What is another word for marquises?

67 synonyms found


[ mɑːrkˈiːɪz], [ mɑːrkˈiːɪz], [ m_ɑː_r_k_ˈiː__ɪ_z]

How to use "Marquises" in context?

Rich aristocrats in the 18th century often employed a male companion known as a marquis. Officially, a marquis was a nobleman of rank below a duke, but effectively they were second-in-command to the reigning English monarch and members of one of the most powerful families in the country.

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