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Westminster Abbey, Henry the Seventh's Chapel, 1812

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The Coronation Chair and the Stone of Scone, Westminster Abbey. This chair looks scary!

The Coronation Chair and the Stone of Scone, Westminster Abbey. This chair looks scary!

Drawings of coats of arms of knights of the Order of the Garter at the time of Henry V

An English armorial of members of the Order of the Garter at the time of Henry V, 1588 (Harley 1864 f.

In the year 1348 King Edward Ill established the Knights of the Garter, which is the oldest order of Chivalry in Europe.The Insignia of the order consists of a collar and badge appendant known as the George, the Star,the Garter and the Sash with the Investment Badge called the lesser George.It was in the year 1415 that St. George became the Patron Saint of England when English Soldiers under Henry V won the battle of Agincourt.

In the year 1348 King Edward Ill established the Knights of the Garter, which is the oldest order of Chivalry in Europe.

Portrait of Molly Dalrymple, 1891 - Henry Scott Tuke (British, 1858-1929)

1891 ~ "Portrait of Molly Dalrymple", by Henry Scott Tuke RA RWS English Artist & Photographer

Sir Richard Pole was invested a Knight of the Garter in 1499 for his efforts as Chief Gentleman of the Privy Chamber to Prince Arthur. Pole, a half cousin to Henry VII was married to Margaret Plantagenet. She was later executed in Henry VIII's reign because of her royal Plantagenet connections.

Order of the Garter (Badge)Badge Place of origin: London, England (made) Date: ca. 1640 (made) Artist/Maker: unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Gold and enamel

Knights of the Garter Under Henry VIII.  Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey, second Duke of Norfolk, 1443-1524

Knights of the Garter Under Henry VIII. Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey, second Duke of Norfolk,

Sir Henry Raeburn  Lady Dalrymple date not known

Sir Henry Raeburn Lady Dalrymple date not known

Mary of Guise 1515–1560-Queen consort of Scotland & mother of Mary, Queen of Scots. 1st Mary married Louis II d'Orléans, Duke of Longueville. The union was happy, but brief. James V had noticed the attractions of Mary when he went to France to meet Madeleine, & Mary was next in his affections.  James's mother Margaret Tudor wrote to Henry VIII, "I trust she will prove a wise Princess. I have been much in her company, & she bears herself very honourably to me, with very good entertaining.”

Mary of Guise consort of Scotland & mother of Mary, Queen of Scots. Mary married Louis II d'Orléans, Duke of Longueville.- wearing ermine fur on her sleeves

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