Rod Stewart knighted by Prince William

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Rod Stewart with wife Penny Lancaster.

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Singer Rod Stewart donned tartan trousers — a nod to his Scottish heritage — and a scarlet-trimmed military-style tunic to be knighted by Prince William at Buckingham Palace.

The raspy-voiced singer of “Maggie May,” ”Da Ya Think I’m Sexy” and “You Wear It Well” was honoured “for services to music and charity.”

Rod Stewart arrived at Buckingham Palace with his wife, Penny Lancaster ahead of him receiving his knighthood in recognition of his services to music and charity on October 11.

The 71-year-old star will be able to call himself Sir Roderick David Stewart.

He was joined by wife Penny Lancaster and sons Alastair and Aiden for Tuesday’s investiture ceremony.

When the award was announced by Queen Elizabeth II earlier this year, Stewart said it was “a monumental honour.” He added: “I thank her majesty and promise to ‘wear it well.'”

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