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1953 Coronation Honours
The 1953 Coronation Honours
1953 Coronation Honours
were appointments by Queen Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II
to various orders and honours on the occasion of her coronation on 2 June 1953. The honours were published in The London Gazette
The London Gazette
on 1 June 1953.[1][2][3] The recipients of honours are displayed here as they were styled before their new honour
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George Norman Clark
Sir George Norman Clark, FBA (27 February 1890 – 6 February 1979) was an English historian, academic and British Army
British Army
officer. He was the Chichele Professor of Economic History at the University of Oxford from 1931 to 1943 and the Regius Professor of Modern History at The University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge
from 1943 to 1947
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Chester Herald
Chester Herald
Herald
of Arms in Ordinary is an officer of arms at the College of Arms
College of Arms
in London. The office of Chester Herald
Herald
dates from the 14th century, and it is reputed that the holder was herald to Edward, Prince of Wales, the Black Prince. In the reign of King Richard II
King Richard II
the officer was attached to the Principality of Chester, which was a perquisite of the then Prince of Wales. In the reign of King Henry VIII the title lapsed for a time but, since 1525, the office of Chester has been one of unbroken succession, as a herald in ordinary. The badge of office is taken from the arms of the Earl of Chester
Earl of Chester
and in blazoned as A Garb ensigned of the Royal Crown Or. The office had been vacant since 2014, but on 22 September 2017 The Hon
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Percy Mills, 1st Viscount Mills
Percy Herbert Mills, 1st Viscount Mills, KBE, PC (4 January 1890 – 10 September 1968), known as Sir Percy Mills, Bt, between 1953 and 1957 and as The Lord Mills between 1957 and 1962, was a British industrialist, public servant and politician.Contents1 Background and education 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Styles of address 5 References 6 External linksBackground and education[edit] Mills was born at Thornaby on Tees and educated at Barnard Castle School.[1] Career[edit] During the Second World War Mills served as Controller-General of Machine Tools at the Ministry of Supply from 1940 to 1944.[2] He earned Harold Macmillan's absolute confidence and was described by the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography as "one of the most politically influential industrialists of his time."[1] He was knighted in the 1942 New Year Honours,[3][4] and was appointed to the Order of the British Empire as a Knight Commander (KBE) in the 1946 Birthday Honours.[5] He was created as a
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Price Baronets
There have been six baronetcies created for persons with the surname Price, one each in the baronetages of England and of Great Britain and four in the baronetage of the United Kingdom
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Edward Spears
Major-General Sir Edward Louis Spears, 1st Baronet, Bt, KBE, CB, MC (7 August 1886 – 27 January 1974) was a British Army
British Army
officer and Member of Parliament noted for his role as a liaison officer between British and French forces in two world wars. Spears was a retired Brigadier General of the British Army, and served as a Member of the British House of Commons. From 1917-1920 he was head of the British Military Mission in Paris
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Companion Of The Order Of The Bath
The Most Honourable Order of the Bath
Order of the Bath
(formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath)[2] is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.[3] The name derives from the elaborate medieval ceremony for appointing a knight, which involved bathing (as a symbol of purification) as one of its elements
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Sir Herbert Williams, 1st Baronet
Sir Herbert Geraint Williams, 1st Baronet, (2 December 1884 – 25 July 1954) was a British politician and Conservative Member of Parliament (MP). Biography[edit] Herbert Williams was born in Hooton, Cheshire on 2 December 1884. He was educated at Liverpool University with degrees in science and engineering. In 1911 he became secretary and manager of the Machine Tools Trade Association. He served on Wimbledon Borough Council. Williams contested the Combined English Universities in 1918 and Wednesbury in 1922 and 1923 without success. From 1924 to 1929, Williams was MP for Reading and served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Trade. He was a member of the first Court of the University of Reading following its receipt of a Royal Charter in 1926. Williams was returned to Parliament in Croydon South in a by-election in February 1932. He was comfortably re-elected in 1935 and served through the war
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Knights Bachelor
The dignity of Knight
Knight
Bachelor is the most basic and lowest rank of a man who has been knighted by the monarch but not as a member of one of the organised orders of chivalry; it is currently a part of the British honours system.[1] Knights Bachelor are the most ancient sort of British knight (the rank existed during the 13th century reign of King Henry III), but Knights Bachelor rank below knights of chivalric orders. There is no female counterpart to Knight
