Baronial Award Definitions

Albatross: A third-level service award to recognize individuals who take on the same job year after year, and do it with exemplary skill, dedication, and team-work.

Briar: A second-level service award given to recognize consistent, outstanding service to the barony.

Flamme d’Or: Second level A&S award for the Barony of Blatha an Oir.

Golden Blossom: Given as a first-level award to recognize service to the barony.

Golden Bud: A youth service award, given to recognize exceptional and consistent service, to those who through their actions serve as an example to the youth of the barony.

L’Ordre du Gaunt d’Or: Given to those who best exemplify the very essence of our Society, and who have made an exceptional and lasting contribution to every aspect of the barony.

La Lis Vert: Given to recognize outstanding achievement in historical research and persona development.

Order of The Golden Spear:  Given to recognize outstanding achievement in the martial arts in defense of the Barony on the warfield and in the tournament arena: specifically, heavy (hardsuit) fighting.

Order of The Golden Blade: Given to recognize outstanding achievement in the martial arts in defense of the Barony on the warfield and in the tournament arena: specifically, rapier fighting.

Order of The Golden Arrow: Given to recognize outstanding achievement in the martial arts in defense of the Barony on the warfield and in the tournament arena: specifically, archery.

Panther’s Torch: Given as a first-level award to honor and recognize merit in the Arts & Sciences. It is inspired by the device of Blatha An Oir’s founding Baroness, Dame Rowan.

Silver Falcon: Individual achievement award for excellence and service to the Barony in the art & science of working with metal.

Triquetra: Given to households in recognition of exceptional and continuing service to the barony.