of Merit of St. Stephen and Our Lady of Walsingham is an extension of
the Most Honourable Legion
of the Eagle of Christ. It may be conferred by the Archfather as
a personal gift in recognition of exceptional personal merit. It is
one of the most exclusive associations in the world, with membership
limited to no more than ten living members.
for the Order of Merit are drawn exclusively from the Companions of
the Florentine Service Order and thus already have a proven record of
insignia consists of a red cross of St. Stephen, with gold eagles in
between the points, upon which is a blue cross moline in honor of Our
Lady of Walsingham. In the centre is a gold eagle upon a blue
circular background edged in gold. The medal is suspended from a
ribbon of red and yellow. The service ribbon may alternatively be
worn through the second buttonhole of a uniform tunic.
postnominals are "OMSW" in English and Italian.
Roll of Members
HHE the Archfather
Princess of Rome
Count of Marmande, Elector of Trier
Coberly, Prince v. Reichenberg
Count di Valibona, Prince de Chauvigny
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