Queen Elizabeth leads Royals at 'Order of the Garter' - Emirates24|7

Queen Elizabeth leads Royals at 'Order of the Garter'

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II attends the Most Noble Order of the Garter Ceremony at Windsor Castle in southern England. (AFP)

The Order is the senior and oldest British Order of Chivalry, founded by Britain's King Edward III in 1348. (AFP)

Membership in the Order is limited, including the Monarch, the Prince of Wales, and no more than 24 members, with any new members announced every year on St Georges Day by the reigning Monarch.  (AFP)

Prince Andrew, Duke of York (L), Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (2L), Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (C) Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (3R) , Britain's Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex (2R), and Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge. (AFP)

Prince Andrew, Duke of York and Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales. (AFP)

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (L), Britain's Prince Andrew, Duke of York (C) and Britain's Prince Edward, Duke of Kent. (AFP)

Princess Anne attends the annual Order of the Garter Service at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in Windsor. (Reuters)

Former British Prime Minister John Major. (Reuters)

Queen Elizabeth leaves with Prince Philip, following the Order of the Garter service at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in Windsor. (Reuters)

Guards march before the annual Order of the Garter Service at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in Windsor. (Reuters)

Prince Charles, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Prince William (L-R), leave after attending the annual Order of the Garter Service at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in Windsor. (Reuters)

Sophie, Countess of Wessex, and Prince Edward, leave after attending the annual Order of the Garter Service at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in Windsor. (Reuters)

Crowds gather in preparation for the annual Order of the Garter Service at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in Windsor. (Reuters)

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