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Forum: British Royals 06-17-2019, 05:40 PM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
At the stall, after the knight has died, they put...

At the stall, after the knight has died, they put up a smaller version of the plaque for ever. When you look at the stalls the large plaque is the current knight and the small plaques are for those...
Forum: British Royals 06-09-2019, 09:22 AM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
After the excitement of a State Visit and...

After the excitement of a State Visit and Trooping in one week I am glad we have a 'slow' week ahead before the Garter and Ascot week starting on the 17th.
Forum: British Royals 06-09-2019, 09:10 AM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
If your friend hasn't already applied for a...

If your friend hasn't already applied for a ticket and received it then no.

Applications are opened in April and close pretty quickly.

I was able to get such a ticket some years ago.

She...
Forum: British Royals 02-27-2019, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
I suspect that the announcement today is because...

I suspect that the announcement today is because Dame Mary Peters served as Lord-Lieutenant in the County Borough of Belfast and the Cambridges are in Northern Ireland today.
Forum: British Royals 04-23-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 876
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Posted By Iluvbertie
Correct - both foreign and British royals are...

Correct - both foreign and British royals are extra to the 24 knights.
Forum: British Royals 06-14-2016, 10:31 AM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
The decision was made to call the walk down about...

The decision was made to call the walk down about 11 am. I arrived at Windsor around 10 and after some shopping I joined the queue around 11 and almost immediately we were told that the decision had...
Forum: British Royals 07-16-2014, 04:55 AM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
Britain went into an alliance with Japan in 1902...

Britain went into an alliance with Japan in 1902 which would account for the Emperor Meiji and his son being 'stranger knights'. Hirohito was made a stranger knight as well when Britain and Japan...
Forum: British Royals 06-01-2014, 05:03 PM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
The Queen normally announces new members on St...

The Queen normally announces new members on St George's Day which she did this year.

It would also be bad form to create a replacement knight before the deceased holder's garter etc have been...
Forum: British Royals 06-23-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 876
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Posted By Iluvbertie
Yes the Queen Mother was also the Queen Dowager...

Yes the Queen Mother was also the Queen Dowager or Dowarger Queen.

The order of precedence for Consorts of deceased monarchs is the reverse order of their husbands so at the beginning of The...
Forum: British Royals 06-23-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 876
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Posted By Iluvbertie
To make it easier: Queen Regnant = a...

To make it easier:

Queen Regnant = a reigning monarch in their own right e.g Victoria and Elizabeth II

Queen Consort = the wife of a reigning monarch e.g. Alexandra - Consort of Edward VII,...
Forum: British Royals 06-22-2013, 07:33 AM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
The Queen Mother was never a Queen Regnant. She...

The Queen Mother was never a Queen Regnant. She was Queen Consort to her husband during his reign and then Queen Mother when her daughter became The Queen Regnant.
Forum: British Royals 06-18-2013, 01:27 AM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
Why - he isn't a royal so couldn't do things as a...

Why - he isn't a royal so couldn't do things as a royal and therefore could only do things with Anne, which he does but he also has quite a lot to do in his life as it is. From Wikipedia:

He...
Forum: British Royals 06-18-2013, 01:22 AM
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Views: 143,617
Posted By Iluvbertie
Camilla, Sophie and Tim are the spouses of Garter...

Camilla, Sophie and Tim are the spouses of Garter Knights. I think you will find that many of the other spouses of the Knights were also present.

Harry is simply the younger son and younger...
Forum: British Royals 06-17-2013, 05:13 PM
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Views: 143,617
Posted By Iluvbertie
Almost in 1817 when Charlotte gave birth but...

Almost in 1817 when Charlotte gave birth but sadly her son was stillborn - had he even breathed once then that situation would have existed then as well.
Forum: British Royals 06-15-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 143,617
Posted By Iluvbertie
As she didn't attend the Coronation Service (the...

As she didn't attend the Coronation Service (the only one of the royals who didn't attend) I doubt that she would attend this either. My understanding is that she has cancelled all appearances for...
Forum: British Royals 06-15-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 143,617
Posted By Iluvbertie
Some church services, such as the Garter Service,...

Some church services, such as the Garter Service, are definitely appearances and engagements e.g. the Coronation Service was listed in the CC for more than 20 members of the royal family.

In my...
Forum: British Royals 05-15-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 143,617
Posted By Iluvbertie
Of course it should also be remembered that from...

Of course it should also be remembered that from 1488 until 1901 when Edward VII made his wife, Alexandra a Lady Knight the only female members of the order were the Queens' Regnant. George V and...
Forum: British Royals 05-14-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 143,617
Posted By Iluvbertie
As she made her own younger sons wait until their...

As she made her own younger sons wait until their 40s I hope that she doesn't give it to Harry any earlier than she did give it to them.

Of course if she doesn't survive that long it will allow...
Forum: British Royals 05-14-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 143,617
Posted By Iluvbertie
But she did make her sons wait until well into...

But she did make her sons wait until well into their 40s to get it.
Forum: British Royals 04-23-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 143,617
Posted By Iluvbertie
As these announcements are usually made on St...

As these announcements are usually made on St George's Day, which this one was, it is reasonably safe to assume that there will only be one new knight this year.
Forum: British Royals 04-10-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 143,617
Posted By Iluvbertie
I remember the former PM of Australia - Robert...

I remember the former PM of Australia - Robert Menzies was offered both The Garter and The Thistle when knighted - took Thistle as a reflection of his Scottish roots - had nothing else. Had he...
Forum: British Royals 04-10-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 143,617
Posted By Iluvbertie
You are probably correct but I stand by my...

You are probably correct but I stand by my assertion that he could refuse it.
Forum: British Royals 04-10-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 143,617
Posted By Iluvbertie
It is a 'knighthood' - the highest order of...

It is a 'knighthood' - the highest order of knights. The holders are all called 'Sir' or 'Dame' if they don't hold a higher title, and they are dubbed as part of their investiture.
Forum: British Royals 04-10-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 143,617
Posted By Iluvbertie
It is also possible that Blair will refuse it -...

It is also possible that Blair will refuse it - being a Labour man through and through could easily see him stay true to that belief.
Forum: British Royals 06-18-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 143,617
Posted By Iluvbertie
Well if Andrew's service in the Falklands and 20...

Well if Andrew's service in the Falklands and 20 years of military service and ongoing service to the monarch took him until his 40s to get the Garter I think Harry, as also the younger son, will...
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