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The Queen appoints new members to the Order of the Garter

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The Most Noble Order of the Garter was founded by Henry III in 1348. Henry, his son Edward, The Black Prince and 24 other Knights were the founding members. Since inception, the order only allows 24 living members besides the King (or Queen) and the Prince of Wales Normally new Knights are appointed on St…