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Saturday, February 14, 2009

The forgotten days of chivalry...

The most popular theory for its origin goes thus : The Countess of Salisbury, while dancing with Edward VI, once lost a certain article of her apparel. Gallantly, the king picked it up and uttered the following words :"___ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____". The phrase later became the motto of this organisation, if you can call it that. Which one ?

7 comments:

Jezebel said...

Honi soil qui mat y pense?
are you talking about The Times London? or order of the garter?

Shrey said...

The article of apparel mentiond was her garter, and the phrase uttered was "Honi soit qui mal y pense," ("Shamed be the person who thinks evil of it").

This is the motto of The Most Noble Order of the Garter(Knighthood)

ramraju@jail.home said...

The Order of the Garter

Nakki said...

Honi soit qui mal y pense

Anonymous said...

"Honi soit qui mal y pense",The Most Noble Order of the Garter

ABHIRAM said...

shame upon him who thinks evil upon it,the order of the garter

Leonine said...

“Honi soit qui mal y pense”

Saturday, February 14, 2009

The forgotten days of chivalry...

The most popular theory for its origin goes thus : The Countess of Salisbury, while dancing with Edward VI, once lost a certain article of her apparel. Gallantly, the king picked it up and uttered the following words :"___ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____". The phrase later became the motto of this organisation, if you can call it that. Which one ?

7 comments:

Jezebel said...

Honi soil qui mat y pense?
are you talking about The Times London? or order of the garter?

Shrey said...

The article of apparel mentiond was her garter, and the phrase uttered was "Honi soit qui mal y pense," ("Shamed be the person who thinks evil of it").

This is the motto of The Most Noble Order of the Garter(Knighthood)

ramraju@jail.home said...

The Order of the Garter

Nakki said...

Honi soit qui mal y pense

Anonymous said...

"Honi soit qui mal y pense",The Most Noble Order of the Garter

ABHIRAM said...

shame upon him who thinks evil upon it,the order of the garter

Leonine said...

“Honi soit qui mal y pense”