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the military governor of a frontier province in medieval Germany

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a German nobleman ranking above a count (corresponding in rank to a British marquess)

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Avelina has only two instructions: keep her true identity a secret and make sure the margrave doesn't select her as his bride.
For instance, it reconciles the two contradictory German descriptions, since its Annabella is the margrave of Montferrat's daughter, and also the duke of Ferrara's daughter by marriage (pleasingly, this is exactly the solution conjectured by Martin Wiggins before the Hecatonphila reference was known).
When he travelled to the Diet of Augsburg in 1530, the margrave understood (as did all of the reform-minded secular representatives) that Emperor Charles V would attempt to break the resistance of the magistrates who had sided with the various Reform movements.
With the addition of the app, users will be able to play full versions of games including Diner Dash, The Treasures of Montezuma and The Secret of Margrave Manor for free thanks to Exent's ad-supported business model.
The six concertos in the set were written at different times and later meticulously copied by Bach, bound and sent as an offering to Margrave Christian Ludwig of Brandenburg, to whom they were dedicated.
The Margravine (1750-1828) was a scandalous socialite, who as Elizabeth, Lady Craven, had dabbled in theatre as a playwright and performer in the 1770s, before separating from Lord Craven in 1780 and marrying the Margrave on Craven's death in 1791.
That remains a great idea, while a second book has now arrived to underline Peel's wonderful way with words (the first, his autobiography, Margrave Of The Marshes,which was completed by his family, was, as expected, a joy).
It follows on from his autobiography Margrave of the Marshes which Sheila completed in 2005 and is named after the faithful typewriter on which he banged out his acclaimed work.
It establishes patronage contexts for Giuseppe Volpini--the court of Maximilian II in Bavaria and Margrave Wilhelm Friedrich in Franconia--in addition to describing sculptors' workshop structures and Giuseppe's Franconian sculpture.
Some of the Duke's distant German relations took their places - Philip's niece Grand Duchess Princess Margarita of Baden and other family members, the Margrave and Margravine of Baden and Prince and Princess Ludwig of Baden.
Princess Margarita of Baden has been invited, as have the Margrave and Margravine of Baden, and Prince and Princess Ludwig of Baden.
Margrave (Houston, Pearland and Bellaire, Texas USA; Strasburg, France).
The bed was certainly used by William III's cousin Prince Louis (Ludwig Wilhelm), Margrave of Baden-Baden, during a state visit in January and February 1694, when it still stood in the former Queen's (Mary of Modena's) apartment at Whitehall, thus further substantiating the possible connection with her marriage.
1435-52) sees his rise from humble weaver to service with Konrad yon Weinsberg and later Margrave Albrecht Achilles of Brandenburg-Ansbach, which afforded him opportunities to develop and practise his art.
These pieces have been sorted by size in a centrifuge, says Rice's John Margrave.