Brian May of Queen Knighted
Brian May of Queen has been knighted by King Charles..
People reports May was made a Knight Bachelor during the investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, receiving his honor “for his services to music and his charity work.”
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer shared a photo from the ceremony on Instagram, which shows King Charles laying a sword on his shoulder, with May commenting, “No words.”
“I’m happy and grateful to receive this honor,” the 75-year-old May shared back in January when he first made the 2023 New Year’s Honours List, the first from King Charles. “I will regard the knighthood not so much as a reward, but more as a charge — a commission — for me to continue to fight for justice — to be a voice for those who have no voice.” He added, “I will endeavor to be worthy — to be that Knight in Shining Armor.”
May was previously made Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2005.