Golden Rapier

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Heraldry
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(Fieldless) A tyger's head cabossed azure jessant of a rapier Or
Award Information
Type: Order of High Merit
Founded: 04/26/1992 by Ruslan and Margaret
Premiere(s): Morgunn Sheridan
Recipients: Companions of the Order of the Golden Rapier

Introduction

The Order of the Golden Rapier (OGR) is an Order of High Merit given for excellence in the art of fence. Recipients have consistently demonstrated superior prowess in the lists, and have been teaching and helping to promote and expand the knowledge of their art.

The Orders of High Merit are "polling orders": the Crown must consult the companions of the order via a written poll before granting the award.

Titles

The Order of the Golden Rapier includes a Grant of Arms if the recipient does not already bear a Patent or Grant.

Prior to January, 2016 during the reign of Brennan II and Caoilfhionn II, this award included an Award of Arms if the recipient did not already bear a Patent, Grant, or Award of Arms.

Token/Regalia

The order's badge is: Fieldless, a tyger's head cabossed azure jessant of a rapier Or

More Information


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

Armigerous Orders: Silver Rapier, Silver Tyger, Silver Brooch, Apollo's Arrow, Silver Wheel
Orders of High Merit: Golden Lance, Golden Mantle, Golden Rapier, Maunche, Sagittarius, Silver Crescent, Tygers Combattant
Orders of Honor: Burdened Tyger, Gawain, King's Order of Excellence, Queen's Order of Courtesy, Tyger's Cub, Terpsichore, Troubadours
Other Awards: Augmentation of Arms, Blue Tyger Legion, Company of the Pennon of the East, Golden Lyre, King's Cypher, King's Award of Esteem, King's Order of the Tyger of Valor, Queen's Cypher, Queen's Award of Esteem, Tyger of the East
Closed: Artemis, Fatima, Guardsman, Pheon
Other Information: Customs & Traditions