Ceremony of Investiture of the Order of the Garter, 1844. 'One of the splendid ceremonies by which will be signalized the visit of the King of the French [Louis Philippe] to Queen Victoria will be the Inauguration of his Majesty as a Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter'. The Order of the Garter, founded in 1348, is the most senior order of knighthood in the British honours system. From "Illustrated London News", 1844, Vol I.
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