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14th Aug '16 12:28:10 PM Kakai
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* In ''Literature/TheDinosaurLords'', after they distinguish themselves in the battle against [[spoiler:the horde]] and save the day, all commanders of [[RagtagBunchOfMistfits the Fugitive Legion]] are made peers of the Empire.

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* In ''Literature/TheDinosaurLords'', after they distinguish themselves in the battle against [[spoiler:the horde]] and save the day, all commanders of [[RagtagBunchOfMistfits [[RagtagBunchOfMisfits the Fugitive Legion]] are made peers of the Empire.
14th Aug '16 12:27:32 PM Kakai
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* In ''Literature/TheDinosaurLords'', after they distinguish themselves in the battle against [[spoiler:the horde]] and save the day, all commanders of [[RagTagBunchOfMistfits the Fugitive Legion]] are made peers of the Empire.

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* In ''Literature/TheDinosaurLords'', after they distinguish themselves in the battle against [[spoiler:the horde]] and save the day, all commanders of [[RagTagBunchOfMistfits [[RagtagBunchOfMistfits the Fugitive Legion]] are made peers of the Empire.
14th Aug '16 12:26:14 PM Kakai
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* In ''Literature/TheDinosaurLords'', after they distinguish themselves in the battle against [[spoiler:the horde]] and save the day, all commanders of [[RagTagBunchOfMistfits the Fugitive Legion]] are made peers of the Empire.
29th Jul '16 6:22:16 AM LentilSandEater
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** Not to mention that, being an American citizen, Stephen Colbert is forbidden by law from carrying foreign titles, to include knighthood. However, this hasn't stopped numerous Americans from being knighted for various accomplishments (for example, a number of American generals were knighted after the conclusion of WorldWarII). In this case, the knighthoods are considered honorary, and they are not permitted to bear the title "Sir" or "Dame".
*** Not actually true, only those serving the Federal Government are forbidden from holding such titles, individual citizens are allowed to. An amendment was passed by Congress that would have forbidden the practice but it has never been approved by enough states to become part of the Constitution. The reason for Americans receiving honorary knighthoods in the British peerage system is that ones given to non-subjects are honorary. However, if a person with an honorary title becomes a British subject they can ask for their title to become a substantive one.
* Creator/TerryPratchett, upon hearing that he would be awarded a knighthood, decided that a knight ought to have a sword, and made his own... [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome out of meteoric iron.]]

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** Not to mention that, being an American citizen, Stephen Colbert is forbidden by law from carrying foreign titles, to include knighthood. However, this hasn't stopped numerous Americans from being knighted for various accomplishments (for example, a number of American generals were knighted after the conclusion of WorldWarII). In this case, the knighthoods are considered honorary, and they are not permitted to bear the title "Sir" or "Dame".
*** Not actually true, only those serving the Federal Government are forbidden from holding such titles, individual citizens are allowed to. An amendment was passed by Congress that would have forbidden the practice but it has never been approved by enough states to become part of the Constitution. The reason for Americans receiving honorary knighthoods in the British peerage system is that ones given to non-subjects are honorary. However, if a person with an honorary title becomes a British subject they can ask for their title to become a substantive one.
* Creator/TerryPratchett, upon hearing that he would be awarded a knighthood, decided that a knight ought to have a sword, and made his own... [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMoments out of meteoric iron.]]
5th Jun '16 7:48:55 PM lavendermintrose
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** Then by Cornelia, following her battle with [[Spoiler: Lelouch at the Viceroy's palace]] at the end of season 1. This is more ad hoc - she uses her fingers instead of a sword, because she didn't have one, and says "this is a little informal". This was more to give [[spoiler: Suzaku]] her blessing and authority to catch Zero. It is also tied to her guilt over [[spoiler: fighting with Euphemia over her choice, a fight they never had a chance to get over before Euphemia was killed]].

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** Then by Cornelia, following her battle with [[Spoiler: [[spoiler: Lelouch at the Viceroy's palace]] at the end of season 1. This is more ad hoc - she uses her fingers instead of a sword, because she didn't have one, and says "this is a little informal". This was more to give [[spoiler: Suzaku]] her blessing and authority to catch Zero. It is also tied to her guilt over [[spoiler: fighting with Euphemia over her choice, a fight they never had a chance to get over before Euphemia was killed]].



* In ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'', after [[spoiler:having rescued [[TheHighQueen Princess Arika]]]], she informally knighted [[spoiler:Nagi]] while they were preparing for the epic final battle. He kneeled in respect, swore his loyalty and all that jazz. Cool scene considering he rarely ever acted seriously.

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* In ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'', after [[spoiler:having [[spoiler: he rescued [[TheHighQueen Princess Arika]]]], she informally knighted [[spoiler:Nagi]] while they were preparing for the epic final battle. He kneeled in respect, swore his loyalty and all that jazz. Cool scene considering he rarely ever acted seriously.



