Antigua governor general knighted

Antigua governor general knighted
Photo courtesy of Antigua & Barbuda government

The government of Antigua and Barbuda says Queen Elizabeth II, on the advice of the government, has conferred orders for the appointment of Gov. Gen. Dr. Rodney Errey Lawrence Williams to the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George.

Consequently, an Antigua and Barbuda government statement on Wednesday said the governor general is now “an Ordinary Member First Class or Knight Grand Cross of the said Most Distinguished Order (GCMG).”

The award, which is dated Aug. 30, 2014, was announced in the London Gazette of Oct. 17, 2014.

“As a result of the knighthood, His Excellency will receive the title of ‘Sir,’ the statement said. “His spouse will now be referred to as ‘Lady’.”