The feudal system meant that knights had to provide the king with soldiers when the king demanded them.He received a knighthood from the Queen.
Few castles can boast the historic pedigree of Cathcart, which dates back to the days of Sir Alan Cathcart, a knight who served with Robert the Bruce.The primary service was military duty as a mounted knight.Sir Howard was knighted last year, largely for helping bring the Commonwealth Games to Manchester.
England's wars, waged successfully by humble bowmen as well as knights and noblemen, created among all ranks a self-confidence that warmed English hearts.The knight or Miles was the lowest of the military elite, a well equipped and well trained fighting man similar to the Saxon thegn or huscarl.Cumberland, like the other counties, sent two knights of the shire to Parliament.
Lean was nominated for Oscars for directing, adapting and editing the film, and in June 1984 he was knighted.The barons mobilized every man they could and put six hundred knights into the field.
These were made up of feudal levies, in which the knight owed service to his lord in return for land.1.3literary A man devoted to the service of a woman or a cause.