House Order of the Wendish Crown

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Order of the Wendish Crown
Keten van Mecklenburg Schwerin.jpg
Chain of the Mecklenburg-Schwerin version of the Order
Award of Mecklenburg
Type House Order
Royal house House of Mecklenburg
Head Borwin, Duke of Mecklenburg
Established 12 May 1864
Next (higher) Order of the Griffon
Ribbon of the order

The House Order of the Wendish Crown (Hausorden der Wendischen Krone) was an Order of the House of Mecklenburg, jointly instituted on 12 May 1864 by Grand Duke Friedrich Franz II of Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Grand Duke Friedrich Wilhelm of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

The Order has four classes:

  • Grand Cross in two sub-classes, with the Crown in Gold and, more exclusively, with the Crown in Ore
  • Grand Commander
  • Commander
  • Knight

Gold and silver Merit Crosses were also given.

Notable members[edit]


  1. ^ Written Answers to Questions: Column 383W, Hansard, 10 March 2010 

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