Magnate sentence example
When she returned to Petersburg both the magnate and the prince were there, and both claimed their rights.
Dionysus, being set up against him (145) by Tryphon, a magnate of the kingdom.
He was chosen for this particular mission as being himself a Hungarian magnate conversant with Hungarian affairs, but at the same time of the party devoted to the court.
Hence the favourite expedient for men of birth, although not of fortune, was to attach themselves to some prince or magnate in whose military service they were sure of an adequate maintenance and might hope for even a rich reward in the shape of booty or of ransom.'
He lived much in Lancashire, managed his enormous estates with great skill, and did a great amount of work as a local magnate.Advertisement
He had raised him to princely rank, endowed him with property which made him the greatest territorial magnate in the kingdom, placed in his hands the sacred crown and half-a-dozen of the strongest fortresses, and won over to his cause the majority of the royal council.
Virtually every literary magnate of the Occident has found one or more interpreters in modern Japan.
But his health was failing and he withdrew from politics, spending his last years as a benevolent and autocratic country magnate.
One of his most celebrated pieces was Zofjowka, written on the country seat of Felix Potocki, a Polish magnate, for this was the age of descriptive as well as didactic poetry.
Under the Old Kingdom the attendance on and services for a dead magnate - the sacrifices and libations at his tomb - were left, together with endowments, to a staff of priests, called "servants of the ko(ka)," whose offices were hereditary.Advertisement
On the other hand, every magnate put into the field as many mounted warriors as possible, chiefly servants and bought slaves, who, like the Janissaries and Mamelukes, were trained exclusively for war.
Christian revenged himself by executing the magnate Torben Oxe, who, on very creditable evidence, was supposed to have been Dyveke's murderer, despite the strenuous opposition of Oxe's fellow-peers; and henceforth the king lost no opportunity of depressing the nobility and raising plebeians to power.
His living was a comparatively rich one, his house was better than many bishops' palaces, and his position was that of a clerical magnate.
He was the grandson of Amicia, countess of Leicester, but his father, Simon the Elder, a magnate whose French interests were greater than his English.
This custom was primarily harmful to the kingthe greatest territorial magnate and the one most prone to distribute rewards in land to his servants.Advertisement
Edward ordered young Nigel Bruce and many other captives to be executed; for he was provoked to great wrath by the rebellion of a magnate who had given him every assurance of loyalty.
Henry put it down with a strong hand, forbidding all liveries entirely, save for the mere domestic retainers of each magnate.
Salaries, sinecures, even commissions in the army were reserved for those who contributed to the return of some local magnate.
In quick succession, he became pastry cook, cafe manager, restaurant magnate.
At the end of the 19th century it was owned by the newspaper magnate WH Smith who became Viscount Hambleden.Advertisement
The son suddenly becomes a kitchen magnate, a road hauler or owner of a security firm.
That his father is a shipping magnate is again glossed over... .
She is the daughter of Rupert, the world's most powerful media magnate.
These include Richard, earl of Gloucester, a leading magnate of the day.
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However, a shipping magnate has stepped in with a rival offer $ 4 million above Abbey's bid.
Mr Berlusconi, a billionaire and media magnate who has been prime minister since 2001, has not yet commented directly on the results.
The library was made possible by a donation from the steel magnate Andrew Carnegie.
Later it was bought and the grounds expanded from 20 to 300 acres by local textile magnate Henry Isaac Butterfield.
At the time of his death his family was inundated with tributes from even the likes of American newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst.
But he never felt at home in Poland, and bestowed his favour principally upon his fellow-countrymen, the most notable of whom was the wealthy Lithuanian magnate Michael Glinsky, who justified his master's confidence by his great victory over the Tatars at Kleck (August 5, 1506), the news of which was brought to Alexander on his deathbed.
Its two foremost leaders were Doctor Trumbic and Mr. Supilo (two of the makers of the Resolution of Fiume) and it also included Doctor Hinkovic (known as the chief advocate in the Zagreb treason trial), Ivan Mestrovic the sculptor, the Slovene deputies Gregorin and Trinajstic, the Bosnian Serb deputies Stojanovic, SrSkic and Vasiljevic, publicists of repute such as Marjanovic and Banjanin, and prominent representatives of the Yugoslav colonies in North and South America, such as the scientist Pupin and the shipping magnate Baburica.
In several cases it was necessary to mobilize an army against a recalcitrant magnate.
The pernicious practice of livery and maintenance was now at its zenith; all over England in times of stress the knighthood and gentry were wont to pledge themselves, by sealed bonds of indenture, to follow the magnate whom they thought best able to protect them.
In 1964 she was sold to the Greek shipping magnate Achille Lauro, who renamed her ' Angelina Lauro '.
Victor Kiriakis (played by John Aniston), a Greek shipping magnate, arrived in town and stirred up a lot of trouble.
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In 1553 appeared at Brzesc the Protestant translation of the whole Bible made by a committee of learned men and divines, and published at the expense of Nicholas Radziwill, a very rich Polish magnate who had embraced the Protestant doctrines.
Eastern Denmark was in the hands of one magnate; another magnate held Jutland and Fiinen in pawn; the dukes of Schleswig were practically independent of the Danish crown; the Scandian provinces had (1332) surrendered themselves to Sweden.
The time was close at hand when a Danish magnate was to demonstrate that he preferred the utter ruin of his country to any abatement of his own personal dignity.
Hardly a single magnate dared to oppose himBridgnorth, now a castle of the Mortimers, was the only place which he had to take by force.
The Irish exile enlisted first the services of Maurice Fitzgerald and Robert Fitzstephen, two half-brothers, both noted fighting men, and afterwards those of Richard de Clare, earl of Pembroke, an ambitious and impecunious magnate of broken fortunes.