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Seigniory, Seignory

 a body of seigniors or Lords, 1485.
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Shortly after the erection of this seignory into a marquisate, Belle-Isle passed to M.
3) 'These [Scottish] castles afford another evidence that the fictions of romantick chivalry had for their basis the real manners of the feudal times, when every lord of a seignory lived in his hold lawless and unaccountable with all the licentiousness and insolence of uncontested superiority and unprincipled power.
Visitors are also encouraged to explore the inland territory - the Seignory of the Malatesta - which is named after the noble family that ruled here from the Middle Ages.