Definition of Marquessate

1. Noun. The territory of a marquess, margrave or person of comparable rank. ¹



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Definition of Marquessate

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marquessate

maroons
maropitant
maroquin
maroquins
maror
marors
marouflage
marplot
marplots
marproof
marque
marquee
marquees
marques
marquess
marquessate (current term)
marquessates
marquesses
marqueterie
marqueteries
marquetries
marquetry
marquis
marquisate
marquisates
marquisdom
marquisdoms
marquise
marquises
marquisette

Literary usage of Marquessate

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1. Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United by George Edward Cokayne (1898)
"The original page, commencing with " Marquesses," was cancelled, anda new one, commencing with "marquessate," waa issued in Jan. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... who reigned from 1444 to 1478, divided the marques- Bate between his two sons, leaving Mantua to Feder- igo I (1478-84), and creating the marquessate of ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Louis de Bruges surrendered his patent to Henry VII. in 1499. The marquessate of Winchester was created in 155 r in favour of William ..."

4. A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct by Bernard Burke (1866)
"The claim to the marquessate was prosecuted by Sir John, and by his son Sir Frederick, but ithas never yet been brought to a decision by the House of Lords. ..."

5. A Life of the Earl of Mayo, Fourth Viceroy of India by William Wilson Hunter (1876)
"They were advanced to an English earldom and Irish marquessate, both of which honours, however, soon expired.1 Just before the massacre of 1641, ..."

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