The most illustrious order: the Order of St Patrick and its knights
The Order of Saint Patrick was instituted in 1783. This is the difinitive history of the Order, setting it in context as a political, social, cultural and ceremonial constituent of viceregal Ireland. Alsoincluded: a survey of the 146 knights of the order appointed between 1783 and 1936, and complete lists of the Grand Masters, Knights and Officers.
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FOREWORD bi HRH The Duke of Gloucester page
CONSTITUTIONAL AND CEREMONIAL
THE UNION AND AFTER
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11 March appointment April Archbishop Athlone Pursuivant August banners Born Burke ceremony Chancellor Collars and Badges Cosgrave Cousin and Councillor December Deputy Died dispensation Dominions Office Dublin Castle Dublin Herald Duke Earl of Granard Earl Temple Edward Esquires extra Knight February founder Knights Garter Genealogist gold Governor Grand Master hatchments Heirs and Successors honour ibid Illustrious Order insignia installation Invested investiture Irish Free Irish government January July June King George King of Arms Knight of St Knights Companions London Lord Lieutenant Lord Stamfordham Majesty mantle Marquess Nevile Wilkinson Nominated Northern Ireland November October Office of Arms ordained Order of Saint Order of St Prime Minister reconstitution Registrar Resigned riband right trusty Royal Saint Patrick Seal Secretary September Sir Nevile Wilkinson Sir William Betham sky-blue Sovereign St Patrick St Patrick's Cathedral St Patrick's Hall STALL star Statutes Temple to William Thomas Sadleir Ulster King United Kingdom Viscount volume wear William Grenville