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The Order of the Iris of Merit of Ansteorra is an award that was created by the [[1st Crown]] of Ansteorra. It is for exceptional work in the arts and sciences.
 
  
The Iris is a Grant level award.
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The Order of the Iris of Merit of Ansteorra is a [[Grant Level]] award given in the Kingdom of [[Ansteorra]] for exceptional work in the arts and sciences.
  
The award ranks just below all nobility and peers and before simple Grants of Rank. It has equal precedence with the [[Order of the White Scarf]], [[Star of Merit]], [[Centurions of the Sable Star]], [[Arc d'Or of Ansteorra]] and [[Golden Lance of Ansteorra]].
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==Overview==
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There shall exist in Ansteorra an order unto which the Crown shall select persons who have demonstrated all of the following qualities:
  
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* outstanding work in the arts and sciences, well above that which is expected of the citizens of Ansteorra;
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* Knowledge of the courtly graces; and
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* who have shown consistent respect to the laws and customs of Ansteorra.
  
Companions of the Order shall be entitled to wear a ribbon tinctured in the spectrum of a natural rainbow (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet) about either shoulder.
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This Order shall be known as the Order of the Iris of Merit of Ansteorra.
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Companions of the order are entitled place the initials CIM after their names and to be styled and announced in procession as "Companion to the Order of the Iris of Merit of
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Ansteorra” and to wear a ribbon tinctured in the spectrum of a natural rainbow (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet) about either shoulder.
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==Precedence==
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Companions of the Order shall take precedence after all nobility and peerage
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and before simple Grants of Rank. The [[Orders of the White Scarf]], [[Star of Merit]],
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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.
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==History==
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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).
  
  

Revision as of 13:57, 10 March 2010


The Order of the Iris of Merit of Ansteorra is a Grant Level award given in the Kingdom of Ansteorra for exceptional work in the arts and sciences.

Overview

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

  • outstanding work in the arts and sciences, well above that which is expected of the citizens of Ansteorra;
  • Knowledge of the courtly graces; and
  • who have shown consistent respect to the laws and customs of Ansteorra.

This Order shall be known as the Order of the Iris of Merit of Ansteorra.

Companions of the order are entitled place the initials CIM after their names and to be styled and announced in procession as "Companion to the Order of the Iris of Merit of Ansteorra” and to wear a ribbon tinctured in the spectrum of a natural rainbow (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet) about either shoulder.


Precedence

Companions of the Order shall take precedence after all nobility and peerage and before simple Grants of Rank. The Orders of the White Scarf, 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).


http://heraldry.ansteorra.org/OP/op-awards.php?submit=List&id=46