(King’s name), King of the East, to all those to whom these present letters shall come, greeting. Be it known that We have ordered this tournament to be held upon the retirement of our former rapier champion to determine the one who is worthy as a
replacement. Moreover, know that by virtue of skill surpassing all others this day, (name of recipient) is hereby named our rapier Champion. For the rest, in order that this decree may remain valid and unshaken, We have confirmed this document by the character of the royal name, signed below. Done in (event location) in the (year) year of the society, (date).
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[Source: East Kingdom College of Scribes Handbook (pdf)]