The field of war is a perilous place fraught with danger, both of a noble and treacherous nature, calling for the greatest sacrifices and steadfastness from the True Warrior. In this regard, the Crowns of Meridies should be protected by the bravest and fiercest of Her Soldier Elite. There exists within our lands an order dedicated to the advancement of the soldier’s art and committed to the personal defense of the Royalty. You (Recipient’s name) are worthy of this distinction and have agreed to uphold the principles and purpose of and are hereby inducted into the Legion of the Bear. Forevermore, your name and mark shall be inscribed upon the Ursine Mantle. Done by Our Hands this (number) day of (month), Anno Societatis (Society year), being (year) Gregorian.
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I shall now and for as long as I remain a soldier of Meridies defend the Crown and Kingdom and serve within the Legion of the Bear, pledging the safety of the Crown & Heirs with this, my sworn oath.
-Leave a space for the signature of the Recipient.
[Source: A Handbook for Scribes of the Kingdom of Meridies (doc)]