Genealogy Projects tagged with heraldry on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Naming Conventions for Knights

    Naming Conventions for Knights Knights and Dames are people who (1) have been granted a knighthood by a sovereign or (2) belong to an order of chivalry. These titles are held for life. They are not hereditary. There are also knights who (3) hold an hereditary title of knighthood. The naming rules in each category are similar but can vary depending on the type of knighthood. This overview si...