[Namron] Baronial Awards
Jim L Couch
jimcouch at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 16:21:45 PDT 2008
When you say that the torsad is made of different colors. What colors are
they? Are they specific? I love learning the customs and procedures of the
SCA. Thanks for the great article.
On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 5:38 PM, William Herron <fitzbubba at gmail.com> wrote:
> I wrote up the following for the Plume. My thanks to Mistress 'Stacia
> for her help.
> The Torsad(e) of Namron (a variation of a French word meaning "twist"
> or "twisted") is given in recognition of efforts of service to the
> Barony of Namron. It is usually the first baronial service award
> given. The insignia is a "ribbon" made up of several intertwined
> ribbons, all different colors. (The colors represent several of the
> Barons and Baroness of Namron.)
> The Order of the Heart of the Sable Storm of Namron is an armigerous
> award, meaning that if the recipient doesn't already have an Award of
> Arms, the Award of Arms is granted with this award. It represents a
> significant effort in terms of service to the Barony of Namron.
> Usually, the recipient will have already received a Torsad(e) of
> Namron. The insignia is a "gold" (actually brass) metal, pile wavy,
> that looks like a tornado.
> The Order of the Krigshelt of Namron is given for legendary service to
> the Barony of Namron. Usually, the recipient will have already
> received a Torsad(e) and an Order of the Heart of the Sable Storm of
> Namron. The insignia looks like the Sable Storm, but it is "silver"
> instead of "gold".
> In addition, there is one baronial arts and sciences award. The
> Argent Fleur of Namron is given in recognition of distinguished
> efforts among the arts and sciences benefitting the Barony of Namron.
> The insignia is a "ribbon" like the Torsad(e), but only the colors
> blue and white are used.
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