So, Bono is knighted. But, hey, don’t call him Sir and displease the Queen. He’s Irish and shall not be sir’d. Know who else was knighted by a Queen? John Hawkins. John Hawkins who? John Hawkins, the first slave trader. He began his business of capturing and selling african people in 1562. Queen Elizabeth I was proud.
This is the 200th year since slavery was abolished in the UK. I am contrarian. This is how I remember titles and their history.
Have a good weekend.