Marquess vs Marquessate - What's the difference?

marquess | marquessate |


As nouns the difference between marquess and marquessate

is that marquess is a title of nobility, ranking beneath a duke and above an earl while marquessate is the territory of a marquess, margrave or person of comparable rank.

marquess

Alternative forms

* marquis

Noun

(es)
  • A title of nobility, ranking beneath a duke and above an earl.
  • marquessate

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The territory of a marquess, margrave or person of comparable rank.