National Society of Americans of Royal Descent
Established in 1908, the National Society of Americans of Royal Descent has the distinction of being the only national patriotic lineage society founded in Georgetown in the City of Washington, in the District of Columbia. The Society was registered with the College of Arms in London, England on January 1, 1936. Persons of Royal Descent from Ruling Houses of Europe and the British Isles who are members of certain recognized American ancestral societies having to do with periods of American History anterior to the American Revolution shall be eligible to membership.
Membership in the society is strictly by invitation only. The current President General is Dr. Hardwick Smith Johnson, Jr.