marchioness


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marchioness

1. the wife or widow of a marquis
2. a woman who holds the rank of marquis
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They had been partying on the Thames pleasure boat the Marchioness when the dredger Bowbelle ploughed into it.
On board the pleasure boat, the Marchioness, were 131 people, most of them guests of a banker called Antonio de Vasconcellos who was celebrating his 26th birthday in some style.
He is just so rude" Britain's first black marchioness, Lady Longleat "I think it is good to be boring"Shadow Treasury Minister Rachel Reeves who was denounced as "boring, snoring" by Newsnight editor Ian Katz "She constantly seeks the oxygen of publicity, when she should just have settled for the carbon monoxide of obscurity" Unnamed MP on Sarah Teather, the Lib Dem backbencher who announced that she is to step down "What annoyed me most was when they said I had Primark sheets.
London, December 31 ( ANI ): The Marchioness of Worcester, who survived breast cancer, has credited an organic diet and complementary medicine with helping her beat the disease.
A third castle was built near Lythe in 1735 and is now the home of the Marquis and Marchioness of Normanby.
35pm: Jonathan Phang was a judge on Britain's Next Top Model, but he appears here as the man who organised the party on the Marchioness pleasureboat in 1989.
Lady Dufferin, the Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava and owner of Clandeboye Estate, was a driving force behind the diversification into yoghurt.
The third Marchioness was part of Disraeli's exotic Tory revival; the sixth created an association of Unionist women in Ireland, an association which became the largest female political society in Irish history; the seventh befriended Ramsay Mac-Donald.
PCW8256 word processor 1989: The Marchioness river boat began to sink at 2am while revellers enjoyed a party on the River Thames in London
We told Buchanan-Turnor - who works with a sidekick calling herself Lady Hortense, the Marchioness of Montpellier - that we were seeking 200 of the titles for clients in the US.
The most prominent unionist woman in the early twentieth century was Theresa, Marchioness of Londonderry.
The impact of this phenomenon is admirably illustrated in the author's review of the difficulties which Isabella d'Este, the Marchioness of Mantua, experienced as she went about negotiating with some of Italy's "best artists" -- Bellini, Mantegna, Perugino, and Leonardo -- for paintings for her famous studiol o.