House Order of the Wendish Crown
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Badge of the Order
Awarded by the House of Mecklenburg
TypeHouse Order
Royal houseHouse of Mecklenburg
RibbonLight blue with inner yellow and outer red side stripes
MottoPer aspera ad astra
StatusCurrently constituted[1]
HeadBorwin, Duke of Mecklenburg
Precedence
Next (higher)Order of the Griffon
MKB Order of the Wendish Crown ribbon.svg

Ribbon of the Order

The House Order of the Wendish Crown (German: Hausorden der Wendischen Krone) was an Order of the House of Mecklenburg, jointly instituted on 12 May 1864 by Grand Duke Friedrich Franz II of Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Grand Duke Friedrich Wilhelm of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.[2]

Classes

The Order had four classes:

Gold and silver Merit Crosses were also given.

Notable recipients

Grand Crosses

Grand Commanders

Chain of the Mecklenburg-Schwerin version of the Order
Chain of the Mecklenburg-Schwerin version of the Order

Commanders

Knights

Dames

Unknown class


References

  1. ^ House Order of the Wendish Crown
  2. ^ International Commission for Orders of Chivalry
  3. ^ Written Answers to Questions: Column 383W, Hansard, 10 March 2010