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Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) certificate presented to Ninette de Valois by His Majesty King George VI
||Ninette de Valois Bequest|
||1 January 1947 |
||The certificate reads: 'George the Sixth by the Grace of God of Great Britain, Ireland, and the British Dominions beyond the Seas, King, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India and Sovereign of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire to Our trusty and well beloved Edris Connell Greeting |
Whereas We have thought fit to nominate and appoint you to be a Commander of the Civil Division of Our said Most Excellent Order of the British Empire We do by these presents grant unto you the Dignity of a Commander of Our said Order and hereby authorise you to have and hold and enjoy the said Dignity and Rank of a Commander of Our aforesaid Order together with all and singular the privileges thereunto belonging or appertaining
Given at Our Court at Saint James's under Our Sign Manual and the Seal of Our said Order this First day of January 1947 in the Eleventh year of Our Reign By the Sovereign's Command Grand Master
Grant of the dignity of a Commander of the Civil Division of the Order of the British Empire to Edris, Mrs Connell.
Related to letter ROH/VPP/1/01.
||Cabinet Office British Government
||Ninette de Valois
||length 39 cm; width 32.5 cm|