Awards & Honors
Below is a listing of the awards currently in active use within the Barony. Their Baronial Seat will award any of these both to members of the Bhakail populace and to those from other lands who are considered to be friends of the Barony.
- Order of the Crucible of Bhakail
Awarded to an individual who most embodies and
personifies the ideals of the Barony of Bhakail. The Baronial Seat may award only one Crucible per year.
Token: (Fieldless) On a flame Or a heart gules.
- Order of the Salamander
Awarded for outstanding and exceptional service to the Barony. Members of the Order advise the Baronial Seat concerning candidates.
Token: A salamander on a red ribbon.
- Master/Mistress of the Horse
Given to those members of the populace whose efforts have furthered the aims and goals of the Barony in general. Members of the Order advise the Baronial Seat concerning candidates. (Note: The Horse was passed by the Laurel College of Arms prior to the use of Master or Mistress being reserved to the Peerage. “The Order of the Horse” is now registered by the College of Arms.)
Token: A horse’s head on a brown ribbon.
- Order of the Pasguarde
(Formerly known as the Guardian of the Flame)
For excellence in promoting and teaching of the art of medieval combat.
Token: Salamander shield on a gray ribbon.*
- Company of the Flame and Salamander
(Formerly known as the Ordre de l’Ecole de la Salamandre Flamboyante)
For excellence in promoting and teaching of the art of fencing.
Token: Salamander on a Green Ribbon.
- Company of Saint Hubert of Bhakail
For excellence in promoting and teaching of the art of archery.
- The Harlequin
For excellence in the arts and sciences.
Token: A jester’s head on a blue ribbon.*
- Order of the Tear of Bhakail
(Formerly known as: The Salamander’s Tear)
For those injured in any way while in service to the Barony. Consider it our Purple Heart.
Token: The Hand of Fatima. (The palm of a hand, little finger is a thumb, with a Salamander in the palm, on a white ribbon.)*
- The Eft
For all around achievement in the development of a medieval persona and arts/sciences for those under the age of 18.
Token: Curved-tailed salamander on a purple ribbon.*