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# knighthood - Monday 16 November, 2020

Prime Minister urged not to deny Lewis Hamilton a knighthood over tax status
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Prime Minister urged not to deny Lewis Hamilton a knighthood over tax status

Nov 16th 2020, 5:54 PM 11,846 Views 12 Comments

Motorsport UK chairman David Richards points to the seven-time world champion’s charitable work and push for equality and diversity.

# knighthood - Sunday 12 July, 2020

‘Absolute disgrace’ that Jack Charlton wasn’t knighted – Ray Houghton
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# Reaction

‘Absolute disgrace’ that Jack Charlton wasn’t knighted – Ray Houghton

Jul 12th 2020, 3:14 PM 49,650 Views 49 Comments

The former Liverpool and Republic of Ireland midfielder was among those to pay tribute to the manager.

# knighthood - Saturday 28 December, 2019

'Rewarding cruelty and failure': A knighthood for Iain Duncan Smith sparks controversy
# Honours List
# Honours List

'Rewarding cruelty and failure': A knighthood for Iain Duncan Smith sparks controversy

Dec 28th 2019, 12:23 PM 39,104 Views 27 Comments

In Northern Ireland, The Singing Priests – Eugene O’Hagan, Martin O’Hagan, and David Delargy – were honoured, as was Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody.

# knighthood - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Ex-English cricketer says knighthood nomination 'soured' by calls for removal over domestic abuse charge
# Geoffrey Boycott
# Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-English cricketer says knighthood nomination 'soured' by calls for removal over domestic abuse charge

Sep 11th 2019, 10:10 AM 23,988 Views 34 Comments

Geoffrey Boycott was nominated for a knighthood for services to sport this week.

# knighthood - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Knighthoods for Brexiteer and Monty Python actor in UK New Year Honours list
# MBE I'm Amazed
# MBE I'm Amazed

Knighthoods for Brexiteer and Monty Python actor in UK New Year Honours list

Dec 29th 2018, 8:14 AM 23,006 Views 27 Comments

The British divers who were involved in rescuing the Thai footballers from a cave were also honoured last night.

# knighthood - Monday 6 February, 2017

David Beckham emails exposed by hackers who 'demanded £1m'
# Controversy
# Controversy

David Beckham emails exposed by hackers who 'demanded £1m'

Feb 6th 2017, 12:31 PM 36,196 Views 24 Comments

Beckham’s spokesperson said that the emails had been hacked and doctored.

# knighthood - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Princess Beatrice apparently cut Ed Sheeran's face with a sword when 'knighting' James Blunt
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# Don't

Princess Beatrice apparently cut Ed Sheeran's face with a sword when 'knighting' James Blunt

Nov 27th 2016, 9:15 AM 48,592 Views 38 Comments

Let’s file this under ‘bizarre story of the day’.

# knighthood - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Van Morrison just became Sir Van Morrison
# Van The Sir
# Van The Sir

Van Morrison just became Sir Van Morrison

Feb 4th 2016, 10:40 PM 16,834 Views 62 Comments

The 70-year-old Belfast native was honoured with a knighthood today at Buckingham Palace.

# knighthood - Friday 4 December, 2015

ITV apologises for showing Ainsley Harriott in a report about Lenny Henry
# The Wrong Guy
# The Wrong Guy

ITV apologises for showing Ainsley Harriott in a report about Lenny Henry

Dec 4th 2015, 5:35 PM 19,818 Views 35 Comments

The mix-up occurred during a package about Henry being knighted.

# knighthood - Friday 12 June, 2015

Sir Van the Man: The Queen has knighted Irish music legend Van Morrison
# Days Like This
# Days Like This

Sir Van the Man: The Queen has knighted Irish music legend Van Morrison

Jun 12th 2015, 10:55 PM 12,769 Views 46 Comments

He called it a “huge honour.”

# knighthood - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

The Queen has taken Rolf Harris's honours away
# Disgraced
# Disgraced

The Queen has taken Rolf Harris's honours away

Mar 3rd 2015, 4:00 PM 15,401 Views 33 Comments

Honours awarded to him in Australia were removed last month.

# knighthood - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Irishwoman awarded honorary OBE in recognition of science research
# Knighthood
# Knighthood

Irishwoman awarded honorary OBE in recognition of science research

May 15th 2014, 2:11 PM 9,253 Views 12 Comments

Andrea Nolan is currently Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Edinburgh Napier University.

# knighthood - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Bradley Wiggins' knighthood 'can't compare' to Weller honour
# Arise Sir Wiggo
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# Arise Sir Wiggo

Bradley Wiggins' knighthood 'can't compare' to Weller honour

Dec 29th 2012, 10:03 AM 1,848 Views 4 Comments

The Tour de France champion will soon become ‘Sir Brad’ after an epic year.

# knighthood - Friday 21 December, 2012

National Library releases documents from Roger Casement's incarceration
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# Archive

National Library releases documents from Roger Casement's incarceration

Dec 21st 2012, 7:45 AM 5,632 Views 20 Comments

Materials include portraits, documents relating to the degradation of his knighthood and touching letters to his family in the final days before his execution.

# knighthood - Friday 6 July, 2012

# knighthood - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

British banker has his knighthood cancelled
# Fred The Shred
# Fred The Shred

British banker has his knighthood cancelled

Feb 1st 2012, 10:13 AM 2,220 Views 7 Comments

Knighthoods are rarely revoked but the British government said that Fred Goodwin “had brought the honours system into disrepute”.