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Count palatine
Palatine Pal"a*tine, a. [F. palatin, L. palatinus, fr. palatium. See Palace, and cf. Paladin.] Of or pertaining to a palace, or to a high officer of a palace; hence, possessing royal privileges. Count palatine, County palatine. See under Count, and County. Palatine hill, or The palatine, one of the seven hills of Rome, once occupied by the palace of the C[ae]sars. See Palace.
Count palatine
Count Count, n. [F. conte, fr. L. comes, comitis, associate, companion, one of the imperial court or train, properly, one who goes with another; com- + ire to go, akin to Skr. i to go.] A nobleman on the continent of Europe, equal in rank to an English earl. Note: Though the tittle Count has never been introduced into Britain, the wives of Earls have, from the earliest period of its history, been designated as Countesses. --Brande & C. Count palatine. (a) Formerly, the proprietor of a county who possessed royal prerogatives within his county, as did the Earl of Chester, the Bishop of Durham, and the Duke of Lancaster. [Eng.] See County palatine, under County. (b) Originally, a high judicial officer of the German emperors; afterward, the holder of a fief, to whom was granted the right to exercise certain imperial powers within his own domains. [Germany]

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- A count palatine (Latin comes palatinus), also count of the palace or palsgrave (from German Pfalzgraf), was originally an official attached to a royal...
- The counts palatine of Lotharingia /counts palatine of the Rhine /electors of the Palatinate (German: Kurfürst von der Pfalz) ruled some part of Rhine...
- Palatines (German: Pfälzer, Pennsylvania Dutch: Pälzer), also known as the Palatine Dutch, are the people and princes of the Palatinates (German: Pfalzen...
- judices palatini. Later the Merovingian and Carolingian dynasties had counts palatine, as did the Holy Roman Empire. Related titles were used in Hungary...
- of the Counts Palatine of Lotharingia from 915, it was then restructured under the Counts Palatine of the Rhine in 1085. These counts palatine of the...
- Sweden from 1654 to 1720. Palatine Zweibrücken was established as a separate prin****lity in 1444, when Stephen, Count Palatine of Simmern-Zweibrücken divided...
- Christian III, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld (Str****burg, 7 November 1674 – Zweibrücken, 3 February 1735) was a German nobleman. He was a member...
- Ruyter. Canadian locations named after Rupert His full title was Rupert, Count Palatine of the Rhine, Duke of Bavaria, Duke of ****berland, Earl of Holderness...
- Count Palatine Wolfgang of Zweibrücken (German: Pfalzgraf Wolfgang von Zweibrücken; 26 September 1526 – 11 June 1569) was member of the Wittelsbach family...
- An imperial count palatine (Latin: comes palatinus caesareus, German: Kaiserlicher Hofpfalzgraf) was an official in the Holy Roman Empire with quasi-monarchical...