The text reads:
May all within our Realm hear the proclamation that we, Arch, king by right of arms of the Middle Kingdom, and Runa, our Queen set forth. Know that in consideration of his outstanding service as Our Queen’s Champion we hereby make William Rayne a Companion of our Order of the Royal Vanguard. We bestow unto him all rights and responsibilities associated with this Order and the right to bear the badge: Fieldless, a demi dragon rampant argent. Done by Our hands this twenty-fourth day of September, A.S. XLVI in our Barony of Red Spears.