United Kingdom: The Most Illustrious Order of St Patrick

Ribbon: Pale blue.

Instituted: 1783 by George III.
Discontinued: 1922.

Awarded: To Irish notables and for services to Ireland.

Post-nominal letters: KP.

Star Badge Mantle and Collar
Star Badge Collar & Mantle

The Collar and Mantle were worn on formal occasions in the Chapel of the Order, in St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.

On other occasions, Knights wore the badge on a pale blue sash over the right shoulder and the star of the Order. The ribbon is not worn when ribbons alone are worn.

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Page last updated: 2 April 2007