Earl Marshal's court

noun
variants: or Earl Marshal's Court

Definition of Earl Marshal's court

: the English court of chivalry since the time when it has been held before the earl marshal alone

called also Marshal's court

— compare court of the constable and marshal

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“Earl Marshal's court.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Earl%20Marshal%27s%20court. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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