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Definitions of Ealdorman

  1. An alderman.
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Usage examples for Ealdorman

  1. In the presence of this man, the bishop, and the ealdorman Wulfhere accused the juggler of the theft. – A Maid at King Alfred’s Court by Lucy Foster Madison
  2. Sometimes they slept at farm- houses or villages, being everywhere hospitably received, the more so when it was known that Edmund was the son of the brave ealdorman Eldred; but the news which they brought of the disastrous battle of Kesteven, and the southward march of the great Danish army, filled everyone with consternation. – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
  3. The ealdorman and Egbert were provided with long poles, and with these they sent the little boat rapidly through the water. – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
  4. Then before the gerefa, Beornwulf, and the ealdorman she again took the oath of innocence. – A Maid at King Alfred’s Court by Lucy Foster Madison
  5. 123, 136 Eadric, ealdorman of Mercia, i. – History of the English People, Index by John Richard Green
  6. " I am the Ealdorman Edmund himself," the young man replied quietly. – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
  7. " You have done well, my young ealdorman Prince Alfred said to the lad after the battle. – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
  8. If a man from one holdgetael wishs to seek a lord in another holdgetael, let him do it with the knowledge of the ealdorman whom he before followed in his shire. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  9. There was a puzzled look upon the faces of the ealdorman and the bishop. – A Maid at King Alfred’s Court by Lucy Foster Madison
  10. I like the face of the young ealdorman and doubt not that he will prove a valiant warrior like his father. – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
  11. I am an ealdorman of King Alfred of the Saxons. – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
  12. All wore daggers, whose sheaths were incrusted in silver, in their belts, and the ealdorman and his kinsman carried short broad- bladed swords, while Edmund had his boar- spear. – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
  13. Such is the resolution of Algar and our other brave chiefs, and Eldred the ealdorman must not be the only one of the leaders to run from the fray. – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
  14. The ealdorman and eleven others stood for her. – A Maid at King Alfred’s Court by Lucy Foster Madison
  15. Sweyn's mother, who accompanied him to his new kingdom, was Aelgifa, the daughter of an ealdorman in Northampton. – The Story of Norway by Hjalmar H. Boyesen
  16. 146 Ealdorman the, his office, i. – History of the English People, Index by John Richard Green