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Elephant, Order of the White

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A Danish order of knighthood, restricted to 30 knights, the decoration of which is an elephant supporting a tower; it was instituted by Canute IV., king of Denmark, at the end of the 12th century.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Elephant, Order of the White'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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