BARONY , the domain of abaron (q.v.) . In
See also:Ireland counties are divided into " baronies," which are
See also:equivalent to the " hundreds " (q.v.) in England, and seem to have been formed out of the territories of the Irish chiefs, as each submitted to
See also:rule (General
See also:Report of the
See also:Census of England, iv . 181, 1873) . In Scotland the
See also:term is applied to any large
See also:estate even when held by a commoner .
CAESAR BARONIUS (1538-1607)
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