Dhow Herald


This deputy is responsible for arrangng for the award tokens for the Kingdom, and for distributing these tokens to those gentles who may have received an award without the accompanying token. In addition, the Dhow Herald assists the Crown and Kingdom Herald(s) in designing and submitting for approval all new Kingdom tokens.

Dhow Herald’s Handbook – Google Document

Patent Level Awards

  • KSCA – Order of the Chivalry
    Excellence in heavy weapons & chivalry – White Belt, Gold Chain (if fealty has been sworn), Gold Spurs. If Master/Mistress of Arms, White Baldric

  • OP – Order of the Pelican
    Excellence in service – A pelican in it’s piety, argent; a Yellow belt with pelicans in their piety, argent.

  • OL – Order of the Laurel
    Excellence in the arts & sciences – A laurel wreath, or; a Green belt with silver or gold laurel wreaths.

  • OR – Order of the Rose
    Service as Consort – A rose.

Grant Level Awards

  • CBAR – Court Baronage
    Exemplary service – A coronet of 6 pearls.

  • OTT – Order of the Triskele of Trimaris
    Exemplary service – Azure, a triskele argent.

  • OASW – Order of the Argent Sword of Trimaris
    Excellence in the heavy weapons – Azure, a triskele between three swords in pall points to center argent.
    (formerly known as the Order of the Trimaris Sword)

  • OSTT – Order of the Silver Trident of Trimaris
    Excellence in the arts & sciences – Azure, a trident argent.

  • OWST – Order of the White Scarf of Trimaris
    Excellence in fencing – A white scarf worn about the left shoulder.

  • OAO – Order of the Arc d’Or
    Excellence in the archery – Azure, a bow fesswise or between three triskelles one and two argent.

  • OGL – Order of the Golden Lance
    Excellence in the Equestrian Arts – Azure semy of triskeles argent, a lance Or.

  • GOA – Grant of Arms
    Service – collar of badges; a circlet with one precious stone inset.

Kingdom Armigerous Awards

  • OAST – Order of the Argent Scales of Trimaris
    Administrative service – Argent scaly azure.

  • OTWT – Order of the Trade Winds of Trimaris
    Arts & Sciences – Argent, an aeolus azure.

  • OSST – Order of the Silver Shield of Trimaris
    Martial arts – Argent, on a triskele azure an escutcheon argent.

  • AOA – Award of Arms
    Service – A circlet.

Baronial Armigerous Awards

  • OWC – Order of the Wyvern’s Claw
    Exemplary service to the Barony of Wyvernwoode – Vert, a wyvern’s foot couped countorny argent

  • OCS – Order of the Cross and Serpent
    Exemplary service to the Barony of An Crosaire – A saltire involved of a serpent.

  • OTK – Order of the Trident Keype
    Exemplary service to the Barony of Darkwater – On an escallop or, a friendly three towered keype gules.

  • OBO – Order of the Beacon of Oldenfeld
    Exemplary service to the Barony of Oldenfeld

  • OGC – Order of the Golden Citadel of Marcaster
    Exemplary service to the Barony of Marcaster – Azure, issuant from the battlements of a demi-tower a beacon
    Or enflamed proper, a tierce wavy paly wavy argent and azure

Kingdom Non-Armigerous Awards

  • OTG – Order of Trimarian Gratitude
    Service to sovereign – Barry wavy azure and argent, a triskele within a bordure or.

  • OES – Order of the Emerald Sea
    Service to consort – Barry wavy vert and argent, a triskele within a bordure or.

  • OGB – Order of the Grey Beard
    Active fighters over age 40 – Per aple sable and azure in saltire a crutch or and a sword inverted proper, in chief a pair of eyeglasses argent, stringed or.

  • OAP – Order of the Argent Palm of Trimaris
    Service – Azure, a palm tree couped within a bordure argent.

  • OAE – Order of the Argent Estoille of Trimaris
    Arts & Sciences – Quarterly azure and vert, an estoille a bordure embattled argent.

  • OMS – Order of the Argent Morningstar of Trimaris
    Martial Arts – Azure, a morningstar bendwise within a bordure argent.

