Grand-masters sentence example
- From 1466 to 1526 grand masters of the Order ruled in East Prussia as vassals of Poland.
- The brethren of East Prussia, however, still sighed for independence; and they pursued the policy of choosing German princes to be grand masters of the Order, in the hope of regaining liberty by their aid.
- The election of elderly Grand Masters became prevalent, the turmoil and chances of frequent elections being acceptable to younger members.
- The last but one of the Grand Masters who reigned in Malta, de Rohan, restored good government, abated abuses and promulgated a code of laws; but the ascendancy acquired by the Inquisition over the Order, the confiscation of the property of the knights in France on the outbreak of the Revolution, and the intrigues of the French made the task of regenerating the Order evidently hopeless in the changed conditions of Christendom.
- Many of the grand masters of this order lie buried in the 13th-century Gothic church.Advertisement
- The Schloss was originally the residence of the Grand Masters of the Teutonic order and later of the dukes of Prussia.
- For this territory the grand-masters, within nine months of their election, were in future to render homage to the Polish king; but, on the other hand, the king undertook not to make war or engage in any important enterprise without the consent of the Prussian province, and vice versa.
- The grand-masters of the Teutonic Order, always sure of support in Germany, were also a constant source of annoyance.
- Antonio; and at a like distance to the south is the ancient palace of the grand masters of the order of St John, with an extensive public garden called Il Boschetto.
- When the League had become a success, it was joined by Lord Salisbury and Sir Stafford Northcote, who were elected Grand Masters.Advertisement
- It has a cathedral of the same century, a triple Gothic edifice, restored in 1874 and containing the tombs of several grand masters of the Teutonic order; a (Gothic) town-hall (1880); a Roman Catholic basilica (1858); a non-commissioned officers' school; a monument of the war of 1870-71 (1897); an archaeological collection; and a seminary for female teachers.
- He married and moved to Sweden in the 1970s and became one of the few correspondence chess Grand Masters.
- Upon the roof of the aisles is the engrailed cross of the founders, St. Clairs, once hereditary Grand Masters of Scotch Masonry.
- Suppose the group was composed of only a few grand masters?
- Review by John Davies Amazingly prolific nonagenarian Oliveira is the least known of cinema's few remaining grand masters.Advertisement