Rackowe, Nathaniel; sculptor, London, September 2017

Radford, Sheena; biophysicist, Leeds, October 2014.

Rae, Barbara; painter, Edinburgh, September 2011

Rae, Fiona; painter, London, May 2013.

Rae, Ronald; sculptor, Edinburgh, September 2011

Ramakrishnan, Venkatraman ‘Venki’; biologist, Cambridge, April 2015

Ramsey Lunn, David; Bishop, Sheffield, July 1990

Ramshaw, Wendy; sculptor, London, January 1999

Randall-Page, Peter and son; sculptor, London, February 2011

Randall-Page, Peter; sculptor, Drewsteignton (Devon), November 2015.

Rank-Broadley, Ian; sculptor, London, February 2016

Rattle, Simon; conductor, London, October 1995.

Rawlins, Sir Michael; pharmacologist, Cambridge, June 2015.

Redgrave, Vanessa; actress, London, May 1986

Rees, Martin; Lord Rees of Ludlow; astronomer, Cambridge, December 2006

Rees, Martin; Lord Rees of Ludlow; astronomer, Cambridge, June 2014

Rego, Paula; painter, London, November 1994

Remfry, David; painter, London, October 2014.

Renton, Timothy; Lord Renton, Lewes (East Sussex), May 2003

Richmond, 10th Duke of; (Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox); Goodwood (West Sussex), September 2002

Riley, Bridget; painter, London, July 1989

Rix, Brian; Baron Rix; actor and campaigner, London, February 1992

Roberts, Dame Shelagh; industrial relations consultant, London, October 1991

Roberts, Sir Hugh; art historian, Windsor, June 2013.

Robinson, Dame Carol; chemist, Oxford, July 2013

Robinson, Dame Carol; chemist, Oxford, June 2013

Rogers, Richard, Baron Rogers; architect, London, July 2013

Rogers, Sir Richard (r.); architect, London, January 1987

Rosenthal, Tom; publisher, London, November 1991

Rostropovich, Mstislav; cellist, London, October 1987

Rotblat, Joseph; physicist, London, October 1995

Rothschild, Eva; sculptor, London, August 2017

Rothschild, Jacob; Lord Rothschild, banker, London, January 1986

Runcie, Robert; archbishop, and Terry Waite, special envoy, London, November 1986

Runcie, Robert; archbishop, London, May 1986

Ryder, Sophie; sculptor, Salisbury, April 2016

Ryder, Sophie; sculptor, Winson (Gloucestershire), April 2017

Ryder, Sue; Baroness Ryder, charity worker; Cavendish (Suffolk), June 1987