One of the public defenders handed it to a marshal, who hesitated for just an instant before taking it.
The earl was killed in battle and marshal captured, but he would later be ransomed by the queen herself.
marshal appears in many of the sources regarding these rulers, and therefore, it seems, much can be verified.
This category included Smith, who hoped to hold on to his room until December before the marshal arrived to evict him.
The 'marshal' must have noticed our glances over his shoulder, and our reactions to his 'Strategic Operations Staff'.
He looks very impressive, with his cocked hat and marshal's baton.
Could you tell the Telly fans what this is all about, marshal Cogswell?
He soon learnt that marshal Keith was established in his old quarters, and made his way thither.
Other property of the Montforts, and of William the marshal are examples.
If a fugitive escape from the custody of the marshal, the marshal to be liable for his full value.
early 13c. as a surname; mid-13c. as "high officer of the royal court;" from Old French mareschal "commanding officer of an army; officer in charge of a household" (Modern French maréchal), originally "stable officer, horse tender, groom" (Frankish Latin mariscaluis) from Frankish *marhskalk or a similar Germanic word, literally "horse-servant" (cf. Old High German marahscalc "groom," Middle Dutch maerschalc), from Proto-Germanic *markhaz "horse" (see mare (1)) + *skalkaz "servant" (cf. Old English scealc "servant, retainer, member of a crew," Dutch schalk "rogue, wag," Gothic skalks "servant").
Cognate with Old English horsþegn. From c.1300 as "stable officer;" early 14c. as "military commander, general in the army." For development history, cf. constable. Also from Germanic are Italian scalco "steward," Spanish mariscal "marshal."
early 15c., "to tend (horses)," from marshal (n.). Meaning "to arrange, place in order" is from mid-15c.; that of "to arrange for fighting" is from mid-15c. Figurative use by 1690s. Related: Marshaled; marshaling.