Awards and Decorations of Millania

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The Millanian honours system comprises of various titles, awards and decorations which can be bestowed by the Millanian Empire.

Civilians can be knighted into one of five orders of chivalry, with military awards consisting of military medals for individuals and battle honours for military units.

Orders of chivalry

A person (With the exception of the Imperial Family) may have only one title from each order of chivalry, the highest awarded. There are five Millanian orders of chivalry.

Most Excellent Order of the Millanian Empire

  • Grand Knight/Dame (GKE/GDE), with a maximum quota of 1 member
  • Knight/Dame Commander (KCE/DCE), with a maximum quota of 3 members
  • Knight/Dame Officer (KOE/DOE)
  • Knight/Dame (KME/DME)
  • Member (MME)

Most Glorious Order of Millanian Excellence

  • Grand Knight/Dame (GKV/GDV), with a maximum quota of 1 member
  • Knight/Dame Commander (KCX/DCX), with a maximum quota of 3 members
  • Knight/Dame Officer (KOX/DOX)
  • Knight/Dame (KMX/DMX)
  • Member (MMX)

Most Serene Order of the Virgin Mary

  • Grand Knight/Dame (GKV/GDV), with a maximum quota of 1 member
  • Knight/Dame Commander (KCV/DCV), with a maximum quota of 3 members
  • Imperial Knight/Dame (IKV/IDV), with a maximum quota of 12 members
  • Knight/Dame Protector (KPV/DPV)
  • Knight/Dame Vigil (KVV/DVV)
  • Knight/Dame Officer (KOV/DOV)
  • Knight/Dame (KVM/DVM)
  • Member (MVM)

Most Excellent Order of Santiago I

  • Grandmaster (GSS), with a maximum quota of 1 member
  • Knight/Dame Commander (KCS/DCS), with a maximum quota of 3 members
  • Imperial Knight/Dame (IKS/IDS), with a maximum quota of 12 members
  • Knight/Dame Protector (KPS/DPS)
  • Knight/Dame Vigil (KVS/DVS)
  • Knight/Dame Officer (KOS/DOS)
  • Knight/Dame (KSI/DSI)
  • Member (MSI)

Most Excellent Order of San Millán

  • Grandmaster (GSM), with a maximum quota of 1 member
  • Knight/Dame Commander (KCM/DCM), with a maximum quota of 3 members
  • Knight/Dame Officer (KOM/DOM), with a maximum quota of 12 members
  • Knight/Dame Protector (KPM/DPM)
  • Knight/Dame Vigil (KVM/DVM)
  • Squire (SSM), with a maximum quota of 1 member
  • Knight/Dame (KSM/DSM)
  • Member (MSM)

Table of precedence

Although the four orders of chivalry have a clear order of precedence, most of the grades within each order correspond with another in terms of the precedence held by each one. The following table displays the hierarchy of the different grades in Millanian orders of chivalry:

Most Excellent Order of San Millán Most Excellent Order of Santiago I Most Serene Order of the Vitgin Mary Most Glorious Order of Millanian Excellence Most Excellent Order of the Millanian Empire
Grandmaster Grandmaster Grand Knight/Dame Grand Knight/Dame Grand Knight/Dame
Knight/Dame Commander Knight/Dame Commander Knight/Dame Commander Knight/Dame Commander Knight/Dame Commander
Knight/Dame Officer Imperial Knight/Dame Imperial Knight/Dame
Knight/Dame Protector Knight/Dame Protector Knight/Dame Protector
Knight/Dame Vigil Knight/Dame Vigil Knight/Dame Vigil
Squire Knight/Dame Officer Knight/Dame Officer Knight/Dame Officer Knight/Dame Officer
Knight/Dame Knight/Dame Knight/Dame Knight/Dame Knight/Dame
Member Member Member Member Member

Medals

Military Medals

The Military Medals in order of precedence and their recipients are thus:

  • Cross of Valour
  • Howell's Cross
  • Medal of Bravery
  • Distinguished Service Medal

Battle honours

Battle honours were established September 2018, and are the awarding to a military unit the right "to emblazon the name of a military encounter on its flags, standards, uniforms, or other accessories where ornamentation is possible... as official acknowledgement for their achievements in specific wars or operations of a military campaign".

  • First Granadine-Cornosian War Service Medal
  • Cornosian Rebellion Service Medal
  • Seilung War Service Medal