Definition of Pensionary. Meaning of Pensionary. Synonyms of Pensionary

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Definition of Pensionary

Pensionary
Pensionary Pen"sion*a*ry, a. 1. Maintained by a pension; receiving a pension; as, pensionary spies. --Donne. 2. Consisting of a pension; as, a pensionary provision for maintenance.
Pensionary
Pensionary Pen"sion*a*ry, n.; pl. Pensionaries. [Cf. F. pensionnaire. Cf. Pensioner.] 1. One who receives a pension; a pensioner. --E. Hall. 2. One of the chief magistrates of towns in Holland. Grand pensionary, the title of the prime minister, or or president of the Council, of Holland when a republic.

Meaning of Pensionary from wikipedia

- grand pensionary (Dutch: raadpensionaris) was the most important Dutch official during the time of the Dutch Republic. In theory, a grand pensionary was...
- A pensionary was a name given to the leading functionary and legal adviser of the prin****l town corporations in the Low Countries because they received...
- States of Holland and West Friesland. In December 1650, De Witt became the pensionary of Dordrecht. In 1652, in the city of Vlissingen, De Witt found himself...
- short-lived experiment with the (again authoritarian) regime of "Grand Pensionary" Rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck produced insufficient docility in the eyes...
- the Franco-Dutch war, had overturned the States-Party regime of Grand Pensionary Johan de Witt (ending the First Stadtholderless Period) and swept William...
- list of Grand pensionaries of Holland, Zeeland and the Batavian Republic. During the time of the Dutch Republic, the Grand Pensionary was the most prominent...
- stadtholder Frederick Henry of Orange) was his paternal uncle. Grand Pensionary Johan de Witt and his uncle Cornelis de Graeff pushed the States of Holland...
- Gelli****, was a Dutch jurist, amb****ador and politician who served as Grand Pensionary of the Batavian Republic from 1805 to 1806. Schimmelpenninck was born...
- – 3 August 1720, The Hague) was a Dutch statesman who served as Grand Pensionary of Holland from 1689 to his death in 1720. Heinsius was born at Delft...
- originally six. Dordrecht was the first in rank. Its pensionary acted as Councillor Pensionary if necessary. The others were Delft, Rotterdam, Amsterdam...