Order of St. Peter

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Most Noble Order of St. Peter
Mais Nobre Ordem de São Pedro
Breast Star of the Order of St. Peter
Awarded by the
Emperor-King of Karnia-Ruthenia
TypeDynastic order
MottoEgo præcipio tibi
I will entrust to you
Awarded forAt the monarch's pleasure
StatusCurrently constituted
Grand MasterEmperor-King Oscar
GradesKnight / Dame
First induction2014
Next (higher)Order of St. Stephen
Next (lower)Order of St. Paul

Ribbon of the Order of St. Peter

The Order of St. Peter is a dynastic order of knighthood founded in Persenburg by King Oscar of Ruthenia in 2014. The current Grand Master of the Order is also its founder, the Emperor-King of Karnia-Ruthenia.


Established on 25 November 2014, the Order was the second honor created in the kingdom. The idea was to express the Catholicism present in several aspects of the life of Ruthenian society. During the period in which Ruthenia was only one kingdom, the award was granted only fifteen times.

The motto of the Order refer to the promise of Jesus Christ to Peter, "I will entrust to you the keys of the kingdom of heaven. Whatever you declare bound on earth shall be bound in heaven; whatever you declare loosed on earth shall be loosed in heaven".

When the Empire was founded and immediately after the signing of the Karno-Ruthenian Compromise of 2016, the Order of St. Peter became the third most important honor in precedence of Karnia-Ruthenia.

Precedence and privileges

Knights and Ladies of the Order are assigned positions in the order of precedence, ranking above all others of knightly rank, with the exception of the Knights of the Order of the Edelweiss and of the members of the Order of St. Stephen. Wives, sons, daughters and daughters-in-law of Knights of the Order of St. Peter also feature on the order of precedence; relatives of Dames of St. Peter, however, are not assigned any special precedence. Generally, individuals can derive precedence from their fathers or husbands, but not from their mothers or wives.

After the establisment of Karnia-Ruthenia, the prefixes of "Sir" for Knights and "Lady" for the Dames was abolished. When an individual is entitled to use multiple post-nominal letters "KSPE" for Knights and "LSPE" for Dames. Knights and Dames may encircle their arms with the circlet of the Order.

Grand Masters of the Order

2014 - current

  1. Karniarutheniaflag.png His Imperial and Royal Majesty, Emperor-King Oscar of Karnia-Ruthenia



  1. Karniarutheniaflag.png His Imperial and Royal Highness, Archduke Ari of Karnia-Ruthenia
  2. Karniarutheniaflag.png Her Imperial and Royal Highness, Archduchess Denise of Karnia-Ruthenia
  3. Karniarutheniaflag.png Her Imperial and Royal Majesty, Empress-Queen Paloma of Karnia-Ruthenia
  4. LetzemburgFlagCivil.png His Highness, Grand Duke Christian of Letzembourg
  5. Lundenwicflag1.png His Imperial Highness, Grand Duke Julian of Lundenwic
  6. Lundenwicflag1.png His Grace, Marquis Michael of New Charter
  7. BANDEIRA DO REINO.jpg His Majesty, King Peter II of Santa Cruz


  1. LibertiaFlag.png His Royal Highness, Duke Guilherme da Lomellina e Berenguer of Libertia
  2. LibertiaFlag.png Her Royal Highness, Duchess Tânya Correa d'Ornellas of Libertia
  3. Karniarutheniaflag.png His Grace, Count Yuri de Faria
  4. LibertiaFlag.png His Royal Highness, Prince Alexandro of Lomellina e Berenguer
  5. 524797 320591014661831 1443055758 n.jpg His Holy Imperial Majesty, Emperor Claudio I of Reunion
  6. 524797 320591014661831 1443055758 n.jpg His Grace, Duke Glauco Freitas of Torres Novas
  7. 10978625 427400660762250 3097795300015105768 n.png His Royal Majesty, Grand Duke Giancarlo I of Petroburg
  8. Abeldane flag.jpg His Imperial and Royal Majesty, Emperor Stephen of the Abeldane Empire


  1. Flag of New Israel2.png His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Markus II of New Israel
  2. Mauricia.png His August Highness, Prince Lucas of Woestein, Stadhouder of Mauricia


  1. Flag of Ebenthal (2021).png His Illustrious Majesty, High King Arthur II of Ebenthal

See also