It goes to my heart that you should ride forth now a mere knight bachelor
, when there is no noble in the land who hath so good a claim to the square pennon, save only that you have not the money to uphold it.
Sir Ken Dodd at Buckingham Palace, London, after he was made a Knight Bachelor
of the British Empire by the Duke of Cambridge
Kingsley was created a Knight Bachelor
in 2002 for services to the British film industry.
Some of his highly notable awards include an Order of Merit and a Knight bachelor
from Queen Elizabeth II.
His knighthood - in the official title of Knight Bachelor
- came in the Queen's 2011 Birthday Honours and was for his services to charity and entertainment.
You don't have to call me 'Sir', " insisted the star who was made a Knight Bachelor
in 2011, "it's not obligatory, whatever you're comfortable with".
In 2014 he was made Knight Bachelor
of the British Empire by the Duke of Cambridge.
It is quite difficult to look beyond Knight Bachelor
in the totetrifecta Handicap Hurdle at Plumpton.
Sent off a 4-7 chance for a twoand-a-half-mile novice hurdle at Worcester, Knight Bachelor
absolutely ruled the school, winning by an eased-down five lengths without Gavin Sheehan ever getting serious.
In 1918, he was created a Knight Bachelor
in recognition of the invaluable services he rendered to recruiting, raising war loans, and helping the fighting forces.
The Conservative will be made a Knight Bachelor
in recognition of his public service as an MP, a former Cabinet minister and his time in local government, No 10 said.
The former Communities Secretary - behind the most brutal cuts to town hall budgets in generations - will be a knight bachelor
, it was announced yesterday.