Many of the highest dignitaries of state did not know their alphabet.
A presidential suite was reserved for US presidents and visiting dignitaries.
The discovery of this conspiracy placed these two high dignitaries in prison (April 1469).
The clergy, now Roman officials, vested in the robes of the civil dignitaries, took their seats in the apse of the basilica where the magistrates were wont to sit, in front of them the holy table, facing the congregation.
Its ancient bans or military governors were, next to the princes, the chief dignitaries of Walachia, and the district is still styled the banat of Craiova.