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Definition of Margrave

Margrave
Margrave Mar"grave, n. [G. markgraf, prop., lord chief justice of the march; mark bound, border, march + graf earl, count, lord chief justice; cf. Goth. gagr["e]fts decree: cf. D. markgraaf, F. margrave. See March border, and cf. Landgrave, Graff.] 1. Originally, a lord or keeper of the borders or marches in Germany. 2. The English equivalent of the German title of nobility, markgraf; a marquis.

Meaning of Margrave from wikipedia

- Margrave was originally the medieval title for the military commander ****igned to maintain the defence of one of the border provinces of the Holy Roman...
- Berthold, Margrave of Baden (Berthold Friedrich Wilhelm Ernst August Heinrich Karl; 24 February 1906 – 27 October 1963), was the head of the House of Zähringen...
- Margrave was a medieval title. Margrave may also refer to: Margrave (American horse), an American horse that won the Preakness Stakes in 1896 Margrave...
- Oberto; died after 1014) was Margrave of Milan. A member of the Obertenghi family, he succeeded his father, Otbert I, as margrave after his father's death...
- Maximilian, Margrave of Baden (Maximilian Andreas Friedrich Gustav Ernst August Bernhard; born 3 July 1933), is the elder son of Berthold, Margrave of Baden...
- ruled Romania from 1866 to 1947. Members of the Franconian branch became Margrave of Brandenburg in 1415 and Duke of Prussia in 1525. The Margraviate of...
- of Ansbach. The ruling Hohenzollern princes of the land were known as margraves, as the prin****lity was a margraviate (but not a march). The prin****lity...
- Theodoric II (German: Dietrich; c. 990 – 19 November 1034) was Margrave of Lusatia from 1032 to 1034, the first of the Wettin dynasty. He was the only...
- 1381, Altenburg), Landgrave of Thuringia and Margrave of Meissen, was the son of Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen and Mathilde of Bavaria. He took over...
- This article lists the margraves of Meissen, a march and territorial state on the eastern border of the Holy Roman Empire. King Henry the Fowler, on his...