List of honours of the British Crown awarded to heads of state and royals

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Awards[edit]

Monarchies[edit]

United Kingdom British Royal Family[edit]

Member of Family Ss M&G Royal Victorian Order RV Chain St John Order of Merit
HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother --- GCVO (1937) 1937 DGStJ (1926)
HM The Queen Sovereign
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh --- --- 2007 --- 1968 [1]
Member of Family Ss M&G Royal Victorian Order RV Chain St John Order of Merit
HRH The Prince of Wales --- --- --- --- 2002
Diana, Princess of Wales --- --- --- --- ---
HRH The Duchess of Cornwall --- GCVO (2012) --- --- ---
HRH The Duke of Cambridge --- --- --- --- ---
HRH The Duchess of Cambridge --- --- --- --- ---
HRH Prince Harry --- --- --- --- ---
Member of Family Ss M&G Royal Victorian Order RV Chain St John Order of Merit
HRH The Princess Royal --- GCVO (1974) --- DStJ (1971)
GCStJ (1998)
---
Capt Mark Phillips --- CVO --- --- ---
VAdm Sir Timothy Laurence --- LVO (1989)
KCVO (2011)
--- --- ---
Peter Phillips --- --- --- --- ---
Autumn Phillips --- --- --- --- ---
Zara Phillips --- --- --- --- ---
Mike Tindall --- --- --- --- ---
Member of Family Ss M&G Royal Victorian Order RV Chain St John Order of Merit
HRH The Duke of York --- CVO (1979)
KCVO (2003)
GCVO (2011)
--- --- ---
Sarah, Duchess of York --- --- --- --- ---
HRH Princess Beatrice of York --- --- --- --- ---
HRH Princess Eugenie of York --- --- --- --- ---
Member of Family Ss M&G Royal Victorian Order RV Chain St John Order of Merit
HRH The Earl of Wessex --- CVO (1989)
KCVO (2003)
GCVO (2011)
--- --- ---
HRH The Countess of Wessex --- GCVO (2010)[2] --- DStJ (2005) ---
Viscount Severn --- --- --- --- ---
Lady Louise Windsor --- --- --- --- ---
Member of Family Ss M&G Royal Victorian Order RV Chain St John Order of Merit
HRH The Duke of Gloucester --- GCVO (1974) --- GCStJ (1975) ---
HRH The Duchess of Gloucester --- GCVO (1989) --- DStJ (1974)
GCStJ
---
Member of Family Ss M&G Royal Victorian Order RV Chain St John Order of Merit
HRH The Duke of Kent GCMG (1967) GCVO (1960) --- --- ---
HRH The Duchess of Kent --- GCVO (1977) --- --- ---
HRH Prince Michael of Kent --- KCVO (1992)
GCVO (2003)
--- KStJ ---
HRH Princess Michael of Kent --- --- --- --- ---
HRH Princess Alexandra --- GCVO (1960) --- --- ---
The Rt Hon. Sir Angus Ogilvy --- KCVO (1989) --- --- ---
  • Orders :
Member of Family Garter Thistle Bath Br. Emp. EIIR GVIRI GVRI
HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother LG (1936) LT (1937) --- GBE (1927) V V V
HM The Queen Sovereign V V
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh KG (1947) KT (1952) --- GBE (1953) xxx xxx xxx
Member of Family Garter Thistle Bath Br. Emp. EIIR GVIRI GVRI
HRH The Prince of Wales KG (1958) KT (1977) GCB (1975) --- xxx xxx xxx
Diana, Princess of Wales --- --- --- --- V xxx xxx
HRH The Duchess of Cornwall --- --- --- --- V xxx xxx
HRH The Duke of Cambridge KG (2008) KT (2012) --- --- xxx xxx xxx
HRH The Duchess of Cambridge --- --- --- --- --- xxx xxx
HRH Prince Harry --- --- --- --- xxx xxx xxx
Member of Family Garter Thistle Bath Br. Emp. EIIR GVIRI GVRI
HRH The Princess Royal KG (1994) KT (2000) --- --- V --- xxx
Capt Mark Phillips --- --- --- --- xxx xxx xxx
VAdm Sir Timothy Laurence --- --- CB (2007) --- xxx xxx xxx
Peter Phillips --- --- --- --- xxx xxx xxx
Autumn Phillips --- --- --- --- --- xxx xxx
Zara Phillips --- --- --- MBE (2007) --- xxx xxx
Mike Tindall --- --- --- MBE xxx xxx xxx
Member of Family Garter Thistle Bath Br. Emp. EIIR GVIRI GVRI
HRH The Duke of York KG (2006) --- --- --- xxx xxx xxx
Sarah, Duchess of York --- --- --- --- --- xxx xxx
HRH Princess Beatrice of York --- --- --- --- --- xxx xxx
HRH Princess Eugenie of York --- --- --- --- --- xxx xxx
Member of Family Garter Thistle Bath Br. Emp. EIIR GVIRI GVRI
HRH The Earl of Wessex KG (2006)[2] --- --- --- xxx xxx xxx
HRH The Countess of Wessex --- --- --- --- V xxx xxx
Viscount Severn --- --- --- --- xxx xxx xxx
Lady Louise Windsor --- --- --- --- --- xxx xxx
Member of Family Garter Thistle Bath Br. Emp. EIIR GVIRI GVRI
HRH The Duke of Gloucester KG (1997) --- --- --- xxx xxx xxx
HRH The Duchess of Gloucester --- --- --- --- V xxx xxx
Member of Family Garter Thistle Bath Br. Emp. EIIR GVIRI GVRI
HRH The Duke of Kent KG (1985) --- --- --- xxx xxx xxx
HRH The Duchess of Kent --- --- --- --- V xxx xxx
HRH Prince Michael of Kent --- --- --- --- xxx xxx xxx
HRH Princess Michael of Kent --- --- --- --- --- xxx xxx
HRH Princess Alexandra LG (2003) --- --- --- V V xxx
The Rt Hon. Sir Angus Ogilvy --- --- --- --- xxx xxx xxx

