Sentence Examples


  • The last three holders of the office were also distinguished.
  • " Villeins," instead of free-holders, formed the most numerous class of the population.
  • 2 The holders of fiefs (sodeers) both held fiefs of land and received pay; the paid force of soudoyers only received pay.
  • The duchy afterwards changed hands several times, one of its holders being Charles of Valois, natural son of Charles IX.
  • Hastings resolved to make a progress up country in order to arrange the affairs of both provinces, and bring back all the treasure that could be squeezed out of its holders by his personal intervention.