Definition of Marquessates
1. marquessate [n] - See also: marquessate
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Literary usage of Marquessates
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct ...by Bernard Burke by Bernard Burke (1866)
"... fort) are the oniy existing English marquessates older than the reign of George III.! “The Earl's coronet was very frequently bestowed under the Henrys ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"In the early Middle Ages various petty feudal states were formed in the Piedmontese country, the most important of which were the marquessates of Ivrea, ..."
3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1866)
"... titles their stern institutions во stingily mete out to them, we can imagine how they would revel in marquessates and get drunk with dukedoms. ..."
4. The Constitutional History of England in Its Origin and Development by William Stubbs (1906)
"The institution New title?. of dukedoms and marquessates by Edward III and Richard II, 1 Rot. Parl. ii. 56: William Montacute was made earl of Salisbury by ..."