* In the ''Anime/{{K}}'' prequel novel ''Lost Small World'' (and subsequent manga and stage play adaptations), Saruhiko Fushimi's installation into the Blue Clan, Scepter 4, is shown, and it takes the form of a knighting, with him kneeling before the Blue King in front of all the troops, and swearing an oath, after which the King taps him on the shoulders with the sword, and presents the sword to him. When he takes the sword, he receives his Blue aura and his new powers with it.

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* In the ''Anime/{{K}}'' prequel novel ''Lost Small World'' (and subsequent manga and stage play adaptations), Saruhiko Fushimi's installation into the Blue Clan, Scepter 4, is shown, and it takes the form of a knighting, with him kneeling knighting. He kneels before the Blue King in front of all the troops, and swearing swears an oath, after which the King taps him on the shoulders with the sword, and presents the sword to him. When he takes the sword, he receives his Blue aura and his new powers with it. During the ceremony, he thinks about how different it is from the Red Clan's installation, which involves taking the Red King's hand while his hand is on fire - you get in if you don't get burnt.
30th May '16 7:01:24 PM lavendermintrose
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** The first time by [[spoiler:Princess Euphemia]] is a much-hyped event with all due ceremony and such. This is because it is as much aa political deal (Princess bodyguard, Relations between Britanians and 11s etc) as a promotion.
** Cornelia's following her battle with Lelouch at the Viceroy's palace at the end of season 1, is more ad hoc. She uses her ''finger'' instead of a sword because she didn't have one and says that "this is a little informal". Although, that was more to give [[spoiler: Suzaku]] her blessing and authority to catch Zero.
** His promotion to [[spoiler:Knight of Seven]], is a bit more ad hoc in that he requested it as a reward for a great deed in service to his emperor.
** His promotion to [[spoiler:Knight of Zero]] is less ad hoc, but rather more unconventional because [[spoiler: such a position doesn't formally exist.]]

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** The first time time, by [[spoiler:Princess Euphemia]] Euphemia]], is a much-hyped event with all due ceremony and such. This is because it is as much aa a political deal (Princess bodyguard, Relations issue as a personal promotion - he becomes personal guard to a princess, and her choice of him adds to tensions between Britanians Britannians and 11s etc) as a promotion.
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** Cornelia's Then by Cornelia, following her battle with [[Spoiler: Lelouch at the Viceroy's palace palace]] at the end of season 1, 1. This is more ad hoc. She hoc - she uses her ''finger'' fingers instead of a sword sword, because she didn't have one one, and says that "this is a little informal". Although, that This was more to give [[spoiler: Suzaku]] her blessing and authority to catch Zero.
Zero. It is also tied to her guilt over [[spoiler: fighting with Euphemia over her choice, a fight they never had a chance to get over before Euphemia was killed]].
** His promotion to [[spoiler:Knight of Seven]], is a bit more ad hoc in that which he requested it as a reward for a great deed in service to his emperor.
emperor. This ceremony is not shown, but it can be presumed that there was one.
** His promotion to [[spoiler:Knight of Zero]] is less ad hoc, but rather more unconventional because [[spoiler: such a position doesn't formally exist.has been created by Lelouch simply to place Suzaku above any other knight in Britannian history - and since the Knights of the Rounds are second only to the Britannian Imperial Family, this makes him practically royalty.]]


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* In the ''Anime/{{K}}'' prequel novel ''Lost Small World'' (and subsequent manga and stage play adaptations), Saruhiko Fushimi's installation into the Blue Clan, Scepter 4, is shown, and it takes the form of a knighting, with him kneeling before the Blue King in front of all the troops, and swearing an oath, after which the King taps him on the shoulders with the sword, and presents the sword to him. When he takes the sword, he receives his Blue aura and his new powers with it.
2nd May '16 3:39:15 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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Subtrope of InitiationCeremony. Related to AwesomeMomentOfCrowning and StandardHeroReward. It's tenuously related to WhiteKnighting, where a person acts to achieve the glory of being seen as a knight-like figure, not because of any personal chivalry, but because of the personal benefits it will bring.

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Subtrope of InitiationCeremony. Related to AwesomeMomentOfCrowning and StandardHeroReward. It's tenuously related to WhiteKnighting, white knighting, where a person acts to achieve the glory of being seen as a knight-like figure, not because of any personal chivalry, but because of the personal benefits it will bring.
9th Mar '16 2:55:17 PM Doodler
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9th Mar '16 2:54:57 PM Doodler
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** ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'' brought it back into canon with [[spoiler:Kanan]]'s knighting ceremony. It even [[MythologyGag uses the same wording as the above]], sans "Knight of the Republic".
26th Jan '16 1:49:27 PM Fireblood
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The actual event could go for days, so again this is often shortened for time but keep in mind that the shortened version was also true. Since in the middle ages, nobles and rulers occasionally had to [[FieldPromotion promote commoners and squires in mid-battle]] to replace fallen knights.

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The actual event could go for days, so again this is often shortened for time but keep in mind that the shortened version was also true. Since true, since in the middle ages, nobles and rulers occasionally had to [[FieldPromotion promote commoners and squires in mid-battle]] to replace fallen knights.
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