Royal Family Order of King George VI
|Royal Family Order of King George VI|
Queen Elizabeth II wearing the Royal Family Order of King George VI (above that of King George V)
|Awarded by King George VI (personally and privately)|
|Type||Royal Family Order|
|Eligibility||Female members of the British Royal Family|
|Awarded for||At the monarch's pleasure|
|Status||Not awarded since the death of George VI|
The insignia, an enamel portrait of the king surrounded by diamonds, is worn on a bow of rose pink ribbon.
List of known recipients
- The Queen, later the Queen Mother, the King's wife
- The Princess Elizabeth, later Duchess of Edinburgh and then Queen, the King's elder daughter
- The Princess Margaret, later Countess of Snowdon, the King's younger daughter
- Queen Mary, the King's mother
- Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood, the King's sister
- The Duchess of Gloucester, later Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, the King's sister-in-law
- The Duchess of Kent, later Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, the King's sister-in-law
- Princess Alexandra of Kent, later The Honourable Lady Ogilvy, the King's niece
- "Royal Family Orders". Official website of the British monarchy. Royal Household. Archived from the original on 7 March 2013. Retrieved 13 April 2016.
- Photographs at Alchetron
- Photographs at Rebecca Starr Brown
- Patterson, Stephen (1996). Royal Insignia: British and Foreign Orders of Chivalry from the Royal Collection. London: Merrell Holberton. p. 144. ISBN 9781858940250. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
- Photographs at Artemisia's Royal Jewels
- Photographs at The Court Jeweller Screencap from the Telegraph's video livestream of the banquet