Sentence Examples with the word Burgess

The aristocracy of birth, despite its reverses, still remained the elite of society; and Griffenfeldt, the son of a burgess as well as the protagonist of monarchy, was its most determined enemy.

He and Burgess learned they'd both biked in the same 100-mile fund raiser two years earlier, before Dean caught a case of the lazies.

There was nothing more to learn and Burgess excused himself and entered the building.

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There wasn't anyone else there but him and Burgess and it didn't belong to Burgess.

While other vassals might hold of a graduated hierarchy of overlords up to the crown, the burgess always held directly of the sovereign.

Fred did say Chip Burgess was gone, his contracting job now completed.

Dean produced his identification as Burgess bit his lip.

By a statute of 1535 Brecon was made the county town of the new shire of Brecknock, and was granted the right of electing one burgess to represent it in parliament, a right which it retained till it was merged in the county representation in 1885.

I haven't heard from the Burgess fellow yet on the picture of Byrne's you sent him.

The council was empowered to elect one burgess to parliament, and this right continued until the Redistribution of Seats Act of 1885.