(1) Well, technically he is a marquis until his father passes on and the title of duke will be officially his.(2) After receiving permission from the duke of Cardona, viceroy of Cataluna, to proceed into Spain, she remained some weeks under the protection of the marquis de los Velez in Zaragoza.(3) The servants of a duke or marquis had seven rows of curls on their state wigs, six on their house wigs and five on their carriage wigs.(4) Griselde, once again, accepted her fate and protested her love for the marquis , solely requesting her dignity upon exodus from the palace.(5) Paulina is now faced with having to marry the marquis .(6) But while England had nobles, it did not have a nobility; legally, the son of a duke or marquis could be only a commoner.(7) Next came the marquis of Winchester, Lord Treasurer, bearing the orb as he had done for Mary.(8) One question in a recent local quiz evening was: u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510Which is the higher ranking, an earl or a marquis ?u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb(9) But from 1385, the establishment of superior titles of duke, marquis , and viscount pushed barons into the lowest rank of the nobility.(10) She was the daughter of a marquis , Sir Armand de Calais.(11) The Venetian republic forbade its citizen nobles (those who sat in the Consiglio Maggiore) from assuming titles such as prince, duke, marquis , or count.(12) The painting has hung in the House since the 19th century but the present marquis decided to auction it to raise capital for the 2,000-acre estate.(13) She mumbled briefly, acting the part of a very immature child of eight years, no more and no less; her mother ignored this and prompted Christine to return to a more important topic of conversation: the marquis .(14) The stir created by these exiles was eclipsed in 1824 by the return to the United States of the marquis de Lafayette, an even more eminent Frenchman, after an absence of forty years.(15) We're all expected to be there, and all the nobles will be there - lords, ladies, counts, viscounts, dukes, duchesses, barons, baronesses, and marquises ; all of them.(16) This potent coterie contained 100 aristocrats and businessmen (including 6 dukes, 6 marquises , 8 earls, and 17 other peers) along with 23 MPs.