Marshal of the King's house

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Marshal of the King's house formerly, in England, the marshal of the king's house, who was authorized to hear and determine all pleas of the Crown, to punish faults committed within the verge, etc. His court was called the Court of Marshalsea.
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Usage

In literature:

About midnight the footsteps of the lame marshal were heard outside of the King's house.
"Hawaiian Folk Tales" by Various
The King's House Marshal, Baron von Carlowitz, came to announce the change to me, but I knew, of course, that it was George's doings.
"Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess" by Henry W. Fischer
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