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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Knights Bannerets.
 
Knights created on the field of battle. The king or general cut off the point of their flag, and made it square, so as to resemble a banner. Hence knights bannerets are called Knights of the Square Flag.   1
 


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