Order Of The Golden Fleece

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  • Order was created by Duke of Burgundy Philip III on 10 January 1429 as an Order of Knighthood rewarding individuals who had defended the Catholic Faith.
  • After the War of Spanish Succession, Philip V, who became King of Spain, re-established the Order under the command of Burgundy house in 1721.
  • Currently, the order is the highest civilian honor bestowed by the Crown of Spain.

Spain 1800-1900