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List of honours of the British Crown awarded to heads of state and royalty

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British Royal Family

  • Personal Aide-de-Camp (AdC(P)) :
  • HRH The Duke of Edinburgh : 1948 – 6 February 1952 : Personal Aide-de-Camp to His Majesty The King ( AdC(P))
  • HRH The Prince of Wales : 1973 – : Personal Aide-de-Camp to Her Majesty The Queen (AdC(P))
  • Sir Tim Laurence : 1 August 2004 : Personal Aide-de-Camp to the Queen (ADC(P))
  • Mark Phillips : ADC(P): Personal Aide-de-Camp to the Queen (Retired)
  • HRH The Duke of York : 1 February 1984 – : Personal Aide-de-Camp to Her Majesty The Queen (AdC(P))
  • HRH The Earl of Wessex : 1 August 2004 – : Personal Aide-de-Camp to Her Majesty The Queen (AdC(P))
  • HRH The Duke of Kent : Personal Aide-de-Camp to HM The Queen (ADC(P))
  • HRH The Duke of Cambridge : 17 March 2013 – : Personal Aide-de-Camp to Her Majesty The Queen (AdC(P))
  • Orders :
  • In bold, when the member of the family is also Grand Master of the Order, next to the Queen as Sovereign of the Order
    Rem : Grand Master =/= Sovereign, see article !

    Contents

  • Counsellor of State :
  • HRH The Duke of Edinburgh (since 1952)
  • HRH The Prince of Wales (since 1966)
  • HRH The Duke of York (since 1981)
  • HRH The Duke of Cambridge (since 2003)
  • HRH Prince Harry (since 2005)
  • Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council (PC) :
  • HRH The Duke of Edinburgh : 4 November 1951 –  : Lord of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council (PC)
  • HRH The Prince of Wales : 1977 – : Lord of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council (PC)
  • HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother : 1978 – 30 March 2002 : Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports
  • The Hon Sir Angus Ogilvy : 1997 – 26 December 2004 : Lord of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council (PC)
  • European monarchies

    Norwegian Royal Family

    See also decorations pages (mark °) : Harald, Sonja, Haakon, Mette-Marit, Mârtha Louise, Astrid & Ragnhild

  • Harald V of Norway:
  • Stranger Knight of the Order of the Garter (2001)
  • Honorary Freedom of Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Royal Victorian Chain ° (1994) & Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO)
  • Swedish Royal Family

  • Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden :
  • Stranger Knight of the Order of the Garter (967th member, 1983)
  • Recipient of the Royal Victorian Chain (1975)
  • Danish Royal Family

  • Margrethe II of Denmark :
  • Stranger Lady of the Order of the Garter
  • Honorary Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO) & Recipient of the Royal Victorian Chain
  • Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark :
  • Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (GCB)
  • Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Michael and St. George (GCMG)
  • Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO)
  • Dutch Royal Family

  • Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands :
  • Stranger Lady of the Order of the Garter (975th Member, since 28 June 1989)
  • Royal Victorian Chain (1982)
  • Honorary Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO, 1982)
  • late Prince Claus of the Netherlands :
  • Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO, 1982)
  • Belgian Royal Family

  • King Philippe : None (wearing the Order of Leopold )
  • King Albert II :
  • Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO)
  • Luxembourgish Grand-Ducal Family

  • Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (in retreat) :
  • 951st (Stranger) Knight of the Order of the Garter
  • 1939-1945 Star
  • France and Germany Star
  • Defence Medal
  • War Medal 1939–1945
  • Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg :
  • Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO)
  • Spanish Royal Family

  • Juan Carlos I of Spain :
  • Stranger Knight of the Order of the Garter (974th member, England)
  • Royal Victorian Chain
  • Felipe, Prince of Asturias :
  • Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO, 1988)
  • Asian monarchies

    Jordanian Royal Family

  • Queen Noor of Jordan :
  • Honorary Dame Grand Cross of the Venerable Order of Saint John (GCStJ, 16.6.1989)
  • Abdullah II of Jordan  :
  • Honorary Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath, military class (GCB, 6.11.2001)
  • Honorary Grand Cross of the Order of St. Michael and St. George (GCMG, 12.5.1999)
  • Honorary Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO, 26.3.1984)
  • Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein, son of Queen Alia of Jordan, half-brother of Abdullah II of Jordan
  • Honorary Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO, 6.11.2001)
  • Prince Muhammad bin Talal, eldest younger brother of King Hussein I of Jordan
  • Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO, 26.3.1984)
  • Prince Hassan bin Talal, youngest brother of King Hussein I of Jordan
  • Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO, 26.3.1984)
  • Princess Basma, sister of King Hussein
  • Honorary Knight Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO, 6.11.2001)
  • Colonel H.E. Timoor al-Daghistani, Basma bint Talal's first husband
  • Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO, 6.11.2001)
  • H.E. Sayyid Walid al-Kurdi, Basma bint Talal's second husband
  • Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO, 6.11.2001)
  • Malaysia Royal Families

    Kedah Royal Family
  • Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah (YdPA of Malaysia in 1970-1975 & since 2011 )
  • Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (GCB) - 1972
  • Honorary Knight of the Venerable Order of St John (KStJ) - 1972
  • Pahang Royal Family
  • Ahmad Shah of Pahang :
  • Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal (1953)
  • Perak Royal Family
  • Sultan Azlan Shah of Perak (since 02/1984 & as YdPA from 04/1989 to 04/1994):
  • Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (GCB) - 1989
  • Honorary Knight of the Venerable Order of St John (KStJ) - 1990
  • Governors of Penang
  • Late Raja Uda Raja Muhammad (1st Governor of Penang : 000000001957-08-31-000031 August 1957 - 000000001967-08-30-000030 August 1967) :
  • (Honorary) Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE, 1.6.1953) with title Sir ( before the independence at least )
  • (Honorary) Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG, 1.1.1951)
  • Thai Royal Family

  • King Bhumibol Adulyadej
  • Royal Victorian Chain (1960)
  • Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn of Thailand
  • Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
  • Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn
  • Honorary Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order, 1996
  • Princess Chulabhorn Walailak of Thailand
  • Honorary Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order, 1996
  • Japanese Imperial Family

  • Emperor Akihito:
  • Stranger 984th Knight of Order of the Garter
  • Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
  • Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal
  • Tongan Royal Family

  • late King George Tupou V (2006-2012):
  • Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (GCMG)
  • Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO)
  • Honorary Knight of Justice of the Venerable Order of Saint John (KStJ)
  • Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE)
  • King Tupou VI (2012-):
  • Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (GCMG)
  • Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO)
  • Honorary Knight of Justice of the Venerable Order of Saint John (KStJ)
  • Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE)
  • late Prince Sione Ngu Manumata'ongo Tupou, Fatafehi Tu'i Pelehake (King Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV's brother):
  • Honorary Commander (CBE, 11.6.1966), Knight Commander (KBE 14.2.1977) of the Order of the British Empire
  • Queen Elizabeth II Coronation medal (2.6.1953)
  • Major The Hon Sosi'ua Ngalumoetutulu, 4th Kalaniuvalu-Fotofili (H.R.H. Princess Mele Siu'ilikutapu's husband )
  • Honorary Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order (LVO)
  • References

    List of honours of the British Crown awarded to heads of state and royalty Wikipedia


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