Order of Henry the Lion
|Order of Henry the Lion|
|Breast star of the Grand Cross of the Order of Henry the Lion|
|Awarded by Duke of Brunswick|
|Grades (w/ post-nominals)||Five|
|Established||25 April 1834|
The House Order of Henry the Lion was the House Order of the Duchy of Brunswick. It was instituted by William VIII, Duke of Brunswick on 25 April 1834. The ribbon of the Order was red with yellow edges. It had five grades: Grand Cross, Commander with Sash, Commander, Knight 1st Class, Knight 2nd Class, plus Medal of Merit for Science and Arts, the Cross of Merit and the Medal of Honour.