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  • BANNERET (Fr.
  • Banneret, from banniere, banner, elliptical for seigneur or chevalier banneret, Med.
  • Selden, indeed, points out that "the old stories" often have baronetti for bannereti, and he points out that in France the title had become hereditary; but he himself is careful to say (p. 680) that banneret "hath no relation to this later title."
  • The title of knight banneret, with the right to display the private banner, came to be granted for distinguished service in the field.
  • "No knight banneret," says Selden, of the English custom, "can be created but in the field, and that, when either the king is present, or at least his royal standard is displayed.
 

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