aristocracy


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the most powerful members of a society

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The choice was between a public-spirited aristocracy or a selfish oligarchy, not between aristocracy or democracy.
He used the gis to generate comparative charts plotting the transformation and migratory pathways of descendants of the medieval aristocracy that traced its origins to the first century.
But one wonders whether it was not in fact a perpetuation of the policies that James VI had begun in Scotland when he assumed personal rule in the early 1580s, henceforth forcing the old aristocracy to come to Edinburgh whilst at the same time adding new upwardly mobile crown servants to the mix.
An aristocracy is infinitely more skillful in the science of legislation than democracy can ever be.
The World before Domesday; The English aristocracy, 871-1066.
The artist is so often the supporter of humiliated and insulted subjects, and in my country that is what the aristocracy became.
Polo, long associated with royalty, empire and aristocracy, was imported from India.
Nobody ever made that case, in a wholly nonpolemical way, as well as Walter Bagehot in The English Constitution, where he defends the aristocracy against its democratic critics.
She compares changes in scale in the late Roman and early medieval period in the Italian countryside and argues that the late antique aristocracy remained but became militarized, and that local churches were not randomly sited but instead the ecclesiastical network was planned.
The sacrifices our labour aristocracy has made because of the economic crisis were a monthly contribution towards pensions (still smaller than the rest of the workers) and a small contribution to another fund.
As the Queen and the aristocracy sail down the Thames in their golden barge (waved on by those duped by patriotism) we should take note of the famous phrase "bread and circuses".
London, Oct 16 (ANI): Rocker Courtney Love has revealed that she is tired of romancing men who are poorer than her, and dreams of marrying into aristocracy.
LADY ARISTOCRACY set the standard in Monday's heats and looks to have an awful lot going for her in tonight's pounds 750 final of the Coral on TV Maidens Trophy over 400m at Romford tonight (9.
In the nineteenth century half of the land was owned by the aristocracy, a century later and 36,000 of them still own one-third.
The general pecking order of the Hollywood aristocracy is as follows: King, which we know is content, followed by the princes and princesses, who are the owners (or majority shareholders) of the studios.