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)
Type Royal Family Order
Ribbon White
Awarded for At the monarch's pleasure
Status Not awarded since the death of George V
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Ribbon

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.

Appearance[edit]

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

List of known recipients[edit]

References[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


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