Anonymous | Portrait of Hendrik IV of Naaldwijk, Knight and Hereditary Marshall of Holland, Anonymous, c. 1500 - c. 1506 | Portret van Hendrik IV van Naaldwijk (c.1430-96), ridder en erfmaarschalk van Holland. Knielend in wapenrusting , voor zich een boek. Rechtsboven het familiewapen. Onderdeel van een reeks van zes, waarvan drie tot 1935 in bruikleen in het Rijksmuseum waren.
Mountain Chief (Ninastoko, 1848-1942, last hereditary chief of the Piegan Blackfeet) and Sons. Major Eugene Baker had been looking for him when he blundered into Heavy Runner's band and the result was the Marias Massacre, 1870. Mountain Chief and his band had escaped to Canada.
Walter FitzAlan Stewart, High Steward Scotland - was the 1st hereditary High Steward of Scotland (ca. 1150-1177), and described as "a Norman by culture and by blood a Breton". He was the third son of a Breton knight, Alan fitz Flaad, feudal lord of Oswestry, by his spouse Aveline, daughter of Ernoulf de Hesdin.
The personal Coat of Arms of Rt. Hon Bishop Count David J. Gagnon, a Hereditary Knight Templar, the Grand Cross Knight of the Temple of Solomon. One of the original orders of the Knights Templar of 1118AD.
"Sir William Marshal (1147–1219) was an English (or Anglo-Norman) soldier and statesman [who some have] described as the 'greatest knight that ever lived.' He served Henry II, Richard the Lionheart, King John, and Henry III—and rose from obscurity to become a regent of England for Henry III. Before him, the hereditary title of "Marshal" meant head of household security for the king of England; by the time he died, people throughout Europe referred to him simply as "the Marshal."
Manderston: Sir James Miller, 2nd Baronet. A Baronet is essentially an hereditary knight. The Miller fortune was made by James's father, who sold herring to the Russians. He also served as ambassador, so he was hardly uncouth. James married an aristocrat after he inherited Manderston, and transformed the house to conform with her lifestyle. Tragically, he died soon after the house was complete. JC