Although the preliminary appointments to the Order were largely political, from the 1770s appointments to the Order were increasingly made for naval, army or diplomatic achievements. This is partly as a end result of conflicts Britain was engaged in over this period. Another statute, this one issued some eighty years earlier, had also added a navy observe to the Order. Each knight was required, underneath certain circumstances, to produce and support four men-at-arms for a interval not exceeding 42 days in any 12 months, to serve in any a part of Great Britain. This company was to be captained by the Great Master, who needed to supply four trumpeters, and was also to appoint eight officers for this body.
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