The four page boys listed in today's programme were Hugo Bertie, viscount Aithrie, Charles Armstrong-Jones and Arthur Chatto.
Duchess is the highest rank in the English peerage (in descending order the ranks go duke, marquess, earl, viscount, and baron).
viscount Mandeville, like many British aristocrats, had met her in the U.S. while “hunting” for an American wife.
It is the prerogative of a viscount or a baron to make a person feel small, and of a baronet to extinguish him.
The label is named after its owner, viscount Arthur de Soultrait.
The viscount's house is certainly not more ostentatious than his neighbors.
I am now with the viscount de Mussidan, as his private secretary.
And the duke and the viscount seem quite comfortable in the luxuriously furnished smoke-room.
The viscount of this place bought her of the heathen, and brought her here.
But the viscount had a smaller fortalice, Tourfire, which lay closer to Conon's lands and was not so formidable.
late 14c., "deputy of a count or earl," from Anglo-French and Old French visconte, from Medieval Latin vicecomes (genitive vicecomitis), from Late Latin vice- "deputy" (see vice-) + Latin comes "member of an imperial court, nobleman" (see count (n.)). As a rank in British peerage, first recorded 1440, when John, Baron Beaumont, was made one by Henry VI.