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Viscount

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A viscount (for male) or viscountess (for female) is a title used in certain European countries for a noble of varying status. [1]

80 relations: Accusative case, Afonso V of Portugal, Bailiff, Baron, Baron Beaumont, Bessin, Burgrave, Carolingian Empire, Castellan, Castle, College of Arms, Collins English Dictionary, Comes, Coronation of Queen Victoria, Coroner, Coronet, Count, Courtesy title, Debrett's, Dirk Frimout, Duke of Normandy, Dutch language, Earl, Earl Howe, Earl of Salisbury, Europe, French language, Gaston Eyskens, German language, Governor, Heir apparent, Henry VI of England, Hereditary title, House of Spoelberch, Japanese language, Jean-Antoine Locquet, 1st Viscount of Hombeke, Jenico Preston, 17th Viscount Gormanston, Jersey, John Rawson, 1st Viscount Clontarf, Judiciary, Jury selection, Kazoku, Latin, List of viscountcies in Portugal, List of viscountcies in the peerages of Britain and Ireland, List of Viscounts of Jersey, Marquess of Londonderry, Marquess of Salisbury, Medieval Latin, Meiji period, ..., Nobility, Old English, Old French, Peerage, Peerage of Ireland, Peerages in the United Kingdom, Philip IV of Spain, Portugal, Prosper Poullet, Provost (civil), Sheriff, Substantive title, Tax, The Honourable, Visconti of Milan, Viscount Baltinglass, Viscount Colville of Culross, Viscount Decies, Viscount Falkland, Viscount Falmouth, Viscount Gormanston, Viscount Hardinge, Viscount Mountgarret, Viscount of Arbuthnott, Viscount of Audenaerde, Vulgar Latin, Welsh language, Welsh peers and baronets, William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, Zhou dynasty. Expand index (30 more) »

Accusative case

The accusative case (abbreviated) of a noun is the grammatical case used to mark the direct object of a transitive verb.

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Afonso V of Portugal

Afonso V KG (15 January 1432 – 28 August 1481), called the African, was King of Portugal and of the Algarves.

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Bailiff

A bailiff (from Middle English baillif, Old French baillis, bail "custody, charge, office"; cf. bail, based on the adjectival form, baiulivus, of Latin bajulus, carrier, manager) is a manager, overseer or custodian; a legal officer to whom some degree of authority or jurisdiction is given.

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Baron

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

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Baron Beaumont

Baron Beaumont is an ancient title in the Peerage of England, created in 1309 for a younger branch of the French counts of de Brienne family.

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Bessin

The Bessin is an area in Normandy, France, corresponding to the territory of the Bajocasses tribe of Gaul who also gave their name to the city of Bayeux, central town of the Bessin.

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Burgrave

Burgrave also rendered as Burggrave (from Burggraf, praefectus), was since the medieval period in Europe (mainly Germany) the official title for the ruler of a castle, especially a royal or episcopal castle, and its territory called a Burgraviate or Burgravate (German Burggrafschaft also Burggrafthum, Latin praefectura).

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Carolingian Empire

The Carolingian Empire (800–888) was a large empire in western and central Europe during the early Middle Ages.

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Castellan

A castellan was the governor or captain of a castellany and its castle.

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Castle

A castle (from castellum) is a type of fortified structure built during the Middle Ages by predominantly the nobility or royalty and by military orders.

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College of Arms

The College of Arms, sometimes referred to as the College of Heralds, is a royal corporation consisting of professional officers of arms, with jurisdiction over England, Wales, Northern Ireland and some Commonwealth realms.

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Collins English Dictionary

The Collins English Dictionary is a printed and online dictionary of English.

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Comes

"Comes", plural "comites", is the Latin word for "companion", either individually or as a member of a collective denominated a "comitatus", especially the suite of a magnate, being in some instances sufficiently large and/or formal to justify specific denomination, e. g. a "cohors amicorum".

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Coronation of Queen Victoria

The coronation of Queen Victoria took place on 28 June 1838, just over a year after she succeeded to the throne of the United Kingdom at the age of 18.

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Coroner

A coroner is a person whose standard role is to confirm and certify the death of an individual within a jurisdiction.

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Coronet

In English, a coronet is a small crown consisting of ornaments fixed on a metal ring.

