Greetings to all good gentles. By these presents, know that (Recipient’s name) having distinguished [him/herself] with chivalry, agility and elegance upon the field of battle has found favor in Our eyes. We do appoint [him/her] Queen’s Rapier Champion. By Our Hand this (number) day of (month) Anno Societatis (Society year), being (year) Gregorian.
-To be signed by the Consort, with space for her seal.
[Source: A Handbook for Scribes of the Kingdom of Meridies (doc)]