knight banneret

  1. a knight honored for valor; entitled to display a square banner and to hold higher command
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  • a Knight Banneret, dubbed in the field of battle, but, _on carpet consideration_, at a festivity, or on sone peaceable occasion, when knights receive their dignity kneeling not on the ground, as in war, but on a _carpet_. Notes to Shakespeare — Volume 01: Comedies
  • The Abbot's Apparitor drew forth his roll and read aloud: -- 'Sir Robert de Shurland, Knight banneret, Baron of Shurland and Minster, and Lord of Sheppey. Half-Hours with Great Story-Tellers
  • The title of knight banneret, with the right to display the private banner, came to be granted for distinguished service in the field. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3 "Banks" to "Bassoon"
  •   Arrange them in the fashion of the Christian Army, with six Warriors under a knight, six knights under a knight bannerette, and as many bannerettes as you have under a captain. Lord Conrads Crusade
  •           Officers, knight bannerette and up, got to bring their ladies with them, but the others had to leave theirs with the three ‘safe’ caravans in the center. Lord Conrads Crusade
  • The last authentic instance of the creation of a knight banneret was that of John Smith, created banneret at the battle of Edgehill by Charles I. for rescuing the royal standard from the enemy. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3 "Banks" to "Bassoon"
  • Then one morning, our point knight bannerette and his people came riding back at a gallop, shouting, "Battle Stations! Lord Conrads Crusade
  • The knight banneret emerged in the early 13th cent. as a senior rank, probably relating, in its initial stages, to special military significance.
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