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Sean Connery

On this day Sean Connery was knighted in 2000

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On this day Sean Connery was knighted in 2000

On this day (January 5th 2000) Sean Connery was finally knighted in Edinburgh by Queen Elizabeth II, two years after allegedly being denied knighthood for his passion for Scottish nationalism. Dressed in traditional dark-green MacLeod tartan, “Sir Sean” left Holyrood Palace as proud of his heritage as ever.   Pro Independence  Twenty years later, the allegation that Sean’s knighthood is largely accepted as the truth. According to Sean Connery’s website:   “While it is generally accepted that his support of Scotland’s independence and the Scottish National Party delayed his knighthood for many years, his commitment to Scotland has never wavered.”...

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