TO BECOME A KNIGHT

The Ordo Balliolensis requires from the Applicant  :

 

1.  The written request to join the Order.

2.  The transmission of Personal Data (Full Name, Address, Birthday and place, Marital status, nobility and/or academic titles, etc).

3.   A recent picture.

4.   A short resume of who he is and the reason(s) he decided to join our Order.

5.   The Order will consider the application.

6.   Inform the applicant, by means of a CM (Magisterial Communication) of the primary decision of the Order.

7.  Send the Statutory Document of the Order (SDO), which contains, in details, the rules of the Order.

8.   After the applicant informed himself by the reading of the SDO, request him to reconsider his intention to join the Order.

9.   The Applicant will inform the Order of his Final decision.

10.  The Order will then consider the Applicant as "Candidate" and inform the Applicant of the particularities of his new status.

11.  The Order will request the Applicant’s Financial Contribution to the Order. More Info about this in the SDO.

 

POSTULANT (average time between Postulant and Squire = 12 Months)

11.  The Order will organize the first passage to the Grade of Postulant. 

Requirements :

- Participation at some events of the world of Chivalry.

 

SQUIRE (average time between Squire and Knight = 12 Months)

12.  The Order will organize the second passage to the Rang of Squire.

Requirements:

- Participation at some Main Events of the world of Chivalry.

- Reading and Study of some Dynastic, Historical, Middle-age, Protocol, Etiquette, Heraldry, etc…

- Having successfully passed his Tests and the imposed “Symbolic Voyage”.

- Having presented to the Order his Coat of Arms.

- The Applicant must be accompanied by two witnesses of his choice, but conform the Order’s regulations.  

 

KNIGHT

13.  The Order will organize the Solemn Investiture to the Title of Knight.

Requirements:

- A Thesis written by the Applicant on a, from him, chosen subject (no copy -paste). The subject must be related to the Chivalry or linked to it (Middle-age, Crusades, etc..). The Thesis must be in Format A4 and count a minimum of 7 pages of valuable Info. The Thesis may be written in the Language chosen by the writer.

- The Applicant must be in possession of his Cape, his Sword, white gloves, the Orders Neck cross, His Shield (Coat of Arms).

- The Applicant must be accompanied by two witnesses of his choice, but conform the Order’s regulations.