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H. G. Clarke Discs designed to be placed on the floor of the drum
NEW DISCS ADDED 2018, courtesy Martin Gilbert
The motto Honi soit qui mal y pense (Middle French: "shame upon him who thinks evil upon it") is most often associated with The Most Noble Order of the Garter, founded in 1348; the highest order of chivalry existing in England. The motto has been adopted by various institutions; the reason for its use here - with the Rose of England, the Thistle of Scotland, and the Shamrock of Ireland - is unclear.
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