Some articles on knights, commanders, knights commanders:
... on important ceremonial occasions The mantle, worn only by Knights Grand Commanders, comprised dark blue satin lined with white silk ... The collar, also worn only by Knights Grand Commanders, was made of gold ... simpler insignia were used The star, worn only by Knights Grand Commanders and Knights Commanders, had ten points, including rays of gold and silver for Knights Grand Commanders, and of plain silver for ...
Famous quotes containing the word knights:
“The threadbare trees, so poor and thin,
They are no wealthier than I;
But with as brave a core within
They rear their boughs to the October sky.
Poor knights they are which bravely wait
The charge of Winters cavalry,
Keeping a simple Roman state,
Discumbered of their Persian luxury.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)