How To Use Signory In A Sentence

  • 'If a prince of Eldorado should come, with a pedigree of lineal descent from some signory in the moon in one hand, and a ticket of good-behaviour from the nearest Independent chapel, in the other' --? The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846
  • Venetian ambassador, first mentioned the project to his signory November Lucretia Borgia According to Original Documents and Correspondence of Her Day
  • For the ancients of Pisa have met for the last time; the signory of Florence plots no more; no more will any Emperor with the pride of a barbarian, the mien of a beggar or a thief, cross the Alps, or such an one as Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa With Sixteen Illustrations In Colour By William Parkinson And Sixteen Other Illustrations, Second Edition
  • Chigi too had instituted such search as was possible without putting the matter in the hands of the authorities, which would have brought about awkward complications with the signory of Florence. Romance of Roman Villas (The Renaissance)
  • Duke of Lucca, attempted the like in central Italy; but his signory perished with him. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability
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  • Each signory, barony and colony consisted of 12,000 acres, and it was provided that after a certain term of years the "proprietors" should not have power to alienate or make over their proprietorship, but that "it should descend unto their heirs male. The Great South; A Record of Journeys in Louisiana, Texas, the Indian Territory, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland
  • The rule of the earls and the dukes of Urbino triggered a period of civil and cultural development that became apparent during the signory of Federico di Montefeltro.
  • In the meantime, Giovanni Toriglia, the Governor of Ischia, took advantage of the help he offered to Giovanni of Anjou and sacked Procida, the signory of which had been promised to him.
  • His father had equipped seven hundred heavy men at arms for him, and, August 18th, the Venetian ambassador reported to the signory that he had been requested by the Pope to ask the Doge to withdraw their protection from Lucretia Borgia According to Original Documents and Correspondence of Her Day
  • The next election to the signory (governing body) favored the Medici, and Cosimo was recalled (1434). 1405
  • And she answered: Son, attemper thy wrath and tarry a little, I have a true servant and a noble fighter against the vices, which shall run over all and vanquish the world, and subdue them under thy signory, and I shall give to them another servant into his help that shall fight as he doth. The Golden Legend, vol. 4
  • The signory of Venice can, with all its force pay for 10,000 horsemen skilled in arms at home, and 5,000 abroad.
  • And as the people had now taken state and signory on themselves, they ordered, for greater strength of the people, that all the towers of Florence -- and there were many 180 feet high [1] -- should be cut down to 75 feet, and no more; and so it was done, and with the stones of them they walled the city on the other side Arno. Val d'Arno

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