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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Knights of the Hare.
 
An order of twelve knights created by Edward III. in France, upon the following occasion:—A great shouting was raised by the French army, and Edward thought the shout was the onset of battle; but found afterwards it was occasioned by a hare running between the two armies.   1
 


 Knights of the Handcuffs.Knights of the Holy Sepulchre. 

 
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