May it be known throughout the land the We ____________, and ____________ Sovereign King and Queen of An Tir, in recognition that Our loyal subject ________________________ has once served the Crown as King of this Realm, offering his valourous skills in battle and giving of his wisdom in council and in court, are pleased to invest him as Count. We hereby confirm by these Royal Letters Patent his right to bear [BLAZON]. He shall from this day on be known by his coronet of gold, embattled, and his counsel shall be weighted as befits one who has once borne the Crown of this Our Realm. Further, he shall henceforth be entitled to all other insignias, rights, honours, privileges and duties as are assigned one of such rank within the
. In affirmation of his
investiture as Count, We have this day set here Our hands and affixed Our Great
Seal. Kingdom of An Tir
By seal and signature, Black Lion Herald testifies that the armories depicted and blazoned herein belong unto the said _________________________ to use, bear, and show forth at all times.
[Source: An Tir College of Scribes site]