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  Honours

 
Sir Roger Moore received a knighthood Knighthood
Sir Roger Moore received a knighthood
Knighthoods date back to Saxon times. You are 'knighted' by having a sword touched on your shoulders.

Men receiving this honour get called Sir, followed by their real name, like James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore. A knight's wife is called a Lady.

Women get the title Dame, but they don't take part in the accolade (that's the name given to the sword ceremony)

This is a top award so not many are given out.


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