Golden Lance of Ansteorra

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The Order of the Golden Lance of Ansteorra is a Grant Level award given in the Kingdom of Ansteorra for excellence on the equestrian field.

Overview

There shall exist in Ansteorra an order unto which the Crown shall select persons who have demonstrated all of the following qualities:

  • Exceptional leadership, skill and honor on the equestrian field.
  • Service to Ansteorra and its people;
  • Knowledge of the courtly graces; and
  • who have shown consistent respect for the laws and customs of Ansteorra.

This Order shall be known as the Order of the Golden Lance of Ansteorra.

Companions of the order are entitled place the initials CGL after their names and to be styled and announced in procession as "Companion to the Order of the Golden Lance of Ansteorra” and to wear a ribbon sable edged Or charged with a lance Or worn on either calf or above either elbow.

Precedence

Companions of the Order shall take precedence after all nobility and peerage and before simple Grants of Rank. The Order of the White Scarf (prior to 15 October 2018), Star of Merit, Iris of Merit, Centurions of the Sable Star, Arc d'Or of Ansteorra, and Golden Lance of Ansteorra are held to be of equal precedence.

History

The Order of the Golden Lance of Ansteorra was created by the 48th Crown, Miguel Sebastian de Oporto and Conal Alexandria O'Riordain, April 5, XXXVII (2003).

Insignia/Blazon

Insignia: A ribbon Sable edged Or, charged with a lance Or, worn as a garter and/or a pennant bearing the badge of the order (once registered) displayed on a tournament lance.


Award Recipients