Constitution for the Order of the White Scarf
I. There shall exist in the Kingdom of the Outlands an award, known as the Order of the White Scarf, which
may be given by the Crown to those persons who have demonstrated extraordinary skill in the art of fence, meeting
certain minimum requirements including proficiency in a variety of styles. Other qualificiations include leadership,
activity level, and teaching. Said individuals must also display unquestionable honor both on and off the field.
II. The holders of this award shall be styled as Defenders of the White Scarf and be addressed as Don or Dona,
and shall be entitled to place the initials D.W.S. after their names.
III. The insignia of the Order shall consist of some rendition of a white scarf worn under the arm and tied at the
shoulder, and/or a medallion bearing the registered badge of the Order:
Sable, on a pale argent between two rapiers proper, a stag's antler vert.
IV. Arms and precedence:
V. The Crown of the Outlands shall consult with such members of the Order as they shall desire concerning the
recognition of new members of the Order.
- A. The award shall carry with it a Grant of Arms. Companions of the order shall take precedence before
simple Grants of Arms.
B. If the award is given to a person who bears an award carrying higher precedence than given above, his/her
precedence shall remain unchanged.
C. If the award is given to a person who has previously received a Grant of Arms, his/her precedence shall date
from his/her election to the Order.
D. Defenders of the White Scarf holding their award prior to October 26, 1996, maintain their Award of Arms
status and their precedence after simple Grants of Arms.
VI. Amendments to this constitution shall be made by the Crown of the Outlands.
VII. Companionship of all previous recipients of the Order is hereby confirmed.
By our hands this 14th day of November, A.S. XXXIII, being 1998 in the Common Era.
Hrothger II, King
Pendar the Bard, White Stag Principal Herald
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