Constitution for the

Order of the Flower

I.          There shall exist in the Kingdom of the Outlands an award, known as the Order of the Flower, which may be given by the Crown to those persons who have demonstrated extraordinary skill in the arts and/or sciences, meeting certain minimum requirements including a high level of skill in their chosen art(s) or craft(s), a detailed knowledge of its history, and having assisted others and given freely of their time to promote the learning of said art(s) or craft(s).

II.         The holders of this award shall be styled as Flowers of the Outlands and shall be entitled to place the initials O.F.O. after their names.

III.         Subject to the College of Arms, the insignia of the Order shall consist of a medallion bearing the badge of the Order: “Vert, two stags combatant argent sustaining between them a sexfoil, a bordure engrailed Or”.

IV.        Arms and precedence:

            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.

V.         The Crown of the Outlands shall consult with such members of the Order as the Crown desires, concerning the recognition of new members of the Order.

VI.        Amendments to this constitution shall be made by the Crown of the Outlands.

VII.       Companionship of all previous recipients of the Order of the Desert Flower of the Outlands is hereby confirmed to carry the Order of the Flower.

By our hands this 14th  day of November, A.S. XXXIII, being 1998 in the Common Era.

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Hrothger II, King                                                          Madigan, Queen


Pendar the Bard, White Stag Principal Herald