He should have been awarded a knighthood, even possibly the garter.
The most persistent story about the garter was first recorded in the fifteenth century.
The Order of the garter has had a continuous history since Edward III founded the Order in 1348.
The Order of the garter is the highest order of chivalry in the UK, and is in the exclusive gift of the monarch.
And just in case she gets stuck up there, she has a garter belt–fanny pack around her thigh to keep a phone in and call for help.
We reached Worcester about twelve, and went to the Star and garter.
She turned around, and looked first at the garter and then at him.
He has told, in dramatic manner, of his more desperate endeavour to hang himself with a garter.
“Flying the garter” is another of the Pickwickian boy games.
It is uncertain at which of these Edward founded the order of the garter; but it is known to have been in existence in 1348.
early 14c., from Old North French gartier "band just above or below the knee" (Old French jartier, 14c., Modern French jarretière), from garet "bend of the knee," perhaps from Gaulish (cf. Welsh garr "leg"). Garter as the highest order of knighthood (mid-14c.), according to Froissart was established c.1344 by Edward III, though the usual story of how it came about is late (1614) and perhaps apocryphal. The verb is mid-15c., from the noun. Garter snake (U.S.) so called from resemblance to a ribbon. Garter belt first noticed 1913.