Constitution for the
Order of the Espada de Oro
I. There shall exist in the Barony of al‑Barran an award, known as the Order of the Espada de Oro, which may be given by the Coronet of al-Barran, subject to the pleasure of the Crown, to those persons who have contributed to or demonstrated excellence in the art of fencing.
II. The holders of this award shall be styled as Companions of the Espada de Oro and shall be entitled to place the initials C.E.O. after their names.
III. The insignia of the Order shall consist of a medallion bearing the registered badge of the Order: (Fieldless) Two rapiers inverted in saltire surmounted by a scorpion 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 ________ day of ____________, A.S. XXXIII, being 1999 in the Common Era.
Kragon, Baron Sarah, Baroness
Maelgwn, King Lillian, Queen
Pendar the Bard, White Stag Principal Herald