Earldom

  • (noun): The domain controlled by an earl or count or countess.
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Some articles on earldom:

Baronies Of Gwynedd (fictional) - Kilshane
... Barony of Kilshane lies in northwestern Gwynedd, along the coast of the Gulf of Kheldour in the Earldom of Kierney ... It is created as an earldom by Prince Alphonse of Cassan in 786 and bestowed upon his close friend Lord Bellagh Kilshane ... It retains its status as an earldom even after Cassan loses its sovereignty and became a duchy of Gwynedd in the early tenth century, but the title becomes extinct after the death of Earl ...
Clan Dunbar - History - 15th Century & Earldoms
... Patrick and Agnes had no heirs so The Earldom of Moray passed to Agnes' younger sister,Isobell ... The Earldom of Dunbar went to their eldest son, George Dunbar, and the Earldom of Moray to his brother John Dunbar ... The earldom of Dunbar was forfeited in 1435 by King James I of Scotland who saw the Earldom as powerful threat and so the title came to an end ...
Count Of Tyrone - Other Claims
... Other claims to the Earldom of Tyrone or the leadership of the O'Neills have been raised since the younger Shane O'Neill's death before Barcelona in 1641 ... Wadding expressed concern that he would claim the Earldom and there would be conflict between him and Sir Felim O'Neill, also in arms ... than his father enjoyed, for he acknowledges that all the immediate right to the earldom of Tyrone belongs to Don Constantino, who is in Spain ...
Alexander Mackenzie Of Kintail - Earldom of Ross
... on friendly terms with Mackenzie, and appointed him as his deputy in the management of the Earldom of Ross, which devolved on him after the forfeiture ... The Earl of Cromartie said “…as his prudent management in the Earldom of Ross showed him to be a man of good natural parts, so it very much contributed to the advancement of the interest of his family by the ...
Holy Jesus Hospital - Private Ownership (1605–1646)
... Home was also made a Knight of the Garter and received his Earldom of Dunbar ... all the lands given to him into a free Earldom, Lordship of Parliament and Barony of Dunbar ... in 1611 without a male heir and thus his Earldom and Barony became extinct ...

More definitions of "earldom":

  • (noun): The dignity or rank or position of an earl or countess.