Order of The Engabu
(Established c. 1700 AD)
Under the Patronage of HM Omukama Rukirabasaija Agutamba Solomon Gafabusa Iguru I. of Bunyoro-Kitara
Spiritual Godfathers and Patrons
The Uganda's Catholic and Anglican Martyrs († 15 Nov 1885 – † 27 Jan 1887)
(Blessed by Pope Benedict XV. (1920) & canonized by Pope Paul VI. (1964))
Godfathers and Patrons
HM Omukama Olimi II. Ruhundwegeye
(c. † 1705; Possible Granter of said Order)
HM Omukama Nayarwa
(c. † 1710; Possible Granter of said Order)
HE The Most Reverend Metropolitan Archbishop and Bishop of Kampala Henry Luke Orombi
(Anglican Church of Uganda)
HG The Most Reverend Council Nedd II.
(3rd Presiding Bishop of Episcopal Missionary Church / Continuing Anglican Church body)
Apostolate awarded the Royal Order of the Engabu
Namely, the Order of Engabu is hereditary, and it is the second-highest Order in the Kingdom. Similar to the Order of the Omujwaara Kondo, it contains the highest style of any Orders – The Most Honorable – and allows recipients to use supporters and a coronet in their heraldry per the Statutes.
You can buy the insignia of this Royal Order after the submission of the original Brevet:
The Most Honourable Omukungu Carl W. Lemke JPC, 1st OEBKK
Carl W. Lemke Unique Jewelry, El Paso, United States of America- http://www.replicaregalia.com/
-Special Manufacturer and Project Manager Insignia, Honours and Awards ARKBK & ROHA-
Royal Bulletin, 050-RB-KBK-2014:
- The high honor of The Royal Order of The Engabu: “The Most Honourable Omukungu” (Hereditary Knight) be styled as Perpetual Hereditary Nobility.
- By the time of enacting the Royal Charter of The Royal Order of The Engabu recipients were required to attend the Empango ceremony. HM The Omukama has now waived it for those applicants.