Sentence Examples

  • His daughter Marie sold the fief of Coucy to Louis, duke of Orleans, in 1400.
  • According to Japanese annals they were discovered towards the close of the 16th century, and added to the fief of a Daimyo, Ogasawa Sadayori, whence the name Ogasawarajima.
  • In reward for the brilliant services rendered him by Ertoghrul (the father of Osman) and by Osman himself, Ala-ud-din, the last of the Seljuk sultans, conferred certain provinces in fief upon these two great warriors.
  • It is the seat of a court of justice and of an archbishop. During the middle ages it was for a time a fief of the Villehardouins.
  • Towards the close of the 12th century Moravia was raised to the dignity of a margraviate, but with the proviso that it should be held as a fief of the crown of Bohemia.

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