Royal Family Order of George IV

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Royal Family Order of King George IVRoyal Family Order of George IV_header_cell_0_0_0
Awarded by King George IVRoyal Family Order of George IV_header_cell_0_1_0
TypeRoyal Family Order of George IV_header_cell_0_2_0 Royal Family OrderRoyal Family Order of George IV_cell_0_2_1
RibbonRoyal Family Order of George IV_header_cell_0_3_0 WhiteRoyal Family Order of George IV_cell_0_3_1
Awarded forRoyal Family Order of George IV_header_cell_0_4_0 At the monarch's pleasureRoyal Family Order of George IV_cell_0_4_1
StatusRoyal Family Order of George IV_header_cell_0_5_0 Not awarded since the death of George IVRoyal Family Order of George IV_cell_0_5_1

The Royal Family Order of King George IV was an honour bestowed as a mark of personal esteem on female members of the British Royal Family by King George IV. Royal Family Order of George IV_sentence_0

It was the first Royal Family Order issued in the United Kingdom. Royal Family Order of George IV_sentence_1

Prior to George IV's accession in 1820, both ladies and gentlemen of the Court, as well as female members of the royal family, had worn the Sovereign's portrait set in a jewelled frame. Royal Family Order of George IV_sentence_2

George IV formalised the order. Royal Family Order of George IV_sentence_3

Appearance Royal Family Order of George IV_section_0

King George IV's Royal Family Order was rather ornate in appearance, and the frame that surrounded his portrait was of diamond oak leaves and acorns. Royal Family Order of George IV_sentence_4

The badge was suspended from a white silk bow. Royal Family Order of George IV_sentence_5

List of known recipients Royal Family Order of George IV_section_1

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