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|Or all three? :-)
Written by kathleen (elder)
(3/1/2003 6:14 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, KCB or GCB ?, penned by Leif G-n
According to Jane Austen's Sailor Brothers (pub. 1905), by J.H. Hubback and Edith C. Hubback*,
Francis Austen "had been awarded his C.B. in 1815, on the institution of that distinction. ... At the last investiture by King William IV, in 1837 he received the honour of K.C.B. ..." and "In 1860 Sir Francis received the G.C.B. ..."
* John H. Hubback and his daughter Edith C. Hubback are decendents of Francis Austen, grandson & great-granddaughter, respectively.
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