Dragon's Heart

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The Order shall be given to individuals who, in the sight of the Crown, have performed services on behalf of the Middle Kingdom above and beyond service normally expected of subjects of the Crown.

The Order shall confer upon the holder a Grant of Arms if that individual is not already a holder of a Grant of Arms.

The Order badge

Contents

Precedence

This Order conveys precedence above the other Grant-level Orders and below a Court Baroncy.

Rights and Privileges

Holders of the Order shall be entitled to place after their names the initials C.D.H., and may be styled and announced in precedence as Companions of the Order of the Dragon’s Heart.

Companions of the Order may display the badge emblazoned: Argent, a heart vert scaled argent.

History

This Award was created by either Andrew II and Anna II or Merowald I and Gwedolyn (the first were given at the Coronation of Merowald and Gwendolyn.)

The Premieres of the Award was Duncan MacGregor and Roland de Tourgrise - Oct 13, 1973

Suggested Scroll Text

See, read, hear and know by these presents that we (name of Sovereign), King (Queen) by right of arms of the Middle Kingdom, and (name of Consort) our Queen (King), are mindful of the time, labor and love that (name of recipient) hath most freely given unto the Middle Kingdom by (specific mentions), and we are minded to make him/her a Companion of the Order of the Dragon’s Heart. We grant unto him/her all rights and responsibilities attendant upon this rank and the right to bear the badge: Argent, a heart vert scaly argent, without let or hindrance from any person. Done by our hands this __ day of ___ , Anno Societatis (A.S.) __, in our (location of event).

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