Treaty of the Yew Bow
We, the kingdom signatory, to reciprocate acknowledgement given to the Yew Bow by orders of other Kingdoms, desire to offer deserved and due recognition to those in respective kingdoms who, like our order of the Yew Bow, have demonstrated exceptional expertise in one or more of the following areas: Target Archery, Combat Archery, Missile Combat, Thrown Weapons, Siege Weapons, or Equestrian Archery.
Further, we consider that an Equivalent Order is one from another Kingdom that: Requires exceptional skill and chivalry in one or more of the following areas: Target Archery, Combat Archery, Missile Combat, Thrown Weapons, Siege Weapons, or Equestrian Archery, and Requires service to their Kingdom and its people, knowledge of the courtly graces, and obedience to the laws and ideals of their Kingdom and the Society, and Confers a Grant of Arms upon the recipient, or confers an Award of Arms and is a polling order.
A member of an Equivalent Order visiting Atlantia shall be considered equal in rank and honor to members of the Order of the Yew Bow, and shall be invited to attend meetings of the Order of the Yew Bow and share their knowledge and opinions at such meetings. Such visitors shall not be counted in a polling, and shall not be invited to join long-term groups such as the Atlantia Yew Bow email list.
A member of an Equivalent Order resident in Atlantia shall be invited to participate in all activities of the Order, including polling, as if they were members of the Order.
Society Orders currently recognized as Equivalent Orders are:
- Royal Missile Company in West Kingdom (GoA)
- Order of Sagittarius in East Kingdom (AoA, polling)
- Greenwood Company in Middle Kingdom (GoA)
- Commanders of the Azure Archers in Atenveldt (GoA)
- Order of the Split Arrow in Meridies (AoA, polling)
- Order of Chiron of Caid (GoA)
- Order of the Arc d'Or in Ansteorra (GoA)
- Order of the Gray Goose Shaft in An Tir (GoA)
- Boga-Hirth in Calontir (GoA)
- Order of the Arc d'Or in Trimaris (GoA)
- Order of the Sharparrow in Outlands (GoA)
- Order of Strongbow’s Yeoman in Artemisia (GoA)
- Order of the Scarlet Guard in Æthelmearc (GoA)
- Lochac Company of Archers in Lochac (GoA)
- Order of Aquila in Northshield (GoA)
Signed by Their Royal Majesties Logan and Esa on September 19 A.S. L (2015).