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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Earl Marshal(noun)

    an officer of the English peerage who organizes royal processions and other ceremonies

Webster Dictionary

  1. Earl marshal

    an officer of state in England who marshals and orders all great ceremonials, takes cognizance of matters relating to honor, arms, and pedigree, and directs the proclamation of peace and war. The court of chivalry was formerly under his jurisdiction, and he is still the head of the herald's office or college of arms


  1. Earl Marshal

    Earl Marshal is a hereditary royal officeholder and chivalric title under the sovereign of the United Kingdom used in England. It is the eighth of the Great Officers of State in the United Kingdom, ranking beneath the Lord High Constable and above the Lord High Admiral. The Earl Marshal has responsibility for the organisation of State funerals and the monarch's coronation in Westminster Abbey. He is also a leading officer of arms. The current Earl Marshal is Edward Fitzalan-Howard, 18th Duke of Norfolk, who inherited the position in 2002. There was formerly an Earl Marshall of Ireland and Earl Marischal of Scotland.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Earl Marshal

    a high officer of State, an office of very ancient institution, now the head of the college of arms, and hereditary in the family of the Dukes of Norfolk; formerly one of the chief officers in the court of chivalry, a court which had to do with all matters of high ceremonial, such as coronations.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of earl marshal in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of earl marshal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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