Earl Marshal

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an officer of the English peerage who organizes royal processions and other ceremonies

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William Buick, surely a future champion in the making, who excelled in the maiden on Starry Messenger, beating Seb Sanders on Earl Marshal by a short head
20) Also, the king's reference to the Marshal's "forwardnesse to entertaine Embassadors" (16) again sounds much like Elizabeth's Earl Marshal, who had taken on this official function in 1588.
Hicks has pointed out that Britain's Earl Marshal carries a baton during the opening of Parliament while Mr.
His rise to leadership in the conflict with Spain culminated in the successful Cadiz expedition of 1596, the disastrous Azores voyage of 1597, and what Hammer perceptively calls the "decidely hollow" triumph of being appointed England's earl marshal in the same year.
Newbury, for instance, standing on the river Kenet in Berkshire, was held by William Marshal, Earl of Pembroke, and his successors, marshals of England, until Roger Bigod lost the honor of earl marshal together with his possessions and then won them back (P v).
Of the 92, the Earl Marshal and the Lord Great Chamberlain will not face election.
But a peer who held one of six great offices of state - Great Chamberlain, Constable, Earl Marshal, Lord Admiral, Lord Steward, and King's Chamberlain, in that order of precedence-out-ranked other peers of his grade who did not hold one of these offices.
The final planning of the funeral is left to the Earl Marshal and the Lord Chamberlain but everything will be discussed with the Queen before the arrangements are implemented.
7The Earl Marshal is responsible for organising the Coro-nation; since 1386 the position has been undertaken by the Duke of Norfolk.
He notes that the baton dates back to ancient times and that in England it has been associated with the office of the Earl Marshal since the fourteenth century.
An escort of the Household Cavalry, pipers and the band of the Scots Guards preceded the Earl Marshal and some of the King's personal servants, walking immediately in front of the gun-carriage bearing the coffin, on which rested the imperial crown, orb and sceptre.
It would apply to the 90 elected hereditaries and the two remaining hereditary seats in the Lords, those of the Earl Marshal, the Duke of Norfolk and the Lord Great Chamberlain, the Marquess of Cholmondley.
He was Earl Marshal of England and Lord President of the Privy Council and he built most of the domestic range of the castle.
For John Mowbray, Earl Marshal and claimant to the dukedom of Norfolk, as Rowena Archer shows, the quest for dignity was equally consuming, leading him to commission pedigrees and chronicles of his ancestors and to wage a struggle for precedence against the earl of Warwick in the Parliament of 1425.
Her task was made easier by the antics of the awkward-looking 4-5 favourite, Earl Marshal, who reared at the stalls and then didn't look keen, while Oscar Urbina had his mount travelling easily on the bridle when hitting the front over two furlongs out before holding on by half a length from the market leader.