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For other decorations, see under Medals.
He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1840, and in 1892 was awarded one of the royal medals for his work on photometry and stellar parallax.
The Royal Society awarded her one of its Royal medals in 1906.
If you were in a beauty contest with Shipton, it wouldn't be you taking home the medals.
The noble qualities of the child attracted the attention of Hadrian, who, playing upon the name "Verus," said that it should be changed to "Verissimus" (Bhpiccimoc on medals).