Definition of Thanedom. Meaning of Thanedom. Synonyms of Thanedom

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Definition of Thanedom

Thanedom
Thanedom Thane"dom, n. The property or jurisdiction of a thane; thanage. --Sir W. Scott.

Meaning of Thanedom from wikipedia

- was at the head of an administrative and socio-economic unit known as a thanedom.[citation needed] ... the "thane", though he later developed into a laird...
- division of the country into sheriffdoms by the conversion of existing thanedoms. The earliest sheriffdom south of the Forth which we know of for certain...
- the year 1059, King Malcolm rewarded Malcolm, son of Freskin with the Thanedom of Cunninghame. The progenitor of the family known as Cunningham was Warnebald...
- division of the country into sheriffdoms by the conversion of existing thanedoms. From the seventeenth century the shires started to be used for local...
- northern part of the area known as Kincardine comprised the Thanedom of Cowie and the Thanedom of Durris. The Mearns was described as an earldom. Each of...
- 23 December 2015 (2015-12-23)) Beowulf arrives at Herot to discover that Hrothgar the thanedom ruler, and the man who adopted him after his father's death, has died....
- (now Cawdor) Castle, until his death. After Muriel's death in 1573, the Thanedom was resigned in favour of her grandson, John Campbell. In the 17th century...
- division of the country into sheriffdoms by the conversion of existing thanedoms. At the accession of George II in 1727 twenty-two sheriffs were hereditary...
- MacBeth. The grateful King Malcolm III (1031 to 1093) gave Friskine the thanedom or Baillery of Cunninghame and the family took this name, together with...
- division of the country into sheriffdoms by the conversion of existing thanedoms. Many of the shires were directly analogous to existing provinces (e.g...