The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #161  
Old 03-25-2014, 10:49 PM
Dman's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 6,843
Peter Hunt ‏@BBCPeterHunt 11h
The man behind "transition" at Buckingham Palace -- Sir Christopher Geidt -- will receive his second knighthood on Fri. (Order of the Bath)

Peter Hunt ‏@BBCPeterHunt 11h
The citation for Sir Christopher Geidt in the New Year's Honours: https://www.gov.uk/government/upload...her_awards.pdf
__________________

__________________
"If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be."

Dr. Maya Angelou
Reply With Quote
  #162  
Old 06-14-2014, 02:35 AM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: NN, Lithuania
Posts: 676
BBC News - Stephen Sutton, Daniel Day-Lewis and Angelina Jolie on Birthday Honours list

Birthday Honours 2014
  • 1,149 people honoured
  • 73% for outstanding work in their communities
  • 49% are women
  • 30 men receive knighthoods
  • 10 women become dames
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
  #163  
Old 06-14-2014, 01:15 PM
Dman's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 6,843
Peter Hunt @BBCPeterHunt · 19h
The Queen has made one of Camilla's aides, Amanda MacManus a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order. (She can do this independently of gov)
__________________
"If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be."

Dr. Maya Angelou
Reply With Quote
  #164  
Old 06-14-2014, 07:18 PM
roseroyal's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Rapid River, United States
Posts: 3,613
Did Robert Hardy get a knighthood? I see Maggie Smith is getting something- yay!
__________________
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall- Nelson Mandela
Reply With Quote
  #165  
Old 06-16-2014, 10:58 PM
roseroyal's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Rapid River, United States
Posts: 3,613
I read tonight that Maggie Smith is going to be made a companion of honor.
Awesome! Just what is a companion of honor?
An award her Majesty gives out to her girlfriends? I jest.
Really disappointed Robert Hardy was not knighted. Guess I will have to write more letters.
It would be wonderful if he was made a KBE.
Could he also be made a companion of honor, or a knight of the Garter?
Which are the honors that her Majesty has control over, and which ones are the ones that the government awards?
Frankly, I am shocked that her Majesty hasn't given him a position in an honor she has control over.
They've met a few times, and she seems to like him.
Somebody better make up their mind soon. He's not going to live forever.
__________________
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall- Nelson Mandela
Reply With Quote
  #166  
Old 06-17-2014, 03:11 AM
Lumutqueen's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Carlton, York, United Kingdom
Posts: 17,133
Here you go - http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order...ions_of_Honour

Robert Hardy could be awarded any number of honour government backed or not. When the honours come out twice a year, I believe they are a joint "venture" between Queen and government.

Robert Hardy won't ever be made a knight of the garter, there's no need.

Whether The Queen likes him or not makes no difference, all awards are dependent upon servitude of some kind to some service.
__________________
We Will Remember Them.
Reply With Quote
  #167  
Old 06-17-2014, 04:43 AM
Iluvbertie's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Bathurst, Australia
Posts: 8,495
Has anyone considered the possibility that he has been offered a knighthood and turned it down? The recipients are notified some time in advance and are able to say 'no thanks'.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #168  
Old 06-17-2014, 03:56 PM
roseroyal's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Rapid River, United States
Posts: 3,613
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lumutqueen View Post
Here you go - Order of the Companions of Honour - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Robert Hardy could be awarded any number of honour government backed or not. When the honours come out twice a year, I believe they are a joint "venture" between Queen and government.

Robert Hardy won't ever be made a knight of the garter, there's no need.

Whether The Queen likes him or not makes no difference, all awards are dependent upon servitude of some kind to some service.
Thank you for the information. Wouldn't it be and if Maggie Smith showed up to collect her honor in her Lady Grantham costume, hat and all? I think Prince William should be the one to give it to her.
He and Kate are supposedly big Downton Abbey fans. They have good taste.
__________________
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall- Nelson Mandela
Reply With Quote
  #169  
Old 07-18-2014, 12:54 PM
ROYAL NORWAY's Avatar
Aristocracy
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: somewhere, United Kingdom, Norway
Posts: 240
What's occurring? Gavin & Stacey's Ruth Jones receives MBE from the Queen | Mail Online
__________________
The Queen is the most wonderful, forgiving, non judgmental person I know. Sarah Ferguson speaking in 2011.
Reply With Quote
  #170  
Old Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Toronto, Canada
Posts: 258
Peter Hunt ‏@BBCPeterHunt 6 mins6 minutes ago

Peter Loughborough,an ex police officer who used to be in charge of royal bodyguards, received his CVO from the Queen at Balmoral on Monday
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #171  
Old Yesterday, 12:33 PM
cepe's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: London, United Kingdom
Posts: 4,459
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rudolph View Post
Peter Hunt ‏@BBCPeterHunt 6 mins6 minutes ago

Peter Loughborough,an ex police officer who used to be in charge of royal bodyguards, received his CVO from the Queen at Balmoral on Monday
He is now Head of Household for Prince of Wales and also happens to be Earl of Rosslyn.
__________________

__________________

This precious stone set in the silver sea,......
This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England,
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
honours, honours list, styles and titles


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Additional Links
Popular Tags
abdication birth charlene crown prince frederik crown prince haakon crown princess mary crown princess mette-marit duchess of cambridge dutch royal history engagement fashion grand duchess maria teresa grand duke henri hohenzollern infanta leonor infanta sofia jewellery jordan king abdullah ii king carl xvi gustav king constantine ii king felipe king felipe vi king harald king juan carlos king philippe king willem-alexander luxembourg olympic games olympics ottoman poland pom prince albert prince albert ii prince carl philip prince constantijn prince felipe prince floris prince maurits prince pieter-christiaan princess aimee princess anita princess astrid princess beatrix princess charlene princess claire princess laurentien princess letizia princess madeleine princess margriet princess marilene princess mary princess of asturias queen anne-marie queen letizia queen mathilde queen maxima queen paola queen rania queen silvia royal royal fashion russia sofia hellqvist spain state visit the hague visit wedding



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:36 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014
Jelsoft Enterprises

Royal News Delivered to your Email!

You can get the latest Royal News right in your inbox.

unsusbcribe at anytime with one click

Close [X]