  • OTAT – Order of the Argent Trefoil of Trimaris
    Courtesy, Chivalry and Period Prescence – Argent, on a triskele vert a trefoil argent.

  • OBL – Order of the Bard’s Laureate
    Service as Poet, Masque or Troubador Laurete – An annulet of chain pendant of six bells argent.

  • OF – Order of the Fletcher
    Children under the age of 16 – (Fieldless) Four Japanese arrow notches conjoined in saltire bases to center azure.

  • COG – Crown’s Order of Gratitude
    Service to Sovereign and Consort – Per pale azure and vert, a triskele within a bordure or.

  • OHL – Order of the Healer’s Lamp
    Exemplary and continued service as a chirurgeon – Azure, on a lamp or a fleam gules.

  • OGG – Order of the Golden Galleon
    Exemplary service as autocrat and/or feastcrat – Azure, a galleon or.

  • OHTT – Order of the Herald’s Tressure
    Exemplary and continued service as a herald – (Fieldless) A maunch Azure semy of triskeles argent.

  • OWF – Order of the Watchful Flame of Trimaris
    Exemplary and continued service as a constable – Argent, eight flames in annulo bases to center azure

  • OMPT – Order of the Mermaid’s Pearl of Trimaris
    Exemplary and continued service by those gentles over the age of 50 – Argent, a handmirror azure silvered argent.

  • OSSaT – Order of the Silver Saddle Trimaris
    Exemplary and continued service in the equestrian arts – Per fess azure and vert, a tournament saddle argent.
  • OCSJ- Order of the Cross of St. Joan
    Inspiration both on and off the field of combat. This award is traditionally given to female fighters. – Azure, on a cross fleury between four fleurs-de-lys bases to center argent a triskele azure all within a bordure argent.

Baronial Non-Armigerous Awards

  • OWS – Order of the Wyvern’s Scale
    Art & Sciences in the Barony of Wyvernwoode – On an escutcheon, a wyvern erect argent.

  • OWH – Order of the Wyvern’s Heart
    Martial Arts in the Barony of Wyvernwood – Vert, a tricorperate wyvern to sinister argent.

  • OHST – Order of the House of the Serpent’s Torque
    Service to the Barony of An Crosaire – A serpent torqued in annulo argent.

  • OPAR – Order of the Plume of the Angel Rouge
    Service to the Canton of Mathom Trove, Barony of Ancrosaire – (Fieldless) A feather fesswise gules.

  • OLHT – Order of the League of the Hidden Treasure
    Service to the Barony of Darkwater – Sable on a plate between four escallops inverted Or, a trident head gules, all within an orle argent.

  • OAG – Order of the Acorn’s Glade
    Arts & Sciences in the Barony of Darkwater – (Fieldless) four oak leaves conjoined in saltire stems to center gules between four acorns conjoined in cross caps to center Or.

  • ODD – Order of the Darkwater’s Defender
    Martial Arts in the Barony of Darkwater – Barry wavy sable and argent a trident head gules.

  • OSA – Order of the Silver Acorn of Oldenfeld
    Arts & Sciences in the Barony of Oldenfeld

  • OGLP – Order of the Golden Lions Paw of Oldenfeld
    Martial Arts in the Barony of Oldenfeld

  • OGS – Order of the Golden Standard
    Martial Arts in the Barony of Marcaster – Azure, issuant from the battlements of a demi-tower a
    banner Or, a tierce wavy paly wavy argent and azure

  • OGH – Order of the Golden Hearth
    Arts & Sciences in the Barony of Marcaster – Azure, a brazier Or enflamed proper, a tierce wavy
    paly wavy argent and azure

  • OGW – Order of the Golden Well
    Service in the Barony of Marcaster – Azure, a natural fountain Or, a tierce wavy paly wavy
    argent and azure

Closed Awards

  • Order of the Argent Rainbow of Trimaris – Azure, a rainbow argent.

  • Order of the Quiver – Argent, on a quiver with three arrows azure a triskele argent.

  • Order of the Black Widow – Argent, on a spider inverted sable, a triskele argent.

  • Order of the Weapons Master – Per saltire argent and azure, in fess a Danish axe and a dagger argent.