Royal Guelphic Order


  • Order instituted on 28 April 1815 by the Prince Regent George.
  • Order awarded to British and Hanover citizens, both civilian and military, for outstanding service to the United Kingdom and Hanover.
  • Order originally had three classes, but with several reorganizations since 1841, as house order today it has four classes and an additional Cross of Merit.


Kingdom of Hanover