Earl marshal of England

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Earl marshal of England the eighth officer of state; an honorary title, and personal, until made hereditary in the family of the Duke of Norfolk. During a vacancy in the office of high constable, the earl marshal has jurisdiction in the court of chivalry.
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Usage

In literature:

Beside him stood the Lord Shrewsbury, then Earl Marshal of England, holding his baton of office.
"Kenilworth" by Sir Walter Scott
The representatives of the Earl Marshall, of England, took possession of the funeral at this point.
"The Grand Old Man" by Richard B. Cook
See Pembroke, William Marshal, the elder, Earl of, regent of England.
"The History of England" by T.F. Tout
I owe her majesty the duty of an earl, and of lord marshal of England.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part D. From Elizabeth to James I." by David Hume
As Earl Marshal of England, Essex indeed thought he possessed an independent right of interference.
"A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)" by Leopold von Ranke
The sword borne by the Earl Marshal of England.
"The Diary of John Evelyn (Vol 1 of 2)" by John Evelyn
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