Knight
Bachelor
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Commander Of The Order Of The British Empire
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
British Empire
is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.[2] It was established on 4 June 1917 by King George V, and comprises five classes across both civil and military divisions, the most senior two of which make the recipient either a knight if male or dame if female.[3] There is also the related British Empire Medal, whose recipients are affiliated with, but not members of, the order. Recommendations for appointments to the Order of the British Empire were at first made on the nomination of the United Kingdom, the self-governing Dominions
Dominions
of the Empire (later Commonwealth) and the Viceroy of India
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Nottingham City Council
Nottingham
Nottingham
City Council is the non-metropolitan district council for the unitary authority of Nottingham
Nottingham
in Nottinghamshire. It consists of 55 councillors, representing a total of 20 wards, elected every four years. It is led by Jon Collins, of the majority Labour Party
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John Heaton-Armstrong
Sir John Dunamace Heaton-Armstrong MVO (1888 – 1967) was a long-serving English officer of arms at the College of Arms
College of Arms
in London.Contents1 Military service 2 Service as Clarenceux King of Arms 3 Coat of arms 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksMilitary service[edit] During the First World War
First World War
he was commissioned into the Cavalry Branch of the Reserve of Officers of the British Indian Army
British Indian Army
as a second lieutenant,[1] and was later promoted to lieutenant.[2] His first heraldic appointment at the College came on 6 April 1922, when he was made Rouge Dragon Pursuivant
Rouge Dragon Pursuivant
of Arms in Ordinary
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Member Of The Royal Victorian Order
The Royal Victorian Order
Royal Victorian Order
(French: Ordre royal de Victoria)[n 1] is a dynastic order of knighthood established in 1896 by Queen Victoria. It recognises distinguished personal service to the monarch of the Commonwealth realms,[1] members of the monarch's family, or to any viceroy or senior representative of the monarch.[2][3] The present monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, is the Sovereign of the order, its motto is Victoria, and its official day is 20 June.[n 2] The order's chapel is the Savoy Chapel
Savoy Chapel
in London. There is no limit on the number honoured at any grade,[1] and admission remains at the sole discretion of the monarch,[1] with each of the order's five grades and one medal with three levels representing different levels of service
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Dingwall Latham Bateson
Sir Dingwall "Dingo" Latham Bateson, CBE, MC (1898 – 29 January 1967) was a British solicitor and President of the Law Society.Contents1 Background 2 First World War service 3 Career 4 Notable friends 5 Death 6 Quotes 7 ReferencesBackground[edit] Bateson was the son of judge Sir Alexander Dingwall Bateson and Isabel Mary, the fourth daughter of William Latham QC. He had three brothers and two sisters.[1] First World War service[edit] Bateson was awarded the Military Cross (MC) whilst a second lieutenant attached to the 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment.[2] Career[edit] Bateson was a solicitor at firm Slaughter and May.[3] In 1922 he married Naomi Judith, eldest daughter of composer Walter Galpin Alcock. They had two sons and one daughter.[4] One son, Timothy, became an actor.[5] He was appointed a CBE in 1946
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Queen's Counsel
A Queen's Counsel
Queen's Counsel
(postnominal QC), or King's Counsel (postnominal KC) during the reign of a king, is an eminent lawyer (usually a barrister) who is appointed by the Monarch to be one of "Her Majesty's Counsel learned in the law." The term is also recognised as an honorific. Membership exists in most Commonwealth jurisdictions around the world, while in the exceptions and in some former Commonwealth realms the name has been replaced by one without monarchical connotations, such as "Senior Counsel" or "Senior Advocate". Queen's Counsel
Queen's Counsel
is a status, conferred by the Crown, that is recognised by courts. Members have the privilege of sitting within the Bar of court. As members wear silk gowns of a particular design (see court dress), the award of Queen's Counsel
Queen's Counsel
is known informally as taking silk, and hence QCs are often colloquially called silks
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Law Society Of England And Wales
The Law Society of England and Wales
England and Wales
(officially The Law Society) is the professional association that represents and governs the lawyers' profession for the jurisdiction of England and Wales. It provides services and support to practising and training lawyers as well as serving as a sounding board for law reform. Members of the Society are often consulted when important issues are being debated in Parliament or by the executive. The Society was formed in 1825. The Hall of The Law Society is in Chancery Lane, London, but it also has offices in Cardiff to deal with the Wales jurisdiction and Assembly, and Brussels, to deal with European Union law. A president is elected annually to serve for one year
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