Definitions for knight banneret
knight banneret, knight of the square flag, banneret(noun)
a knight honored for valor; entitled to display a square banner and to hold higher command
A mediaeval knight who led troops under his own banner.
a knight who carried a banner, who possessed fiefs to a greater amount than the knight bachelor, and who was obliged to serve in war with a greater number of attendants. The dignity was sometimes conferred by the sovereign in person on the field of battle
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