CollectionGeorge IV Private Papers
TitleCorrespondence regarding foreign Chivalric Orders belonging to George IV
Date13 January-10 February 1832
DescriptionThe Orders included: The Order of the Elephant (a Danish Order), The Star and Badge of the Prussian Order [possibly The Order of the Black Eagle], and The Royal Guelphic Order [a Hanovarian Order instituted by George, Prince Regent in 1815].
Sir William Knighton had left the Orders with Sir Thomas Lawrence, but upon Lawrence's death in 1830 they passed into his executor Archibald Keightley's possession.
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RepositoryRoyal Archives
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