Order of Adammia

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Order of Adammia
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Awarded by the Empire of Adammia
Type Chivalric order with two ranks
Awarded for At the discretion of the Monarch
Status Currently awarded
Sovereign HIM Emperor Adam I
Statistics
Established 10 June 2013
First induction 10 June 2013
Last induction 7 October 2017
Total inductees 73
Precedence
Next (higher) Ordo Vladius

The Order of Adammia is a chivalric order in the Empire of Adammia. It was founded on 10 June 2013 with the signing of Decree V. It features the ranks of Knight / Dame and Knight / Dame Commander.

In recent times, ranks in the Order of Adammia are generally given to the friends and family of the Monarch. Knight / Dame Commander is typically reserved for the Emperor's closest and most trusted friends and family, and can be regarded as part of his inner circle. General Sir Guy Crossland, uniquely, has an additional title as part of his knighthood, "Slayer of the Mighty Nokia", referring to an incident when he destroyed the Nokia mobile phone of then-Colonel Alex Hollis, which was made amusing by the common joke in popular culture that old Nokia phones were indestructible. By virtue of this unique title, Crossland could theoretically be considered the highest-ranked of the Order's members (not including the Sovereign), although Madam Becky Spencer-Smith was the first ever individual to be attain the Commander rank and thus could also be considered the highest-ranked by virtue of having held it the longest (though admittedly for only a few hours longer than Crossland, as both were given the rank in the Emperor's 2014 Birthday Honours List). The first ever individual to be inducted into the Order was Sir Samuel Grogan, though he was never promoted to anything above the rank of Knight.

The head of the Order is the Monarch of Adammia, currently Emperor Adam I, who bears the title Sovereign of the Order of Adammia. The Monarch alone can induct members into the Order, although the legislation that created the Order states that the Nobles can make recommendations. The words given by the current Emperor when inducting new members into the Order are:

UPON OUR IMPERIAL MAJESTY'S SOVEREIGN COMMAND

By my self-given right as Monarch of Adammia and Sovereign of its most noble Order, I, Emperor Adam the First, do hereby dub thee Sir/Madam (Name) of (Place), Knight/Dame of the Order of Adammia.

with the "self-given right" referring to Emperor Adam's status as Founder of the Empire. It is expected that future Monarchs would use a slightly different variation.

The styles that come with a knighthood or damehood - Sir for males and Madam for females - can be used in conjunction with almost any other Adammic style or title, except for Imperial styles used by the Monarch, the Imperial Family and the Monarch's Consort. The use of the styles as a form of address is usually only used by the incumbent Emperor. As a form of address, the male variant remains the same, but females are referred to as Ma'am, a direct result of the legacy of Sir Jon of the South, once a popular figure in the online communities from which Adammia's early citizens were derived, but who vanished in mid 2013, shortly after the Empire's foundation (except for a brief return in April 2014). Even before the Empire's foundation, Jon jocularly referred to Stacey Barrett, now former resident of Creatuxia, as Ma'am, and this was soon adopted by the Emperor. When the Order of Adammia was founded, it was intended that Barrett would be one of its first dames, hence the use of Madam or Ma'am as an honourific for dames which survives to this day.

Most knighthoods and damehoods are granted as part of the Birthday Honours List, published on the Monarch's birthday. Emperor Adam I's birthday is 19 February.

Members

Knight/Dame Commanders

Note: all Knight/Dame Commanders were originally inducted as Knights/Dames and later promoted. The date given is when they were first inducted as Knights/Dames.

