Dames of Malta
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Prominent living Dames of Malta include:
- Anne M. Burke
- Bernadette Castro
- Janne Haaland Matláry
- Freda Payne
- Sharon Rich
- Karen Garver Santorum
- Marianna, Dowager Viscountess Monckton of Brenchley, served as High Sheriff of Kent (1981–82); widow of Gilbert Walter Riversdale Monckton, 2nd Viscount Monckton of Brenchley
- Patricia Mary, Lady Talbot of Malahide (née Riddell)
- Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis
- Princess Michael of Kent
Deceased Dames of Malta
- Lady Jean Bertie (née Crichton-Stuart), mother of Fra' Andrew Willoughby Ninian Bertie, first Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta since 1258 to hail from the English-speaking world
- Emma, Lady Hamilton (1765-1815), awarded the Maltese Cross by Emperor Paul I of Russia for her aid to blockaded Malta. Lady Hamilton was the first English woman to be invested as a Dame of Malta 
- Csilla von Boeselager, Hungarian philanthropist; founded the Hungarian Maltese Charity Organisation (Ungarischer Malteser Caritas Dienst)
- Genevieve Garvan Brady, Papal Duchess, Dame of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre, holder of the Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice, founder of the Carroll Club (“for Catholic business girls”), philanthropist; Board Chairman Girl Scouts of the USA; Vice-President of the Welfare Council of New York
- Marie Isobel, Countess Cathcart
- Mary Higgins Clark
- Virginia A. Dwyer (1921-1997), Director/Deputy Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York; Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Rochester; and a Board member of Eaton Corporation, Schering-Plough, Borden, Southern Company, the Atlantic Companies, and Georgia Power
- Clare Ann Kalkwarf, Vice-President, Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard, the South African Relief Organisation of the Order of Malta; first South African woman to be invested as a Dame of Malta
- Clare Boothe Luce, American playwright and political activist
- Dorothea Angela McElduff (1926–2013), Member of Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre and Dame of Malta
- Mary McShain (née Mary J. Horstmann), great-niece of Bishop Ignatius F. Horstmann (the third Bishop of the Diocese of Cleveland); widow of John McShain
- Regina A Quick, American philanthropist
- Phyllis Schlafly, American constitutional lawyer and conservative activist
- Lady Hilda Susan Northcote Swan, late wife of Sir Conrad Swan
- Princess Urraca of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
- Princess Maria Ludwiga Theresia of Bavaria
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- Williams 2006, p, 234.