Royal Family Order of George V

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Royal Family Order of King George V
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Queen Elizabeth II wearing the Royal Family Order of George V (on her left shoulder below that of George VI)
Awarded by King George V (personally and privately)
TypeRoyal Family Order
Awarded forAt the monarch's pleasure
StatusNot awarded since the death of George V
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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 recipient.


The ribbon of King George V's Royal Family Order is white.[1]

List of known recipients[edit]


  1. ^ "Royal Family Orders". Official website of the British monarchy. Royal Household. Archived from the original on 7 March 2013. Retrieved 13 April 2016. jewelled portraits of themselves suspended on different coloured ribbon for each monarch - that of George V was white, that of George VI was rose pink, and The Queen's is chartreuse yellow
  2. ^ Photograph at National Portrait Gallery
  3. ^ Photographs at Rebecca Starr Brown
  4. ^ Photographs at Hello!
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ Photographs at Artemisia's Royal Jewels
  7. ^ Photographs at Daily Mail
  8. ^ Photographs at Pinterest
  9. ^ Photoraph at Pinterest

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