Royal Family Order of King George V

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The Royal Family Order of King George V of the United Kingdom
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Awarded by King George V (Personally and Privately)
Type Royal Family Order
Awarded for At the monarch's pleasure
Status Not awarded since the death of George V
Sovereign Queen Elizabeth II
Established 1910

The Royal Family Order of King George V is an honour that was bestowed on female members of the British Royal Family by King George V.

Queen Elizabeth II is the only surviving member of the Order.

Appearance[edit]

The ribbon of King George V's Royal Family Order has a pale blue colour.[1]

List of known recipients[edit]

Queen Elizabeth II wearing the Royal Family Order of King George V (below that of King George VI).
Title of recipient when bestowed Life Notes
HM The Queen 1867–1953 Later Queen Mary, The King's wife
HRH The Duchess of York 1900–2002 Later Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mother, The King's daughter-in-law
HRH Princess Elizabeth of York 1926– Later Duchess of Edinburgh and Queen Elizabeth II, The King's granddaughter
HRH Princess Margaret of York 1930–2002 Later Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, The King's granddaughter
HRH The Duchess of Gloucester 1901–2004 Later Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, The King's daughter-in-law
HRH The Duchess of Kent 1906–1968 Later Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, The King's daughter-in-law
HRH The Princess Mary 1897–1965 Later Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood, The King's daughter
HRH The Princess Royal and Duchess of Fife 1867–1931 The King's sister
HRH Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife 1891–1959 Later Princess Arthur of Connaught, The King's niece
HRH The Princess Victoria 1868–1935 The King's sister
HRH Princess Alexander of Teck 1883–1981 Later Lady Cambridge and Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, The King's first cousin
HRH Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein 1846–1923 The King's aunt
HRH Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll 1849–1939 The King's aunt
HRH Princess Henry of Battenberg 1857–1944 The King's aunt

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.medals.org.uk/united-kingdom/united-kingdom016.htm Retrieved 3rd June 2012.