Definitions of Knighted

  1. Created or made a knight.

Usage examples for Knighted

  1. He went to England to negotiate with the Lords Proprietors and receive from them a grant of large tracts of land, and at the same time he was knighted by the king in reward for the loyalty and misfortunes of his family. – School History of North Carolina by John W. Moore
  2. Be you very wise, and be knighted, and then give thanks for me Sir. – The Scornful Lady by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
  3. In reward for his bravery in this encounter Roland was knighted, and allowed to take his place among the paladins of the emperor. – Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year by E.C. Hartwell
  4. This was agreed to; and when the old Grenadier came staggering out under all the muskets he could carry, and it developed that he was the whole garrison, the admiration of the Austrians was boundless; they sent him with an escort and a note to the appreciative Napoleon, who knighted him on the spot. – Colorado--The Bright Romance of American History by F. C. Grable
  5. In 1705 he was knighted by Anne. – Pioneers of Science by Oliver Lodge
  6. He had dreamed in his day- dreams that some time he might be knighted, but that time always seemed very, very distant. – Men of Iron by Ernie Howard Pyle
  7. When he was come to a fitting age she made him to be knighted of her lord, for goodly and serviceable was the lad. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France
  8. He could have popped up from nowhere, made his fortune through foreknowledge, and been knighted. – A Knyght Ther Was by Robert F. Young
  9. He was knighted in April 1883, and died on November 19 of the same year. – The-Romance-of-Industry-and-Invention by Cochrane, Robert
  10. He brought the news of Napoleon's first abdication to England, was knighted by the Prince Regent, and received Russian and Prussian orders of distinction for his services. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  11. This night I will get an heir, and thrust him out of my blood, like a stranger; he would be knighted, forsooth, and thought by that means to reign over me; his title must do it: No, kinsman, I will now make you bring me the tenth lord's and the sixteenth lady's letter, kinsman; and it shall do you no good, kinsman. – Epicoene Or, The Silent Woman by Ben Jonson
  12. Every noble had some, while not a few had many knights in their service, discharging what would now be the duties of officers when their levies were called out, and they could themselves bestow the rank upon any man possessing a certain amount of land; but to be knighted by a distinguished leader, or by a sovereign, was a distinction greatly prized, and placed its recipient in quite another category to the knights by service. – At Agincourt by G. A. Henty
  13. In 1812 he was knighted, and m. – A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin
  14. On the eve of the Battle of Navaretto, Sir Hugh, Sir Philip, and Sir Peter were knighted together by the Black Prince. – Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts by Rosalind Northcote
  15. Essex knighted about fifty gentlemen, Englishmen and Hollanders, in the square of Cadiz for their gallantry. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  16. Called to the bar, 1863; judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, 1878; chief- justice, 1905- 1907; knighted, 1906. Bib. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  17. John Harpen would also have been among those knighted, but he declined the honour, saying that he was not come of gentle blood, and wished for nothing better than to remain his lord's esquire so long as he had strength to follow him in the field. – At Agincourt by G. A. Henty