Prowess in rapier combat in the East Kingdom is recognized as follows:
The Order of Defense: Prowess, skill, and leadership in rapier and cut and thrust combat in the Society is recognized by the Order of Defense, a Society-level Peerage. Members of this order are referred to Masters and Mistresses of Defense. This is a Peerage Order, and confers a Patent of Arms.
The Order of Defense badge is (Tinctureless) Three rapiers in pall inverted tips crossed. The Regalia for Order of Defense is (Fieldless) A white livery collar.
TheOrder of the Golden Rapier (OGR): This is given for excellence in the art of fence, for superior prowess in the lists, teaching, and promoting and expanding the knowledge of the art.
Established April 26, A.S. 26 by Ruslan and Margaret.
This is an Order of High Merit, and confers a Grant of Arms.
Order of the Silver Rapier: This is given for martial skill upon the rapier field.
Established August 2, A.S. 43, by Konrad and Brenwen.
This is an Armigerous Order, and confers an Award of Arms.