Scottish Honours

There has been no discussion about the honours system in a future independent Scotland. There would have to be changes. Clearly the words 'British Empire' would have to go. A humbler perspective would need to apply. May I suggest OBG – Order of Bens and Glens. MBG, CBG, KBG (No Russian connections) and DBG would complete the set. KG could become Knight of the Galluses and OB could become OB(F) – Order of the Bath (Fortnightly). CH would easily translate to CHH – Companion of the Happy Hour and the Order of the Thistle and Order of St Patrick could be combined to become the Order of Patrick Thistle.

Robert Anderson 2017

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