Definition of Lordships
1. Noun. (plural of lordship) ¹
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Definition of Lordships
1. lordship [n] - See also: lordship
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Literary usage of Lordships
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1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett, David Jardine by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett, David Jardine (1816)
"I am extremely sorry that I have troubled our lordships with a defence that I was always mich averse to, and has given me the ..."
2. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, James Hammond Trumbull, Charles Jeremy Hoadly, Council of Safety (Conn.). (1874)
"pared and transmitted to their lordships, by which they may best see the laws that have been made and are in force in this government. ..."
3. The Parliamentary Debates by Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament (1828)
"He could not conceive on what principle their lordships were to treat them as a foreign country. If the colonies were to be retained, he would treat them ..."
4. Collections of the New York Historical Society for the Year by New-York Historical Society (1877)
"A great number of Bills have passed, few of them deserving your lordships notice, most of them being to continue Acts near ..."
5. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"Do your lordships recollect Pietro Cuchi, the waiter from Trieste Î Can any man who saw him have forgotten him ? Does he not rise before your faces the ..."
6. Principles and Acts of the Revolution in America: Or, An Attempt to Collect by Hezekiah Niles (1822)
"В it your memorialists humbly beg leave to represent to your lordships, ... and deference to the wisdom in:l jut:ice ofyour lordships, they apprehend, ..."
7. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"Their lordships may easily imagine the mortification it must have been to the sixteen gallant officers commanding the ships of the rear,, who could enly be ..."
8. Opinions of Eminent Lawyers, on Various Points of English Jurisprudence by George Chalmers (1814)
"In obedience to your lordships' commands, I have perused and considered two memorials from the lords of the admiralty, annexed to Mr. secretary ..."