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viscount

1. (in the British Isles) a nobleman ranking below an earl and above a baron
2. (in various countries) a son or younger brother of a count
3. (in medieval Europe) the deputy of a count
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As for the viscount, preoccupied with the object of his journey, and, like many husbands, not eager to talk about his wife, he had had no occasion to say he was married; besides, he would naturally suppose that Mademoiselle Cormon knew it.
why could you not have seen her as she said to the viscount,--
Neither the viscount nor the abbe observed anything amiss.
Learning that the house in the rue du Cygne exactly suited the viscount, she begged her future husband to do her the kindness to tell him that her uncle knew it was for sale.
In this thought-provoking book, Michael Questier provides a window into early modern English Catholicism through a study of the viscounts Montague from the mid-sixteenth century to the outbreak of the Civil War.
As Questier remarks, though the removal of the first viscount from the privy council was the last time the Brownes held high office during the period of study, "this did not prevent them from harbouring political opinions and aspirations .
A WEDNESDAY night after New Year's and the crowded banqueting hall at Viscounts is your first clue to how this special restaurant has transformed the fine dining experience in the Mid-Ulster area.
Viscounts boasts a menu with fresh, local fayre prepared to a five-star level and with a personal and knowledgeable waiting staff.
The document was calling for the removal of the remaining 92 hereditaries including Dukes, Earls, Viscounts, Barons and Marquesses, who were allowed to stay on under a deal hammered out in 1998 by Prime Minister Tony Blair and former Tory peers' leader Viscount Cranborne.
One may doubt whether the campaign of Jeanne's captain Montgomery and his army of the Viscounts to recover Bearn in the second half of 1569 was really inspired by Judges 11.
WE HAD heard a lot of good reports about Viscounts - a restaurant set in what was a derelict church hall five years ago.
Stephen Pineau, Viscount Systems' Chief Executive Officer, commented, "Dennis Raefield is a valuable addition to our management team.