Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Rebecca Adlington has been awarded an 'Order of the British Empire'

Chivarly has ranks and now Rebecca Adlington has joined those ranks and has been awarded with an Order of the British Empire (OBE)

The Order of the British Empire motto is For God and the Empire. It is the most junior of the British orders of chivalry and has more members than any other.

Here are the ranks from Wikipedia:
  • Knight Grand Cross (GBE) or Dame Grand Cross (GBE)
  • Knight Commander (KBE) or Dame Commander (DBE)
  • Commander (CBE)
  • Officer (OBE)
  • Member (MBE)

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