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1duquesa femininethe Duchess of Argyll — la Duquesa de Argyll
- Sarah strolled into the Blue Salon, an elegant parlor in the east wing of the house, and found the duchess in conversation with Lady Rhianna.
- She rose in rank from fair maiden to fair lady and then to duchess.
- A lady below the rank of duchess was likely to be rusticated from the court if she sat upon a cushioned stool in the royal chapel or, if in the presence of the King, anywhere else.
- He then progressed through a variety of lovers including nuns, novices, duchesses, prostitutes, peasants and rich old ladies.
- These words, taken from a special patent of 1644 granting Lady Alice the hollow title of duchess, effectively recognised Robert Dudley's legitimate birth seventy years after the fact.
- The less gentlemanly ones settled for leering at the so-called future duchess and congratulating Rafe by slapping him on the back.
- The grand duke or duchess, the ceremonial head of state, appoints the prime minister, who is responsible to a sixty-member Chamber of Deputies that is popularly elected every five years.
- The worrying thing is that the book is likely, rather, to be part of the duchess's journey of healing and renewal that she's been making over the past few years.
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