Barons of the Cinque Ports

formerly members of the House of Commons, elected by the seven Cinque Ports, two for each port.

See also: Baron

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(5) There follows an illuminated list of the wards of the castle of Dover, in Latin together with a list in French of rations for the garrison in times of war, and details of the ships to be supplied by the barons of the cinque ports in such circumstances (Figs.