Order of the Golden FleeceEstablished in 1430 by Phillip the Good in celebration ofthe large amount of land he ownedLimited to a number of knights, allows for certainprivileges to the order of knighthoodWas under the Habsburg, Spanish, and Austrian Order atdifferent points in timeLiving members include: the King of Spain, the Emperorof Japan, the Kind of Norway
Golden Fleece Award Established by US senator William Proxmire Presented to Public Ofﬁcials in the US whom judges feel waste public money Winners include: the US congress, the White House, the US Postal Service, National Institute for Mental Health
Golden Fleece Mine In Hinsdale County, Colorado Gold Mine
The Merchant of Venice Bassanio: For the four winds blow in from every coast Renowned suitors, and her sunny locks Hang on her temples like a golden ﬂeece; Which makes her seat of Belmont Colchos strand, And many Jasons come in quest of her. In this play, Portia, the fabulously wealthy heiress of Belmont, is herself the Golden Fleece, according to her would-be husband, Bassanio.