Sentence Examples

  • (SoBIEsKI) (1624-1696), king of Poland, was the eldest son of James Sobieski, castellan of Cracow, and Theofila Danillowiczowna, grand-daughter of the great Hetman Zolkiewski.
  • Castellan, Lettres sur la Mora, l'Hellespont, &c. (Paris, 1820); Choiseul Gouffier, Voyage pittoresque dans l'empire ottoman (1842).
  • The Chatelain de Coucy (see above) did not belong to the house of the lords of Coucy, but was castellan of the castle of that name.
  • The first castellan of this new stronghold was Giraldus de Windsor, husband of the Princess Nest of South Wales and grandfather of Giraldus Cambrensis.
  • That of "count" was, as Luchaire points out, "equivocal" even as late as the 12th century; any castellan of moderate rank could style himself comte who in the next century would have been called seigneur (dominus).

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