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Knight Bachelor

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Knight Bachelor

The title of Knight Bachelor is the basic rank granted to a man who has been knighted by the monarch but not inducted as a member of one of the organised orders of chivalry; it is a part of the British honours system. Knights Bachelor are the most ancient sort of British knight, but Knights Bachelor rank below knights of chivalric orders. A man who is knighted is formally addressed as "Sir".
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  • Honorifics and post-nominal letters 

  • Insignia 

  • Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor 

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