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Companion of the Order of the Companions of Honour certificate presented to Ninette de Valois by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Collection: Ninette de Valois Bequest
Object number: ROH/VAL/BEQ/46
Date: 31 December 1981
Description: Framed certificate which reads: 'Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith and Sovereign of the Order of the Companions of Honour to Dame Ninette de Valois Dame Commander of Our Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Greeting
Whereas We have thought fit to nominate and appoint you to be a Member of Our Order of the Companions of Honour We do by the Presents grant unto you the Dignity of Membership of Our said Order and We do hereby authorise you to have hold and enjoy the said Dignity
Given at Our Court of Saint James's under Our Sign Manual and the Seal of Our said Order this Thirty-first day of December 1981 in the Thirtieth year of Our Reign
By the Sovereign's Command Grant of the Dignity of a Member of the Order of the Companions of Honour to Dame Ninette de Valois, D.B.E'.
Related to Order of the Companions of Honour medal ROH/VAL/BEQ/47, and file of letters and telegrams ROH/VAL/BEQ/49.
Awarding body: Cabinet Office British Government
Award recipient: Ninette de Valois
Language: English
Dimensions: (visible in frame) length 38.5 cm; (visible in frame) width 32.5 cm
Frame details: Black frame with a grey mount
Condition: Good.