Recommendations

If you would like to recommend someone for one of these awards, please use this form.

red_raven_badgeOrder of the Red Raven

The Red Raven is the Barony’s service award. It is given at the discretion of the Baron and Baroness for long and exemplary service to the Barony. A list of previous Red Raven recipients can be found here


Ofalcon's-faithrder of the Falcon’s Faith

The Order of the Falcon’s Faith is given by the Baron and Baroness to those who provide dedicated service to the Barony. A list of members of the Order can be found here.


swan's-graceOrder of the Swan’s Grace

The Order of the Swan’s Grace is given by the Baron and Baroness to those who display great skill in the arts and sciences in the Barony. A list of members of the Order can be found here.


kestrel's-talonOrder of the Kestrel’s Talon

The Order of the Kestrel’s Talon is given by the Baron and Baroness to those who excel at martial activities in the Barony, including armored and rapier combat, equestrian, and live weapons. A list of members of the Order can be found here.


sparrow's-wingOrder of the Sparrow’s Wing

The Order of the Sparrow’s Wing is given by the Baron and Baroness to children in the Barony who exhibit exemplary character. A list of members of the Order can be found here.


phoenix's-sparkOrder of the Phoenix’s Spark

The Order of the Phoenix’s Spark is given by the Baron and Baroness to to those who have become integral members of the Barony after moving from another Kingdom or returning to the Society from a long hiatus. A list of members of the Order can be found here.


Lords’ and Ladies’ Awards

These awards are given by the lords and ladies of the South Downs, usually at Red Tower. Nomination and voting for these awards is done at business meetings in the months before the event.

Heart of South Downs
This token is given by the lords of the Barony to the lady who most inspires them.

1984 Rondallynn of Golgotha
1985 Oreta Heinemann
1986 Ellawin of Eaglewood
1987 Mary Linda of the South Downs
1988 Katerina Hereksdottir
1989 Marion of Wynterchase
1990 Christianna MacGrain
1991 Aurora la Callada
1992 Margritte of Ravenscroft
1993 Kytte Meliora Stevenson
1994 Victoria of Durham
1995 Porcia Secunda
1996 Kate the Curious
1997 Aaisha bint Khaleed
1998 Gilraen Derrilyn
1999 Aethelwynn Thraedgyld
2000 Ximena Yannez de Talavera
2001 Temair Cerr
2002 Carol Jane Ravenridge
2003 Madelena da Firenze
2004 Lourene atte Blacksterre
2005 Serena da Riva
2006 Peryn Rose Whytehorse
2007 Aethelthryth of Acleah
2008 Jadi Fatima al-Ishfahani
2009 Margavati Bai
2010 Lisette de Labbe St. Trond
2011 Arnora Knarrarbringa
2012 Serafina Alamanni
2013 Adela Scrijver van Brugge
2014 Maren Andersdottir
2015 Stella di Silvestri
2016 Raven Helmsplitter
2017 Marianna Cristina Tirado de Aragon
Chivalry Award
This token is given by the ladies of the Barony to the lord that they feel most exemplifies chivalrous behavior. It must be decided unanimously.

1976 Thomas the Wordsmith
1978 Johnof Ean Airgead
1979 Saavogg Haraldsson
1980 Duncan Woodyngton
1981 Francis of Aaron Isles
1981 Galán-Schol of Eirmeathe
1983 Richard of Rae Fen
1985 Ædward of Glastonburh
1986 Orlando Cavalcanti
1987 Robert Greenheart
1987 Wulfric Peverel
1988 Steinhar Hrafnson
1988 William de Montegilt
1989? Michael Bohun
1990? Andras Salamandra
1991? Colin Regehr
1992 Boru Aelwyn
1993 Hywel ap Ieuan
1994 Padraig O’Seachnasaigh
1995 Patrick of Bunaw
1996 Dugath o Bannau yr Keegan
1997 Cona Mac Pherson
1997 Gunther van der Aachen
1998 Rodger de Morval
1999 Seric of Marston
2000 Muredach Dáil Riata
2000 Jovinus Meridius
2001 Damon Fox
2002 Andrew of Theodford
2003 Rhydderch of Caerleon
2004 Borgar the Bright
2005 Aidan McKay
2007 Lorenzo Petrucci
2008 Uriangqatai-yin Quaidu
2008 Ahlrich von den Türlin
2011 Ximon Martillo de Cordoba
2014 Stefan Ciekawy
2015 Iastreb Desislavich
2015 Bram Halfdannarson (Bam)
2016 Wistric Oftun
2016 Faruq abdur Rashid
2017 Lucien d’Artois

Date of bestowal unknown:

Barok-Baran
Cipriano di Alvarez
Phelan Cathaoir-mor
Robert Hightower
William Aboinen, the Finn