Knights/Dames

Note: italics signifies that the member does not hold Adammic citizenship

  • Sir Samuel Grogan of (censored) KOA - 10 June 2013
  • Madam Stacey Barrett of Congleton DOA - 10 June 2013
  • Sir Jon of the South KOA - 11 June 2013
  • Madam Marie Wardle of Yorkshire DOA - 4 July 2013
  • Sir Simon Ward of HTG KOA - 19 July 2013
  • Madam Ella Smith of California DOA - 10 August 2013
  • Sir (censored) of Missouri KOA - 19 February 2014
  • Madam Alice Sutton of Norfolk DOA - 19 February 2014
  • Sir Jordan Jones of Swindon KOA - 19 February 2014
  • Sir Sean Gunther of Ottawa KOA - 19 February 2014
  • Madam Sarah Stinnett of Oklahoma DOA - 19 February 2014
  • Sir Jack Rhodes of (censored) KOA - 24 February 2014
  • Sir Richard Hytholoday of Clyro KOA - 24 February 2014
  • Sir Pace Beardsley of (censored) KOA - 25 February 2014
  • Sir Joseph Kennedy of Montania KOA - 4 March 2014
  • Lord Sir Andrew Hall of (censored) KOA, Baron of Tytannia Ulterior - 10 May 2014
  • Lord Sir Matthew Foster of (censored) KOA, Lord Mayor of Attenborough - 15 October 2014
  • HG Sir Christopher Hall of (censored) KOA, Duke of Myway - 15 November 2014
  • Commodore Sir Daniel Pettinger of Barnsley KOA - 19 February 2015
  • Sir Ben Cain of Crediton KOA - 19 February 2015
  • Sir Nathaniel Scarborough of Crediton KOA - 19 February 2015
  • Sir Callum Fortune of Northampton KOA - 19 February 2015
  • Lord Sir David Hall of (censored) KOA, Baron of Sapientia - 21 June 2015
  • Lady Madam Julie Foster of (censored) DOA, Countess of Watertopia - 21 June 2015
  • Madam Debbie Shaw of (censored) DOA - 21 June 2015
  • Sir Ryan Dawes of Chesterfield KOA - 8 October 2015
  • Sir Jonny Blair of Northern Ireland KOA - 18 October 2015
  • Sir Nathaniel Vincett of Aylesbury KOA - 19 February 2016
  • Sir Fabian van den Berg of the Netherlands KOA - 19 February 2016
  • Sir Lewis Jennings of Rutland KOA - 19 February 2016
  • Sir John Richardson of Doncaster KOA - 19 February 2016
  • Sir Andrew Russell of Newcastle KOA - 19 February 2016
  • Sir Toby McCrae of Surrey KOA - 19 February 2016
  • Sir Simon of Chesterfield KOA - 19 February 2016
  • Sir Fionnbarra Ó Cathail of Leylandiistan KOA - 19 February 2016
  • Sir Rody Scholtes of the Netherlands KOA - 19 February 2016
  • Madam Amy Walton of Mirfield DOA - 19 February 2016
  • Madam Charley Benson of York DOA - 19 February 2016
  • Madam Bryony Weedon DOA - 19 February 2016
  • Private Lord Sir Euan Carey of (censored) KOA, Lord of Kappania - 19 February 2016
  • HG Colonel Sir Cavan Garfield of (censored) KOA, Grand Duke of El Grandens - 22 February 2016
  • Madam Cailyn Carpenter of Ontario DOA - 11 July 2016
  • Sir Dan Bennett of Telford KOA - 19 February 2017
  • Sir Sufiyan Gaffar of London KOA - 19 February 2017
  • Sir (censored) of Washington KOA - 19 February 2017
  • Sir Paul Baird of Southend-on-Sea KOA - 19 February 2017
  • Sir Callan Contrino of (censored) KOA - 19 February 2017
  • Madam Rowan Franklin of Stafford DOA - 19 February 2017
  • HG General Sir Luca Panconi of Luton KOA, Duke of Alluria - 17 March 2017
  • Madam Anna Darke of Reading DOA - 17 March 2017
  • Colonel Madam Emily Huffer of Shrewsbury DOA - 17 March 2017
  • HG Colonel Sir Zachary Maguire of Reading KOA, Duke of Serkatia - 17 March 2017
  • Sir Alex Hasioszyn of Dewsbury KOA - 17 March 2017
  • Madam Shakera Green of London DOA - 18 March 2017
  • Sir Jack Sykes of St. Albans KOA - 23 March 2017
  • Sir James Cox of Milton Keynes KOA BA - 6 June 2017
  • Madam Sophie Thornton of Sheffield DOA - 7 June 2017
  • HG Sir Joseph Daniels of Bury St. Edmunds KOA, Duke of Greater Tytannia - 7 June 2017
  • Madam Meg Day of Stamford Bridge DOA - 7 October 2017
  • Madam Anastasia Maciver of Brighton DOA - 7 October 2017

Former members