Examples of knighthood in a Sentence
The Queen awarded a knighthood to the famous actor.
For their bravery, they were rewarded with knighthood.
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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.
The Sacklers funded astronomical research in the United States and in Europe, where Dr. Sackler’s honors included a knighthood bestowed on him by Queen Elizabeth II.
A few years later, Weinstein, who had produced a series of British-themed movies, was made a Commander of the British Empire, an honorary title just short of knighthood.
His love for the club has called for a knighthood to be award following his immeasurable work to helping the families affected by the events at Hillsborough in 1989, which claimed the lives of 96 Liverpool fans.
In Mr Johnson’s defence Jacob Rees-Mogg, a backbench Tory, suggested that he should be given a knighthood.
Jones received a knighthood from Britain's Queen Elizabeth II in 2006 for services to music.
He was also presented with an honorary knighthood in the UK by Prince Charles in 2016 for his services to British theater and international culture.
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