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Title: Where does the title 'Marquess' come from? What does it mean?
Post by: P-Kasso2 on 14 May, 2018, 01:52:00 PM
And not only that, how many marquesses and marchionesses are there left? But most important, where does the title 'Marquess' come from? It doesn't sound English. What does it mean?
Title: Re: Where does the title 'Marquess' come from? What does it mean?
Post by: siasl on 15 May, 2018, 10:33:21 AM
Is it to do with tents?  :P
Title: Re: Where does the title 'Marquess' come from? What does it mean?
Post by: P-Kasso2 on 16 May, 2018, 12:11:16 PM
Is it to do with tents?  :P

Er? To do with 'tents'? Call me dim but I don't get it. Is that present tents or past tents? Could you please explain it a bit further Siasl?
Title: Re: Where does the title 'Marquess' come from? What does it mean?
Post by: siasl on 16 May, 2018, 05:54:18 PM
The Marquess's husband is a Marquee, isn't it? :)
Title: Re: Where does the title 'Marquess' come from? What does it mean?
Post by: P-Kasso2 on 28 May, 2018, 08:42:52 PM
The Marquess's husband is a Marquee, isn't it? :)

Boy am I slow! Got it now. I think I'd better award that a posthumurous  Gd_pst