In AS 37 (2002) during the reign of Aaron & Alisandra I under the stewardship of Tatiana & Dmitri, Baroness and Baron of Sun Dragon there was created an award known as the Commander of the Honor of Sun Dragon. Gilda Nootka’s wife was created Premier of this order on 10/20/2002.
Amendments to this charter were made in AS 53 (2019) during the reign of Morgan & Elizabeth III, under the stewardship of Jacqueline & Gefroi, to remember the extraordinary service of Yehuda of Nuremburg, OP, a member of the Barony of Sun Dragon.
I. There shall exist in the Barony of SunDragon an award known as the Commander of the Honor of SunDragon. It may be given by the Baron or Baroness to full Companions of the Honor of SunDragon who have demonstrated high merit and continued service and duty within the Barony of SunDragon.
II. In rememberance of the extraordinary service of departed SCA populace member, Master Yehuda of Nuremburg, OP, the insignia of the commander shall consist of a golden hexagon shaped medallion depicting the blazon “Argent, on a bend between two reef knots fesswise azure, three reef knots argent, a bordure azure” and shall be worn on the left shoulder. Bearers of this award may signify their name with the initials CBSD.
III. Commander of the Honor of SunDragon can be conferred no more than twice annually at the discretion of the Baron and Baroness after consulting with members of the Order. Their Excellencies should consult with Companions of the Honor for the initial nominee(s).
IV. A candidate for the Commander must be a Companion of the Honor of SunDragon fully five years prior to their nomination.
V. Commander of the Honor of SunDragon shall take precedence over other Baronial arts and sciences awards and over simple Awards of Arms. Higher precedence shall remain unchanged.
VI. The Coronet of the Barony of SunDragon shall continue to carry the title of Principal of the Honor of SunDragon and shall have all rights, duties and privileges of the Commander of the Order.
VII. The person(s) first elevated unto the Commander to the Order shall bear the title of Premier of the Commander.
VIII. Amendments to this Order shall be made by the Principal of the Order after due consultation with the Crown of Atenveldt.
Signed September 19, 2007
Morgan King Livia Queen
Katheline Baroness Ryan Baron
Dunstan Seneschal Rosalinda Prism Pursivant
Amended 30th March, Anno Societatis LIII being 2019
Morgan, King Elizabeth, Queen
Jacqueline, Baroness Geofroi, Baron
Seamus McDaid, Aten Principal Herald