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This article from The West Australian in 1937 reports on a number of new knighthoods awarded as part of the King’s Coronation Honours. For the first time, the article informs readers, the recipients were ‘dubbed’ by the…

The Hungry Jacks television advertisement for their Whopper burger features a segment in which a man in armour is made a knight (or is ‘knighted’ according to the advert). The segment shows the accolade, also known as dubbing, during…

His Majesty, King George V, bestowing the Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) award upon an Australian officer at an investiture held at Buckingham Palace.

General Sir John Monash was created Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath on 1 Jan 1918, and Knight Grand Cross of St Michael and St George on 1 Jan 1919. He is seen receiving his knighthood as Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath on 12…

This photograph from 1963 shows Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh and other dignatories, knighting someone at Government House in Sydney. The photograph depicts the action of 'dubbing', a light blow with the flat side of the…