Item 1425 - Honorary Queen's Coucil by Queen Elizabeth II

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ZA COM MR-T-1425

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Honorary Queen's Coucil by Queen Elizabeth II

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  • 3 May 2000 (Creation)

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certificate

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( 1926 - )

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 20/12/11

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Certificate appointing Mandela as an Honorary Queen's Council by Queen Elizabeth II, UK

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Cream-coloured certificate with black text. Includes the royal coat of arms at the top of the certificate and the seal of Queen Elizabeth II (red) at the bottom.

The certificate reads:
Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Our other Realms and Territories Queen Head of the Commonwealth Defender of the Faith To alll to whom these Presents shall come greeting Know Ye that We if Our especial grace have constituted ordained and appointed Our trusty and well beloved
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Esquire
one of our Counsel learned in the Law honoris causa And We have also given and granted unto him as one of Our Counsel aforesaid precedence at Law in accordance with that Office We Will that this Our grant shall not lessen any Office by Us or by Our Ancestors heretofore given or granted In Witness whereof We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent Witness Ourself at Westminster the third day of May in the forty-ninth year of Our Reign.
By the Queen herself
Phillips

Taken out of folder for preservation
Authenticity has been confirmed by Anne Griffiths on 20 September 2011 by email. Anne.griffiths@royal.gsx.gov.uk

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0048

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