Definition of Seigneury

1. Noun. The estate of a seigneur.

Exact synonyms: Seigniory, Signory
Generic synonyms: Acres, Demesne, Estate, Land, Landed Estate



2. Noun. The position and authority of a feudal lord.
Exact synonyms: Feudal Lordship, Seigniory
Generic synonyms: Berth, Billet, Office, Place, Position, Post, Situation, Spot

Definition of Seigneury

1. Noun. (alternative form of seigneurie) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Seigneury

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seigneury

seif
seif dune
seifertite
seifs
seige
seigen jikan
seigen jikan ga ippai ni natta
seiges
seigneur
seigneurage
seigneurial
seigneurialism
seigneurie
seigneuries
seigneurs
seigneury (current term)
seignior
seigniorage
seigniorages
seignioral
seignioralties
seignioralty
seigniorial
seigniories
seigniors
seigniory
seigniour
seignorage
seignorages
seignorial

Literary usage of Seigneury

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Letters of Amerigo Vespucci and Other Documents Illustrative of His Career by Amerigo Vespucci, Clements Robert Markham (1894)
"... the seigneury OF VENICE.1 Burgos, December 2yd, 1506. The two ships have arrived from the Indies, belonging to the King, my Lord, which went on a voyage ..."

2. The Letters of Amerigo Vespucci and Other Documents Illustrative of His Career by Amerigo Vespucci, Clements Robert Markham (1894)
"... to the seigneury OF VENICE.1 Burgos, December 2$rd, 1506. The two ships have arrived from the Indies, belonging to the King, my Lord, which went on a ..."

3. The Letters of Amerigo Vespucci and Other Documents Illustrative of His Career by Amerigo Vespucci, Clements Robert Markham (1894)
"... to the seigneury OF VENICE.1 Burgos, December 2yd, 1506. The two ships have arrived from the Indies, ..."

4. Antiquities of Shropshire by Robert William Eyton (1859)
"under Nicholas de Audley." The latter held it in capite, by no other service than doing suit to County and Hundred. The seigneury of the Audleys at ..."

5. Memoirs of the Dukes of Urbino, Illustrating the Arms, Arts, and Literature by James Dennistoun (1851)
"seigneury by the Varana. Fermo . . . . . . Fogliani. Ancona . . Republic. ... seigneury by the della Rovere. Mercatello . . Countship . . Brancaleoni. ..."

6. French Canada and the St. Lawrence: Historic, Picturesque and Descriptive by John Castell Hopkins (1913)
"... De Beaujeu seigneury, sold to an Englishman named Hoyle and built in 1825; Montebello on the Ottawa, purchased in 1812 by the father of LJ Papineau ..."

7. Collections for a History of Staffordshire by William Salt Archaeological Society, Staffordshire Record Society (1880)
"As in the case of Caverswall, Stafford lost the seigneury, and Fitz Alan, ... Fitz Alan's title to the seigneury of Forsbrook, will have differed materially ..."

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