New Members & Promotions during 2017

December 2017

We welcome the following new member:

  • Lyn Morgan

  • Officier Mark Huntley is appointed a Maitre-Sabreur, accredited to the Embassy Caveau, with effect from 31st December 2017.

November 2017

We welcome the following new members:

  • Gareth Neame

  • Michael Spicer

  • Terri Cash

  • Jason Cash

  • Sarah Taylor

  • Sean McNicholas

  • On the 25th November 2017, David Jensen was made a Chevalier of the Order at a Chapitre held at Danesfield House Hotel and was invested as a Chevalier de la Confrérie du Sabre d'Or.

October 2017

We welcome the following new members:

  • Andrew Benitz

  • Pauline Reith

  • Elizabeth Holland

September 2017

We welcome the following new members:

  • Scott Richardson Brown

  • Patrick van der Peet

  • David Jensen

  • Richard Gent

  • Officer Jennifer Brown, was promoted to the Rank of Commander of the Golden Sabre with effect from 8th September and also invested as a Commandeur de la Confrérie du Sabre d'Or at the Boat Inn, Stoke Bruerne.

  • Chevalier Lady Eve Bergman, was promoted to the rank of Officer with effect from 9th September 2017 and also invested as an Officier de la Confrérie du Sabre d'Or at a special Chapitre.

  • Mary Galer was made a Chevalier and Maître-Sabreur at The Miller of Mansfield on 22nd September.

  • At Le Beaujolais on the 25th September, the following Chevaliers were promoted to the rank of Officer and invested as Officiers de la Confrérie du Sabre d'Or:

  • Jean-Yves Darcel (Chef Proprietor at Le Beaujolais)

  • Philip Evins

  • David Edwards

  • Yvonne El-Bizanti

  • Denise Deroy-Parker

  • Cassandra Charles-Bagott

  • Also, Martin and Suzanne Donnelly were both made Chevaliers.

  • Gordon Vickers was made a Chevalier of the Order at Northcote on 28th September.

August 2017

We welcome the following new members:

  • Colin Baldock

  • William Holland

  • Ronald Lansdell

  • James Kirkham

  • Martin Donnelly

  • Suzanne Donnelly

July 2017

  • To be a Chevalier of the Order: Andrew Schofield with effect from 7th July

  • To be an Officer of the Order: Chevalier, Christine Morris with effect from 7th July

  • To be a Commander of the Order: Officer, John Parker with effect from 7th July

​The above were also intronised in their ranks of La Confrérie du Sabre d'Or

at a Chapitre held at Grim's Dyke Hotel on 7th July 2017

  • To be a Chevalier of the Order : Giovanni Ferlito with effect from 20th July

  • To be a Commander of the Order: Officer, Vic Laws MBE with effect from 20th July

The above were also intronised in their ranks of La Confrérie du Sabre d'Or

at a Chapitre held at The Ritz, London on 20th July 2017

  • To become a Maître-Sabreur accredited to the Embassy Caveau - Chevalier, Robert Morrow

  • To become Maître-Sabreurs at The Ritz, London - Giovanni Ferlito and Nicholas Bromhead

  • To become Connétable de Londres - Grand Commandeur, Simon Tayler-Smith

  • To become an Echevin of the Embassy Caveau - Officier, David Court

We welcome the following new members:

  • Stephen Eagle

  • Michael German

  • Tony Lofts

  • Anne Lofts

  • Ian Hughes

  • Tina Hughes

  • David Harrington

  • Gabrielle Harrington

  • Prof. Postma

  • Alan Cook

  • Mark Cook

  • Andrew Gosling

  • Adrian Morrissey

June 2017

  • The following were appointed Chevalier at the Chapitre held at Le Vacherin, Chiswick on 12th June 2017:

  • Lt Col Anita Newcourt MBE (also appointed Maître-Sabreur to the Embassy Caveau and Liaison Maître at RMA Sandhurst)

  • Robert Pooley MBE

  • John Trussler was appointed a Chevalier by Grand Chancelier Philippe Brugnon in Rilly la Montagne on 19th May 2017

  • Chevalier Peter Askew was promoted to the rank of Officer of The Order and intronised by Grand Chancelier Philippe Brugnon in London on 4th May 2017.

  • The following are appointed Chevaliers with effect from 9th June 2017

  • Stephen Braund

  • William McClenaghan

  • Steve Tamcken

  • Nicholas Hughes

  • Carol Blake

  • Jean Knowles

 

  • The following Chevaliers are promoted to the rank of Officer of The Order with effect from 9th June 2017:

  • Rophena Askew

  • David Herbert

  • Christiana Jones

  • Robert Jones
    The above are to be intronised in the appropriate ranks of La Confrérie du Sabre d'Or at The Millennium Gloucester Hotel on 9th June

Appointment of Maître -Sabreurs:

  • Commandeur Joanna Amand with effect from 22nd May 2017 and accredited to the Embassy Caveau.

 

  • Chevalier William McClenaghan as Caveau Maître of The Millennium Gloucester Hotel.

Appointment of Caveau de Sabrage:

  • The Miller of Mansfield, High St, Goring, Reading RG8 9AW is to be a Caveau de Sabrage.

 

We welcome the following new members:

  • Robert Pooley MBE

  • Sharon Beale

  • Carol Blake

  • Nick Hughes

  • Alexander Malmaeus

  • Jean Knowles

  • Susan Mascarenhas

  • Sangita Chopra

May 2017

  • To be an Officier of the Order: Chevalier Peter Askew with effect from 4th May

  • To be a Commandeur of the Order : Officier Helen Amand with effect from 1st May

  • David Herbert is appointed to the Embassy Council as Maître de la Communication

The present Council - Changes to appointments:

  • Commandeur Sam Rhodes is now Secretaire-Général

  • Officier Vic Laws MBE is now Maître des Festivités

April 2017

To be made a Chevalier of the Order with effect from 31st March 2017:

  • Jacqui Weatherhog.

 

To be made a Chevalier of the Order with effect from 7th April 2017:

  • Bimal Bawa

  • Robert Dewen

  • Jamie Griffiths

  • Melanie Kets

  • Charlton Nicoll

  • William Perry

  • Colby Pope

  • Diane Riley

  • Graham Watkins

  • Jan Watkins

To be promoted to the rank of Officier of the Order with effect from 7th April 2017:

  • Mercedes Cottrell

  • Julie Fox

  • Mark Fox

  • Philip Grant

  • Patricia Hobday

  • Matthew Ives

  • Dorothy Mackie

  • Annie Weiser

  • Officier Frank Moxon is promoted to the rank of Commandeur of the Order with effect from 7th April 2017

  • Commandeur Simon Tayler-Smith is promoted to the rank of Grand Commandeur of the Order with effect from 7th April 2017

  • We also welcome David Thorne as a New Member of the Order and Confrérie Club

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