Awards and Honors
Awards in the Barony of Earngyld
The lists of holders of awards was last updated: December 15, AS LII (2017).
This page of the West Kingdom web site awards list system is used to explain the
various awards that are listed in the West Kingdom Awards List that may be given by
The Baron and/or Baroness of Earngyld.
Descriptions of awards and tokens comes from a variety of sources, including but not
limited to: The Laws of the Barony of Earngyld, the West Kingdom Ceremony Book,
an article in the West Kingdom Herald's Handbook on Awards, Baronial websites, or heralds, etc.
The Shire of Earngyld was a Barony for many years, starting August, 1984 up to
August, 2003 (A.S. XXXVIII), as the Barony's activity level
had dropped to a point the populace felt it better to return
to Shire status. Various other changes occurred and they
are now part of Oertha as a Shire again (2005).
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Order of the Anchor
(? Description has disappeared, may be a Service award)
Listing of all Members of the Order of the Anchor
Order of the Talon
The Order of the Talon is given for three different recognitions, differenced by the color of the ribbon. Green is for Arts, (?) for Martial Combat, and (?) for Service. The token is a Pewter Eagle's talon clutching a ball of glass.
Listing of all Members of the Order of the Talon
Order of the Aurora
"Beginner's" Arts & Sciences recognition. The token is an abalone shell.
Listing of all Members of the Order of Aurora
Order of the Swordbearer
(? description is missing) Appears to be a fighting recognition.
Listing of all Members of the Order of the Swordbearer
Earngyld Grace Order (EGO)
Given for grace and courtesy. The token is a pendant mirror backed with an element of the recipient's device.
Listing of all Members of the Earngyld Grace Order
Order of Really Creative Anachronists (ORCA)
(? description has disappeared)
Listing of all Members of the Order of Really Creative Anachronists
The champion of the tournament held twice a year.
Listing of all Former Pilots of Earngyld
The consort of the Pilot of Earngyld, who is the victor of the championship tournament, held twice a year.
Listing of all Past Seamaidens of Earngyld
The Spruce Bough
Service to the Arts and Sciences
Listing of all Members of the Order of the Spruce Bough
Excellence in the Arts
Listing of all Members of the Order of the Dogwood
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