Henceforth, you will hold to these conditions of our Order, which have been made known to you here, in the presence of your fellow Scholars. You shall be a loyal subject to our Sovereigns, King ____ and Queen ___, Monarchs of Atlantia, and to their successors. You will serve them and theirs against all nations to the best of your ability.
You shall be a true Scholar, teaching others to uphold our traditions, to love truth and knowledge, and to hate falsehood and ignorance, as you and other Scholars do. You shall always be merciful to any who are true subjects of Atlantia, and should you have the upper hand over them, you shall not kill them should you be able to preserve yourself without further bloodshed.
You shall keep this Scholar’s Oath in all things declared unto you in the presence of your brethren of this Academie, on your sacred honor.
Ancient (original) Version
Imprimis, you shall uphold, maintain and keep to your power all such articles as shall be declared to you here in the presence of your fellow duelists.
You shall be loyal subject to our sovereigns, King __ and Queen __, and their successors, monarchs of this realm of Atlantia, and not to know of any treason but that you utter it within four and twenty hours at the farthest and sooner if you can, and to serve them and theirs against all nations to the uttermost of your power.
You shall be a true Scholar from this day unto the last day of your life, to love and serve the truth and hate falsehood, as other Scholars have done heretofore, according to the ancient orders of our science. You shall keep or cause to be kept, our orders, rules and conventions in all prizes as we have partly declared unto you, and shall more at large hereafter as you shall proceed in this science.
You shall always be merciful, and whereas it may happen that you have the upper hand of your enemy, that is to say, under your feet, or without weapon, or some other advantage, you shall not kill him, if he be a true subject of Atlantia, saving yourself without danger of death or bodily hurt, according to your first oath which you received entering to learn this science.
You shall keep this Scholar’s oath in all points now given and declared unto you in the presence of these your fellow Duelists, on your sacred honor.