What is baronetcy?

  • (noun): The title of a baron.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on baronetcy:

Lade Baronets
... to Lade, but died without issue, when the baronetcy became extinct ... Thrale, was pregnant at the time of his death and bore a posthumous son who succeeded to the baronetcy ... without issue of the second baronet of the second creation, 10 February 1838, the second baronetcy also became extinct ...
Leke Baronets
... The Baronetcy of Leke of Sutton was created on 22 May 1611 for Francis Leke of Sutton, Nottinghamshire who was later created Baron Deincourt and Earl of Scarsdale ... The Baronetcy of Leke of Newark on Trent was created on 15 December 1663 for Francis Leke of Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire ... The Baronetcy was extinct on the death of his son, the second Baronet, in 1681 ...
Shaw Baronets
... The Shaw, later Best-Shaw Baronetcy, of Eltham in the County of Kent, was created in the Baronetage of England on 15 April 1665 ... The Shaw Baronetcy, of Greenock in the County of Renfrew, was created in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia on 28 June 1687 for John Shaw ... The Shaw Baronetcy, of Kilmarnock in the County of Ayr, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 21 September 1809 for James Shaw, Lord Mayor of London in 1805 and Member ...
Monins Baronets
... The Monins Baronetcy, of Waldershare in the County of Kent, was a title in the Baronetage of England ... Upon his death his brother Thomas succeeded to the baronetcy but the Waldershare estate passed to his eldest daughter and to Peregrine Bertie whom she married ... The baronetcy became extinct on the death of the third Baronet in 1678 ...

More definitions of "baronetcy":

  • (noun): The rank or dignity or position of a baronet or baroness.
    Synonyms: barony