Constitution for the
Order of the Silver Tyne
I. There shall exist in the Kingdom of the Outlands an award, known as the Order of the Silver Tyne, which may be given by the Crown to those persons who have demonstrated excellence in the art of fencing, giving freely of their expertise in the use and artistry of the rapier.
II. The holders of this award shall be styled as Defenders of the Silver Tyne and shall be entitled to place the initials D.S.T. after their names.
III. The insignia of the Order shall consist of some rendition of a silver stag’s antler, or a medallion bearing the registered badge of the Order: Vert, a stag's attire palewise argent, 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 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 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 Crown of the Outlands.
VI. Companionship of all previous recipients of the Order is hereby confirmed.
By our hands this 27th day of March , A.S. XXXIII, being 1999 in the Common Era.
Maelgwn, King Lillian, Queen
Pendar the Bard, White Stag Principal Herald