Noun(1) a British peer ranking below a marquess and above a viscount
(1) An alliance was struck between the marcher lords and the earl of Lancaster.(2) None of the dogs belonging to either the duke and duchess or the earl and countess ever barked.(3) Here he successfully pursues his suit, is married in spite of the efforts of the earl and the lord mayor to prevent it, and is pardoned by the king.(4) The earl talked to officers as he toured the British Transport Police and London Underground control rooms.(5) The earl was one of the absentee English landowners who owned most of the property in Ireland.(6) Attendants of an earl , viscount or baron wore six rows of curls on state wigs and five on house wigs.(7) The likes of the earl of Stamford and the Prince of Wales are known to have owned examples of these candelabra.(8) The earl and countess were then shown around the extended flats.(9) The Queen Mother, daughter of a Scottish earl , was very fond of Scotland and the feeling was returned.(10) The men who got these parcels of land would have been barons, earls and dukes.(11) Contemporary collectors included the earls of Arundel and Somerset and the Duke of Buckingham.(12) Godiva was the wife of Leofric, earl of Mercia, one of the three great earls of 11th-century England.(13) Among those attending that year were the Duke and Duchess of Ancaster, the Duke and Duchess of Gordon, and all manner of countesses, earls , colonels and honorables.(14) Seven of Edward's ten earls possessed Marcher estates, including the powerful Mortimer, Fitzalan, Bohun and de Clare families.(15) Two hundred and fifty years ago it was numbered tickets to Westminster Hall that were in demand: two Jacobite earls and a lord were on trial there.(16) The earls and viscounts had claimed their expulsion would amount to a severance from the English past.
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