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  Royal Victorian Order - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Royal Victorian Order is an order of chivalry that was established by Queen Victoria on 21 April 1896.
The Lord Chamberlain serves as Chancellor, the Keeper of the Privy Purse and Treasurer to the Queen serves as Secretary, the Secretary to the Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood serves as Registrar and the Chaplain of The Queen's Chapel of the Savoy serves as Chaplain.
In the centre is a medallion bearing Victoria's effigy.This collar is not to be confused with the Royal Victorian Chain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Royal_Victorian_Order   (1678 words)

  
 British and Commonwealth orders and decorations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Order of Manitoba OM Order of New Brunswick ONB
The Order of New Zealand ranks between the Order of Merit and the Baronet's badge, and the New Zealand Order of Merit ranks between the Baronet's badge and the Order of St Michael and St George ([1]).
The Order of Australia is defined to be between the Order of Merit and the Order of St Michael and St George ([2] PDF).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/British_and_Commonwealth_orders_and_decorations   (1474 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Order of the British Empire Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
George V founded the Order to fill gaps in the British honours system: The Most Honourable Order of the Bath honoured only senior military officers and civil servants, The Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George honoured diplomats and the Royal Victorian Order honoured those who had personally served the Royal Family.
At the foundation of the Order, the "Medal of the Order of the British Empire" was instituted.
The Usher of the Order is known as the Gentleman Usher of the Purple Rod; he does not, unlike his Order of the Garter equivalent (the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod), perform any duties related to the House of Lords.
www.ipedia.com /order_of_the_british_empire.html   (1674 words)

  
 Peerage and Nobility of the Royal Houses - English & Scottish Nobility & Peerage
This long standing order of royal titles has been in effect since the reign of King Henry VIII, while it has been changed slightly over the years it is an excellent representation of the legal standing of the royal families.
This coronet was assigned by Royal Warrant, by Charles II, to barons of England, and later by James II, to Barons of Ireland.
The order of precedency to be observed in England was settled by an Act of Parliament passed in the thirty-first year of the reign of Henry VIII.
www.scotlandroyalty.org /peerage.html   (2824 words)

  
 The Monarchy Today > The Queen's role > Sovereign as Fountain Honour > Royal Victorian Order   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The Royal Victorian Order is given by The Queen to people who have served her or the Monarchy in a personal way.
The Order was founded in April 1896 by Queen Victoria as a way of rewarding personal service to her, on her own initiative rather than by ministerial recommendation.
The Chapel of the Order is the Queen's Chapel of the Savoy, a 'Royal peculiar' which for historic reasons is in the private possession of the Sovereign in his or her right as the Duke of Lancaster.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page497.asp   (401 words)

  
 Royal Victorian Order --  Encyclopædia Britannica
As it is a family order, conferment of this honour is solely at the discretion of the British sovereign.
D.C.V.O. dame commander of the Royal Victorian Order, member of the second highest rank of a British order of knighthood.
C.V.O. commander of the Royal Victorian Order, member of the third highest class of a British order of knighthood, although this rank does not confer knighthood.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9064293   (640 words)

  
 Orders and decorations: History (British Empire and Commonwealth)
Originally created by Henry IV in 1399 as the senior order of knighthood, and revived by George I in 1725 with one division (military) and class, as the most important order of chivalry conferred on commoners.
The Star of the Order constitutes the rank star (pip) for officers of the Household Cavalry (Life Guards, Royal Horse Guards, Blues and Royals), the Grenadier Guards, Coldstream Guards, and Welsh Guards.
The Royal Order of Victoria and Albert, by Patrick Cracroft-Brennan (British Orders of Chivalry)
www.regiments.org /biography/orddec-h.htm   (1403 words)

  
 The Royal Victorian Order
Baden-Powell relates his investiture as a Knight Commander of the Victorian Order by King Edward VII at Balmoral Castle in Scotland shortly after his retirement from active service in the Army in 1909.
The order's badge depicts a Maltese Cross with the motto "Victoria," the initials "V.R.I.," and an imperial crown.
Associated with this order is the Royal Victorian Medal, awarded for personal military service to the monarch.
www.pinetreeweb.com /bp-rvo.htm   (573 words)

  
 Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
However, in 1997 She and other members of the Royal Family were perceived as cold and unfeeling When they were seen not to participate in the public outpouring of grief at the death of Diana, Princess of Wales.
The Royal palace in Edinburgh, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, once home to Scottish kings and Queens Like Mary, Queen of Scots, is now regularly used again, with at least one member of the Royal Family (often the Prince of Wales or Princess Royal) in residence.
She is cousin of Albert II of Belgium, Harald V of Norway, Juan Carlos I of Spain and Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, as well as former kings Constantine II of Greece and Michael of Romania, and to the former Royal houses of Prussia/Germany and Russia.
elizabeth-ii-of-the-united-kingdom.iqnaut.net   (4345 words)

