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Article lists Mainers who have had knighthood (William Phips, William Pepperell, Hiram Stevens Maxim, Harry Oakes, Dwight D. Eisenhower, George H.W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, and George Mitchell, ) or damehood (Pepperell’s wife, Lady Pepperell and Bettina Edith Brown) bestowed upon them from the British Monarchy, or from The French Legion of Honor (Donald Tuttle).
Knights and knighthood
Soodalter, Ron, "Knight moves" (2015). Maine News Index – Portland Monthly. 1896.