• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Earl-marshal an English officer of state, president of the Heralds' College—the Scotch form Earl-marischal
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. eorl, a warrior, hero; cf. Ice. jarl.


In literature:

The Earl Marshal for King!
"Child Christopher" by William Morris
The two marshals of the English army, the Earls of Warwick and Suffolk, were among the first to return at the call of the trumpet.
"Saint George for England" by G. A. Henty
I am the officer appointed and installed by his grace the Duke of Norfolk, hereditary Earl Marshal.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
She was afterwards married to William Marshal, Earl of Pembroke.
"An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800" by Mary Frances Cusack
Bigod, Roger, earl marshal and Earl of Norfolk.
"The History of England" by T.F. Tout
Among the second group were Henry Bohun and Roger Bigod, the Earls of Hereford and Norfolk, the younger William Marshal, and Robert de Vere.
"History of the English People, Volume I (of 8)" by John Richard Green
Lord St. John was created treasurer in his place, and Warwick earl marshal.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part C. From Henry VII. to Mary" by David Hume
In 1234 he sided with the crown against Richard, earl marshal, who fell in battle against him.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
Haig, Field-Marshal Earl, 27, 50, 64, 72, 97, 120; I. Hale, Captain, 18, 56, 64; XXVI.
"An Onlooker in France 1917-1919" by William Orpen
On his return to London he called on Mr Wood at the Earl Marshal's office, and paid him L32, 17s.
"Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I" by Sir Moses Montefiore

In news:

A survey for Earl Marshall's land adjacent to Simeon 's had the same date.