In Calontir, the Falcon Land, Martino reigns as Sovereign,
With wisdom clear and mercy just he makes the realm to
And by his side stands Ariel, the flower of the Kingdom
Whose belt of white and Laurelled brow bespeak her as full
But each of them served well the Realm, before their Royal
And thus they know the long hours spent by all the Kingdom’s
Within the realm was such a jewel, a treasure of the
Who lived in town of Safita, where summer burned like
Beneath the Crac de l’Ospital she built a place of learning
She summoned all the well-taught minds and students soon did
For year on year the learning bloomed and came forth many
Academy, Bright Falcon named, did fill the land with sages.
And so she did in Lily-lands, where summers likewise
But scholar’s robes she’ll put aside when other tasks need
Our summer war, which all enjoy, was aided by her guidance.
Her pen and brush too serve the Realm, producing Royal
By all these deeds her worth is known, and held up as
For all to see and follow well, and note a realm’s true
So as the Falcon flew to War, unbound by hood or jesses,
The Royal Pair, the King and Queen, did call this worthy forward.
“O, Neathery of Safita, We praise you in Court Royal,
And mark you with the Calon Cross, sign equal of your
Join now this group who daily toil, for benefit of Kingdom,
And let none bar you from their ranks, lest they should see
By these words did Martino and Ariel, King and Queen of
Calontir create Neathery
of Safita a Companion of the Cross of Calontir,
conveying to her all rights, duties
and responsibilities, on the 13th day of
March, AS XLVII, while on campaign in Glenn Abhann.