Sentences with 'knighted'

Example sentences and phrases with the word knighted and other words derived from it.

« Although he was famous in his own lifetime, eventually being knighted by King William and serving as president of Britain's first scientific society, Newton only published his work reluctantly, and that only after fearing that his "rivals" would steal it from him if he did not. »
« On the 29th of May 1953, New Zealander Edmund Hillary became the first person to reach the summit of Mount Everest with Nepalese climber Tenzing Norgay (the summit at the time was 29,028 feet above sea level). He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II on his return. »

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