In bold, when the member of the family is also Grand Master of the Order, next to the Queen as Sovereign of the Order
Rem : Grand Master =/= Sovereign, see article !

European monarchies

Norway Norwegian Royal Family[edit]

See also decorations pages (mark °) : Harald, Sonja, Haakon, Mette-Marit, Mârtha Louise, Astrid & Ragnhild

Sweden Swedish Royal Family[edit]

Denmark Danish Royal Family[edit]

Netherlands Dutch Royal Family[edit]

Belgium Belgian Royal Family[edit]

Luxembourg Luxembourgish Grand-Ducal Family[edit]

Spain Spanish Royal Family[edit]

Asian monarchies

Jordan Jordanian Royal Family[edit]

Malaysia Malaysia Royal Families[edit]

Kedah Kedah Royal Family[edit]
Pahang Pahang Royal Family[edit]
Perak Perak Royal Family[edit]
Penang Governors of Penang[edit]

Thailand Thai Royal Family[edit]

Japan Japanese Imperial Family[edit]

Tonga Tongan Royal Family[edit]

  • Major The Hon Sosi'ua Ngalumoetutulu, 4th Kalaniuvalu-Fotofili (H.R.H. Princess Mele Siu'ilikutapu's husband )

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The insignia of a Member of the Order of Merit are regularly worn by Prince Philip on all occasions when orders and decorations are worn.
  2. ^ a b "Noblesse et Royautés", Guests to Victoria of Sweden's wedding, Photo
  3. ^ The insignia of an ADC to King George VI are worn by Prince Philip on the epaulettes when wearing UK military uniforms
  4. ^ The Official Website of the British Monarchy, Members of the Order of the Garter
  5. ^ "King of Norway awarded Honorary Freedom of Newcastle". Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Retrieved 18 December 2008. 
  6. ^ Solholm, Rolleiv (14 November 2008). "King Harald receives honorary title". Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (Norway Post). Retrieved 14 November 2008. [dead link]
  7. ^ Members of the Order of the Garter - The official website of The British Monarchy
  8. ^ a b c Volks krant, State visit of Netherlands in United Kingdom, 11/1982, Group Photo
  9. ^ Recipients of the Royal Victorian Chain: Nicholas II of Russia, Beatrix of the Netherlands, Charles de Gaulle, Wilhelm II, German Emperor - Paperback, website Amazon.com
  10. ^ Dames Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order: Beatrix of the Netherlands, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, Mary of Teck, Margrethe Ii of Denmark - Paperback, websiteAmazon.com
  11. ^ Philippe : Queen Mum's funerals, Prince William's wedding
  12. ^ Queen Mum's funerals, Photo
  13. ^ "Noblesse et Royautes" website, William and Catherine's wedding, photos of royal guests
  14. ^ a b Forum Principes de Asturias, State visit of United Kingdom in Spain, 1985, Group photo 1 & Group photo 2
  15. ^ Martínez-Fornés, Almudena (28 April 2011). "La Reina llevará toccado y la Princesa pamela" (in Spanish). abc.es. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
  16. ^ "Noblesse et Royautés" (French), Guests of Prince William's wedding including the Royal Spanish Family
  17. ^ a b c d e f g h i Royal Ark, Jordanian genealogy details
  18. ^ a b c d e Royal Ark, Jordanian genealogy details - p.2
  19. ^ The Royal Ark, Kedah genealogical details, p11
  20. ^ The Royal Ark, Pahang genealogical details, p. 10
  21. ^ Royal Ark, Perak genealogy details p.16
  22. ^ Malaysia was not yet independent at the time but since he became the citizen of a country which has not the British Sovereign as Head of State