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Order of Precedence
 Order of Precedence  

Order of Precedence is a sequential hierarchy of rank. In the SCA, this takes the form of recognition of awards received, the rank of the award and when the person received it.

In formal events, the Order of Precedence plays a part in how members of the SCA relate to each other. For example: in Crown tournament, combatants and their consorts are presented to the crown before the tournament in Order of Precedence.

In Atenveldt's Online order of precedence, a person need not have an award to be listed. With photos and devices from many of our populace, the OP works as a who's who in Atenveldt. Feel free to explore.

Atenveldt's award charters are also kept in the Order of Precedence.  An award charter is part of Kingdom Law that formally states all the information about the award.

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More information is on the Atenveldt Heraldic Submissions page (external website)

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Russian Thistle of al-Barran

Barony of al-Barran

Sable, a Russian thistle (tumbleweed) bush within an orle all within a bordure Or.

Award Charter

Constitution for the Order of the Russian Thistle of al-Barran

I.          There shall exist in the Barony of al‑Barran an award, known as the Order of the Russian Thistle of al-Barran, which may be given by the Coronet, subject to the pleasure of the Crown, to those persons who have demonstrated excellence and contributed to the Barony in the area of the arts and sciences.

II.         The holders of the Order shall be styled as Companions of the Russian Thistle  and shall be entitled to place the initials C.R.T. after their names.

III.         The insignia of the Order shall consist of a medallion pendant from a black ribbon bearing  the registered badge of the Order: (Fieldless) A Russian thistle (tumbleweed) bush within an annulet Or.

IV.        Arms and precedence:

A.         The award shall carry with it, subject to the pleasure of the Crown, an Award of Arms.  Companions of the order shall take precedence after principality orders but before a simple Award 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 an Award of Arms, his/her precedence shall date from his/her election to the Order.

V.         Amendments to this constitution shall be made by the Coronet of al‑Barran after due consultation with the Crown.

VI.        The companionship of all previous recipients of the Order is hereby confirmed.

By our hands this 29th day of May, A.S. XXXIII, being 1998 in the Common Era.

Kragon, Baron                               Sarah, Baroness

Hrothger II, King                           Madigan, Queen

Pendar the Bard, White Stag Principal Herald

9 People with this Award

SCA NameDateGiven ByName on ScrollNotes
Aelflaed of Duckford This person has a display of Arms in the record12/18/1982 given by Stefan and Beau premier
Patricia of the Pentacle5/28/1983  
Rodema de Rohan This person has a display of Arms in the record2/9/1985  
Fiona MacDuff2/9/1985  
Cori Wrightswife12/14/1985  
Kathryn of Iveragh This person has a display of Arms in the record This person has a personal photo in the record1/11/1986  
Augaire Uisnigh This person has a display of Arms in the record This person has a personal photo in the record9/11/1993 given by Needham and Susan
Llywus ap Alan5/28/2005  
Jórhildr skáldhrafn This person has a display of Arms in the record5/29/2011  


 News & Updates  

Name & Device updates - Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Congratulations, these names and devices were passed by the College of Heralds in the July 2018 LoAR and have been added to the Atenveldt OP.

Ardgal mac Ardgaile. Name and device. Or, a gurges azure, overall a mullet of eight points, a bordure vert. 

Benton Ivanovich. Name and device. Per chevron inverted gules and argent, in pale a mullet of eight points argent, charged with a mallet sable, and a polypus gules. 

Fenrich Stürmer Hahn. Device. Or, a dunghill cock rising contourny vert maintaining a fauchard bendwise sinister gules hafted sable, a bordure raguly sable.

Ian'ka Ivanova zhena P'trovitsa. Exchange of primary and alternate name. Her previous name, Ianuk Raventhorne, is now her alternate name.

Juliette Marion Geant. Name change from Juliette Dashwood. The submitter's previous name, Juliette Dashwood, is retained as an alternate name.

Mason Arison. Name and device. Or, a shark naiant contourny, in chief a spiked mace fesswise azure. 

Merrick Mag Uidhir. Name and device. Quarterly azure and argent, a tower counterchanged. 

Russell Rusli Marteinnson. Name. 

Valarie Longbow. Name and device. Argent, a dragon passant maintaining an artist's brush inverted azure, on a point pointed sable a sheaf of arrows argent. 

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