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  2. What Is a Duchess? A Complete Guide to the Royal Title - PureWow

    A duchess is a member of nobility who ranks directly below the monarch (excluding immediate family). The term is the highest of the five noble classes, which include duke/duchess, marquess/marchioness, earl/countess, viscount/viscountess and baron/baroness. 2. How does someone become a duchess?

  3. Duchess Definition & Meaning - Merriam-Webster

    duchess noun duch· ess ˈdə-chəs Synonyms of duchess 1 : the wife or widow of a duke 2 : a woman who holds the rank of duke in her own right Example Sentences Recent Examples on the Web Still, maintaining their duke and duchess styling doesn’t mean the Sussexes have any interest in a future life within the Firm.

  4. The Duchess - Rotten Tomatoes

    The Duchess 2008, History/Drama, 1h 49m 171 Reviews 50,000+ Ratings What to know critics consensus While The Duchess treads the now-familiar terrain of the corset-ripper, the costumes look...

  5. The Duchess (2008) - IMDb

    The Duchess is a superior slice of costume drama which manages to craft interesting, multi dimensional characters and an involving storyline from the well worn confines of the genre. Keira Knightley plays a very similar role to the one she played in Pride and Prejudice, a feisty, modern woman trapped in a male dominated society.

  6. The Duchess (film) - Wikipedia

    The Duchess is a 2008 historical drama film directed by Saul Dibb. It is based on Amanda Foreman's biography of the late 18th-century English aristocrat Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire. She was an ancestor of Diana, Princess of Wales, where the quote ‘There were three people in her marriage’ in the promotional poster comes from. It was released in September 2008 in the United Kingdom.

  7. duchess ( ˈdʌtʃɪs) n 1. the wife or widow of a duke 2. a woman who holds the rank of duke in her own right vb ( tr) informal Austral to overwhelm with flattering attention [C14: from Old French duchesse, feminine of duc duke]

  8. Duchess (restaurant) - Wikipedia

    Duchess Worldwide, Inc., doing business as Duchess, is a privately owned and operated regional casual fast food restaurant chain that operates in southwestern Connecticut. Duchess was founded in 1956 by Harold and Jack Berkowitz in Bridgeport and based in Milford, Connecticut. There are 14 locations all in the Fairfield and New Haven counties of Connecticut. The restaurants feature an eat-in dining room, take-out service, and a drive-thru.

  9. The Duchess (TV series) - Wikipedia

    The Duchess (TV series) The Duchess is a 2020 British comedy-drama television series created by and starring Katherine Ryan. [1] [2] It premiered on Netflix on 11 September 2020. On 29 April 2021, the series was cancelled after one series. [3] Contents 1 Cast and characters 1.1 Main 1.2 Recurring 1.3 Guest 2 Episodes 2.1 Season 1 (2020) 3 Reception

  10. Duke - Wikipedia

    Duke is a male title either of a monarch ruling over a duchy, or of a member of royalty, or nobility. As rulers, dukes are ranked below emperors, kings, grand princes, grand dukes, and sovereign princes. As royalty or nobility, they are ranked below princes and grand dukes.

  11. Watch The Duchess | Netflix Official Site

    The Duchess Release year: 2020 Katherine's a single mom juggling her career, her tween daughter, her relationship with her boyfriend — and pondering getting pregnant with her ex. 1. Episode 1 28m To celebrate her daughter Olive's birthday, Katherine visits a fertility clinic to discuss the odds of giving her a sibling with help from a sperm donor.