Thanks Drx, and a noble pursuit it was. -- Logan -- On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 10:24 PM, Steven Boyd <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > > > In truest heart of Calontir, by shore of Sea Forgotten, > A lady dwells, beloved by all, a treasure of the Kingdom. > Through all her years, We've seen her grow in value to the Heartland. > Such duties done, such service wrought, 'tis time to give full honor. > In winter's chill at Market-time she merchant army mustered, > That some might sell and all might buy, while orders sat in conclave. > Likewise when sun did burn the land, near mooring of Fyrdraca, > Broad ways she'd plat through marketplace, so crowds could move unhindered, > And elsewhere would she work and toil, preparing land for warfare. > Wben law decreed new Monarchs crowned, she hired a great cathedral > Where nobles, peers and commons all did view the Coronation. > The queens she's served with brimming cup and selfless gift of leisure > All to the chorus add their voice approving of this action. > Martino Rex of Calontir, who bears the Kingly scepter, > And Ariel, His chosen Queen, would elevate Their subject. > For years of toil and service fine, an Order was created, > Which bears the mark of Heartland's Cross, true symbol of Our Kingdom. > Within its ranks, a storied host, the Falcon's staunchest servants. > It shall include forever more Miranda Logansdottir. > Its badge she'll bear, all ancient rights, and access to its chapters. > Her voice shall carry equal weight to others deemed so worthy. > That she should not a pauper be, supporting new-gained station, > We grant her tenth of tenth part's toll, of traders' duty rendered, > Dispensed each year at Lily's-tide, when warring armies muster, > As long as Falcon rules the sky, and host wears purple tabards. > > By these words did Martino Rex and Ariel Regina create and confirm Miranda > Logansdottir as a Companion of the Order of the Cross of Calontir, issuing > her Arms by Grant, and acknowledging all customary rights enjoyed by the > Companions of said Order starting this nineteenth day of June, in the > fortyninth year of the Society. Proclaimed at Our War of the Lilies. > > M. A. > Rex. Regina. > > This evening I had the chance to complete a long sought quest. I was > able to have a scroll text read for the last of four members of the same > family. > My thanks to Their Majesties, and Their various predecessors for Their > allowing me this indulgence. > > Andrixos > -- Manage your subscription at http://listserv.unl.edu. listserv.unl.edu > lists do not accept incoming email from Yahoo.com, AOL.com or Dropbox.com > due to thier DMARC policies. -- Manage your subscription at http://listserv.unl.edu. listserv.unl.edu lists do not accept incoming email from Yahoo.com, AOL.com or Dropbox.com due to thier DMARC policies.