Constitution for the
Order of the Trefoil
I. There shall exist in the Kingdom of the Outlands an award, known as the Order of the Trefoil, which may be given by the Crown to those of their subjects resident in their Shires and Colleges, who have demonstrated excellence in the martial arts, ability in the fine arts, or for their especial service; on behalf of their Shire or College.
II. The holders of this award shall be styled as Companions of the Trefoil and shall be entitled to place the initials C.T.O. after their names.
III. The insignia of the Order shall consist of some rendition of a trefoil, or a medallion bearing the registered badge of the Order: Vert, a trefoil slipped argent within a bordure embattled Or.
IV. Arms and precedence:
A. The award shall carry with it 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. This award may be awarded more than once for excellence in a different branch of service or for service to more than one shire or college.
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 13th day of November, A.S. XXXIV, being 1999 in the Common Era.
Lycurgus, King Mikulina, Queen
Timothy O’Brien, Palmer Herald