Constitution for the Order of the Dragon’s Claw
I. There shall exist in the Barony of Dragonsspine an award, known as the Order of the Dragon’s Claw, which may be given by the Coronet of Dragonsspine, subject to the pleasure of the Crown, to those persons who have demonstrated excellence in the arts of combat.
II. The holders of this award shall be styled as Companions of the Dragon’s Claw and shall be entitled to place the initials C.D.C.D. after their names.
III. The insignia of the Order shall consist of a medallion bearing the registered badge of the Order: Azure, a dragon’s gambe bendwise and couped at the thigh Or.
IV. Arms and precedence:
A. The award shall carry with it, subject to the pleasure of the Crown, an Award of Arms. Companions of the order shall take precedence after principality orders but before a simple Award of Arms.
B. If the award is given to a person who bears an award carrying higher precedence than given above, his/her precedence shall remain unchanged.
C. If the award is given to a person who has previously received an Award of Arms, his/her precedence shall date from his/her election to the Order.
V. Amendments to this constitution shall be made by the Coronet of Dragonsspine after due consultation with the Crown.
VI. The companionship of all previous recipients of the Order is hereby confirmed.
By our hands this ________ day of ____________, A.S. XXXIII, being 1999 in the Common Era.
Giovanni, Baron Cainnleach, Baroness
Maelgwn, King Lillian, Queen
Pendar the Bard, White Stag Principal Herald