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Meaning of EARL MARSHAL

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an officer of the English peerage who organizes royal processions and other ceremonies
 
 See Also: peer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Earl" mar"shal\
An officer of state in England who marshals and orders all
great ceremonials, takes cognizance of matters relating to
honor, arms, and pedigree, and directs the proclamation of
peace and war. The court of chivalry was formerly under his
jurisdiction, and he is still the head of the herald's office
or college of arms.

 

 

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