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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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Courtesy title

A courtesy title is a title that does not have legal significance but rather is used through custom or courtesy, particularly, in the context of nobility, the titles used by children of members of the nobility (c.f. substantive title).

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Debrett's

Debrett's is a professional coaching company, publisher and authority on etiquette and behaviour, founded in 1769 with the publication of the first edition of The New Peerage.

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Dirk Frimout

Dirk Dries David Damiaan, Viscount Frimout (born 21 March 1941 in Poperinge, Belgium) is an astrophysicist for the European Space Agency.

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Duke of Normandy

In the Middle Ages, the Duke of Normandy was the ruler of the Duchy of Normandy in north-western France.

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Dutch language

The Dutch language is a West Germanic language, spoken by around 23 million people as a first language (including the population of the Netherlands where it is the official language, and about sixty percent of Belgium where it is one of the three official languages) and by another 5 million as a second language.

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Earl

An earl is a member of the nobility.

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Earl Howe

Earl Howe is a title that has been created twice in British history, for members of the Howe and Curzon-Howe family respectively.

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Earl of Salisbury

Earl of Salisbury is a title that has been created several times in English and British history.

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Europe

Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.

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Gaston Eyskens

Gaston François Marie, Viscount Eyskens (1 April 1905 – 3 January 1988) was a Christian democratic politician and Prime Minister of Belgium.

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German language

German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.

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Governor

A governor is, in most cases, a public official with the power to govern the executive branch of a non-sovereign or sub-national level of government, ranking under the head of state.

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Heir apparent

An heir apparent is a person who is first in a line of succession and cannot be displaced from inheriting by the birth of another person.

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Henry VI of England

Henry VI (6 December 1421 – 21 May 1471) was King of England from 1422 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471, and disputed King of France from 1422 to 1453.

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Hereditary title

Hereditary titles, in a general sense, are titles of nobility, positions or styles that are hereditary and thus tend or are bound to remain in particular families.

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House of Spoelberch

Spoelberch is an old Belgian noble house, they are titled Viscount de Spoelberch.

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Japanese language

is an East Asian language spoken by about 128 million people, primarily in Japan, where it is the national language.

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Jean-Antoine Locquet, 1st Viscount of Hombeke

Jean-Antoine Locquet (Jan Antoon), (died 22 March 1687) former knight, Lord of Impel was a Flemish President of the Great Council, and became in 1681 the 1st viscount of Hombeke (Hombecque).

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Jenico Preston, 17th Viscount Gormanston

Jenico Nicholas Dudley Preston, 17th Viscount Gormanston, 4th Baron Gormanston (born 19 November 1939), is an Anglo-Irish peer.

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Jersey

Jersey (Jèrriais: Jèrri), officially the Bailiwick of Jersey (Bailliage de Jersey; Jèrriais: Bailliage dé Jèrri), is a Crown dependency located near the coast of Normandy, France.

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John Rawson, 1st Viscount Clontarf

John Rawson, 1st and only Viscount Clontarf (–1547) was an English-born statesman in sixteenth-century Ireland, and was regarded as one of the mainstays of English rule in the colony.

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Judiciary

The judiciary (also known as the judicial system or court system) is the system of courts that interprets and applies the law in the name of the state.

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Jury selection

Jury selection is the selection of the people who will serve on a jury during a jury trial.

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Kazoku

The was the hereditary peerage of the Empire of Japan, which existed between 1869 and 1947.

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Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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List of viscountcies in Portugal

This is a list of viscountcies in Portugal.

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List of viscountcies in the peerages of Britain and Ireland

This article is a list of viscountcies in the peerages of Britain and Ireland, including the England, the Scotland, the Ireland, the Great Britain and the Peerage of the United Kingdom, listed in order of creation, including extant, extinct and abeyant titles.

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List of Viscounts of Jersey

The Viscount of Jersey (Vicomte de Jersey) has, since the 14th century, been the chief executive officer of the Royal Court of Jersey.

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Marquess of Londonderry

Marquess of Londonderry, of the County of Londonderry, is a title in the Peerage of Ireland.

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Marquess of Salisbury

Marquess of Salisbury is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain.

