Lady of the manor


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a lady having jurisdiction of a manor; also, the wife of a manor lord.
- Shipley.

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She was the lady of the manor and the patroness of his school; and then, as I say, he was a very noble-looking man, and probably took her fancy; and, sir, whenever some women set their hearts on a man there's no stopping them.
On a quiet countryside, where all gossip is welcome, this weakness of the lady of the Manor House did not pass without remark, and it bulked larger upon people's memory when the events arose which gave it a very special significance.
Where best to play lady of the manor, I pondered: loafing on the four-poster bed or on the velvety chaise by the window?
EMMERDALE ITV, 7pm KIM'S out doing her Lady of the Manor thing on horseback, when a car speeds past and causes her horse to bolt.
Your guide to all the drama in the Square, on the cobbles and in the Dales EMMERDALE ITV, 7pm KIM'S out doing her Lady of the Manor thing on horseback, when a car speeds past and causes her horse to bolt.
They first meet on a country road where the newcomer's car causes Kim's horse to bolt, leading to a few choice words from the lady of the manor. At least Andrea and her young daughter Millie get a warmer welcome from her husband, who sets about trying to find her a job so she'll have a reason to stick around in the village.
LADY OF THE MANOR Doireann Garrihy with Podge and Rodge
The kitchen features the original flagstone flooring and has an impressive bread oven nestled within the inglenook fireplace - how many loaves have been baked for the lord and lady of the manor in this structure?
At the Afternoon Tea Experience, you can take afternoon tea at the beautiful Abbots Oak Manor country residence including a selection of handcrafted lady's and gentlemen's afternoon tea, sourced from local ingredients and reflecting the Lord and Lady of the Manor's traditional tastes.
Oscar nominee Imelda Staunton brings a touching vulnerability to her haughty lady of the manor, who may never take control of her life because she is so engrossed in everyone else's.
The new Lord or Lady of the manor will be able to use the title on their passports, cheque books, and credit cards, while they will be eligible for membership of the Manorial Society of Great Britain.
It's the kind of plot you expect (and hope) to find in opera, with the long-suffering servant finally getting her due and becoming the lady of the manor. That's the story in "La Serva Padrona" by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, which will be presented for free by the Cascadia Concert Opera at 2 p.m.