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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Marshalsea \Mar"shal*sea\, noun [Marshal + OE. se a seat. See {See} a seat.] The court or seat of a marshal; hence, the prison in Southwark, belonging to the marshal of the king's household. [Eng.]

{Court of Marshalsea}, a court formerly held before the steward and marshal of the king's house to administer justice between the king's domestic servants. --Blackstone.

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