Since ancient times warriors have been recognized. Thus We, (Sovereign's name) and (Consort's name), Sovereign and Consort of Meridies, wish to recognize our subject (Recipient's name), who has displayed considerable prowess in the Art of War, distinguished [himself/herself] in Battle, and has shared [his/her] knowledge with others. We are minded to admit [him/her] into the Order of the Argent Shield. Signed by Our Hands this (number) day of (month) Anno Societatis (Society Year), being (Year) Gregorian.
-To be signed by Sovereign and Consort, with space for their seals.
[Source: A Handbook for Scribes of the Kingdom of Meridies (doc)]