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    AT WINDSOR CASTLE TODAY (MONDAY) QUEEN ELIZABETH ENTERTAINED MEMBERS OF THE HIGHEST ORDER OF CHIVALRY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM - KNIGHT OF THE MOST NOBLE QUEEN OF THE GARTER.

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    PROCESSION OF KNIGHTS OF THE GARTER AT WINDSOR.




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    Background: AT WINDSOR CASTLE TODAY (MONDAY) QUEEN ELIZABETH ENTERTAINED MEMBERS OF THE HIGHEST ORDER OF CHIVALRY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM - KNIGHT OF THE MOST NOBLE QUEEN OF THE GARTER.

    THE ORDER OF THE GARTER, BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN INSTITUTED IN 1348 BY KING EDWARD THE THIRD, IS LIMITED TO TWENTY FOUR MEMBERS, WHO PREVIOUSLY MUST HAVE BEEN KNIGHTS OF ANOTHER ORDER.

    TWENTY OF THE TWENTY FOUR KNIGHTS COMPANIONS ATTENDED TODAY'S CEREMONY.

    AMONG THE GUESTS WERE THE EARL STANHOPE, THE DUKE OF NORFOLK, THE MARQUES OF SALISBURY, VISCOUNT PORTAL OF HUNGERFORD, VISCOUNT MONTGOMERY OF ALAMEIN, AND FIELD MARSHAL SIR GERALD TEMPLER.

    THE MEMBERS OF THE ORDER LATER ATTENDED A SERVICE AT ST. GEORGE CHAPEL, IN WINDSOR CASTLE.

    (THE ORDER OF THE GARTER IS BELIEVED TO HAVE HAD ITS ORIGINS AT WINDSOR WHERE EDWARD THE THIRD PRESENTED TWENTY FOUR GARTERS TO KNIGHTS AS ST. GEORGE'S DAY GIFTS).

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    Film ID:
    VLVADCM9HU2N67ADSUQ6XQNEZM48C
    Media URN:
    VLVADCM9HU2N67ADSUQ6XQNEZM48C
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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