This award conveys precedence ahead of the Orders of the Dragon's Barb, Cavendish Knot, White Chamfron and Red Company and also gives armigerous status. It is equal in precedence to the Order of the Willow and below a Grant of Arms.
Rights and Privileges
Recipients of this award are called Companions of the Order of the Silver Oak and may use the letters C.S.O. after their name and are titled Lord/Lady. The recipients may also wear a badge blazoned: Purpure, an oak tree blasted eradicated argent, fructed Or .
The First Recipient of this award was Gillian Olafsdottir d'Uriel - Feb 16, 1974 by TRM Merowald and Gwendolyn
Suggested Scroll Text
May it be known by all that we (name of consort), Royal Patroness (Patron) of the Sciences, and (name of sovereign) our King (Queen), right mindful of the skills that (name of recipient) hath displayed in the science of (specific mentions), wish to recognize him/her as a Companion of our Order of the Silver Oak. We bestow upon him/her all rights and responsibilities attendant upon this rank and the right to bear the badge: Purpure, an oak tree blasted and eradicated argent, fructed Or, without let or hindrance from any person. Done by our hands this __ day of ____, Anno Societatis (A.S.) __, in our (location of event).