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  • Taken alone it is commonly a synonym of hawfinch, but a prefix is usually added to indicate the species, as pine-grosbeak, cardinal-grosbeak and the like.
  • 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."
  • Custos Angliae), later writers refer to them as justiciarii, with or without the prefix summus or capitalis (ibid.
  • 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.

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