Usage examples for dukedom

  1. He would have graced a dukedom or a throne. – Precaution by James Fenimore Cooper
  2. Francis lavished honors upon him, converted one of his counties into a dukedom and, as duke of Guise, young Claude of Lorraine had now attained the highest position which a subject could occupy. – Henry IV, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  3. And should I now forbear to chase, a dukedom would no more than reward me for the perils I have seen. – A Boy's Ride by Gulielma Zollinger
  4. Upon the duke's death the Earl of Aran became entitled de jure to the dukedom but was not aware of his rights, which he never claimed, being of opinion that the British Parliament destroyed not only the English but the Irish titles of honour of his deceased brother, the second duke. – The South Isles of Aran by Oliver J. Burke
  5. You ought to have guessed that it isn't etiquette to inquire about the size of a German Dukedom – The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett
  6. He said: I have a letter of introduction to one Don Loris, prince of something- or- other, lord of this, baron of that, and claimant to the dukedom of the other thing. – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  7. Prospero lost his dukedom through his trustfulness. – Oxford Lectures on Poetry by Andrew Cecil Bradley
  8. He was a young man who had recently succeeded to the Dukedom – A Second Coming by Richard Marsh
  9. He was then fifty- one; he lived but four more years, and when he died he left a dukedom flourishing in every way: rich, powerful, busy, and enlightened. – A Wanderer in Florence by E. V. Lucas
  10. The Dukedom of Grantham is unfortunately not an ancient one, nor was it conferred upon such illustrious stock as the Marquisate of Mandeleys. – The Wicked Marquis by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  11. As soon as the tomb had closed over them, one of the late Duke's vassals, Telramund, rose in revolt, and imperiously claimed the right to reign over the dukedom – Legends of the Rhine by Wilhelm Ruland
  12. When the latter died in 1146, leaving the grand dukedom to his son Isiaslaf, George Dolgorouki claimed the succession as the eldest of the family. – The Story of Russia by R. Van Bergen
  13. His name is Mr. George Hollamby Druce, who put forward a prior claim to the Dukedom than that urged by Mrs. Druce on behalf of her son. – The Portland Peerage Romance by Charles J. Archard
  14. " In my conscience," said Sir William Winter, " I think the Duke would give his dukedom to be in Spain again." – History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  15. She was a beautiful girl, from the dukedom of Tuscany. – Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal by Sarah J Richardson
  16. There's an heir to a Dukedom hovering round now, Martin; not compromising himself, you understand, but by steady attention to business laying the foundation of a claim. – An Unknown Lover by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  17. And the greatest of the builders was the Duke of Normandy; and it is to his dukedom the art student turns for the most perfect blending of grace and grandeur, characteristic of the early style. – A Short History of France by Mary Platt Parmele
  18. Is thy Dukedom not vast enough for thee? – Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians by Woislav M. Petrovitch
  19. Usually the duke was glad to leave Novgorod, if he could secure another dukedom – The Story of Russia by R. Van Bergen
  20. Now, if I go to him and discover the plot, I save the Duke of Genoa no less than his existence and his dukedom and gain at least this hatful of gold for my reward. – Fiesco or, The Genoese Conspiracy A Tragedy by Frederich Schiller