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Noun(1) an attendant at the court of a sovereign
(1) Thomas Lord Darcy, a courtier and companion of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, Archbishop of York, built the house to fit his status as friend of the most powerful man after the King.(2) It consisted of dancing, speech, and song brought together in an allegorical ├ö├ç├┐device├ö├ç├û in honour of the king or a prominent courtier .(3) She looks like a queen waiting for a courtier to arrive.(4) The courtier and the king stood nearby watching the princess.(5) To be a courtier , a royal familiaris, was to be a man who might be at any time singled out to levy a tax, to govern a shire, to lead a campaign, even to kill the archbishop of Canterbury.(6) My life would be pomp and circumstance, and my friends would be courtiers and other royals.(7) James II's queen and courtiers took profits from the sale of those transported to the West Indies.(8) Why should a depiction of a distant queen and her courtiers have been thought suitable for the decoration on a snuff bottle?(9) This lifestyle demanded that everything should be portable: the belongings of king and courtiers had therefore to be easily dismantled, packed and carried.(10) She sat back, spine straight, relaxed like a queen receiving courtiers .(11) His sympathizers and opponents were other cognoscenti: learned monks, bishops, courtiers , and kings.(12) Royal chairs were built to be so lightweight that they could easily be moved to the side for the more important choreography of courtiers and king.(13) Payments were made instead to courtiers to influence the queen's choice.(14) But the advisers, courtiers , and generals that surround the throne are at a loss to determine what it means, much less what to do about it.(15) They were also outsiders in royal courts where courtiers did everything possible to sideline and ostracise them.(16) This cuts out the public, to be sure, but resembles the courtiers in any royal government.
1. attendant ::
2. lord ::
3. lady ::
4. lady-in-waiting ::
5. steward ::
6. page ::
7. squire ::
Different Formscourtier, courtiers
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