Definition of Barony. Meaning of Barony. Synonyms of Barony

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Definition of Barony

Barony
Barony Bar"o*ny, n.; pl. Baronies. [OF. baronie, F. baronnie, LL. baronia. See Baron.] 1. The fee or domain of a baron; the lordship, dignity, or rank of a baron. 2. In Ireland, a territorial division, corresponding nearly to the English hundred, and supposed to have been originally the district of a native chief. There are 252 of these baronies. In Scotland, an extensive freehold. It may be held by a commoner. --Brande & C.

Meaning of Barony from wikipedia

- Barony may refer to: Barony, the peerage or office of a baron Barony, the title and land held in fealty by a feudal baron Barony (county division), a geographical...
- large fishing fleet. The barony was newly created to allow Prince Harry to hold a Northern Irish title. The title of the barony was discussed between the...
- Avengers and have led the Masters of Evil. The term also refers to a fictional barony that has spanned multiple decades of the fictional history of the Marvel...
- Barony Hall, also known as Barony Church, is a red sandstone Victorian Gothic church located on Castle Street in Glasgow, Scotland, near the Glasgow Cathedral...
- England: Barony of Kendal Barony of Westmorland Burgh of barony List of Scottish feudal baronies Prescriptive barony Barony of Cartsburn Barony of Cowie...
- Hobcaw Barony is a 16,000 acres (6,475 ha) tract on a peninsula called Waccamaw Neck between the Winyah Bay and the Atlantic Ocean in Georgetown County...
- barony is a feudal rank, and not of the Peerage. The barony by tenure or feudal barony in England and Wales was similar to a Scottish feudal barony,...
- During the Ancien Régime, French baronies were very much like Scottish ones. Feudal landholders who possessed a barony were entitled to style themselves...
- England, a feudal barony or barony by tenure was the highest degree of feudal land tenure, namely per baroniam (Latin for "by barony"), under which the...
- In Scotland, a baron is the head of a feudal barony, also known as a prescriptive barony. This used to be attached to a particular piece of land on which...
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