a small banner
Historical a knight allowed to lead his men into a battle under his own banner and ranking just above a knight bachelor
Origin of banneretMiddle English and Old French baneret from baniere, banner
A small banner.
Origin of banneretMiddle English baneret from Old French banerete diminutive of baniere banner ; see banner .
A feudal knight ranking between a knight bachelor and a baron, who was entitled to lead men into battle under his own standard.
Origin of banneretMiddle English baneret from Old French from baniere banner ; see banner .