The highest order of English knighthood, founded by Edward III circa 1344. According to tradition, the garter was that of the Countess of Salisbury, which the king placed on his own leg after it fell off while she was dancing with him. The king’s comment to those present, “Honi soit qui mal y pense” (shame be to him who thinks evil of it), was adopted as the motto of the order.
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División en sílabas: Or·der of the Gar·ter
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