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Per pale Or and purpure, a maunch counterchanged.
Award Information
Type: Order of High Merit
Founded: 10/09/1976 by Laeghaire and Ysabeau II
Premiere(s): Alia bint Ulek ibn el Kharish & Christopher of the Fields
Recipients: Companions of the Order of the Maunche

The Order of the Maunche (OM) is an Order of High Merit given for arts and sciences, either for excellence in one specific area or for surpassing competence in several. The Order of the Maunche was established October 9 A.S. 11, 1976, by Laeghaire and Ysabeau II.

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.


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

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.


The order's badge is: Per pale Or and purpure, a maunch counterchanged.

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