  
 Malcolm Bull's Calderdale Companion: Foldout   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Order of knighthood, founded by Edward III in 1348 to encourage chivalry and military adventure.
James V of Scotland, having been admitted to the Order of the Garter in England, the Order of Saint Michael in France and the Order of the Golden Fleece in the Holy Roman Empire, established the Order of the Thistle in 1540 in order to have an honour to confer on foreign monarchs.
Members of the Order are chosen solely by the Sovereign, and include the Sovereign and 16 Knights and Ladies, plus a number of extra knights drawn from the British Royal Family and foreign monarchs.
members.aol.com /calderdale/mmm215.html   (1245 words)

  
 ALL THE ORDERS OF CHIVALRY
KCVO= Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order.
DCVO= Dame Commander of the Royal Victorian Order.
The membership of the Order is limit to 1900.
www.hulthenhem.se /adel/orders.htm   (437 words)

  
 Canadian Orders, Decorations and Medals - Precedence
Commonwealth orders, decorations and medals, the award of which is approved by the Government of Canada, are worn after the Canadian orders, decorations and medals listed in section 1, the precedence in each category being set by date of appointment or award.
Foreign orders, decorations and medals, the award of which is approved by the Government of Canada, are worn after the orders, decorations and medals referred to in sections 1 and 3, the precedence in each category being set by date of appointment or award.
Only the insignia of orders, decorations and medals officially awarded under the authority of the Crown or that the wearing of which has been authorized by the Crown may be worn.
www.gg.ca /honours/op/index_e.asp?printVersion=true   (911 words)

  
 Articles - Anne, Princess Royal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The Princess Anne, Princess Royal, (Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise Laurence, formerly Phillips, née Mountbatten-Windsor), styled HRH The Princess Royal (born August 15, 1950), is a member of the British Royal Family.
Her father is His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, the son of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and the former Princess Alice of Battenburg.
In 2001, the Princess Royal became the first member of the royal family to face criminal charges since King Charles I was charged with treason.
www.centralairconditioners.net /articles/Anne,_Princess_Royal   (1429 words)

  
 Orders and decorations: Initialisms (British Empire and Commonwealth)
The badge of a baronet is the Red Hand of Ulster, and is borne as an augmentation on his arms.
C.I. Lady of the Imperial Order of the Crown of India
K.G. Knight of the Order of the Garter
www.regiments.org /biography/orddec-a.htm   (551 words)

  
 Government Relations #05-446 - QUEEN HONOURS SASKATCHEWAN ROYAL VISIT STAFF - Government News Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Michael Jackson, Chief of Protocol and Royal Visit Co-ordinator, was invested by The Queen as a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO), the highest rank in the Order open to Canadians.
Jackson a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order on her last visit to Saskatchewan in 1987.
"The Province appreciates their services in making this Royal Visit memorable and successful." The Royal Victorian Order and the Royal Victorian Medal are awarded by The Queen for personal services to the Sovereign and the Royal Family and are also part of Canada's national honours.
www.gov.sk.ca /newsrel/releases/2005/05/20-446.html   (186 words)

  
 Protocol #95-281 - IRENE WHITE APPOINTED TO ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER - Government News Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Irene White, private secretary to the lieutenant-governor of Saskatchewan since 1986, has been appointed by the Queen as a member of the Royal Victorian Order for her personal services to the Crown and the royal family.
The Royal Victorian Order, founded by Queen Victoria in 1896 to recognize personal services to the sovereign, is conferred personally by the reigning monarch.
She is only the second person in Saskatchewan to be appointed to the order and one of two people to receive the MVO in Canada this year.
www.gov.sk.ca /newsrel/releases/1995/06/27-281.html   (263 words)

  
 Cambridge University Heraldic and Genealogical Society -- Orders of Chivalry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Commander of the Royal Victorian Order — C.V.O. Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order — L.V.O. Member of the Royal Victorian Order — M.V.O. Motto: Victoria;
Registrar (Secretary of the Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood);
Link to the Royal Family's web site — includes a photograph of a G.C.V.O.'s badge (though made larger) as worn by Her late Majesty Queen Victoria.
www.cam.ac.uk /societies/cuhags/orderofc/rvo.htm   (417 words)

