Suggested Golden Poppy text

These are the traditional Western scroll texts.  Feel free to devise your own, however please make sure that it includes the following critical elements:

  • The award given
  • Name of the award recipient (if the name is not registered, insert “known as” in front of the use name)
  • The first names of the Sovereign and Consort who gave the award
  • The realm in which the award was given
  • The date the award was given

If the recipient wants their *registered* arms on the scroll:

  • The blazon (the official words describing the registered arms)
  • The emblazon (the picture of the registered arms)
  • Note that Grants and Patents of arms often include “achievements” (helms, mantles/acanthus, torse/coronet/cap, crests, supporters, compartment and/or mottos)
Gold Scarf with prior grant

(Insert optional beginning if desired) Be it known that Their Majesties, (Insert Sovereign’s first name) and (Insert Consort’s first name), King/Queen and Queen/King of the West, do this day honor Their subject (Insert full Name of recipient), who has competed in the Arts and Sciences competitions in this Kingdom and having scored well in these competitions has emerged the victor. They now admit them/him/her to the right noble Order of the Golden Poppy. Further, They do hereby affirm their/his/her Sole, Unique and Exclusive Right to bear (insert Blazon) by Grant in this Our Kingdom of the West. (Insert optional ending and do not forget the date the award was given.)

Gold Scarf without prior grant

(Insert optional beginning if desired) Be it known that Their Majesties, (Insert Sovereign’s first name) and (Insert Consort’s first name), King/Queen and Queen/King of the West, do this day honor Their subject (Insert full Name of recipient), who has competed in the Arts and Sciences competitions in this Kingdom and having scored well in these competitions has emerged the victor. They now admit them/him/her to the right noble Order of the Golden Poppy. Further, They award them/him/her the right to bear these Arms by Grant, to wit: (insert Blazon) in this Our Kingdom of the West. (Insert optional ending and do not forget the date the award was given.)

Gold Scarf prior to October, AS XLIII

(Insert optional beginning if desired) In recognition of their/his/her prowess in the arts and sciences, Our royal ancestors (Insert Sovereign’s first name) and (Insert Consort’s first name), King/Queen and Queen/King of the West, named (Insert full Name of recipient) to the Order of the Golden Poppy on the (Insert award date). So do We, Uther and Kára, King and Queen of the West, in recognition of that achievement Grant unto (Insert full Name of recipient) a Grant of Arms and do hereby affirm their/his/her Sole, Unique and Exclusive Right to bear (insert Blazon) in this Our Kingdom of the West. (Insert optional ending. The date for this award is the 4th of October, A. S. XLIII.)