Definition of Knight banneret

1. Noun. A knight honored for valor; entitled to display a square banner and to hold higher command.

Exact synonyms: Banneret, Knight Of The Square Flag
Generic synonyms: Knight

Definition of Knight banneret

1. Noun. A mediaeval knight who led troops under his own banner. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knight Banneret

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knight's service
knight's tour
knight's tours
knight bachelor
knight banneret (current term)
knight errantry
knight in shining armor
knight in shining armour
knight marshal
knight of the square flag

Literary usage of Knight banneret

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1. The Works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
"... ana of the steaming dishes which she lost no time in setting before us. xin OF SIR GERVAS JEROME, knight banneret OF THE COUNTY OF SURREY THE inn was ..."

2. Journal by Bond & Share Society, New Hampshire Dental Society, American Wine Society, Manning Valley Historical Society (1908)
"Sir Ralph Sadleir, knight banneret, PC, MP By Thomas Ulick Sadleir, BL Hertford: Austin & Sons. This brief memoir furnishes a very interesting and impartial ..."

3. A survey of London by John Stow (1842)
"mayor of London, and then one other, sometime belonging to William do la Pole, knight banneret, and yet the king's merchant", in the 14th of Edward III., ..."

4. Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United by George Edward Cokayne (1889)
"Privy Chamber nl the Accession o{ Ed. Ill ; knight banneret, 1330 ; nerved in the wars with France with grent distinction, and was sum. to Pari, ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"To create a knight banneret, the king or com mande ri n-chief in person tore off the fly of the pennon on the lance of the knight, thus turning it roughly ..."

6. A New General Biographical Dictionary by Hugh James Rose (1853)
"He was cut off by the small-pox, in the nineteenth year of his age. was made a knight banneret after the battle of Bosworth, according to some, or according ..."

7. The History of Chivalry Or Knighthood and Its Times. by Charles Mills (1825)
"... regarded as a form of Christianity Nature of Chivalric Nobility Its Degrees knight banneret His Qualifications.,. ..."

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