The 1998 Ceremony and Service of Investiture

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On Saturday, November 14, 1998, the Knights, Dames and Clergy of the Orderof the Noble Companions of the Swan gathered from allover the world for the Order's solemn Ceremony and Service of investiture in which newly appointed Knights, Dames and Clergy would profess their solemn vows before God and those assembled at a church in Highland Park, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Interior of the Knights Chapel

The newly invested Knights of the Orderof the Noble Companions of the Swan exit following the Ceremony and Service of Investiture.

The Heraldic Banners of various Knights of the Order can be seen at the top of the photograph.

Gathering of the Knights, Dames and Clergy of the Order

Shown at the High Altar of the Order's Knights Chapel in Highland Park, New Jersey, U.S.A., on Saturday,November 14, 1998 is the Grand Master (seated) and Knights, Dames and Clergy of the Order. Immediately before the Grand Master is the Icon of the Order's Patron Saint, Saint Angilbert. The Icon is carried in the Porcessional and Recessional of the Order during the Ceremony and Service of Investiture.

New Knights, Dames and Clergy

Newly installed Knights, Dames and Clergy of the Order of the Noble Companions of the Swan with the Grand Master (seated) and Dignitaries of the Order.

Official Receiving Line

in the Formal receiving Line at the Order's Gala Banquet honoring newly appointed Knights, Dames and Clergy of the Order are the Distinguished Guests and Dignitaries of the Order with the Grand Master (right), H.R.S.H., Prince William I de Alabona-Ostrogojsk.

H.E., Count Palatine Lloyd Douglas of Maxalla with the Grand Master of the Order

The Count Palatine of Maxalla with H.R.S.H., Prince William I de Alabona-Ostrogojsk, immediately prior to entering the Knights Chapel where the Ceremony and Service of Investiture will take place.

The Table of Honor

The Grand Master with Distinguished Guests, Members of the Clergy, Nobility and High Dignitaries of the Order at the Gala Banquet of the Order of the Noble Companions of the Swan.

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