Marquis

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humorist who wrote about the imaginary life of cockroaches (1878-1937)

nobleman (in various countries) ranking above a count

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Burges dreamed up Gothic vision: The Marquesses of Bute, a noble Scots family, acquired Cardiff Castle through marriage in 1766.
Do not, however, imagine various Marquesses of Northampton sitting around on wooden crates during these lean spells; there were always other properties to move to, notably Castle Ashby, in Northamptonshire, and Canonbury House, in Islington.
How family changed the face of city THE two members of the Bute family to have the greatest influence of Cardiff were the 2nd and 3rd Marquesses.