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Sanctified Order of the Crucifix

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The Sanctified Order of the Crucifix is an order of chivalry in the Principality of Kolios, a nation within the Empire of Agber. The official intention of the order is to honor those who made significant accomplishments that are Christian in nature. Unofficially, it has typically been bestowed in recognition of general achievements. It was created on 20 September 1995 as the higher of two orders in what was then the Kingdom of Kolios. The order was reimagined as an order of the newly established Empire of Agber on 7 January 1998, but was returned to Koliosian control on 18 June 2020.

Sanctified Order of the Crucifix
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Awarded by the
Princess of Kolios
TypeChivalric order with one rank
Awarded forChristian Achievement
StatusCurrently awarded
SovereignEmpress Arlene in her role as Princess of Kolios
Statistics
First induction20 September 1995
Last inductionEarly 2004
Total inductees24
Precedence
Next (higher)Order of Kolios
Next (lower)None

The Sanctified Order of the Crucifix is largely based on the United Kingdom's Order of the Garter. Much like the Order of the Garter, the Sanctified Order of the Crucifix is limited to twenty-four living members. Unlike the Order of the Garter, there are no supernumerary categories. While members of the Royal Family and foreign Heads of State may be named to the order, they are counted as one of the twenty-four available knighthoods. As such, new memberships in the order have not been awarded since early 2004.

The order has only one class; Dame/Knight. Members of the order may wear the star of the order with an accompanying red sash, worn from the right shoulder to the left hip.

Loss of Records

The original records containing the list of members was lost sometime in the mid-2000's. While Empress Arlene was able to recall a few of the members, the names of thirteen of the Knights and Dames were thought to be lost forever. Due to this fact, Empress Arlene stated that she often considered either opening up the number of members allowed, or abolishing the Sanctified Order of the Crucifix altogether. When she reconnected with Margrave Jordan in 2020, his personal records were able to restore eight names to the register.

Five names are still unknown, and Empress Arlene has been attempting to reconnect with others involved in the Empire's early history in hopes one of them may have personal records that can fill in the gaps.

List of Dames and Knights

 
Regalia of a Dame or Knight of the Order

This list is current, as of 25 November 2020.

No. Name Seq. Year App. Reason for appointment Notes
01   Stephen, 1st Duke of Reese 01 1995 Founding member of Kolios Former Sovereign of the Order, abdicated in 1997
02   Empress Arlene, 2nd Princess of Kolios 02 1995 Founding member of Kolios Current Sovereign of the Order
03   Thomas, 1st Duke of Fryar 03 1995 Founding member of Kolios
04   James, 1st Duke of Cramer 04 1995 Founding member of Kolios
05   Jordan, 1st Margrave of Sulli 05 1995 Founding member of Kolios Served as the 1st Chancellor of Kolios
06   Lacey Marie, 1st Baroness of Sheridan 06 1995 Founding member of Kolios Served as the 2nd Chancellor of Kolios
07   Paul Johnston 07 1995 Personal Achievement Former resident of Kolios, but not a citizen
08   Alli Rogers 08 1995 Personal Achievement Former resident of Kolios, but not a citizen
09   Steven Schmidt 09 1996 Personal Achievement 4th and 5th grade teacher for many of the founders
10   Eric Suarez 10 1996 Personal Achievement Former resident of Kolios, but not a citizen
11   Tanja Mantel 11 1996 Personal Achievement Former resident of Kolios, but not a citizen
12   George Lucas 13 1997 Achievement in Entertainment
13   Amber Wilkinson 14 1997 Personal Achievement Former resident of Kolios, but not a citizen
14   Michael Jordan 15 1997 Athletic Achievement
15   Leonardo DiCaprio 16 1997 Achievement in Entertainment
16 Member's name unknown due to loss of records 18 1997 Personal Achievement
17 Member's name unknown due to loss of records 20 1998 Personal Achievement
18 Member's name unknown due to loss of records 21 1998 Personal Achievement
19 Member's name unknown due to loss of records 22 1998 Personal Achievement
20 Member's name unknown due to loss of records 23 1998 Personal Achievement
21   Ashleigh Sinodis 24 1998 Personal Achievement Cousin of Princess Arlene
22   Grand Duke Gilbert of Liguria 25 2003 Personal Achievement Cousin of Princess Arlene
Awarded while 1st Baron of Cordova
23   Nicole Ameriss 26 2004 Personal Achievement
24   Donald Trump 27 2020 Excellence in fighting for Christian values

Former Knights of the Order

Currently, there are three former Knights of the Sanctified Order of the Crucifix.

Name Seq. No. Year App. Reason for appointment Year Dep. Reason for Departure from Order Notes
  Nicholas Stubbs 12 1996 Personal Achievement 2020 Death of member Former resident of Kolios, but not a citizen
  Fred Rogers 17 1997 Achievement in Entertainment 2003 Death of member
  Andrew, 2nd Grand Duke of Carthage 19 1998 Personal Achievement 2004 Revoked for negligence of duty and treason