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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…

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…