Nobles et Ordres Royaux

The Palace of Sans-Souci, Haiti - The official residence of King Henri I of Haiti and his Court. It was considered by some as the 'Versailles of the Caribbean'. Unfortunately, an earthquake in the mid-1800s severely damaged the former palace.

The Palace of Sans-Souci, Haiti - The official residence of King Henri I of Haiti and his Court. It was considered by some as the 'Versailles of the Caribbean'. Unfortunately, an earthquake in the mid-1800s severely damaged the former palace.

Being a Noble shows a desired commitment to our fun-loving country. Titles are given to individuals who have demonstrated their support for Legiálle through their virtuous deeds. Legiálles Nobles come in all ranks and titles. They are, from lowest to highest (including male, female, and gender-expressive version of titles) : 

  • Chevalerie (Hereditary Knighthood): Le Chevalier/La Chevalière/Les Chevaliex, with no style

  • Baronnie (Baronship): Le Baron/La Baronne/Les Baronix, with no style.

  • Comté (Countship): Le Comte/La Comtesse/Les Comtix, with the style of Son/Leur Honorable (His/Her/Their Honorable)

  • Marquisat (Marquiship): Le Marquis/La Marquise/Les Marquix, with the style of Son/Leur Excellence (His/Her/Their Excellency)

  • Duché (Dukedom): Le Duc/La Duchesse/Les Ducix, with the style of Sa/Leur Grâce (His/Her/Their Grace)

  • Principauté (Princedom): Le Prince/La Princesse/Les Princix, with the style of Son/Leur Altesse (His/Her/Their Highness)

While anyone has the right to use their title in social groups and, where possible, change their legal name to include their noble rank, we encourage you to consult with an attorney or law office before doing so. 

 

Orders of Chivalry 

As Fount of Honour, The Queen may induct Citizens and non-Citizens alike into one of the Orders of Chivalry. 

 

The Most Noble Order of the Simbi / L'Ordre le plus noble du Simbi

The Most Noble Order of the Simbi is the highest of the Orders. The Order is named after the Simbi - water spirits who bring luck, fortune, and wisdom. The Order is strictly limited and includes the Monarch, the heir apparent, and no more than 13 companion members. However, the Sovereign may bestow supernumerary members of the Order at any time. These include members of the Royal Family & House and community leaders. 

The order's motto is Sapientiae Maris (Wisdom of the Sea). The Order’s day is the First of October.

Apart from the Monarch as Sovereign of the Order, there are five classes:

  • Chevalier: badge worn on left breast suspended from ribbon.

  • Officier: badge worn on left breast suspended from a ribbon with rosette.

  • Commandeur: badge around neck suspended from ribbon necklet.

  • Grand Officier: badge worn on right breast suspended from a ribbon, with star displayed on left breast.

  • Grand Cordon: badge affixed to riband at the right hip, with the star pinned on or below the blue riband. The riband, 4-inches wide, is worn over the left shoulder.

Male members are known as "Grand Knight Companion" while female and gender-expressive members are known as "Grand Ladies Companion" and “Grand Companion,” with the additional title of "Royal" and "Strange" added to members of the Royal Family & House and foreign heads of state, respectively. Supernumerary members are known as "Knight Companions" or "Lady Companion" of the Order.  Gender-expressive members are-known as “Companions”. They are also entitled to use supporters and a circlet (blue circlet with Order's motto) on a coat of arms. The rank of Commandeur and above are addressed in public as ‘Sieur’, ‘Dame’, or ‘Seignix’

The star resembles a starburst, with eight large rays alternating with four small rays. In the center is the image of a crowned simbi wielding a sword in each hand, with the Order's motto encircling it. The badge is oval-shaped and features a crowned simbi in profile, wielding a sword. 

The Order is given as a personal gift to the monarch, and membership is at the discretion of Her Majesty. 

 

The most excellent Order of the star of Legiálle / le plus excellent ordre de l'étoile de legiálle

The Most Excellent Order of the Star of Legiálle is the second-highest Order. It is bestowed on individuals who perform extraordinary duties on behalf of the Legiallier community. The Order is also open to any of the Realms of the Crown. The Order is strictly limited and includes the Monarch, the heir apparent, and no more than 25 companion members. However, the Sovereign may bestow supernumerary members of the Order at any time. These include members of the Royal Family & House and community leaders.

The order's motto is Vires Sapientiae Virtus (Strength, Wisdom, Valour). 

Apart from the Monarch as Sovereign of the Order, there are three Classes

  • Companion: badge worn on left breast suspended from ribbon.

  • Officier: badge worn on right breast suspended from a ribbon.

  • Commandeur: badge affixed to a red riband af the right hip, with the star pinned to the red riband on the left or below it. The riband, 4-inches wide, is worn over the left shoulder.

  • Male members are known as "Knight Companion" while female members are known as "Ladies Companion", with the additional title of "Royal" and "Strange" added to members of the Royal Family & House and foreign heads of state, respectively. Gender-expressive members are known as " Companions” of the Order.  Recipients are also entitled to use supporters and a circlet (red circlet with Order's motto) on a coat of arms. The rank of Commandeur are addressed in public as ‘Sieur’, ‘Dame’, or ‘Seignix’

The star is eight-pointed and features an upright seashell in the center, surrounded by the Order’s motto. The badge is oval-shaped and features an upright seashell with a five-pointed star in the center.

The Order is given as a personal gift to the monarch, and membership is at the discretion of Her Majesty.  The Order may also be given collectively to organizations and communities.

The Order of the crown of Legiálle / ordre de la couronne de legiálle

The Order of the Crown of Legiálle is the third-highest order. It is bestowed on individuals who perform extraordinary duties to the public-at-large, committing themselves to one of our key policies. There is no limit to the number of members.

The order's motto is Duty Before Self.

Apart from the Monarch as Sovereign of the Order, there are two classes:

  • Membre: badge worn on left breast suspended from ribbon.

  • Commandeur: badge around neck suspended from ribbon necklet.

The badge is eight-pointed and features the blazon of the Royal Family.

Petitions may be made to The Order, though it remains at the discretion of the monarch. The Order may also be given collectively to organizations and communities.