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Honour (feudal barony)

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In medieval England, an honour could consist of a great lordship, comprising dozens or hundreds of manors. [1]

44 relations: Ampthill, Appleby Castle, Arundel Castle, Barnstaple Castle, Berkhamsted, Bolingbroke Castle, Bramber Castle, Carisbrooke Castle, Count of Boulogne, Counts and dukes of Aumale, Dudley Castle, Earl of Chester, England, English feudal barony, Escheat, Ewelme, Eye Castle, Feudal barony of Gloucester, Honour of Clitheroe, Honour of Grafton, Honour of Lancaster, Honour of Peverel, Honour of Pontefract, Honour of Richmond, Honour of Wallingford, House of Mowbray, Huntingdon Castle, Kingston upon Hull, Knaresborough Castle, Leicester Castle, Long Crendon, Mandala (political model), Manorialism, Peerage, Penrith, Cumbria, Richard's Castle, Saint-Valery-en-Caux, Shire, Skipton Castle, Tenant-in-chief, Tutbury Priory, Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, Winchester Castle, Windsor Castle.


Ampthill is a town and civil parish in Bedfordshire, England, between Bedford and Luton, with a population of about 14,000.

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Appleby Castle

Appleby Castle is in the town of Appleby-in-Westmorland overlooking the River Eden.

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Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle is a restored and remodelled medieval castle in Arundel, West Sussex, England.

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Barnstaple Castle

Barnstaple Castle stood near what is now the centre of the town of Barnstaple, Devon.

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Berkhamsted is a historic market town close to the western boundary of Hertfordshire, England, in the small Bulbourne valley in the Chiltern Hills, northwest of London.

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Bolingbroke Castle

Bolingbroke Castle is a ruined castle in Bolingbroke (or Old Bolingbroke) Lincolnshire, England.

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Bramber Castle

Bramber Castle is a Norman motte-and-bailey castle formerly the caput of the large feudal barony of Bramber long held by the Braose family.

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Carisbrooke Castle

Carisbrooke Castle is an historic motte-and-bailey castle located in the village of Carisbrooke (near Newport), Isle of Wight, England.

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Count of Boulogne

The Count of Boulogne is a historical title in the kingdom of France.

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Counts and dukes of Aumale

The County of Aumale, later elevated to a duchy, was a medieval fief in Normandy.

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Dudley Castle

Dudley Castle is a ruined fortification in the town of Dudley, West Midlands, England.

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Earl of Chester

The Earldom of Chester (Welsh: Iarll Caer) was one of the most powerful earldoms in medieval England, extending principally over the counties of Cheshire and Flintshire.

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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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Escheat is a common law doctrine that transfers the real property of a person who died without heirs to the Crown or state.

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Ewelme is a village and civil parish in the Chiltern Hills in South Oxfordshire, north-east of the market town of Wallingford.

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Eye Castle

Eye Castle is a motte and bailey medieval castle with a prominent Victorian addition in the town of Eye, Suffolk.

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Feudal barony of Gloucester

The feudal barony of Gloucester or Honour of Gloucester was one of the largest of the mediaeval English feudal baronies, in 1166 comprising 279 knight's fees, or manors.

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Honour of Clitheroe

The Honour of Clitheroe (also spelled Honor) is an ancient grouping of manors and royal forests centred on Clitheroe Castle in Lancashire, England; an honour traditionally being the grant of a large landholding complex, not all of whose parts are contiguous.

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Honour of Grafton

The Honour of Grafton is a collection of manors in the south east of Northamptonshire, England.

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Honour of Lancaster

The Honour of Lancaster was a medieval English honour (a large estate) located primarily in the north-west of England, between 1066 to the 15th century.

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Honour of Peverel

The Honour of Peverel (also known as the Feudal Barony of the Peak) is a geographic area in the north of England comprising part of the historic feudal barony held by the Norman Peverel family.

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Honour of Pontefract

The Honour of Pontefract, otherwise known as the Feudal Barony of Pontefract, is a medieval English feudal barony which has existed since 1068 in present-day West Yorkshire.

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Honour of Richmond

The Honour of Richmond (or English feudal barony of Richmond) in north-west Yorkshire was granted to Count Alan Rufus by King William the Conqueror in 1071.

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Honour of Wallingford

The Honour of Wallingford (or feudal barony of Wallingford) was a medieval English feudal barony which existed between 1066 and 1540 with its caput at Wallingford Castle in present-day Oxfordshire.

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House of Mowbray

House of Mowbray is an Anglo-Norman Baronial house, derived from Montbray in Normandy and founded by Roger de Mowbray, son of Nigel d’Aubigny.

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Huntingdon Castle

Huntingdon Castle was situated in the town of Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire.

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Kingston upon Hull

Kingston upon Hull, usually abbreviated to Hull, is a city and unitary authority in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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Knaresborough Castle

Knaresborough Castle is a ruined fortress overlooking the River Nidd in the town of Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, England.

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Leicester Castle

Leicester Castle is in the city of the same name in the English county of Leicestershire.

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Long Crendon

Long Crendon is a village and civil parish within Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England, about west of Haddenham and north-west of Thame in neighbouring Oxfordshire.

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Mandala (political model)

Maṇḍala is a Sanskrit word that means "circle".

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Manorialism was an essential element of feudal society.

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A peerage is a legal system historically comprising hereditary titles in various countries, comprising various noble ranks.

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Penrith, Cumbria

Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England.

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Richard's Castle

Richard's Castle is a village, castle and two civil parishes on the border of the counties of Herefordshire and Shropshire in England.

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Saint-Valery-en-Caux is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.

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A shire is a traditional term for a division of land, found in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and some other English speaking countries.

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Skipton Castle

Skipton Castle is a medieval castle in Skipton, North Yorkshire, England.

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In medieval and early modern Europe the term tenant-in-chief (or vassal-in-chief), denoted a person who held his lands under various forms of feudal land tenure directly from the king or territorial prince to whom he did homage, as opposed to holding them from another nobleman or senior member of the clergy.

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Tutbury Priory

Tutbury Priory was a medieval monastic house in Tutbury, Staffordshire, England.

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Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire

Whitchurch is a village and civil parish in the Aylesbury Vale district of Buckinghamshire, England.

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Winchester Castle

Winchester Castle is a medieval building in Hampshire, England.

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Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle is a royal residence at Windsor in the English county of Berkshire.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honour_(feudal_barony)

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