castlery


castlery
The government or tenure of a castle.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Castlery — Cas tle*ry, n. [Cf. OF. castelerie. See {Castle}.] The government of a castle. Blount. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Castlery — See Castellaria …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • castlery — cas·tle·ry …   English syllables

  • castlery — səlrē noun ( es) Etymology: castle + ry : a territory subject to a feudal castle and organized for its maintenance and defense …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clun Castle — For the railway engine, see GWR 4073 Class 7029 Clun Castle. Clun Castle Shropshire, England …   Wikipedia

  • Castellaria — A castlery or castellany was a block of territory attached to a *castle or within its jurisdiction. There were 14 named castleries in *DB. A legitimate castle, licensed by the king, would have had around it knights fiefs; these knights would have …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Castellatus — A castlery or castellany was a block of territory attached to a *castle or within its jurisdiction. There were 14 named castleries in *DB. A legitimate castle, licensed by the king, would have had around it knights fiefs; these knights would have …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • castelry — see castlery …   Useful english dictionary


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