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Medieval Latin

Medieval Latin was the form of Latin used in the Middle Ages, primarily as a medium of scholarly exchange, as the liturgical language of Chalcedonian Christianity and the Roman Catholic Church, and as a language of science, literature, law, and administration.

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Meiji period

The, also known as the Meiji era, is a Japanese era which extended from October 23, 1868, to July 30, 1912.

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Nobility

Nobility is a social class in aristocracy, normally ranked immediately under royalty, that possesses more acknowledged privileges and higher social status than most other classes in a society and with membership thereof typically being hereditary.

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Old English

Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.

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Old French

Old French (franceis, françois, romanz; Modern French: ancien français) was the language spoken in Northern France from the 8th century to the 14th century.

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Peerage

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

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Peerage of Ireland

The Peerage of Ireland consists of those titles of nobility created by the English monarchs in their capacity as Lord or King of Ireland, or later by monarchs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Peerages in the United Kingdom

The peerage is a legal system comprising both hereditary and lifetime titles in the United Kingdom (as elsewhere in Europe), composed of various noble ranks, and forming a constituent part of the British honours system.

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Philip IV of Spain

Philip IV of Spain (Felipe IV; 8 April 1605 – 17 September 1665) was King of Spain (as Philip IV in Castille and Philip III in Aragon) and Portugal as Philip III (Filipe III).

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Portugal

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.

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Prosper Poullet

Prosper Antoine Marie Joseph, Viscount Poullet (5 March 1868 – 3 December 1937) was a Belgian politician.

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Provost (civil)

A provost (introduced into Scots from French) is the ceremonial head of many Scottish local authorities, and under the name prévôt was a governmental position of varying importance in Ancien Régime France.

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Sheriff

A sheriff is a government official, with varying duties, existing in some countries with historical ties to England, where the office originated.

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Substantive title

A substantive title is a ceremonial title held uniquely by an aristocrat or the member of a ruling dynasty.

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Tax

A tax (from the Latin taxo) is a mandatory financial charge or some other type of levy imposed upon a taxpayer (an individual or other legal entity) by a governmental organization in order to fund various public expenditures.

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The Honourable

The prefix The Honourable or The Honorable (abbreviated to The Hon., Hon. or formerly The Hon'ble—the latter term is still used in South Asia) is a style that is used before the names of certain classes of people.

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Visconti of Milan

Visconti is the family name of important Italian noble dynasties of the Middle Ages.

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Viscount Baltinglass

Viscount Baltinglass, in the County of Wicklow, was a title created twice in the Peerage of Ireland.

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Viscount Colville of Culross

Viscount Colville of Culross, in the County of Perth, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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Viscount Decies

Viscount Decies is a title that has been created twice in the Peerage of Ireland.

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Viscount Falkland

Viscount of Falkland is a title in the Peerage of Scotland.

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Viscount Falmouth

Viscount Falmouth is a title that has been created twice, first in the Peerage of England, and then in the Peerage of Great Britain.

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Viscount Gormanston

Viscount Gormanston is a title in the Peerage of Ireland created in 1478 and held by the head of the Preston family, which hailed from Lancashire.

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Viscount Hardinge

Viscount Hardinge, of Lahore and of Kings Newton in the County of Derby, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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Viscount Mountgarret

Viscount Mountgarret is a title in the Peerage of Ireland.

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Viscount of Arbuthnott

Viscount of Arbuthnott is a title in the Peerage of Scotland.

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Viscount of Audenaerde

Viscount of Audenaerde was a Flemish feudal title.

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Vulgar Latin

Vulgar Latin or Sermo Vulgaris ("common speech") was a nonstandard form of Latin (as opposed to Classical Latin, the standard and literary version of the language) spoken in the Mediterranean region during and after the classical period of the Roman Empire.

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Welsh language

Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages.

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Welsh peers and baronets

This is an index of Welsh peers and baronets whose primary peerage, life peerage, and baronetcy titles include a Welsh place-name origin or its territorial qualification is within the historic counties of Wales.

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William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, (15 March 1779 – 24 November 1848) was a British Whig statesman who served as Home Secretary (1830–1834) and Prime Minister (1834 and 1835–1841).

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Zhou dynasty

The Zhou dynasty or the Zhou Kingdom was a Chinese dynasty that followed the Shang dynasty and preceded the Qin dynasty.

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References

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

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