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Barony

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A modern geographic barony, in Scotland, Ireland and outlying parts of England, constitutes an administrative division of a country, usually of lower rank and importance than a county. [1]

33 relations: Administrative division, Baron, Barons in Scotland, Barony (Ireland), Barony of Cowie, Barony of Craigie, Barony of Kendal, Barony of Ladyland, Barony of Newton, Barony of Peacockbank, Barony of Westmorland, Barony Rosendal, Burgh of barony, Caput baroniae, Cartsburn, Count, Counties of England, Counties of Ireland, County, Dirleton, Earl, England, English feudal barony, Feudal land tenure in England, Feudalism in England, Ireland, Irish feudal barony, Lordship and Barony of Hailes, Moot hill, Norway, Plenderleith, Tenures Abolition Act 1660, Westmorland.

Administrative division

An administrative division, unit, entity, area or region, also referred to as a subnational entity, statoid, constituent unit, or country subdivision, is a portion of a country or other region delineated for the purpose of administration.

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Baron

Baron is a rank of nobility or title of honour, often hereditary.

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Barons in Scotland

In Scotland, a Baron is the head of a "feudal" barony (also known as prescriptive barony).

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Barony (Ireland)

In Ireland, a barony (barúntacht, plural barúntachtaí) is a historical subdivision of a county, analogous to the hundreds into which the counties of England were divided.

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Barony of Cowie

The Barony of Cowie is a geographical and political division of land in Aberdeenshire, Scotland deriving from the Middle Ages.

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Barony of Craigie

The Barony of Craigie is a Scottish feudal Crown barony within and near Dundee in Scotland.

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Barony of Kendal

The Barony of Kendal is a subdivision of the English historic county of Westmorland.

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Barony of Ladyland

The Barony of Ladyland was in the old feudal Baillerie of Cunninghame, near Kilbirnie in what is now North Ayrshire, Scotland.

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Barony of Newton

The Barony of Newton is a Scottish feudal barony located in the Parish of Bothkennar near Grangemouth, Stirlingshire.

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Barony of Peacockbank

The Barony of Peacockbank was in the old feudal Baillerie of Cunninghame, near Stewarton in what is now East Ayrshire, Scotland.

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Barony of Westmorland

The Barony of Westmorland, originally often written as Westmarieland or Westmaringaland, was one of two baronies making up the English county of Westmorland, the other being the Barony of Kendal.

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Barony Rosendal

Barony Rosendal (Baroniet Rosendal) is a historic estate and manor house situated in Kvinnherad in Hordaland county, Norway.

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Burgh of barony

A burgh of barony was a type of Scottish town (burgh).

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Caput baroniae

In the customs of the kingdom of England, the caput baroniae (Latin, 'head of the barony') was the ancient, or chief seat or castle of a nobleman, which was not to be divided among the daughters upon his death, in case there be no son to inherit.

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Cartsburn

The barony of Cartsburn in the Baronage of Scotland was created for Thomas Crawfurd of Cartsburn in 1669, when the lands of Cartsburn in the Parish of Easter Greenock in the Shire of Renfrew were erected in liberam baroniam, as a free Barony held of the Prince and Great Steward of Scotland.

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Count

Count (Male) or Countess (Female) is a title in European countries for a noble of varying status, but historically deemed to convey an approximate rank intermediate between the highest and lowest titles of nobility.

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Counties of England

The counties of England are areas used for the purposes of administrative, geographical, cultural or political demarcation.

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Counties of Ireland

The counties of Ireland (contaetha na hÉireann; Ulster-Scots: coonties o Airlann) are sub-national divisions that have been, and in some cases continue to be, used to geographically demarcate areas of local government.

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County

A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes,Chambers Dictionary, L. Brookes (ed.), 2005, Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd, Edinburgh in certain modern nations.

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Dirleton

Dirleton is a village and parish in East Lothian, Scotland approximately east of Edinburgh on the A198.

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Earl

An earl is a member of the nobility.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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English feudal barony

In the kingdom of 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 land-holder owed the service of being one of the king's barons.

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Feudal land tenure in England

Under the English feudal system several different forms of land tenure existed, each effectively a contract with differing rights and duties attached thereto.

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Feudalism in England

Feudalism as practiced in the Kingdom of England was a state of human society which was formally structured and stratified on the basis of land tenure and the varieties thereof.

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Ireland

Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.

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Irish feudal barony

An Irish feudal barony was a customary title of nobility: the holder was always referred to as a Baron, but was not the holder of a peerage, and had no right to sit in the Irish House of Lords.

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Lordship and Barony of Hailes

The Lordship and Barony of Hailes is a Scottish feudal lordship (a feudal barony of higher degree).

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Moot hill

A moot hill or mons placiti (statute hill) is a hill or mound historically used as an assembly or meeting place, as a moot hall is a meeting or assembly building, also traditionally to decide local issues.

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Norway

Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk); Norga), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.

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Plenderleith

Plenderleith is a Scottish feudal Crown barony comprising approximately one half of Oxnam Parish, Roxburghshire, in the vicinity of Kelso, Scottish Borders.

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Tenures Abolition Act 1660

The Tenures Abolition Act 1660 (12 Car 2 c 24), sometimes known as the Statute of Tenures, was an Act of the Parliament of England which changed the nature of several types of feudal land tenure in England.

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Westmorland

Westmorland (formerly also spelt Westmoreland;R. Wilkinson The British Isles, Sheet The British Isles. even older spellings are Westmerland and Westmereland) is a historic county in north west England.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barony

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