Marshalsea

noun

Mar·​shal·​sea
ˈmärshəl(ˌ)sē
plural -s
: a former English court held before the lord steward and the knight marshal of the royal household originally to administer justice among the sovereign's domestic servants compare verge

Word History

Etymology

Middle English marshalcie marshalcy, marshalsea

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“Marshalsea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Marshalsea. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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