Definition Of barony

noun

(in Ireland) a division of a county.

It was the Anglo Normans who introduced counties and baronies and understandably the names applied to these new area divisions were for the most part indicative of their non Irish origins.

(in Scotland) a large manor or estate.

I named the barony estate that bordered the peasant villages.

the rank and estates of a baron.

As baronies survived after 1747, it is still possible to buy laird status with an estate which is a barony .

Example Of barony

  • After Sligo's great fightback against Armagh at Croke Park last week it is expected that they will be another mass exodus of fans on Sunday next out of the barony to Navan for the replay.

  • All life Baronies are in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, and rank amongst hereditary Baronies in that Peerage (and each other) by date of creation.

  • As baronies survived after 1747, it is still possible to buy laird status with an estate which is a barony .

  • At the root of the problem is nothing so mundane as access to the hills and glens but the booming industry in Scottish barony titles that sell on average for £55,000 each.

  • ‘It's a fantastic evening for Belmullet and it's a fantastic evening for the barony of Erris,’ he enthused.


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