He was standing in the middle of the room, dressed richly, like a duke or a nobleman .
The rest of his clothing was quite plain for a nobleman , as he hated his own title.
His father had inherited the Acton family baronetcy and his mother was the heiress of a German nobleman , the Duke of Dalberg.
He entered with the trained dignity of a nobleman and met the duke's steely gaze.
Among his debtors were many Russian aristocrats and noblemen , both Russian and foreigners.
You're a noble, and noblemen have to look out for their families.
The beaver pelts were used to make felt hats (typically top hats) for European noblemen and merchants alike.
Many noblemen and noblewomen came with gifts but most people came with prayers for the princess.
I suppose they would have also called literacy or public schools an elitist agenda back before anyone but noblemen knew how to read.
This is the council of noblemen that advise the Duke.