Constitution for the

Order of the Hammer of al-Barran

I.          There shall exist in the Barony of al‑Barran an award, known as the Order of the Hammer of al-Barran, which may be given by the Coronet, subject to the pleasure of the Crown, to those persons whom they feel have demonstrated knowledge and skill in the use of traditional SCA-style weaponry.

II.         The holders of the Order shall be styled as Defenders of the Hammer and shall be entitled to place the initials D.H.A. after their names.

III.         The insignia of the Order shall consist of any rendition of a Thorís hammer and a scorpion.

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.

By our hands this 26th day of September,  A.S. XXXIII, being 1998 in the Common Era.

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Kragon, Baron                                                          Sarah, Baroness

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Hrothger II, King                                                          Madigan, Queen

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Pendar the Bard, White Stag Principal Herald