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The Order of the Noble Companions of the Swan® is an International Order of Christian Chivalry and Knighthood dedicated to perpetuating the memory and exemplary life of Godfrey de Bouillon, Duke of Lower Lorraine, legendary Knight of the Swan, principal leader of the First Crusade to the Holy Land and Advocate of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. The Order continues the customs, traditions, duties and responsibilities embodied in the ancient and honored Code of Chivalry and their perpetuation and promulgation in the modern world through personal example and education of the general public.
The Order was originally established as a Companionate encompassing Knights and Dames of various Orders of Christian Chivalry and Knighthood, fraternally banded together in fellowship for the purpose of guiding and coordinating their philanthropic, charitable and educational endeavors. In 1984, it was chartered by the State of New Jersey within the United States of America as a non-profit educational corporation.
To better serve its stated purpose and serve the chivalric vocation, a proclamation was passed in 1987 that elevated the Companionate to that of an Order of Christian Chivalry and Knighthood. In 1989, the Order received the patronage and protection of the Chief and Head of the Name and Arms of the Royal and Serene House of Alabona-Ostrogojsk© as an Independent, International Order of Christian Chivalry and Knighthood, while maintaining its status as a non-profit educational corporation.
Continued History of the Order
Photographs of the 2003 Ceremony and Service of Investiture
Photographs of the 2004 Gala Commemorative Banquet
Photographs of the 2006 Ceremony and Service of Investiture
The Grand Master
His Royal and Serene Highness
Prince William I de Alabona-Ostrogojsk
His Royal and Serene Highness, Prince William I de Alabona-Ostrogojsk, has dedicated his life to promulgating and perpetuating the high ideals, traditions and customs of Chivalry in the modern world.Biography of the Grand Master
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