The thistle and the rose - Detail from the Treaty of Perpetual Peace between England and Scotland which was cemented by the marriage of James IV of Scotland to Princess Margaret, Henry VII’s daughter. The borders of this document illustrate the thi
"The Thistle and Rose was inspired by the marriage of King James IV of Scotland to Princess Margaret Tudor of England.The Thistle represented King James, and the Rose represented Princess Margaret. The Heart shape symbolizes their love.
The Queen installs Prince William as Knight of the Thistle in Edinburgh
The Duchess of Cambridge chats to her husband, Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, who has been given the highest honour in Scotland after being installed as a Knight of the Thistle at a service in Edinburgh, 3 July
Cicely Barker's Fairy Print - "THE THISTLE FAIRY" - LARGE Children's Lithogrpah - c1955
Julian Calder, "Queen of Scots, Sovereign of the Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle and Chief of the Chiefs," 2010 (printed Chromogenic print. Press release appeared at Art Daily, January