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Synonyms for seneschal

the chief steward or butler of a great household


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Three times married, Jim spent the last ten years of his life sharing his home in Seneschal Road, Cheylesmore, with his loving companion Kath Turnball.
Shilpa Khan, aged 44, of Seneschal Road, Cheylesmore, Coventry, theft to the value of pounds 1,100, four months imprisonment suspended for 18 months, ordered to do 200 hours unpaid work and to pay pounds 1,100 compensation.
Cars have been targeted in Abbey Road, Abbey Court and surrounding roads in Whitley, as well as Seneschal Road and nearby streets in Cheylesmore.
40 Chepstow West Coast Markets Handicap 7f Live on ATR Card page 49 Key stat Jamie Spencer has a 29% strike-rate here in the last five seasons and rides Seneschal
81) Like so many late medieval writers, and especially in the wake of the Rose, Jean le Seneschal refuses those moral and ethical certainties: he may pay lip-service to the traditional forms and the traditional discourses, but he and his `authorities' are contributing to a process that leaves traditions no more than hollow shells.
FALASTEEN, trainer Richard Fahey's sole runner on the card, made a near 500-mile round trip worthwhile when pouncing late to deny Seneschal in the 6f handicap.
The second looks like a discreet writing out of the story of an element both distasteful to Malory and incompatible with the version of the Arthurian story he had chosen to tell, Brien's sustained treachery after Artus has forgiven and retained him, making him seneschal in succession to Kay.
00) where confirmed front-runners Billy Red and Seneschal are likely to be kept honest by the pacy Tyfos in the early stages.
It has long been known to Chaucerians that there was a French prose version of the Filostrato by Beauveau, Seneschal of Anjou, entitled Le Roman de Troyle et de Criseide.
Seneschal, a 50-1 chance, repeated the all-the-way tactics successfully deployed by 66-1 stablemate Cotswold Village at Chepstow the previous night, giving apprentice Hobie Gill an 18th birthday to remember.
Lienor, the |rose' of the romance's title, has to defend her good name against the allegations of a seneschal much more unscrupulous than the nasty Keu portrayed by Wauchier de Denain and Chretien de Troyes.
Seneschal will be ridden today by James Rogers, no relation to the owner.
Matthew Sullivan, 'The Author of the Manuel des peches', Notes & Queries, 236 (1991), 155-57, provides a much more detailed biography of the archbishop's seneschal.
Paul Verhuyck suggests, on the basis of textual similarities with the Sottie des sots qui corrigent le Magnificat, that the act of `ferrer oes' (line 1823) ascribed to the seneschal in huitain 170 may allude to the homosexual activities of the legatee, while Jelle Koopmans uses a broader range of corroborating texts to argue that the expression `maschier ces groselles' (line 660) may be related to skin complaints.
Tina, of Seneschal Court in Hallwood Park, Runcorn, said Ricky was a fit and healthy lad and had not suffered any serious health problems.