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Old 12-31-2015, 06:03 AM
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AP McCoy awarded a knighthood in Queen's New Year's Honours list as 20-time champion jump jockey stands alongside sporting greats | Daily Mail Online
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The full New Year Honours lists for 2016 recognise the achievements and service of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom.

https://www.gov.uk/government/upload...16.csv/preview
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I so happy to see Ronnie O'Sullivan on this list!
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Old 12-31-2015, 08:44 PM
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James Brookes ‏@james_elliott_ 30 Dec 2015
Another CBE: @MindCharity's CEO, Paul Farmer, for services to mental health. An honour William & Kate will, no doubt, be pleased to see.
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When is Beckham getting the most overdue football knighthood in history (from his point of view, of course)
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Staff of royals' charities honoured with New Year gongs as William and Kate step up voluntary work


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Staff at charities backed by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have received a string of New Year honours.
The gongs were announced as sources say William and Kate plan to step up their work in 2016.

Juli Beattie, founder of The Art Room, which has Kate as royal patron, has received an OBE for services to education.

There was also an OBE for Pamela Baxter, deputy director of another of Kate’s patronages, the National Portrait Gallery.

Prince George’s godmother, Julia Samuel, has received an MBE for her work as Founder Patron and trustee of Child Bereavement UK, of which Prince William is royal patron.

Mrs Samuel was one of Princess Diana’s closest friends and has devoted her life to helping grieving families.

Paul Farmer, chief executive of the charity MIND, has also received a CBE for services to mental health.
Staff of royals' charities honoured with New Year gongs as William and Kate step up voluntary work | Daily Mail Online
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There have been three new admissions to the Order of Merit (OM), which is awarded to those who have rendered exceptionally meritorious services towards the advancement of the arts, learning, literature and science. The award is in the personal gift of the Queen, and is limited to 24 living recipients.

The Queen admitted Professor The Lord Darzi, for medicine, Professor Dame Ann Dowling for mechanical engineering and Sir James Dyson for his work in industrial design.
Read more: Eminent engineers honoured by the Queen
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TV stars Barbara Windsor and James Nesbitt to receive honours
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Appointments to the Order of the Garter. All appointment are within The Queen's gift without Prime Ministerial advice.

Sir David Brewer, CMG, CVO, JP (born 28 May 1940) was Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London from 2008 until 2015. Sir David also served as Lord Mayor of London between 2005 and 2006.

Charles Kay-Shuttleworth, 5th Baron Shuttleworth, KCVO (born 2 August 1948). Lord Shuttleworth was appointed Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire on 13 January 1997 and has served as Chairman of the Association of Lord Lieutenants since 2008. He is a Member of the Council of the Duchy of Lancaster since 1998, and was appointed Chairman of the Council in January 2006.

The appointments are effective from 23rd April, 2016.
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See the Queen's Birthday honours 2016 supplement here (embargoed until 10:30pm on Friday 10 June).

https://www.thegazette.co.uk/all-notices/content/100647
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The Honours thread

Knighthood for Rod Stewart, OBEs for Ant and Dec and Major Tim Peake is made a Companion of the Order of St Michael and George.

Dame Vera Lynn becomes a Companion of Honour.

Queen's Birthday Honours: Rod Stewart and Tim Peake head list
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Old 06-10-2016, 05:43 PM
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Queen's Birthday Honours: Rod Stewart and Tim Peake head list - BBC News

Queen's Birthday Honours: Rod Stewart is knighted while Ant n' Dec get OBEs
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od Stewart thanked the Queen for the “monumental” honour of being knighted in the Queen’s 90th birthday honours list tonight as he became Sir Rod Stewart for services to music and charity.

Sir Rod was the headline act among the 1,149 people to receive an award in a list which also included OBEs for the TV presenters Ant and Dec and the actor Brian Blessed, and a Companion of Honour medal for Dame Vera Lynn at the age of 99.

Astronaut Tim Peake, meanwhile, became the first Briton honoured for work in space.

Sir Rod, 71, whose music career began in 1961, said: “I’ve led a wonderful life and have had a tremendous career thanks to the generous support of the great British public.

“This monumental honour has topped it off and I couldn’t ask for anything more.”

With a pun on one of his most famous songs, he added: “I thank Her Majesty and promise to ‘wear it well’.”
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You'd think she wouldve given some members of her family an honour in this her 90th year.
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You'd think she wouldve given some members of her family an honour in this her 90th year.

Which particular achievements were you thinking of that are deserving of recognition?
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Record Breaking ref Nigel Owens received and MBE for his services! Fabulous!
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You'd think she wouldve given some members of her family an honour in this her 90th year.
Why?

She gives them lots of honours as it is so why give them anything more simply for being her family and that is the only reason they get honours - they don't actually have to do anything to earn them - unlike the other recipients.

To give any member of her family an honour would be to say to the other recipients "you had to work hard for your honours but others only had to be born into the right family".

Other than Anne and Zara due to their equestrian achievements, Philip, Andrew, Harry who saw active service in war zones and The Duke of Kent and Prince Michael in peace keeping forces in Cyprus along with other areas what have the others actually achieved that would warrant any honours????

Before I get attacked for not mentioning Charles and William's military service I would like to remind posters that they didn't serve in 'active war zones' or in 'peacekeeping' forces but were lucky enough to serve in peaceful areas - in the military yes but not under fire or the potential for being under fire as did the others mentioned.
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If you look to the extended family you do find some more service. Duke of Gloucester's heir served in Iraq and Kosovo, and the Earl of St Andrews is a former diplomat. But I agree, honoring other members of the royal family simply to honor them on her birthday, would diminish the honor of those honored this year for a reason.
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I think had he not been Royal, the Prince of Wales may well have been honoured for the work of the Prince's Trust. If its success continues, the Invictus Games is something that would result in a founder being honoured but in years to come, not yet. Of course it can be argued the success of each has a lot to do with their founder's Royal status.

The Duke of Edinburgh and Tim Lawrence were both Mentioned in Dispatches. That seems to be unconnected to their status as was the CB Tim was awarded at the same time Zara was awarded her MBE as it is an honour in the gift of the government and not the Queen.

But otherwise I agree with Iluvbertie.
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Did anyone share this marvelous photo from May 9th?
https://twitter.com/RoyalFamily/stat...03947276292096

The story is quite sweet, too.
Gabriella collects CBE on behalf of grandmother, Jill Tookey | National Youth Ballet of Great Britain
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Did actor Robert Hardy receive a knighthood?
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