Noun(1) a title used to address any British peer except a duke and extended to a bishop or a judge(2) the authority of a lord
(1) His brother Edward wanted to be king of Ireland and succeeded in 1316, repulsing the English sovereign lordship .(2) his lordship over the other gods(3) Durham had become another sphere in which he could exercise his good lordship(4) Earthly rulers wield lordship and exercise authority over those whom they rule.(5) lands including the lordship of Denbigh(6) The process continued through subsequent phases alongside the transformation of landed lordship into territorial lordship .(7) Edward I was equally intent on exerting his superior lordship over Scotland.(8) In 1171 King Henry II successfully asserted his lordship over his subjects who had gone to Ireland and also many of the Irish kings, thus adding Ireland to the lands of the English king.(9) If a follower didn't like the way he was being treated by one particular lord in one lordship , he could and frequently did move elsewhere the following year.(10) Seignorial rights of this kind were commonly less dependent on lordship over ploughland, and less concerned with labour services, than the classic model of the manor would imply.(11) In the first place, kings were lords, and exploited the common powers of lordship as well as their own peculiar royal rights.(12) The resurrection celebrates his powerful demonstration over the effects of sin and his lordship over the historical intentions of the evil one.(13) Harrod blamed the Bishop for exploiting hostilities between groups of townsmen, so as to consolidate his own lordship over the borough.(14) Whereas Matthew and Luke spoke directly of the kings of the gentiles, Mark was decidedly ironic in speaking of those who supposedly rule over the Gentiles and wield lordship over them.(15) The impact Norman castles have made on the development of Britain's landscapes and townscapes thus reflects many dimensions of medieval power and lordship .(16) By contrast, the Tudors had no natural ties with Ireland and the English north where good rule and good lordship were seen to depend far more heavily on effective arrangements for defence.
1. authority ::
2. dominance ::
3. domination ::
4. dominion ::
5. mastery ::
6. lordship ::
7. sir ::
8. sire ::
9. monsieur ::
10. kingdom ::
11. state ::
12. realm ::
13. reign ::
14. containment ::
15. property rights ::
16. right of ownership ::
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17. appropriation ::
18. assumption ::
19. conquest ::
20. vested interests ::
21. possessed ::
Different Formslordship, lordships
Word Example from TV Shows
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- If his LORDSHIP wants the helmet...
- I made it for me.
Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 4
I'm guessing the lady and I can tell more
unpleasant stories than your LORDSHIP.
Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 9
He rewarded me with a LORDSHIP.
Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 10
You promise me a LORDSHIP and a castle
Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 7
Cersei has offered a LORDSHIP
to the man who brings her your head.
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 2
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: lordship
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