Knights of the Garter     (Index to JDA's Family Tree, Version 80)


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GARTER, KNIGHT OF

Notes:
(a) The Most Noble Order of the Garter, whose motto is Honi soit qui mal y pense, is considered the highest honour (excepting Crosses for valour) that can be bestowed by the British Monarch.
(b) All Knights elected before 1940 are shown in this list.
(c) Knights elected after 1940 are not shown unless they (or father) are in the database, foreign sovereigns, prime ministers, or certain other famous persons.
(d) Sovereigns of England (automatically Commanding Knight of the Garter) are not shown unless installed before their accession to the throne.
(e) Knights with alternate surnames are listed only once, not always under the most plausible surname.


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