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order of the garter

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  • He remained one of Elizabeth's most trusted Protestant counsellors, being appointed in 1572 chancellor of the order of the Garter and a secretary of state.

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  • Treat?ng this as a vote of want of confidence Aberdeen at once res'gned office, and the queen bestowed upon him the order of the Garter.

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  • Abd-ul-Aziz had visited the Paris Exhibition of 1867 and had paid his respects to Queen Victoria, who conferred on him the order of the Garter.

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  • By the heiress of the Tonis he left at his death in 1315 a son Earl Thomas, who distinguished himself at Crecy and Poitiers, was marshal of the English host, and, with his brother John, one of the founders of the order of the Garter.

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  • sent him, by the hands of the duke of Connaught, the order of the Garter.

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  • He celebrated his triumph by a series of splendid tournaments, and completed his scheme for the establishment of the order of the Garter.

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  • 13), which ensigns the royal arms above the south door of King's College chapel, Cambridge, has the motto of the order of the Garter round the circlet.

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  • It was the first visit ever paid by a king of France to a sovereign of England, and Louis Philippe was much pleased at receiving the Order of the Garter.

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  • In April he became chancellor of the order of the Garter.

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  • He was knighted on December 1, 1577, and made chancellor of the order of the Garter on April 22, 1578.

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  • of England conferred the order of the Garter on Guidubaldo, Castiglione was sent to England with a letter of thanks and with the small picture, now in the Louvre, of "St George and the Dragon," painted by Raphael in 1504, as a present to the English king.

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  • Beltz, Memorials of the Order of the Garter (1841,) p. xxvii.

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  • THE Order Of The Garter.

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  • It is, however, certain that the " most noble " Order of the Garter at least was instituted in the middle of the 14th century, when English chivalry was outwardly brightest and the court most magnificent.

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  • Beltz, Memorials of the Most Noble Order of the Garter (1841), P. 385 2 Heylyn, Cosmographie and History of the Whole World, bk.

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  • The history and constitution of the " most noble " Order of the Garter has been treated above.

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  • As a mark of the regent's regard Lord Moira received the order of the Garter in 1812, and in the same year was appointed governor-general of Bengal and commander-in-chief of the forces in India.

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  • He was steward of England and one of the original knights of the order of the garter.

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  • When the order of the Garter was founded, he was instituted as one of the first founders, and his stall in St George's chapel, Windsor, was the eleventh on the side of Edward, the Black Prince.

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  • Beltz, Memorials of the Most Noble Order of the Garter (London, 1841).

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  • "ALGERNON BERTRAM FREEMAN REDESDALE - MITFORD, Baron (1837-1916), British politician and writer (see 22.968), in 1906 accompanied Prince Arthur of Connaught on his mission to Japan to invest the Mikado with the Order of the Garter.

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