Starkhafn

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Starkhafn
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Information
Founded: In the West Kingdom, then Barony Oct 1982 in Caid
Modern Location: Southern Nevada (Clark County)

StarkhafnRRE is held in fief by Their Excellencies Robartach and Gyda.

Overview

Meaning: "Stark" for the desert, "hafn" for haven or home.

Established: Approximately 1980 in West Kingdom. Became a Barony in October 1982.

Area: Southern Clark County, NV including Las Vegas

Baronial Heraldic Titles:

  • Flame: Baronial herald's title reflects the principal charge on the arms.
  • Flame Pursuivant: Barnial heraldic title registered to Starkhafn in December 2003.
  • Flame Pursuivant Extraordinary: Baronial heraldic title registered initially to Caid April 1981, and subsequently transferred to Starkhafn in December 2003.

Awards:

Starkhafn Polling Orders: The Barony has four polling orders, bestowed by the Baron and Baroness based on recommendations from members of the different Orders. Members of the Orders are polled at Starkhafn Yule, in consultation with Their Excellencies, to determine those individuals who may be worthy of recognition. New members of the Orders are traditionally elevated at Starkhafn Anniversary.

  • Order of the Flame of Starkhafn: Baronial service polling order for superior service to the Barony over a span of years.
  • Order of the Augmented Flame of Starkhafn: Baronial service polling order exemplary service and dedication to the Barony.
  • Order of Saint Illuminatus: Formerly known as "the Illumination," Starkhafn's arts polling order for "excellence in a particular art or scientific endeavor, teaching, mentoring, and sharing that art or science with others.
  • Order of the Defender of the Flame: Starkhafn's Baronial martial arts polling order for those who have brought honor to themselves and the Barony through continued excellence in one or more martial arts.


Newsletter: Originally called Stark Ravings, then Camel Droppings, and currently Baronial Banner

Fighting Unit(s): Stormtroopers

Baronage

Former Territories of Starkhafn

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Territories
Caidan Baronies: Altavia, Angels, Calafia, Dreiburgen, Dun Or, Gyldenholt, Lyondemere, Naevehjem, Nordwache, Starkhafn, Western Seas, Wintermist
Caidan Shires: Al-Sahid, Carreg Wen, Darach, Isles
Caidan Cantons: Bard's Keep, Canyons, Castle North, Cragdon, Gallavally, Mons Draconis, Peridot Isle, Poll na Gainmhe, Steinsee, Summergate, Tanwayour, Torvald, Valley Azure
Caidan Colleges: Boethius, Fenwood Knoll, Noe, Saint Artemas, Saint Firmin, San Ambrogio, San Isidore, Tour d'Yvoire, Voyagers
Other Information: Former Territories, Kingdoms, Known World