Origin of banneret1
Origin of banneret2
Examples from the Web for banneret
Historical Examples of banneret
The banneret and the baron were therefore soldiers of equal authority.
The banner of the banneret and baron was displayed by the squire.
"We owe them the less for their banquet," said the Banneret.Anne of Geierstein, Volume I (of 2)
Sir Walter Scott
When a banneret was created, the general cut off this pendant to render the banner square.
The number of men at arms, whom a banneret ought to command, was properly fifty.
noun (in the Middle Ages)
Word Origin for banneret
c.1300, an order of knighthood, originally in reference to one who could lead his men into battle under his own banner. Later it meant one who received rank for valiant deeds done in the king's presence in battle. Also "a small banner" (c.1300).