Knight bachelor
Knight bachelor Knight" bach"e*lor; pl. {Knights bachelors}. A knight of the most ancient, but lowest, order of English knights, and not a member of any order of chivalry. See {Bachelor}, 4. [1913 Webster]

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  • Knight Bachelor — ist eine britische Auszeichnung. Als „Knight Bachelor“ bezeichnet man einen männlichen britischen Staatsbürger, der als „Knight“ (Ritter) in den persönlichen Adelsstand erhoben wurde und das Prädikat „Sir“ als Präfix vor dem Vornamen führen darf …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Knight bachelor — Le badge de Knight Bachelor, 1926 L Insigne de Chevalier (Knight Bachelor’s Badge) est une récompense dont l origine remonte au règne de Henri III d Angleterre (1207 1272) qui est attribuée pour services éminents dans tout domaine d’activité.… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • knight-bachelor — see ↑knight • • • Main Entry: ↑bachelor …   Useful english dictionary

  • knight bachelor — n. pl. knights bachelors or knights bachelor a member of the oldest and lowest rank of British knights …   English World dictionary

  • Knight Bachelor — The rank of Knight Bachelor is a part of the British honours system. It refers to a man who has been knighted by the monarch but not as a member of one of the organised Orders of Chivalry. Knights Bachelor are the most ancient sort of British… …   Wikipedia

  • Knight Bachelor — Le badge de Knight Bachelor, 1926 L Insigne de Chevalier (Knight Bachelor’s Badge) est une récompense dont l origine remonte au règne de Henri III d Angleterre (1207 1272) qui est attribuée pour services éminents dans tout domaine d’activité.… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • knight bachelor — pl. knights bachelors, knight bachelors. bachelor (def. 3). [1600 10] * * * ▪ British peerage       most ancient, albeit lower ranking, form of English knighthood, with its origin dating to the reign of Henry III in the 13th century.       The… …   Universalium

  • knight bachelor — noun a knight of the lowest order; could display only a pennon • Syn: ↑bachelor at arms, ↑bachelor • Hypernyms: ↑knight …   Useful english dictionary

  • Knight bachelor — The full title of a gentleman who had been knighted; the lowest order of *knight. He was a knight without a *fee. Frequently a younger son, trained in the skills of war, such men earned their living fighting for a lord. Cf. Knight of the shire;… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • knight bachelor — noun (plural knights bachelor) a knight not belonging to any particular order …   English new terms dictionary

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