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Duke

(dūk), Avoid the incorrect forms Dukes and Dukes'.
William Waddell Duke, U.S. pathologist, 1883-1945. See: Duke bleeding time test.
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(13) Whilst I agree that the decision made by Rollo's and Otto's father does seem questionable, I believe that it can be explained through a previously overlooked aspect of the brothers' relationship: the dukedom is left to them both because they are twins.
The last non-royal dukedom to become extinct was Portland in 1990, following those of Newcastle, in 1988, and Leeds - extinct in 1964.
This conservative Christian romance set in Whitby Park features Brook Eden and her trusted friend Justin, an heir to a dukedom, against the backdrop of the North Sea.
The videotape, which was unveiled by Mercy For Animals at a news conference in Los Angeles, depicts gruesome animal cruelty toward the birds at what the group said was T&S Farm in Dukedom, Tennessee, which was under contract to Tyson Foods.
During the same day, Massimov has also met with Premier of Great Dukedom Luxemburg Xavier Bettel.
In this case, she is asked by Her Majesty the Queen to undertake to train an "uncivilized" Australian youth, Jack Altringham, in the ways of nobility since he is an apparent heir to a dukedom. It seems the present duke is disinclined to provide an heir and the young man is discovered to be his nephew and the next in line.
Dalton goes on to untangle the secret behind the 'sentaways' and succession to the dukedom of Highlions.
"The fact that he chose to use the royal dukedom (of Cambridge) and has followed royal precedent, I wouldn't be surprised if they use a name that is already familiar in the royal family - something that has royal associations."
This week's Aristocrats on Channel 4 starred Charles Gordon-Lennox, the Earl of March and Kinrara, heir to the Dukedom of Richmond and master of Goodwood.
Cambridge has been awaiting the royal visit since the Queen bestowed the dukedom on her grandson just a few hours before he married Catherine Middleton on April 29 last year.
The last creation of the peerage was for George Plantagenet, brother of King Edward IV, in 1461, who forfeited his dukedom after being convicted of treason against his brother.