Knights of the Republic of the Sphere
The title Knight of the Sphere was granted within the Republic of the Sphere.
The title Paladin of the Republic is the highest true title within the order. Numbering eighteen members, seventeen Paladins and the Exarch form the Council of Paladins the ruling body of the Republic, with the final member being the secretive Ghost Paladin.
Republic Exarchs, from time to time, granted honorary knighthood to distinguished individuals, generally scientists and artists. Honorary knights included scientist Pierre Cormier and composer Eduard Bioucek.
Known members of the order
- Janella Lakewood: Knight bound for Ronel in 3133. Promoted to Paladin.
- Alexi Holt: Knight who led a mission to oversee HPG reactivation on Wyatt in 3135.
- Burton Marik-Davion: son of Paladin Victor Steiner-Davion, KIA on Wei during the Capellan Crusades.
- Castor Hobbes: Knight that led relief troops to Skye and lost the planet.
- Conner Rhys-Monroe, son of Senator Gerald Monroe: Knight who resigned his post in 3135, becoming the military leader of the Senate Alliance.
- Consuela Dagmar: Knight-Errant promoted a Knight during the Capellan Crusades.
- Cray Stansill: Knight who resigned his post in 3135, becoming one of the military leaders of the Senate loyalist, until he was killed in combat by Tara Campbell.
- Crystal Liveston Synd: Ghost Knight who led a Fidelis assault on Ryde in 3136.
- Deandra Lowe: Knight that doubles as a courier travelling and sending information between different parties and hence getting secrets important for the Republic.
- Gresco Hancock: ghost knight working infiltrated as a mercenary on Callison in 3136. She killed the planetary governor, hostile to the Republic, and became the new governor of the planet.
- Hester Mahoney: KIA on Second Try during the Capellan Crusades.
- Ian Blackmore
- Ian Valstone:
- Jahmil Yost: Knight that investigated links from Jacob Bannson to a series of missing shipments of decommissioned BattleMechs from various Prefecture capitals to the boneyards on Terra.
- Jayson Greene: Ghost Knight leading a Fidelis group of troops in 3136.
- Jeremy Chin: Ghost Knight who devastated Kwamashu in 3136, later losing his mind and committing suicide for that 21 years later.
- Jerome Redhawk:
- Jonathan Corrick:
- Kitsune Kurita: son of Paladin Victor Steiner-Davion.
- Kristoff Erbe: Knight who led a Fidelis group of troops in 3136.
- Mason Dunne: Knight who infiltrated in anti-Republic movements on Helen and Basalt in 3133, dismantling them.
- Reginald Eriksson: Knight that discovered Katana Tormark
- Reo Jones: Knight who infiltrated Jacob Bannson's mercenaries on Wyatt in 3135.
- Rick Raisho: Former Knight by October 3145.
- Siyanda Ashanti: Knight that was sent to break up the protests in Proserpina, but ended up the target of an assassination attempt and later died trying to stop the jailbreak of the group's leadership.
- Sonya Artigonn: Knight that investigated links from Jacob Bannson to a series of missing shipments of decommissioned BattleMechs from various Prefecture capitals to the boneyards on Terra.
- Thomas Lakewood: Father of Janella.
- Angelina Costello: Knight-Errant, KIA on Wei during the Capellan Crusades.
- Casper Van Ostrand: Knight-Errant, KIA on Wei during the Capellan Crusades.
- Castor Pagonis: Knight-Errant, KIA on Styk during the Capellan Crusades.
- Eve Kincaid: Knight-Errant that fought in the Battle of Liao in the Dark Age.
- Gillian Sandoz: Knight-Errant, MIA on Suzano during the Capellan Crusades.
- Jonathan Yasuda: Knight-Errant, KIA on Wei during the Capellan Crusades.
- Julia Marbury: Knight-Errant, MIA on Liao during the Capellan Crusades.
- Kyle Powers: killed on Achernar by Steel Wolves officer Torrent.
- Nicodemus Niemeyer
- Nolan Dotter: Knight-Errant, KIA on Wei during the Capellan Crusades.
- Raul Ortega: reservist of Achernar, successor of Kyle Powers.
- Historical: Wars of the Republic Era, p. 15: "Timeline"
- Field Manual: 3085, p. 178: "Paladins"
- Field Manual: 3085, p. 179
- Dark Age: 3132-3134 INN, p. 37: "Scientist Pierre Cormier made Knight of the Sphere"
- 3135 PDA Journals, p. 143: "30 December 3135"
- Technical Readout: Irregulars, p. 20: "Pompier PoliceMech"
- By Temptations and By War, ch. 28
- Ghost War, ch. 8
- By Temptations and By War, ch. 30
- Dark Age: Republic of the Sphere, p. 34: "Katana Tormark"
- Technical Readout: 3145, p. 84: "GN-20 Gùn
- Era Digest: Dark Age, p. 22: "Other Groups"
- Dark Age Turning Points: Liao, p. 1: "Harsh Reality"
- Ghost War, ch. 39