The king made him a knight and gave him a pension.
You were my knight in shining armor.
After he saved her life, Alex was her knight in shining armor.
In 1403 the Spanish king sent a knight of Madrid, Ruy Gonzalez de Clavijo, to the distant court of Timur, at Samarkand.
Guy was a brave if not a particularly able knight; and his instant attack on Acre after his release by Saladin shows that he had the sentiment de ses devoirs.
He did not want to be an hussar or a Knight of St. George like his uncle Nicholas; he wanted to be learned, wise, and kind like Pierre.
He was so lithe and sure-footed – her knight in shining armor.
This last word is the regular French for "knight," and is chiefly used in English for a member of certain foreign military or other orders, particularly of the Legion of Honour.
A knight of the Garter, he was in 1621 created earl marshal for life, and revived the jurisdiction belonging to the office.
He began to recognize that his career of arms was over: so he would become the knight of Christ.
It is to the marriage of this young knight that the house of Howard owes the tragedy of its greatness.
He was the third son, and according to Tallemant des Reaux was made a knight of Malta on the very day of his birth.
Note the wooden castle on a mound, and the knight handing over the keys on his lance tip.
In June 1797 he was made a knight of the Garter.
The house of Bouillon was not alone in claiming the knight of the swan as an ancestor, and the tradition probably originally belonged to the house of Cleves.