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Definition of Count palatine
Count palatinePalatine 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
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 palatineCount 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
A nobleman on the continent of Europe, equal in rank to an
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.
(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]
Meaning of Count palatine from wikipedia
- A count palatine
palatinus), also count
of the palace
Pfalzgraf), was originally
an official attached
to a royal...
- The counts palatine
of the Rhine
/electors of the Palatinate
(German: Kurfürst von der Pfalz) ruled
some part of Rhine...
(German: Pfälzer, Pennsylvania
Dutch: Pälzer), also known
as the Palatine
Dutch, are the people
of the Palatinates
and Carolingian dynasties
had counts palatine
, as did the Holy Roman
Empire. Related titles
were used in Hungary...
- of the Counts Palatine
from 915, it was then restructured under
the Counts Palatine
of the Rhine
in 1085. These counts palatine
from 1654 to 1720. Palatine
Zweibrücken was established
as a separate
prin****lity in 1444, when Stephen, Count Palatine
of Simmern-Zweibrücken divided...
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
- An imperial count palatine
(Latin: comes palatinus
caesareus, German: Kaiserlicher
Hofpfalzgraf) was an official
in the Holy Roman Empire
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