knight banneret


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knight banneret

n, pl knights bannerets
(Historical Terms) another name for a banneret
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Noun1.knight banneret - a knight honored for valorknight banneret - a knight honored for valor; entitled to display a square banner and to hold higher command
knight - originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit
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The illuminated initial shows Gautier de Dargies, a knight banneret whose family domain lay near Beauvais, and like all the portraits of trouvere knights in the chansonniers this one is a vivid emblem of French expansionism in the 13th century.

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