Order o the Gairten

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Maist Noble Order o the Gairten
Arms of the Most Noble Order of the Garter.svg
Airms o the Order o the Gairten: A cross o St George, circumscribed bi the Gairten
Awairdit bi
Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom.svg
Sovereign o the Unitit Kinrick
Teep Dynastic order
Motto Middle French: Honi soit qui mal y pense (Shame on him wha thinks evil o it)[1]
Awairdit for At the monarch's pleisur
Status Currently constitutit
Sovereign Queen Elizabeth II
Chancellor James, Duke o Abercorn
Grades (w/ post-nominals) Knicht/Lady
Ryal Knicht/Lady
Stranger Knicht/Lady
Stateestics
Established 1348
First induction 1348
Last induction 2016
Tot inductees
Distinct recipients 1,008
Precedence
Next (heicher) Eldest sons o Barons
Next (lawer) Order o the Thistle
Order of the Garter UK ribbon.png
Riband o the Order o the Gairten

The Maist Noble Order o the Gairten, foondit in 1348, is the heichest order o chivalry an the third maist prestigious honour (inferior anerly tae the Victoria Cross an George Cross) in Ingland an the Unitit Kinrick.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "College of St George – Windsor Castle – The Order of the Garter". College of St George – Windsor Castle. Retrieved 4 Juin 2010.