The Complete Guide to the British Peerage & Baronetage
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The Most Ancient Order of the Thistle
This Order, supposed to have been created in AD 787, was revived in 1687 by King James II, and was re-established by Queen Anne in 1703. It now consists of the Sovereign and sixteen Knights.
The Knights of the Thistle
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