Sword of State
The Sword of State is one of two swords that forms part of the regalia of the Crown Jewels of New Ingerland.
The Sword of State signifies the power of the Monarch as the Commander-in-Chief of the New Ingerland Defence Force. The Sword is usually carried before the Sovereign during the Coronation and the State Opening of Parliament, by the Gentleman Usher to the Sword of State, who is also the ceremonial head of the King's Bodyguard and therefore his most trusted general. The current Gentleman Usher to the Sword of State is the General The Lord Phelps.
Set in a beautifully gemmed scabbard, the sword itself has been manufactured without any jewels, although it is beautifully carved with motifs depicting the victories of not just New Ingerland, but the whole of Western Civilisation over her historical adversaries.