Vert Sparks:

For people new to the Canton of Bentbridge who have become involved and show their support through participation in that group.


Recipients are entitled to bear the badge: Argent estencely, two scarpes wavy vert.

Order of the Keystone of Windhaven:

Requires the proposed recipient to hold an Award of the Golden Amphitere. The Order recognizes long and distinguished service to the Barony in any capacity.

Recipients are entitled to bear the badge: Fieldless, on a keystone Or, a bat winged sea serpent erect azure.

Capstone Awards


This group of awards is intended to function as a capstone to the activity branch awards.  As a result, any individual must have the appropriate activity branch award to be eligible and may only receive entry into any given Order once.

The Baronage MAY treat these orders as Polling Orders and consult with current members of an Order regarding proposed individuals but are not required to do so.

Special Purpose Awards


This group of awards is not tied to activity in a particular activity branch.  These may be given multiple times to the same individual.

Activity Awards


This group of awards is intended to recognize contributions in a particular activity branch. Although contributions at the kingdom level are necessary and encouraged, this group of awards is intended to recognize contributions at the baronial level. These awards may be given more than once to recognize different eligible activities or longstanding single contribution.

Order of the Hummingbird:

Requires the proposed recipient to hold an Award of Horicon’s Favor to be eligible. The Order recognizes superior skill and teaching of the arts martial in the Archery or Thrown Weapons disciplines, with emphasis within the Barony.

Recipients are entitled to bear the badge: Fieldless, a hummingbird hovering Or winged azure.

Hospitilar's Chalice:

The award is given to those who tirelessly and most graciously have demonstrated the act of hospitality, that is, the reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, and strangers, with liberality and goodwill.

Bo-Tii's Wing:

For people outside the Barony who have supported our group.


Recipients are entitled to bear the badge "Azure, a bat's sinister wing Or within a bordure argent".

Seat in Tamarack's Hall:

For people new to the Society or Barony who became involved and shown their support through service.

Recipients are entitled to bear the badge: "Argent, in pale a bunch of grapes bendwise sinister purpure slipped and leaved vert and a wooden table proper."

Horicon's Favor:

For courtesy, honor and courage in any of the arts martial regardless of style over time.

Recipients are entitled to bear the badge: Azure, a sea-pithon between four mullets in cross Or.

Muse's Blessing:

For participation and notable contribution in any of the arts and sciences over time.

Recipients are entitled to bear the badge: Azure, a sea-pithon between in fess two acorns and in chief another Or.

Golden Amphitere:

For service and notable contribution to the Barony or its people over time.

Recipients are entitled to bear the badge: Azure, a sea-pithon between in fess two suns in their splendor and in chief
another Or.

Baronial Awards

If you wish to recommend someone for an award, please contact the Baron or Baroness.

Baronial Order of Precedence

Here is the Order of Precedence of Windhaven Baronial Awards. 


In order that Their Excellencies can best recognize the efforts of the populous of the Barony, we are asking that you review this listing for accuracy. If you find that you have received baronial awards that are not listed here or have received awards since the last updated date, please contact the Baronial Herald at herald@baronyofwindhaven.org to let them know.

Thank you.

Order of the Golden Tassel:

Requires the proposed recipient to hold an Award of the Muse’s Blessing to be eligible. The Order recognizes superior skill and teaching of the arts and sciences, with emphasis within the Barony.

Recipients are entitled to bear the badge: Fieldless, a Tassel Or and to wear the regalia of a gold tassel.

Order of the Golden Mantis:

Requires the proposed recipient to hold an Award of Horicon’s Favor to be eligible. The Order recognizes superior skill and teaching of the arts martial in the Rapier Weapons discipline, with emphasis within the Barony.

Recipients are entitled to bear the badge: Fieldless, a preying mantis statant Or.

Awards for New Members


This group of awards is intended to recognize new participants within the Barony or Canton and are not tied to a particular activity branch.  These awards are traditionally given only once to an individual.

Baronial Cipher:

This is given for personal service or support of the Baron and/or Baroness and it may be given by either the Baron, the Baroness, or jointly for any reason(s) that the Baronage determines to be appropriate.

Order of the Sable Cloud:

Requires the proposed recipient to hold an Award of Horicon’s Favor to be eligible. The Order recognizes superior skill and teaching of the arts martial in the Heavy Weapons discipline, with emphasis within the Barony.

Recipients are entitled to bear the badge: Fieldless, a cloud sable irridated to base Or.