Grandee sentence example

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  • His son Paul, called the duc de Beauvillier, was several times ambassador to England; he became' chief of the council of finance in 1685, governor of the dukes of Burgundy, Anjou and Berri from 1689 to 1693, minister of state in 1691, and grandee of Spain in 1701.

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  • In Petersburg she had enjoyed the special protection of a grandee who occupied one of the highest posts in the Empire.

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  • The majolica could, perhaps, have been intended to grace a Spanish grandee 's table in a conquered England.

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  • Pembroke Howard, lawyer and bachelor, aged almost forty, was another old Virginian grandee with proved descent from the First Families.

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  • The grandee's well-known mansion on the English Quay glittered with innumerable lights.

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  • He was styled "El pacificador de Espana," was made a grandee of the first class, and received two dukedoms.

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  • This stout young man was an illegitimate son of Count Bezukhov, a well-known grandee of Catherine's time who now lay dying in Moscow.

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