Knights of the Garter

The Order of the Garter was established by King Edward III in 1348 or possibly 1344. It includes the Sovereign and no more than 24 living Companions plus supernumary knights and ladies. Relatively recently Prince William became the 1000th member of the order.
* = one of the original 25 founders.

See: Order of the Garter

Thomas Holland

Thomas Beauchamp
By Photo British Library; painted by or for William Bruges

 

List of Knights of the Garter
Number Relation Name Death Date Member Number
1. 20G Grandfather Thomas Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick 13 November 1369 3*
2. 20G Grandfather Thomas Holland, Earl of Kent 26 December 1360 13*
3. 21G Grandfather John de Grey, Baron Grey de Rotherfield 1 September 1359 14*
4. 21G Grandfather Robert D'Ufford, Earl of Suffolk 4 November 1369 27
5. 21G Grandfather William de Bohun, Earl of Northampton 16 September 1360 28
6. 19G Grandfather John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster 3 February 1399 36
7. 20G Grandfather John Neville, Baron Neville of Raby 17 October 1388 46
8. 19G Grandfather Thomas Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick 8 April 1401 53
9. 19G Grandfather Thomas Holland, Earl of Kent 25 April 1397 58
10. 19G Grandfather William Beauchamp, Baron Bergavenny 8 May 1411 60
11. 20G Grandfather Richard FitzAlan, Earl of Arudel 21 September, 1397 74
12. 18G Grandfather John Beaufort, Earl of Somerset 16 March 1410 87
13. 18G Grandfather Richard Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick 13 April 1439 99
14. 17G Grandfather John Stanley, King of Mann 6 January 1414 109
15. 19G Grandfather Henry FitzHugh, Baron FitzHugh 11 Jan 1425 115
16. 18G Grandfather John Talbot, Earl of Shrewbury 17 July 1453 141
17. 17G Grandfather Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset 22 May 1455 150
18. 17G Grandfather John Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury 10 July 1460 173
19. 16G Grandfather John Sutton, Baron Dudley 30 December 1487 178
20. 16G Grandfather Sir Gilbert Talbot, Lord Deputy of Calais 16 August 1517 245
         
Revised January 2, 2017

 

 

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