He was knighted in 1891, and created a baronet in 1893.
He was knighted by his uncle Bedford at Leicester in May 1426, and on the 6th of November 1429 was crowned at Westminster.
Succeeded his father in 1251, and was knighted by St Louis in 1252.
He served in the war of 1899-1902, and was knighted in the last-named year.
He was knighted in 1908, and received the K.C.M.G.
In 1797, at the instance of English statesmen, he published a translation of a history of French finance by Francois d'Ivernois (1757-1842), an eminent Genevese exile naturalized and knighted in England, extracts from which he had previously given in his journal.
The story of the first Atlantic cable is told elsewhere (see Telegraph), and it must suffice here to say that in 1858, after two disappointments, Bright successfully accomplished what to many had seemed an impossible feat, and within a few days of landing the Irish end of the line at Valentia he was knighted in Dublin.
Beyond the fact that he was knighted by Charles I., nothing is known of his career until in 1646 he received a naval command.
In 1905 he held the professorship of physics in the Royal Institution, London, in addition to his Cambridge professorship. He was knighted in 1908 and awarded the O.M.
Had created several naval officers bannerets towards the end of the last century, because he knighted them on board ship under the royal standard displayed.