The book of orders of knighthood and decorations of honour of all nations: comprising a historical account of each order, military, naval, and civil, from the earliest to the present time, with lists of the knights and companions of each British order ...
Sir Bernard Burke
Hurst and Blackett, 1858 - Heraldry - 411 pages
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adorned Alexander army Arthur Augustus Austria badge Bart blue ribbon button-hole campaign centre Charles civil class wear colour conferred consists costume cross Tab DECORATIONS OF HONOUR distinction ducats Eagle Earl Edward effigy embroidered Emperor enamelled foreigners founder fourth class Francis Frederick George golden Grand Cross Grand Cross wear Grand Master Gustavus III Henry hundred inches wide initials inscription insignia instituted James John Joseph King Knights Grand Cross laurel wreath left breast left side legend London Lord Medal of Merit middle Military Medal motto nomination obverse octagonal officers orange coloured Order of Calatrava Order of St pension Plate Pope Portugal possession Prince Prussia rank received red ribbon reigning reverse contains reverse shows reward Richard right shoulder Robert round the neck second class silver medal silver star star statutes stripes sub-officers thalers third class Thomas three classes velvet watered ribbon wear the decoration white enamelled William worn suspended