from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See seneschal.
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But there were taken to the number of thrée or foure score, and amongst other the lord de Dampier seneshall of
Philibert de Lignac, lord great maister of the Rhodes, and the marshall of Sauoie, that were both in the kings campe, trauelling betwixt the parties, there were appointed commissioners on both sides to treat for peace, to wit the master of the crosbowes, and the seneshall of Heinalt, and certeine other for the king; and the archbishop of Burges,