Royal Family Order of Edward VII

The Royal Family Order of King Edward VII was an honour bestowed as a mark of personal esteem on female members of the British Royal Family by King Edward VII. The order is a personal memento rather than a state decoration.

Royal Family Order of King Edward VII
Awarded by King Edward VII (personally and privately)
TypeRoyal Family Order
Awarded forAt the monarch's pleasure
StatusDefunct; not awarded since the death of Edward VII


The ribbon of Edward VII's Royal Family Order was (working outwards in) a red stripe, almost half the size of the centre stripe, a thin gold stripe, about one-fifth of the red stripe, and a blue stripe, almost double the red stripe.

The red gold pattern is mirrored on both sides.

List of known recipients


  1. ^ Photograph at Pinterest
  2. ^ Portrait at Pinterest
  3. ^ "Photograph at The Court Jeweller".
  4. ^ "Photograph of Mary of Wales at Margaret of Connaught's wedding".
  5. ^ Photograph at Pinterest

External links

  • [1] for image of front and back.
Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood

Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood (Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary; 25 April 1897 – 28 March 1965) was a member of the British royal family. She was the third child and only daughter of King George V and Queen Mary and was born during the reign of Queen Victoria, her great-grandmother. Mary was the paternal aunt of the current British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. Her education started at home. World War I brought Mary out of seclusion as she launched a charity campaign to support British troops and sailors. She eventually became a nurse. Mary married Viscount Lascelles (later the Earl of Harewood) in 1922. She was an avid collector of jewellery.

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