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Edward III, in keeping with his vow to establish an Arthurian order, held at Windsor Castle on St. George’s Day, 1348, his first celebration of the Order of the Garter. Thereafter he sponsored annual celebrations of the order, which were marked with tournaments and feasting. In keeping with this tradition, He granted the winner knight a title to be remembered and this title was “ The Lord of Stonegarden ”
The County of Stonegarden existed from 1178 to 1330, when it was totally destroyed by a powerful army in 1330, Nowadays to be remembered, it was granted a little plot of land where was created a Micronation.