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Royal Charter: The Vanic News Corporation

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Royal Charter

"Where the Lady Freyja walks, there is fruitfulness, and where she rests, there is prosperity."

TO ALL AND SINGULAR to whom these Presents shall come, does Her Royal Highness the Bloodroyal and Jarla of Freyja's Necklace joyfully extend her warmest greetings!

WHEREAS the unincorporated organisation Udally known for many moons as the Vanic Times (hereinafter called "the Company") has by a humble petition prayed that the Lady Mortal of the Brísingamen Jarldom should be graciously pleased to grant to it a Charter of Incorporation for the better advancement of its noble aims and objectives;

AND WHEREAS the aforesaid Lady Mortal of the Brísingamen Jarldom, having taken the said Petition unto Her Royal consideration, is of the mind to accede thereto;

LET IT THEREFORE BE KNOWN that I, Lady Unna of the House of Vanadís, Bloodroyal and Jarla of Freyja's Necklace, Royal Chieftainess of Skálavík, Lady Superior Mortal of the Daughters of Freyja, Lady Mortal of the Brísingamen Jarldom, Lady Mortal of the Jarls of the Sacred Chain, Lady Mayor of the Royal City of Freyushavn, Lady of the Sýrbyrgi, Lady Mortal of the Sacred Isles of Love, Lady Paramount Mortal of Yrjar, Storadal, the Nyøerne, Rogaland, Fjordane, Gautland, and Hrísey, and Warden of the Sacred Chain, do by these Presents declare, will and ordain as follows:

1. The persons at present Members of the said unincorporated organisation (being the Chairwoman and the Governesses of the Company) and all other persons who may hereafter become Members of the Body Corporate hereby constituted shall forever hereafter (so long as they continue to be Members of the body aforesaid) be one Body Corporate and Politic by the name of "The Vanic News Corporation" (hereinafter called "the Corporation") and by the same name shall have perpetual succession and a Common Seal with power to break, alter and make anew the said Seal from time to time at their will and pleasure, and by the same name shall and may sue and be sued in all Law Courts and in all manner of actions and proceedings, and shall have power to do all other matters and things incidental or appertaining to a Body Corporate.

2. The Corporation shall exist to serve the Vanic interest and its main object shall be the promotion of its Public Purposes. It may also maintain, establish or acquire subsidiaries through which commercial activities may be undertaken to any extent it pleases.

3.The Public Purposes of the Corporation are as follows:

(a.) sustaining Vanicness and Vanic society;

(b.) promoting education and learning;

(c.) stimulating creativity and cultural excellence;

(d.) bringing the Vanamark to the world and the world to the Vanamark.

4. The Corporation’s main activities should be the promotion of its Public Purposes through the provision of output which consists of information, education and entertainment, supplied by means of:

(a.) television, radio and online services;

(b.) similar or related services which make output generally available and which may bein forms or by means of technologies which either have not previously been used by the Corporation or which have yet to be developed.

5. The Corporation may also carry out other activities which directly or indirectly promote the Public Purposes, but such activities should be peripheral, subordinate or ancillary to its main activities. Overall, such peripheral, subordinate or ancillary activities of the Corporation should bear a proper sense of proportion to the Corporation’s main activities, and each of them should be appropriate to be carried on by the Corporation alongside its main activities.

6. The management of the affairs of the Corporation shall be vested in the Governing Body of the Corporation (herein called "the Governing Body") who may exercise all such powers and do all such things as may further the objects of the Corporation.

7. The Governing Body shall consist of a Chairwoman, and not more than twelve other Governors. The Chairwoman and the Governesses for the time being shall be Members of the Corporation.

8. The Chairwoman and the Governesses shall be appointed by the Governing Body with the approval of the Lady Superior Mortal of the Grand Mysterious Sisterhood which is known since times ancient beyond the memory of woman as the Daughters of Freyja, provided that Governesses in respect of whom re-appointment is to be considered shall not be entitled to vote either in respect of their own re-appointment or the appointment of any other Governesses to be considered at that time.

9. Subject to the provisions of this Charter, the Governing Body shall meet and may regulate their own procedure and that of any committee as they shall think fit.

10. The Governing Body may delegate any of their powers to committees consisting of such Governors and subject to such regulations as they think fit. In addition, the Governing Body may appoint persons other than Governesses to serve on any committee and may at any
time revoke the appointment of any such person. Article 8 of this Charter shall apply to all members of committees as it applies to Governesses.

11. The Governing Body shall appoint a chief executive officer who shall be known as the Director-General of the Corporation for such term, at such remuneration and upon such conditions as they shall think fit, and the Governing Body may from time to time entrust to and confer upon the Director such of the powers exercisable by the Governing Body as they may think fit upon such terms and conditions and with such restrictions as they may determine and may from time to time revoke, withdraw, alter and vary all or any of such powers.

12. The Governing Body may appoint such other officers and take into the Corporation's employment such other persons and in each case on such terms and conditions as they shall determine.

13. The Governing Body may pay to or in respect of any officers or other persons employed by the Corporation such pensions (including gratuities) or provide and maintain for them such pension schemes (whether contributory or not) as the Governing Body may determine.

This Instrument shall come into effect immediately.

As it is written, so shall it be!

Given under my Hand Royal and the Seal of Brísingamen Jarldom at the ancient fortress of Sýrbyrgi on Cape Love in the Yeorlskapp of Yrjar on the Sacred Archipelago known since times beyond the memory of woman as Freyja’s Necklace on this Day of the Lord Máni, the Sixth Day of the Month Gladsheim in the Twelfth Year of the Second Viking Age in the Second Epoch of the High Realm.


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Unna of Skálavík, Bloodroyal and Jarla of Freyja's Necklace, Royal Chieftainess of Skálavík, Matriarch Mortal of the House of Vanadís.

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