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  • When the custom of commendation developed, the king charged the mayor of the palace to protect those who had commended themselves to him and to 1 The mayors of certain cities in the United Kingdom (London, York, Dublin) have acquired by prescription the prefix of "lord."
  • The title of princess of Battenberg, derived from an old residence of the grand-dukes of Hesse, was conferred, with the prefix Durchlaucht or "Serene Highness," on the countess and her descendants in 1858.
  • The prefix recalls the former lordship of the manor possessed by the friary of St John of Jerusalem in Clerkenwell, London.
  • When the word was discovered to be derived from an Arabic prefix and a Greek word the prefix was dropped.
  • This relationship may be indicated by the~ am lition of some prefix to the formational name.

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