Dolphin

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Heraldry
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Azure, a dolphin embowed uriant to sinister argent
Award Information
Type: Armigerous
Founded: 6/5/1976 by Gregory and Vivian
Premiere(s): Flavia Beatrice Carmigniani
Recipients: Visit the Order of Precedence.

Companionship in the Order of the Dolphin of Caid is awarded for superior service to the Kingdom.

History

From the April-May 1976 issue of The Crown Prints

Her Highness Vivian Aurore de la Mer, Princess of Caid, has instituted a new award in the Principality. It will be called the Order of the Dolphin and will be awarded once a reign to one or possibly two people whom the reigning Princess feels has rendered service to the Principality above and beyond the call of duty. It will be the presentation of the Princess (hopefully, with some consultation with the reigning Prince). Princess Vivian is now accepting submissions of designs for the actual award; the deadline for submission is May 1. The basic design is to be a dolphin on a disk to be worn around the neck and can be worked in any medium which will hold up fairly well. Please submit a drawing of the design along with an estimate of the cost. The disk will have to be finished by June 5th for the Coronetting Tourney. (Personal information omitted)

Titles

  • Bestows an Award of Arms, if the recipient does not already have one
  • Title: Lord or Lady; Alternate Titles are available for substitution.

Token/Regalia

  • Azure, a dolphin embowed uriant to sinister argent
  • Medallion strung on an Award Cord.
  • Companions of the Dolphin may display their achievement with the medallion of the order dependant from a blue ribbon encircling the arms


Awards of Caid
Patent: Chivalry, Laurel, Pelican, Defense, Royal Peerage.
Grant: Grant of Arms, Argent Blade, Chiron, Crescent, Gauntlet, Golden Lance, Lux Caidis.
Armigerous: Award of Arms, Court Barony, Argent Arrow, Chamfron, Crescent Sword, Dolphin, Duellist, Harp Argent.
Non-armigerous: Acorn, Argent Star, Augmentation of Arms, Chanson, Corde de Guerre, Crescent and Flame, Crossed Swords, Legion of Courtesy, Royal Recognition of Excellence, Signum Reginae, Sigillum Regis, Signum Regni, Vanguard of Honor.
Honors: Arts and Sciences Pentathlon Champion, King's Champion, Personal Heraldic Title, Queen's Champion, Right Noble, Rose.
Closed: White Scarf, Landmark, New Battered Helm.
Other Information: Alternate Titles, Award Cords, Award Types, Closed Award, Polling Order, Rare and special award.