Members of the British Royal Family Attend the Thistle Service at St. Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh. (VIDEO)

On Thursday, July 3, 2014, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh accompanied by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, and His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge attended the Thistle Service at St. Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland.

According to the British royal court:

“…The Order of the Thistle represents the highest honor in Scotland. It is second only in precedence in the UK to the Order of the Garter.

The Order honors Scottish men and women who have held public office or who have contributed in a particular way to national life.”

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