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Viscounty, Viscountship  n.  The quality, rank, or office of a viscount.

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... various contributions, were employed for the pay and maintenance of the garrison: in 1369, the salary of the governor of Caen was fixed at one thousand livres annually; half of it arising from the revenues of the Viscounty of Caen, the other moiety from those of the Viscounty of Bayeux. The garrison, during the fourteenth century, was limited in time of peace to six esquires and ten crossbow-men. Even during the short period of English power, the governor was ...
— Architectural Antiquities of Normandy • John Sell Cotman

Words linked to "Viscounty" :   viscountcy, demesne, land

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