- Ordo Ignis is a society for
living history, focusing on the Middle Ages in Norway in the period
ca. 1177 to 1489. Areas of interest are the norwegian knight and his
natural company. Activities take the
form of training in swordsmanship, horsebackriding, jousting and
- Main geographical focus is
the region of Trondelag, and particularly Trondheim, with Castle
Austrot, Sverresborg, Nidaros Cathedral and Castle Steinviksholm.
- Ordo Ignis works to
cooperate with different institutions, such as the Cathedral, The
Royal Houses at the cathedral, Millitary auuthorities, historical
millitary museum, historical societies etc.
- Ordo Ignis will attend
festivals., shows, tournaments and similar activities both domestic
- Accquired knowledge is
first presented to the members, then to the public. Means of
presentation include: tournaments. Lectures, events, published
matter and the internet.
objectives (2-5 years):
- Getting more members to
commit socially and with responsabilities.
- A steady level of
activities, both in obtaining knowledge and socially.
- Critical and thorough
treatment of sources in all we do.
- Steady increase in numbers.
- Doing performances, shows,
with and without horses.
- Travelling Europe, foing
shows and lectures, and taking part in tournaments.
- A flexible and dynamic
Order, where every one can be heard and treated as an equal.
- All issues will - as a rule
- be presented to the members, so that these can voice their
opinions before the board makes their decision. This applies to all
matters that concerns the individual member's time, skills or area
- We strive to communicate
well within the Order, promoting totality of thinking and a steady
course of action.
- Establishing a
companionship in which vairous interests can develope.
- Membership should be both fun and aducational!