Definition of Earl marshal

1. Noun. An officer of the English peerage who organizes royal processions and other ceremonies.

Generic synonyms: Peer



Definition of Earl marshal

1. Noun. (U.K.) A hereditary royal officeholder and chivalric title under the sovereign of the United Kingdom, responsible for state funerals and coronations. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Earl Marshal

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Literary usage of Earl marshal

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1. Chronicles of England, France, Spain, and the Adjoining Countries: From the by Jean Froissart, Thomas Johnes (1862)
"Thus it happened to the earl marshal. You must know that the earl of ... At this time, a conversation passed between the earl of Derby and the earl-marshal, ..."

2. Constitutional Law of England by Edward Wavell Ridges (1905)
"The Court of the Constable and earl marshal.—It was customary in early times for the king, ... (I) The offices of constable and earl marshal were distinct, ..."

3. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1879)
"... the war of the younger Richard, earl marshal, is waged to get rid of him and of the ^J1 Mar" swarms of his countrymen who infested England.2 By ,,34- ..."

4. A Short Constitutional History of England by Henry St. Clair Feilden (1895)
"The earl marshal, (Mareschal), first appears in England as a Court official temp. ... When the office of Constable fell into abeyance, the earl marshal ..."

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