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Origin of marquess
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Duchess is the highest rank in the English peerage (in descending order the ranks go duke, marquess, earl, viscount, and baron).Kate Middleton: Why Be a Duchess When You Can Be a Princess?|Tom Sykes|August 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Indeed, he couldn't conceive that his Marquess of Queensbury rules might be seen as an easily exploited weakness.
For the Marquess died, and the man whom Ringan had offended succeeded to the title and estates.Highways and Byways in The Border|Andrew Lang
I am the youngest son of a marquess, answered the youth, a barber by trade, and affianced to the daughter of the King of Castille.Tales from the Lands of Nuts and Grapes|Charles Sellers and Others
The feelings which had produced the coalition against the Marquess of Argyle retained their force long after his death.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Richard put his arm round the lad's neck: so the Marquess told his story.The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay|Maurice Hewlett
To the Marquess much of this letter was extremely uninteresting—much of it quite incomprehensible.What Will He Do With It, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton