knighthood http://wfpl.org en Former Indiana Senator Lugar to be Knighted http://wfpl.org/post/former-indiana-senator-lugar-be-knighted <p>Former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar is being knighted on orders from the Queen of England, joining a select list of Americans to receive the distinction.</p><p>The Indiana Republican, who left the Senate earlier this year, will receive the rank of honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire during a ceremony at the British Embassy in Washington&nbsp;today. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The British Ambassador, Sir Peter Westmacott&nbsp; is set to preside.</p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Associated Press 4991 at http://wfpl.org Former Indiana Senator Lugar to be Knighted