Ceremonies and Protocol: The Accolade
ceremony are very important aspects in the life of an assembly or group of
people gathered in common cause. Its
symbolism evokes an emotional attachment.
In respect of the ancient rites of knighthood, this Order encourages
historically accurate ceremonies of worship, induction, and promotion.
thee a knight / dame of the rose.
The postulent will rise and, if they are being belted, they will raise their arms over their head and the sword and belt will be buckled about them. The assisting knight will then help them put their mantle on.
The blow on the neck or cheek is the actual accolade. It was, in actual fact, the last time a knight.
Others Matters of Ceremony
Knights of the Rose will wear black capes for high ceremonies. They may also wear a complete crusader costume for parades, representing the 12th or 13th century, with a white surcoat charged with a purple cross bordered with gold. A cape-pin of the Order is being designed for use as an appropriate decoration.
The Maltese cross as described for the charge on the shield is referred to as the "Cross of Honour", and variances of its design will be used as badges for wear by members. For brevity, the Knight's Cross is also the Dame's Cross.
Knights of the Order will wear a Cross of Honour, gold with lavender
enamel, below their left breast or pocket.
They may wear a neck cross of similar design with a gold heraldic rose
in its center. Members will wear
a red neck ribbon. Officers will wear a purple neck ribbon. Commanders will wear a purple neck ribbon bordered in yellow-gold. Master Knights and Grand Dames will be distinguished
by their mantle; black with purple satin lining.
Members will wear a red neck ribbon.
Officers will wear a purple neck ribbon.
Commanders will wear a purple neck ribbon bordered in yellow-gold.
Master Knights and Grand Dames will be distinguished by their mantle; black with purple satin lining.