Order of the Thistle

Historians of the Order of the Thistle claim that the order was established by King Achaius in 786 then later reestablished by Robert the Bruce after Bannockburn in 1314. King James V, himself a member of several chivalric orders, is said to have revived the order once again in 1540, conferring the order on King Fran├žois I of France among others. Since assuming the throne of England and Scotland, James I and VI has not conferred the order on any knights.


Order of the Thistle

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