Translation of courtier in Spanish:

courtier

cortesano, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːtɪə//ˈkɔrdiər//ˈkɔrtʃər/

noun

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    cortesano masculine
    cortesana feminine
    • Thomas Lord Darcy, a courtier and companion of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, Archbishop of York, built the house to fit his status as friend of the most powerful man after the King.
    • Like the king's courtiers, the princesses had to leave a room walking backward in the king's presence.
    • To be a courtier, a royal familiaris, was to be a man who might be at any time singled out to levy a tax, to govern a shire, to lead a campaign, even to kill the archbishop of Canterbury.
    • Some of those allegedly cheated are said to be close friends of Prince Albert - and two royal courtiers were among Fogwell's employees.
    • Why should a depiction of a distant queen and her courtiers have been thought suitable for the decoration on a snuff bottle?
    • This lifestyle demanded that everything should be portable: the belongings of king and courtiers had therefore to be easily dismantled, packed and carried.
    • They were also outsiders in royal courts where courtiers did everything possible to sideline and ostracise them.
    • She looks like a queen waiting for a courtier to arrive.
    • The courtier and the king stood nearby watching the princess.
    • James II's queen and courtiers took profits from the sale of those transported to the West Indies.
    • She sat back, spine straight, relaxed like a queen receiving courtiers.
    • Payments were made instead to courtiers to influence the queen's choice.
    • It consisted of dancing, speech, and song brought together in an allegorical ‘device’ in honour of the king or a prominent courtier.
    • Deeming it expedient to move away, he became steward in the household of Sir Thomas Arundel, one of the king's courtiers.
    • But the advisers, courtiers, and generals that surround the throne are at a loss to determine what it means, much less what to do about it.
    • Royal chairs were built to be so lightweight that they could easily be moved to the side for the more important choreography of courtiers and king.
    • My life would be pomp and circumstance, and my friends would be courtiers and other royals.
    • The four knights were immediately recognised as royal courtiers and ushered into the Archbishop's private chambers.
    • This cuts out the public, to be sure, but resembles the courtiers in any royal government.
    • His sympathizers and opponents were other cognoscenti: learned monks, bishops, courtiers, and kings.