What is BANERET or BANNERET? Definition of BANERET or BANNERET in Black's Law Dictionary - Legal dictionary - Glossary of legal terms.
In English law. A knight made in the field, by the ceremony of cutting off the point of his standard, and making it, as it were, a banner. Knights so made are accounted so honorable that they are allowed to display their arms in the royal army, as barons do, and may bear arms with supporters. They were sometimes called "vexillarii." Wharton.
A degree of honor next after a baron's, when conferred by the king; otherwise, it ranks after a baronet. 1 Bla.Comm. 403.
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