Examining the history of the great Royal orders and those who have received them, this book incorporates anecdotes, stories and photographs. It focuses on each of the orders in turn, the ceremony, and how different monarchs have dealt with the orders - including Queen Elizabeth II.
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The Present Royal Family
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