Earldom in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Earldom

The rank of being an earl. | The territory controlled by an earl.

Short Example Sentences for Earldom

  • 1. What is an earldom for your eldest son to this! 🔊
  • 2. But is lord of the earldom as much as he. 🔊
  • 3. The earldom became dormant in 1739. 🔊
  • 4. When an earldom is put before thee, lay thy clutches on it. 🔊
  • 5. The date of this ancient Earldom was 1312. 🔊
  • 6. This terrace is named from the royal earldom of Chester. 🔊
  • 7. I wish every fellow had been bought by an Earldom at least. 🔊
  • 8. Georgina were his only surviving children, and the earldom was extinct. 🔊
  • 9. Sutherland, son of a hand-fast marriage claims earldom of, 19. 🔊
  • 10. King Arthur gave him an earldom of lands that fell unto him. 🔊
  • 11. Perthshire owes largely to the ancient Earldom of Strathearn. 🔊
  • 12. The earldom of Huntingdon was granted by King Henry VIII. 🔊
  • 13. The Lamptons passed out of the earldom of Durham a hundred years ago. 🔊

How to use Earldom in Sentences?

  • 1. But it would seem that the business of the ancient Earldom was transacted here. 🔊
  • 2. In return for this, Malcolm received a confirmation of the earldom of Huntingdon (cf. 🔊
  • 3. What is your earldom of Norwich, Ralph, but sea-washed dunes or waste corn lands? 🔊
  • 4. Did not William see thee fight at Hastings, and give thee thine earldom for thy prowess? 🔊
  • 5. Here stands an English Earl, who will defend his earldom and the lands of his King. 🔊
  • 6. Edward II. had advanced him to the Earldom of Cornwall, and the barons were jealous of him. 🔊
  • 7. Oh would I were: this second whisk divides Thy Earldom from thee, thou art yet a Baron. 🔊
  • 8. At any rate we find the patronage of the benefice attached to the Earldom at the beginning of the thirteenth century. 🔊
  • 9. For this and similar acts of virtue he was raised to an earldom in 1833; he retired from diplomacy in 1841, and died in 1846. 🔊
  • 10. There were never any estates; the title lapsed; the present earldom is a new creation, not in the same family at all. 🔊
  • 11. I will pay you all costs in case you succeed in proving me the legal heir to the Earldom of Huntingdon. 🔊
  • 12. The Earls of Cornwall to all intents and purposes within the bounds of the earldom were reigning princes. 🔊
  • 13. James rewarded him with the Earldom of Devonshire, but as all his children were illegitimate, the titles died with him. 🔊
  • 14. An earldom and the governorship of Louisiana, it was said, had been promised him as his reward for the American expedition. 🔊
  • 15. It appears, indeed, that as late as the sixteenth century, the issue of a hand-fast marriage claimed the earldom of Sutherland. 🔊
  • 16. In this way the earldom of Huntingdon became attached to the Scottish throne, and afforded an occasion for reviving the old question of homage. 🔊
  • 17. The unique position of the Earldom of Strathearn and the hereditary Stewardships which had grown up alongside of it attracted his attention. 🔊
  • 18. Svein Hakonson, he that was the finest man that men have ever looked on, received earldom from Olaf the Swede. 🔊
  • 19. She had been horribly afraid, humiliatingly afraid for a few days, that he might change his mind if not his heart, when the earldom fell into his hands like a prize-package. 🔊
  • 20. In prosecution of his purpose, Mar now obtained a grant under the Privy Seal of the earldom of Murray. 🔊