Definition of Courtier. Meaning of Courtier. Synonyms of Courtier

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Definition of Courtier

Courtier
Courtier Court"ier (k?rt"y?r), n. [From Court.] 1. One who is in attendance at the court of a prince; one who has an appointment at court. You know I am no courtier, nor versed in state affairs. --Bacon. This courtier got a frigate, and that a company. --Macaulay. 2. One who courts or solicits favor; one who flatters. There was not among all our princes a greater courtier of the people than Richard III. --Suckling.

Meaning of Courtier from wikipedia

- A courtier (/ˈkɔːrtiər/) is a person who attends at the royal court of a monarch or other royalty. The earliest historical examples of courtiers were part...
- The Book of the Courtier (Italian: Il Cortegiano [il korteˈdʒaːno]) by Bald****are Castiglione, is a lengthy philosophical dialogue on the topic of what...
- of the Persian Empire in the 4th century BC. Bagoas the Younger was a courtier of Darius and later of Alexander the Great. According to Plutarch, Bagoas...
- was an Italian courtier, diplomat, soldier and a prominent Renaissance author. Castiglione wrote Il Cortegiano or The Book of the Courtier, a courtesy book...
- William Carey (c. 1500 – 22 June 1528) was a courtier and favourite of King Henry VIII of England. He served the king as a Gentleman of the Privy chamber...
- Sir Edward Young KCVO PC (born 24 October 1966) is the Private Secretary to Queen Elizabeth II. As Private Secretary to the Sovereign, he is the senior...
- Ancestors of Richard Pole (courtier)...
- The Courtier Islands are a group of about 24 small islands and rocks in Marguerite Bay, the highest reaching 30 metres (100 ft), lying close southwest...
- Lieutenant-Commander John Michael Avison Parker, CVO, AM (23 June 1920 – 29 December 2001) was an Australian who served as an officer of the Royal Navy...
- (c. 1482 – 30 June 1528) was a soldier and one of the most prominent courtiers during the reign of Henry VIII of England. Compton was born around 1482...