Rutlandshire


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Rut•land•shire

(ˈrʌt ləndˌʃɪər, -ʃər)

n.
a former county, now part of Leicestershire, in central England. Also called Rutland.
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A Panegyrike Congratulatorie Delivered to the Kings Most Excellent Majesty, at Bruleigh-Harrington in Rutlandshire. 1603.
At OaKham Castle, a Norman mansion in Rutlandshire, every nobleman who journeyed through its precincts was obliged as an act of homage to forfeit a horseshoe of the horse that he was riding on, or else pay a large sum of money.
For example, when the 58th Foot (The Rutlandshire Regiment) prepared to depart from New Zealand, over 1000 men took their discharge.