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KNIGHT, William George (1858 - 1943), late Indian Educational Service

KNIGHT-SANDS, Catherine - HM Diplomatic Service; Ambassador to Montenegro, 2009–13

KNIGHT, Warburton Richard (born 1932), Director of Educational Services, Bradford Metropolitan District Council, 1974–91

GOODENOUGH, Samuel Kenneth Henry (1930 - 1983), Senior Partner: Knight Frank & Rutley, since 1978; KFLH Zimbabwe, since 1980; Chairman, Knight Frank & Rutley (Nigeria) Agricultural Services Ltd, since 1981

SMITH, Ian Knight (born 1938), HM Diplomatic Service, retired; Counsellor and Deputy Head of Mission, Berne, 1993–97

BOND, Francis George (1856 - 1930), Knight of Grace Order of St John of Jerusalem, 1918; American Distinguished Service Medal

O’CONNOR, Patrick Fenelon (1850 - 1939), Indian Medical Service; retired; Knight of Grace of the Order of St John of Jerusalem, 1916

CHAMBERS, Newman Pitts- (died 1922), JP, DL, Donegal; knighted for services during his official career in Londonderry

BEGBIE, Francis Warburton (1864 - 1922), Army Medical Service; Knight of Grace, Order of St John of Jerusalem

KNIGHT, William Angus (1836 - 1916), Professor of Moral Philosophy University of St Andrews, 1876–1902; Examiner to Civil Service Commission since 1878

Andrew Ayton. Knights and Warhorses: Military Service and the English Aristocracy under Edward III. Rochester, N.Y.: Boydell. 1994. Pp. xii, 304. $63.00

WILLIAMS, William Daniel Campbell (1856 - 1919), Knight of Grace of the Order of St John of Jerusalem; Director-General Army Medical Services, Commonwealth Defence, 1902

312 By the King. A Proclamation to summon all such as hold of His Majestie by Grand Sergeanty, Escuage, or Knights Service, to do their Services against the Scots, according to their Tenures. [Whitehall 20 August 1640]

LEETHAM, Arthur (1859 - 1933), Knight of Grace, Order of St John of Jerusalem; Vice-President Royal United Service Institution, Society of Nautical Research; of the Society of Yorkshiremen in London and of the Yorkshire Society; Chairman, Taylor Hygienic Service, Ltd; Director, Mono Service, Ltd; Milk Trade Supplies, Ltd

235 By the King. A Proclamation commanding Noblemen, Knights, and Gentlemen of quality, to repair to their Mansion houses in the Country, to attend their services, and keep hospitality, according to the ancient and laudable custom of ENGLAND. [Newmarket 20 November 1622]

56 By the King. A Proclamation commanding the repaire of Noblemen, Knights, and Gentlemen of qualitie, unto their Mansion Houses in the Countrey, there to attend their services, and keepe Hospitality. [Whitehall 23 November 1626]


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The military service owed to a feudal lord by a knight in return for land. It was gradually commuted to a money payment and was abolished in 1662.

Subjects: European History.

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