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Follow Baron John’s Ongoing Progress To Register Illiton’s
Orders, Awards, and Honors with the College of Heralds

Beginning in the fall of 2016, Baron John began the process of registering all of Barony of Illiton’s awards and badges with the College of Heralds.

Update:  May 6th, 2020

ORDERS, AWARDS AND HONORS
OF THE BARONY OF ILLITON

BARONIAL HERALDRY

BARONIAL COAT OF ARMS

Name, “Illiton, Shire of,” registered in October of 1979
and updated to “Illiton, Barony of” in February of 1987.
Coat of Arms registered in October of 1982.
Blazon: Azure, on a pale argent a mermaid erect affronty proper, scaled Or, crined vert maintaining in her right hand a trident bendwise sinister and in her left and upraised hand a grey granite tower proper, and in base a laurel wreath vert.

DEVICE OF THE CANTON OF LOCHMORROW

Name, “Lochmorrow, March of,” registered in February of 1984. Lochmorrow became a canton of the Barony of Illiton in 2009.
Device registered in February of 1984.
Blazon: Azure, a fess abased indented to chief and in chief on a bezant within a laurel wreath Or a thistle gules.

POPULACE BADGE

Generic Identifier, “Populace,” associated with the following badge in March of 2018.
Badge registered in November of 2017.
Blazon: (Fieldless) A mermaid proper tailed Or, crined vert, maintaining in her right hand a trident bendwise sinister sable and in her left and upraised hand a grey granite tower proper.

BADGE OF THE BARONAGE OF ILLITON

Generic Identifier “Baronage of Illiton” registered in September of 2019.
Badge registered in April of 2006.
Blazon: (Fieldless) Two tridents in saltire and overall a tower sable.

EYE OF ILLITON

Name and badge unregistered.
Blazon: (Fieldless) A Fountain.

MARTIAL HONORS

GUARD OF ILLITON

Generic Identifier, “Guard of Illiton” associated with the following badge in March of 2018.
Badge registered in January of 2017.
Blazon: (Fieldless) On a tower sable a fountain.

CHAMPION OF ILLITON
(Current Arts and Sciences Champion and Current Martial Champions)

Generic Identifier, “Champion of Illiton,” associated with the following badge in March of 2018.
Badge registered in September of 2005.
Blazon: (Fieldless) Two tridents in saltire sable.

ORDER OF SYRENE OF ILLITON
(Former Arts and Sciences Champions and Former Martial Champions)

Name registered in January of 2019 and associated with the following badge in September of 2019.
Members of the Order of Syrene of Illiton are called “SENTINELS.”
Badge registered in June of 2018.
Blazon: (Fieldless) Two tridents in saltire and overall on a tower sable a fountain.

WARLORD OF ILLITON

Generic Identifier, “Warlord of Illiton,” associated with the following badge in September of 2019. Warlord is to be addressed as “Lord Commander.”
Badge registered in June of 2018.
Blazon: (Fieldless) Two tridents in saltire argent.

ARTS AND SCIENCES HONORS

AWARD OF THE OTTER OF ILLITON

Name registered in January of 2018.
Badge registered in September of 2017.
Name and badge were associated in October of 2018.
Blazon: Barry wavy argent and azure, an otter passant guardant to sinister gules.

AWARD OF THE TORTOISE OF ILLITON

Name registered in January of 2018.
Badge registered in September of 2017.
Name and badge were associated in October of 2018.
Blazon: Barry wavy argent and azure, a tortoise fesswise contourny gules.

AWARD OF THE SALMON OF ILLITON

Name registered in January of 2018.
Badge registered in September of 2017.
Name and badge were associated in October of 2018.
Blazon: Barry wavy argent and azure, a salmon contourny gules.

ORDER OF THE CROSSED NEEDLES

Name and badge registered in February of 1987.
Blazon: Azure, two needles in saltire, points to chief, argent.

LEADERSHIP HONORS

AWARD OF THE HIPPOCAMPUS OF ILLITON

Name registered in October of 2018.
Badge registered in October of 2019.
Blazon: Gyronny of twelve azure and argent, a sea-horse contourny Or charged with an escallop inverted azure and maintaining a trident sable.

AWARD OF THE BEACON OF ILLITON

Name registered in October of 2018.
Badge registered in November of 2017.
Blazon: Gyronny of twelve azure and argent, on a tower Or a fountain.

AWARD OF THE GALLEY OF ILLITON

Name registered in January of 2019.
Badge registered in November of 2017.
Blazon: Gyronny of twelve azure and argent, a lymphad Or.

ORDER OF THE GOBLET

Name registered in October of 2018.
Badge registered in June of 2017.
Blazon: (Fieldless) On a goblet Or a lymphad proper, sails furled argent.

SERVICE HONORS

AWARD OF THE GOLDEN PEARL

Name and badge registered in October of 2019.
Blazon: Azure a crawfish argent maintaining a bezant, in chief three wake knots Or.

AWARD OF THE GOLDEN ESCALLOP

Name registered in October of 2018.
Badge registered in October of 2019.
Blazon:  Azure, on an escallop inverted Or a fountain in base all within a orle of rope Or.

ORDER OF THE GOLDEN SEINE

Name and badge registered in February of 1987.
Blazon: Azure, a rectangular net Or, in its dexter chief corner a plate.

ORDER OF THE SILVER CUSHION

Name registered in February of 1987.
Badge registered in September of 2017.
Blazon: Azure, on a cushion argent a frog vert.

MISCELLANEOUS HONORS

AWARD OF THE PURPLE PEGASUS (Children’s Honor)

Name and badge registered in February 2020.
Blazon: Or, a Pegasus statant atop a roundel purpure charged with a gurges argent.

ORDER OF THE WINGED BARBEL (Honor for Non-Illitonites)

Name and badge registered in February 2020.
Blazon: Paly wavy argent and azure, a bat-winged barbell embowed and in chief a bridge of one span Or.

BARON’S FAVOR

(Amorphous award—form chosen by current Baron of Illiton)

BARONESS’ FAVOR

(Amorphous award—form chosen by current Baroness of Illiton)

DORMANT HONORS

AWARD OF THE LADY OF THE LAKE
(Name and badge unregistered).

AWARD OF THE FRIEND OF THE LADY OF THE LAKE
(Name and badge unregistered).