(1) Eventually the marquess decided to answer her question.(2) The house and its heavenly grounds would then revert to much the same status it had in the 1st marquess 's day.(3) The fortunes of the family continued to rise and, in 1789, the 7th Earl, James Cecil, was elevated in the peerage to a marquess .(4) The marquess and I have decided to get married.(5) Have my things taken from the marquess ' rooms to here.(6) The wives of a king, prince, duke, marquess , earl, viscount and baron are queen, princess, duchess, marchioness, countess, viscountess and baroness respectively.(7) The little girl laid her head on the chest of the marquess .(8) Having worked for the duke of Richmond, he later worked for the marquess of Rockingham and other members of the same circle.(9) Geoffrey watched as the clouds began to figuratively darken the marquess ' face.(10) They watched as the marquess and his new marchioness performed the extraordinary feat of holding their breath for some time.(11) Therefore, if I wish to marry, I would have to marry either a duke, a marquess , or an earl.(12) When they finally rounded the familiar bend leading to the village, they saw that the villagers gathered around to wave to the marquess and their little Lady Caroline.(13) The second marquess of Rockingham was an important politician, leading the Whig party and supporting independence for the American colonies.(14) Membership was limited to 600 and included five dukes, five marquesses and 20 earls, and the clientele would bet thousands at the tables.(15) The Scottish aristocracy, made up of dukes, marquesses , earldoms and viscounts, still in this age of post-deference hold significant power and wealth.(16) Counts, knights, barons and marquesses gathered in the guilded ballroom of the hotel to mark the focal event of the aristocratic social calendar.