Burdened Tyger, Gawain, Golden Mantle, King's Order of Excellence, Queen's Order of Courtesy, Silver Rapier, Tyger's Cub, Terpsichore, Troubadours
Other Awards: Blue Tyger Legion, East Kingdom Augmentation of Arms, Golden Lyre, King's Cypher, King's Esteem of Merit, King's Order of the Tyger of Valor, Queen's Cypher, Queen's Honour of Distinction, Royal Augmentation of Arms, Tyger of Foreign Legions, Tyger of the East
Closed: Fatima, Guardsman, Pheon
Other Information: Customs & Traditions

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