Care should be taken to add the initials of Orders of Knighthood after the names of persons who belong to any order. The most distinguished are as follows:

K.G.: Knight of the Garter.

K.T.: Knight of the Thistle.

K.P.: Knight of St. Patrick.

G.C.B.: Knight Grand Cross of the Bath.

K.C.B.: Knight Commander of the Bath.

C.B.: Companion of the Bath.

G.C.S.I.: Knight Grand Commander of the

Star of India. K.c.s.i.: Knight Commander of the same. Cs.i.: Companion of the same. G.c.m.g.: Knight Grand Cross of St.

Michael and St. George. K.c.m.g.: Knight Commander of the same. C.m.g.: Companion of the same. G.c.i.e.: Knight Grand Commander of the Indian Empire. K.c.i.e.: Knight Commander of the same. CLE.: Companion of the same. G.c.v.o.: Knight Grand Cross Victorian

Order. K.c.v.o.: Knight Commander of the same. C.v.o.: Commander of the same. M.v.o.: Member of the same. D.s.o.: Distinguished Service Order. I.s.o.: Imperial Service Order. O.m.: Order of Merit. V.a.: Victoria and Albert (ladies only). C.i.: Crown of India (ladies only). V.c.: Victoria Cross. T.d.: Territorial Decoration. I.d.s.: Indian Distinguished Service. A.m.: Albert Medal. E.m.: Edward Medal. R.r.c.: Royal Red Cross. St. J.: St. John of Jerusalem.

A Little Lady Of Quality The Honourable Victoria Bruce, daughter of Lord Balfour of Burleigh From the painting by Mrs. Waller

A Little Lady Of Quality The Honourable Victoria Bruce, daughter of Lord Balfour of Burleigh From the painting by Mrs. Waller

Photo by Ellis Roberts