dukedom

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the dignity or rank or position of a duke

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the domain controlled by a duke or duchess

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The Dukedoms were formed especially to take part in the event, and feature three members of The Exiles, as well as two other members.
London, Feb 4 ( ANI ): Reports that Pippa Middleton is in a 'serious relationship' with an earl who is heir to one of Britain's richest and grandest dukedoms, are in doubt now.
The event, which will be held in collaboration with Dugong Pinoy-United Filipino Volunteers, will feature over 10 local bands, including Samad, Klische, Forces of Eros, The Juniors, Dukedoms, Project 206, Emblem of Zion, Areacode Reload, ODA and more.
The catch is that George Percy is apparently Earl Percy who is the heir to the Duchy of Northumberland, one of the oldest and the richest dukedoms in the region.
Hummel's doings make clear how much power and influence Germany's miniature kingdoms, dukedoms, and principalities retained in his day: how completely these petty states kept up ancien-regime habits of self-confident absolutist patronage, as if France's Jacobins and sans-culottes had never been.
In the medieval kingdoms and dukedoms, the church took its place on rather similar terms.
No contemporary of the late medieval Burgundian and Habsburg Netherlands failed to note its princes' courtly splendor, nor overlooked the heterogeneous quality of the territories over which they ruled, a hodgepodge of dukedoms and countships where identities were plural and political allegiances stubbornly local.
Me, I wouldn't mind if titles, from Dukedoms down, were sold off to the highest bidder.
In fact, they had dukedoms, respectively Devonshire, Cumberland, Grafton, Portland and Westminster.
The existence of dukedoms and principalities around Europe meant that the regions flourished as centres of art,learning, commerce and government.
The year after that (1386), the first non-royal dukedoms were created for Richard II's favourites, Robert de Vere, Duke of Ireland, and Thomas Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk.
The time for dukedoms, royal or otherwise seems to have passed," he said.
Thus history of philosophy, as conceived by Besnier, appears as a somewhat decentralized realm, but still one that has not broken into separate and warning dukedoms.
The acerbic Lapham described PBS as "the Holy Roman Empire during the last years of its decaying hegemony - 351 petty states and dukedoms, each with its own flag, court chamberlain and trumpet fanfare.