Prince William Awards Harry Potter’s Author J.K Rowling With ‘Companion Of Honour’

The 52-year-old “Harry Potter” author, J.K. Rowling was named royal Companion of Honor by Prince William at an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London, England.

J.K. said of the honor, which only includes 65 total people: “To be included in the distinguished and diversely talented company of the other Companions of Honor, especially as a female writer, is a particular privilege.”

Other recipients of this prize are scientist Stephen Hawking, artist David Hockney, ex-Beatle Paul McCartney and Downton Abbey star Maggie Smith.