lieutenantry

lieutenantry

(lɛfˈtɛnəntrɪ)
n, pl -tries
the post or commission of a lieutenant
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(28) Proclamations were made for the better administration of justice "without partiality or respect of persons, as is said, and no favour, friendship, or In 1590, understanding the abuse by lieutenants of their judicial powers, "for their own particular profit and using of revenge upon persons against whom they profess evil will and enmity," James ordered the discharge of all commissions of lieutenantry. (29) Similarly, at a court to be held in the Borders in 1598, it was suspected that several offenders were "procuring themselves to be tryed and cleared before certain persons who have commissions of justiciary" there; to prevent such partisanship the council revoked all such commissions.
THE Lieutenantry of Glamorgan is holding a special ceremony in celebration of the Queen's Jubilee in Cardiff tomorrow.