Indeed, Ochiltree, despite his relatively low birth, he had been brought up at the royal court.
Davos was a slight man, his low birth written plain upon a common face.
"Antonia Minor is sixteen now, but she'll never find a husband, even one of low birth."
A child of low birth and even lower rank.
And black babies are still more than twice as likely as white to die before age 1 - usually because of low birth weight.
Sometimes the reference to low birth carried a sting, too.
George said Edward was the result of a liaison between our mother and a man of low birth.
Although Ōtomo was almost perfect, his mother was of low birth.
She intimidated the man with constant reminders of his supposedly low birth.
Thus, even though her father was a duke, Catherine was of relatively low birth.