Members of the Order of the Thistle parade to St. Andrew's Day service in Edinburgh.
Full title reads: "Edinburgh The Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle. Knights and Officers attend St. Andrews Day Service - by command of the King and according to the term of their statutes."
Royal heralds lead Knights of the Order of the Thistle in their traditional parade. They are wearing their traditional costumes of long cloaks and plumed hats.
NB. Membership of the Knights of the Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle is an honour bestowed by the Monarch - there motto is 'No one provokes me with impunity'.