Examples of knighthood in a Sentence
The Queen awarded a knighthood to the famous actor.
For their bravery, they were rewarded with knighthood.
Recent Examples of knighthood from the Web
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Former Prime Minister John Key and former All Black rugby player Michael Jones received honorary knighthoods Monday for their services to New Zealand.
In 1999, Moore was awarded the Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II, and knighthood followed in 2003.
He was better known for his humanitarian work in his later years, and was honored with awards from several governments, including a knighthood in 2003.
Moore reflected on his knighthood in an interview with The Guardian.
Its producer, George Martin—the fifth—ended up with a knighthood, as did its driving force, Paul McCartney.
The Freddie Awards, first given in 1988, are named for the late Sir Freddie Laker, who achieved knighthood in the United Kingdom for pioneering low-cost air travel across the Atlantic in the 1970s.
Davies spoke with Esquire.com about being awarded knighthood, predicting a rise in the political right, and working on his latest album about his affection for America.
Clearly, not much has changed in the Murray camp since his remarkable stretch run to the No. 1 ranking and a knighthood in 2016.
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First Known Use of knighthood
KNIGHTHOOD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of knighthood for English Language Learners
: the rank or title of a knight
KNIGHTHOOD Defined for Kids
Definition of knighthood for Students
: the rank, dignity, or profession of a knight
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