French translation of 'gentry'
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As a result, many gentry and nobility families abandoned their country houses for large parts of the autumn and winter.The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
But unlike the southerners, voters did not tend to defer in politics to the landed gentry.The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)
For almost a century, in fact, the local gentry formed a united front against greedy royal appointees.America Past and Present (1995)
Membership was not restricted to English gentry.The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
She also sympathetically records the sometimes conflicting desires of the participants, their fellow villagers and the local gentry.The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
The sons of the nobility and gentry were counselled to "Consort yourself with gentlemen of your own rank and quality.HISTORY PLAY: The Lives and After-life of Christopher Marlowe (2004)
So this reform of death tax will benefit a much wider group than the landed gentry who used to worry about IHT.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He was born in Suffolk to Protestant country gentry.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
In the 1930s it was used as a hunting lodge and was visited by royalty and landed gentry during weekend retreats.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Other members of the country gentry pursued foxes; he pursued churches.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The parade was crowded with nobility and gentry, and I had to pull past them in this ridiculous fashion.Three Men in a Boat (1889)
Players were recruited from the area, fans lived in the shadow of the stadium and clubs were owned by local gentry.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Polo, as played by the landed gentry, is no longer.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
What's particular to Cheshire is that the people have no interest in trying to pass themselves off as landed gentry.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Why should the landed gentry get to live there?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Maybe they get overlooked because most are local gentry.The Sun (2015)
This was the countryside seen through the eyes of the landed gentry.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translation of gentry from the Collins English to French Dictionary