Kraé Glas

Kraé Glas is Lochac’s twelfth Barony, and it is based in South Eastern Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The Baronial motto is: A sense of porpoise.

Kraé Glas became a Canton of the Barony of Stormhold in 1994. The group eventually grew and changed to a Shire in 2004 before being elevated to Barony status in 2011.

Cormac Lenihan and Elspeth Caerwent are Baron and Baroness Kraé Glas – that is, the founding Baron and Baroness.

Newsletter and Online Presence

The Blue Strand is the newsletter of the Barony. Kraé Glas also has a website, an email list, and a facebook group.

Reigning Barons and Baronesses

The full list and dates of all reigning Barons and Baronesses (also known as Landed Gentry or Landed Barons and Baronesses) are listed on the Canon Lore website under Kraé Glas.

The current Baron and Baroness are Cormac Lenihan and Elspeth Caerwent.

Cormac Lenihan and Elspeth Caerwent, first Baron and Baroness of Kraé Glas. Photo from the Kraé Glas Baronial website.

Cormac Lenihan and Elspeth Caerwent, first Baron and Baroness of Kraé Glas. Photo from the Kraé Glas Baronial website.

Baronial Name and Device

The baronial device for Kraé Glas, as emblazoned on the Lochac Roll of Arms, is:

Or, on a bend azure, three laurel wreaths palewise Or.

Arms of Kraé Glas, as rendered by Baron Master William Castille.

Arms of Kraé Glas, as rendered by Baron Master William Castille.

According to Domhnall na Moicheirghe, the name Kraé Glas means “Blue Strand” in the Gwenedeg dialect of Breton, referring to it’s striking coastline territory. The heraldry of the barony is a direct reference to the meaning of their name.

Subgroups

  • St Monica is a College of the Barony of Kraé Glas, based at Monash University in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

The device for St Monica, as emblazoned on the Lochac Roll of Arms, is:

Per chevron azure and argent, two quills in saltire and a laurel wreath counterchanged.

Arms of St Monica, as rendered by Baron Master William Castille.

Arms of St Monica, as rendered by Baron Master William Castille.

Baronial Awards

Baronial awards are bestowed by the landed Barons and Baronesses, often in response to recommendations they receive from the populace. The Baronial roll of awards for Kraé Glas is available online.

The Order of the Starling

No description is currently available.

Apollo Dolphinus:

Award token for the Apollo Dolphinus. Photo from the Kraé Glas Baronial website.

Award token for the Apollo Dolphinus. Photo from the Kraé Glas Baronial website.

Arts and Sciences

The Apollo Dolphinus – Arts and Sciences is awarded to those for skill and/or contributing to the arts and sciences.

Martial

The Apollo Dolphinus – Martial is awarded for skill and/or contributing to the arts martial.

Apollo Dolphinus – Service

The Apollo Dolphinus – Service is awarded for service to the Barony.

Baronial Endorsement

No description is currently available.

Award token for the Baronial Endorsement. Photo from the Kraé Glas Baronial website.

Award token for the Baronial Endorsement. Photo from the Kraé Glas Baronial website.

Baronial Spurtle

No description is currently available.

Etruscan Dolphin

The Etruscan Dolphin is awarded to those travel from afar to assist the Barony.

Award token for the Etruscan Dolphin. Photo from the Kraé Glas Baronial website.

Award token for the Etruscan Dolphin. Photo from the Kraé Glas Baronial website.

Baronial Cyphers

The Baron and Baroness bestow Baronial Cyphers upon those who significantly enrich their tenure. The tokens change throughout time.

Signature Events

Kraé Glas’ signature events include:

  • Suth Moot – Suth Moot is a low-key, family friendly, relaxed event that runs over the Easter holidays.
  • Giornata D’Onore – meaning ‘a day of honour’, is Kraé Glas’ annual birthday event.