knight marshal


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knight marshal

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(Historical Terms) another name for marshal5
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Hieronimo, whose performative power as knight marshal is undermined by Lorenzo and Balthazar's hanging of Horatio in his bower, destroys the King's performative power as sovereign to mete out justice in the royal court.
The house, built in 1610 for Sir Thomas Vavasour, Knight Marshal to James I, features heavily in the story by Juliet Landon.
Visitors will be welcomed on to the south lawn by the sound of a brass band followed by a parade of the Knight Marshal of the lists, the judges and the ladies of the court who will open the contest.

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