marshal court

Same as court of chivalry.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Earl Marshal, Court of the — The Court of the Earl Marshal of England was by the 14c a court with jurisdiction over a wide range of military matters, such as discipline in the army, treason, also prisoners of war and disputed heraldic arms. What remains is the jurisdiction… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Court of Chivalry — A session of the Court of Chivalry being held in the College of Arms, depicted in 1809. Her Majesty s High Court of Chivalry of England and Wales is a civil court in England. It has had jurisdiction in cases of the misuse of heraldic arms since… …   Wikipedia

  • court of chivalry — A court known also as the marshal court which was formerly held before the lord high constable and earl marshal of England jointly; but, since the extinguishment of the office of lord high constable, it has usually, with respect to civil matters… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • marshal — mar·shal 1 / mär shəl/ n 1: a ministerial officer appointed for each judicial district of the U.S. to execute the process of the courts and perform various duties similar to those of a sheriff 2: a law officer in some cities (as New York) of the… …   Law dictionary

  • Marshal — Mar shal, n. [OE. mareschal, OF. mareschal, F. mar[ e]chal, LL. mariscalcus, from OHG. marah scalc (G. marschall); marah horse + scalc servant (akin to AS. scealc, Goth. skalks). F. mar[ e]chal signifies, a marshal, and a farrier. See {Mare}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Marshal of the King's house — Marshal Mar shal, n. [OE. mareschal, OF. mareschal, F. mar[ e]chal, LL. mariscalcus, from OHG. marah scalc (G. marschall); marah horse + scalc servant (akin to AS. scealc, Goth. skalks). F. mar[ e]chal signifies, a marshal, and a farrier. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Marshal of the Queen's Bench — Marshal Mar shal, n. [OE. mareschal, OF. mareschal, F. mar[ e]chal, LL. mariscalcus, from OHG. marah scalc (G. marschall); marah horse + scalc servant (akin to AS. scealc, Goth. skalks). F. mar[ e]chal signifies, a marshal, and a farrier. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Court marshal — Court Court (k[=o]rt), n. [OF. court, curt, cort, F. cour, LL. cortis, fr. L. cohors, cors, chors, gen. cohortis, cortis, chortis, an inclosure, court, thing inclosed, crowd, throng; co + a root akin to Gr. chorto s inclosure, feeding place, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Marshal of the Sejm — of the Republic of Poland Marszałek Sejmu Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej Pommel of the Marshal s staff Presidum of the Sejm …   Wikipedia

  • Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland — Marszałek Senatu Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej First: Wojciech Trąmpczyński Incumbent: Bogdan Borusewicz Formation: 1922 …   Wikipedia

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