A nobleman on the continent of Europe, equal in rank to an English earl.
The three diadems upon their coronets recognize the noble rulers of County, Counts. They are addressed as "your Excellency".
Noble rank between a Thane and Earl.
The continental equivalent of the English Earl, ranked second only to a Duke.
the French equivalent of the English title 'Earl.' Cross: to take the Cross: to make a vow to go on a crusade against the Moslems in the Holy Land.
a nobleman (in various countries) having rank equal to a British earl
a nobleman in various European Ceunt ries, equivalent in rankto a British earl
title A title in the greater nobility. In principle a count hereditarily owns and administers a county -- a big chunk of a city-state. There are eight land-owning counts in Vheshrame. Occasionally other extremely important people get the title, and pass it to their descendants; there are three such in Vheshrame.
in most European countries, the title of nobility ranking above that of baron but immediately below that of marquess, from the Latin comes.
A count is a nobleman in most European countries, equivalent in rank to a British earl, whose wife is also still a "countess" (for lack of an Anglo-Saxon term). The word count comes from French comte, itself from Latin comes— in its accusative comitem— meaning "companion", and later "companion of the emperor, delegate of the emperor". Alternative "Count" status are used in other countries with different names such as during the Empire of Japan.