  
 Yvonne's Royalty Home Page: Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation Attendants
- LVO (Lieutenant in the Royal Victorian Order) in 1991
- CVO (Commander of the Royal Victorian Order) in 1965, DCVO (Dame Commander of the Royal Victorian Order) in 1970, and GCVO (Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order) in 1980
Lady Rosemary Spencer-Churchill, who was engaged at the time of the Coronation, had to postpone her wedding in order to serve as a Maid-of-Honour.
users.uniserve.com /~canyon/qecoronation.htm   (1632 words)

  
 G.C.V.O. --  Encyclopædia Britannica
knight grand cross, or dame grand cross, of the Royal Victorian Order, member of the highest rank of a British order of knighthood.
G.C.V.O. knight grand cross, or dame grand cross, of the Royal Victorian Order, member of the highest rank of a British order of knighthood.
The Greeks took over from the Phoenicians the forms and names of signs, the order of the signs in the alphabet, and the direction of...
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9036269   (780 words)

  
 The Monarchist League of Canada
Canadians who serve the Queen of Canada through their work for the country receive the Queen's State Honours established by Her Majesty and administered on her behalf by the Governor-General of Canada through the Honours Secretariat.
They are usually admitted by her to her personal Order of Chivalry called The Royal Victorian Order which was founded by Queen Victoria in 1896.
Another area of the Queen's Royal Prerogative with regard to Honours is Heraldry which is administered by Her Majesty's Canadian Heraldic Authority established in 1988.
www.monarchist.ca /archives/honours.htm   (479 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | In Depth | Birthday Honours 2000 | Royal Victorian Order and Medals
The Royal Victorian Order is a personal award for services performed on behalf of the Sovereign.
Royal Victorian Medal is associated with the Royal Victorian Order and the two awards can be held by the same person.
Michael Trevor Parker, MVO Assistant to the Master of the Household 'G', Royal Household.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/in_depth/uk/2000/birthday_honours_2000/793804.stm   (499 words)

  
 Order of Precedence when wearing medals
Recipients of the 1914 Star are not eligible for the award of the 1914-15 Star.
The order of precedence for the Naval General Service Medal 1915-62 and General Service Medal 1918-62 (Army and Air Force) will vary from person to person depending on when the person earned the first clasp.
Clasps to these medals should be worn on the ribbon in order of date of receipt.
www.diggerhistory.info /pages-medals/order.htm   (431 words)

  
 World War 2 Awards.com - Great-Britain
Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO)
Knight/Dame Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (K(D)VO)
Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
www.ww2awards.com /award.asp?id=2   (118 words)

  
 precedence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The order of wearing Australian Honours and Awards.
Knight/Dame Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
*Provision for further awards at this level within the Order of Australia was removed by The Queen on 3 March 1986 on the advice of the Prime Minister.
www.monarchist.org.au /precedence.htm   (202 words)

  
 Royal Victorian Medal
Queen Victoria established the Royal Victorian Medal in April 1896 as a reward for personal service to the Sovereign or the Royal Family, and as a mark of royal esteem.
The Medal is conferred upon civilians and non-commissioned military personnel.
Although the Medal is related to the Royal Victorian Order, it differs in appearance and in the way it is worn.
www.gg.ca /honours/medals/hon04-rvm_e.asp   (159 words)

  
 IS Wright - WORLD MINIATURE MEDALS : GREAT BRITAIN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
GB COMPANION OF THE ORDER OF THE BATH (CB) MILITARY.
GB ORDER OF ST JOHN, Serving Sister miniature Pre 1947 early type, silver and enamel (round).
ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (2nd Type Military), 1914 Star with bar, British War medal & Victory medal.
www.iswright.com.au /result-militaria.php?subcat=107   (479 words)

  
 Decorations and Medals of New Zealand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Order of the Companions of Honour (CH) (1917)
Principal Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (PCNZM)
Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order (LVO) (formerly MVO 4th Class)
www.medals.lava.pl /bc/nz1.htm   (602 words)

  
 Awards
Imperial Order of the Crown of India (1878 - 1947)
Note: A Knight Bachelor is not a member of an Order.
Lady of The Royal Order of Victoria and Albert (1862)
pollock.4mg.com /awards.html   (466 words)

  
 DPMC - New Zealand Honours: Order of Wear
The following list is a summary of the order in which Orders, Decorations and Medals should be worn in New Zealand.
Postnominal letters should be shown in the same order as the following "order of wear", except in the case of Baronets.
C.H. Distinguished Companion and Knight or Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit
www.dpmc.govt.nz /honours/overview/order-of-wear.html   (409 words)

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