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===Honorifics for [[Knighthood]]===
 
===Honorifics for [[Knighthood]]===
  
There are many and varied honorifics for Knighthood, depending on the person's persona, personal quirks and gender, it is wise to know the [[knight]] in question's wishes. Many male knights Such as [[Diego]] have chosen the traditional male Spanish honorific of [[Don]], while some knights use still other variations such as the modern [[Syr]] or [[Ser]]. [[Sir]] is the common male honorific for [[knighthood]]  
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There are many and varied honorifics for Knighthood [citation needed], depending on the person's persona, personal quirks and gender, it is wise to know the [[knight]] in question's wishes. Many male knights Such as [[Diego]] have chosen the traditional male Spanish honorific of [[Don]], while some knights use still other variations such as the modern [[Syr]] or [[Ser]]. [[Sir]] is the common male honorific for [[knighthood]]  
  
 
Some female knights use [[Sir]] as well as the alternative, [[Dame]]. Historically, the wife of a knight was given the title of Lady. A Dame holds knighthood in her own right.
 
Some female knights use [[Sir]] as well as the alternative, [[Dame]]. Historically, the wife of a knight was given the title of Lady. A Dame holds knighthood in her own right.

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Honorifics for Knighthood

There are many and varied honorifics for Knighthood [citation needed], depending on the person's persona, personal quirks and gender, it is wise to know the knight in question's wishes. Many male knights Such as Diego have chosen the traditional male Spanish honorific of Don, while some knights use still other variations such as the modern Syr or Ser. Sir is the common male honorific for knighthood

Some female knights use Sir as well as the alternative, Dame. Historically, the wife of a knight was given the title of Lady. A Dame holds knighthood in her own right.

At the end of the day it's all a matter of choice.

Listing of Honorifics

(-) Some people consider this honorific insulting, implying that the person question is infantile in some way.