Motto: Middle French: Honi soit qui mal y pense (Shame on him who thinks ill of it)
Sep 10, 1985 · Other lists of the knights of the Garter can be found: Beltz, George Frederick: Memorials of the Order of the Garter, from its foundation to the present time. Including the history of the order; biographical notices of the knights in the reigns of Edward III. and Richard II., the chronological succession of the members. London, W. Pickering, 1841.
38 rows · The Most Noble Order of the Garter was founded by Edward III of England in 1348. Dates …
|26||William FitzWarin||d. 1361||c. 1349|
|27||Robert d’Ufford, 1st Earl of Suffolk||1298–1369||c. 1349|
|28||William de Bohun, 1st Earl of Northampton||c. 1310–1360||1349|
|29||Reginald de Cobham, 1st Baron Cobham||c. 1295–1361||1353|
The Most Noble Order of the Garter. The insignia of the order comprise the garter with the motto emblazoned on it, the star with St. George’s cross, and a collar with a badge representing St. George and the dragon. All insignia are returned to the order on the death of the holder.
The Order of the Garter. In medieval times, King Edward III was so inspired by tales of King Arthur and the chivalry of the Knights of the Round Table that he set up his own group of honourable knights, called the Order of the Garter. Nearly 700 years later, the Order is the oldest and most senior Order of Chivalry in Britain. The Knights,
The holders of this Order as a Knights Companion, entitles the recipient the right to use the title ‘Sir’ before their Christian names as well as being entitled to add the letters ‘K.G’ ( Knight of the Garter ) or in the case of a Lady Companion ‘L.G.’ Lady of the Garter, after their surnames or title.
The Order of the Garter is the most senior and the oldest British Order of Chivalry and was founded by Edward III in 1348. The patron saint of the Order is St George (patron saint of soldiers and also of England) and the spiritual home of the Order is St George’s Chapel, Windsor.
Service of The Order of The Garter
The Order of the Garter was the first of such chivalric orders in England, but there had been several already formed elsewhere, notably the Order of the Sash by King Alfonso XI of Castile and Leon (r. 1313-1350 CE) and the Order of Saint Catherine in France, both founded during the 1330s CE.
(1) To perpetuate the memory of Edward III King of England, Sovereign and Founder of the Most Noble Order of the Garter the highest Order of Knighthood and of the exemplary men, chosen to be Knight Companions ancestors of the members of this Society.
The Order of the Garter (formally the Most Noble Order of the Garter) is an order of chivalry founded by Edward III in 1348 and regarded as the most prestigious British order of chivalry The Stall Plates of the Knights of the Order of the Garter 1348–1485. First published 1901, reprinted 2005. External links.