DUKEDOM OF GHÃT
The Prince-Abbot has conceded the title of Duke of Ghãt to H.E. Peter Gummersbach, Special County Chief (Ow’Isaza), 1st OEBKK, GCCK, KCLBC, KCT, HonEdD, Advisor to H.M. the Omukama of Bunyoro-Kitara, in recognition of services to the Abbey-Principality. The title is hereditary and is granted with remainder to the heirs male of his body.
HIS EXCELLENCY PETER GUMMERSBACH, 1st DUKE OF GHÃT Special County Chief (Ow’Isaza lya Jamani) (Bunyoro-Kitara); Knight Grand Cross of The Sovereign, Knightly and Noble Order of the Lion and the Black Cross (L’Ordre Souverain, Chevaleresque et Noble du Lion et de la Croix Noire); Knight Grand Cross of The Sovereign, Chivalrous, Noble and Religious Order of the Crown of Thorns (L’Ordre Souverain, Chevaleresque, Nobilaire et Religieux de la Couronne d’Epines)); Grand Chancellor and Knight Grand Cross, The Most Honourable Order of Omukama Chwa II. Kabalega (Bunyoro-Kitara); Order Governor – Grand Priory/Chapter Germany, The Most Honourable Order of Omukama Chwa II Kabalega (Bunyoro-Kitara); Hereditary Omukungu, Royal Order of the Engabu (Bunyoro-Kitara); Knight Commander, Order of the Eagle of Georgia and the Seamless Tunic of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Georgia; Commander, Royal Order of the Crown of Jaffna, Arya Cakravati Dynasty –Royal House of Jaffna- “Yaalpaanarasu Mudi Viiraththiruththakaiththokuthic Cinnam (YMVC)”; Knight of the Grand Badge, Order of Queen Tamar, Georgia; Knight, Patriarchal Order of the Holy Cross of Jerusalem; Advisor of H.M. the Omukama, H.M. the Omugo, the Royal Government, the Ministers and the Supreme Council of the Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom; ex officio Member of the Supreme Council; Representative of the Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom in Germany; President, “Association of the Representatives of the Kingdom Bunyoro-Kitara worldwide! (ARKBK) CLBG”; Chargé d’Affaires en République Fédéral d’Allemagne (Académie Diplomatique Africaine, ADA); Chairman, “Association for Humanity for the Banyoro”, NPO; Primus-Vice-President, Royal Academy of Aristocracy (RAA), Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom; is 18th feudal Baron of Burford, Shropshire, England; Hon.Ed.D, Universidad Internacional, Panama.
Arms: Per pale, 1st – Azure an Eagle displayed Or charged on the breast with a Royal Drum of Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom, Proper, 2nd – Or between two Fleur-de-lis Azure a Fess Gules charged with a Rose Argent seeded Or, The shield is encircled with the chain of office as Grand Chancellor of the Royal Order of Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom.
Crest: Upon a helm, wreathed and mantled to Dexter Gules doubled Or, to sinister Azure doubled Or, a demi-lion Sable armed and tongued Gules; decorated with a coronet as Duke of the Abbey-Principality of San Luigi and as hereditary Omukungu of Bunyoro-Kitara
Motto: “Cum Deo pro Pax et Iustitia” – “With God for peace and justice.”
Orders: Enclosed the shield is surrounded with the chain of office as Grand Chancellor of the Royal Order “The Most Honourable Order of Omukama Chwa II. Kabalega” of the Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom; a national hero of the Kingdom and the Republic of Uganda. Furthermore, various orders are shewn.