Indeed, the knight is the only chess piece that covers an asymmetrical pattern of squares.
Top tip for Birthday Honours - Timothy West will become a knight of the realm.
In other words, the colors red and white seem to represent the knight and his female beloved, respectively.
In return for this, William generously made the great English earl a Norman knight .
Usually, a minor knight might hold a few acres from a baron, who in turn held the land from a count or earl, who in turn held large tracts of the king.
He would become her knight and devote himself to her service, though his passion for her would rarely be consummated.
He was offering himself as my protector, my knight , and it moved me deeply.
in all your quarrels I will be your knight
The next day we see one grandmaster leaving a knight unprotected and another thrusting his pawn to a sure death.
He moved his knight forward and deftly captured one of her pawns.