Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The jurisdiction of a castellan; the lordship belonging to a castle, or the extent of its land and jurisdiction. Also called chatellany.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The lordship of a castle; the extent of land and jurisdiction appertaining to a castle.
- Latin castellania. (Wiktionary)
“My castellany of Poissy has not brought me in a sou this year.”
“Bishop Laurence of Breslau followed his example in the district under the control of his see, the castellany of Ottmachau.”
“The new castellan conducted himself so well and prudently than in less than fourteen days he wasted all the revenue of his castellany for three whole years.”
“Pantagruel, being pleased with him, gave him the castellany of Salmigondin, which was yearly worth”
“Beaumanoir in the thirteenth century laments the fact that every castellany in France had a differing law of its own, and Glanville still earlier makes a similar complaint of England.”
“Lying at the extreme south of the castellany of Vaucouleurs, the village of Domremy was between Bar and Champagne on the east, and”
“Unfortunately for the labourers of the castellany of”
“Henry VI, Antoine de Vergy, Governor of Champagne, received a commission to furnish forth a thousand men-at-arms for the purpose of bringing the castellany of Vaucouleurs into subjection to the English.”
“To avenge this offence the Duke of Burgundy declared war on the Captain of Vaucouleurs, and the castellany was ravaged by bands of”
“Meuse and some thirty homesteads, belonged to the lords of Bourlémont and was in the domain of the castellany of Grondrecourt, held in fief from the crown of France.”
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