At the Chapter-General of the Order held in Madrid on Saturday May 5, 2018 attended by nearly 250 members of the Order, HE Don Francisco de Borbon Graf von Hardenberg GCLJ was elected the 50th Grand Master of the Order by Acclamation. Thereafter each Head of Jurisdiction in attendance pledged loyalty and support as well as conveying the best wishes of their Jurisdictions on his Election.

That afternoon he was installed as Grand Master at a solemn ceremony held in the church of the Monasterio de Santo Domingo el Real where he was solemnly Proclaimed and Sworn In to this, the highest office of the Order, in token of which he received the Grand Collar as a symbol of his rank.

Later that evening a celebratory reception was held to allow members to meet the new Grand Master, to renew acquaintances and to make new ones.

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