Definition of Shrievalties

1. Noun. (plural of shrievalty) ¹



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Definition of Shrievalties

1. shrievalty [n] - See also: shrievalty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shrievalties

shriekers
shriekfest
shriekfests
shriekier
shriekiest
shrieking
shrieking(a)
shriekingly
shriekings
shriekling
shrieklings
shrieks
shriekt
shrieky
shrieval
shrievalties (current term)
shrievalty
shrieve
shrieved
shrieves
shrieving
shrift
shriftfather
shrifts
shright
shrights
shrike
shriked
shrikelike
shrikes

Literary usage of Shrievalties

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1. The Elements of the Art of Packing as Applied to Special Juries by Jeremy Bentham (1821)
"I. INTRODUCTION—Two REFORMING shrievalties, § i. Turner and Skinner, anno 1783-4. AN the year 1784, Sir Barnard Turner, and Mr. Thomas Skinner, ..."

2. Calendar of the Close Rolls Preserved in the Public Record Office: Prepared by Public Record Office, Great Britain Public Record Office, Great Britain (1896)
"Middlesex, 300/. for the said shrievalties for their time, and to cause them to be discharged and acquitted of what is exacted from them over that sum for ..."

3. The Canada Law Journalby Law Society of Upper Canada, William S. Hein & Company, Canadian Bar Association by Law Society of Upper Canada, William S. Hein & Company, Canadian Bar Association (1880)
"The emoluments of some of the shrievalties are very small, the Sheriffs receiving less than the Division Court bailiffs. Let the services be made as ..."

4. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"... than the having »ise and good magistrates; and that so long ¡is the great expence of shrievalties continue, the city must, (as this act suggests,) Ku\e ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the King's Bench Practice Court by Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Great Britain Bail Court, Alfred Septimus Dowling (1841)
"... Paul, and Co., yet he treated the moneys deposited there as belonging to the accounts of the different sheriffs, in whose shrievalties it was received. ..."

6. Calendar of the Close Rolls Preserved in the Pulic Record Ofice by Great Britain Public Record Office (1896)
"Middlesex, 300/. for the said shrievalties for their time, and to cause them to be discharged and acquitted of what is exacted from them over that sum for ..."

7. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1900)
"It sat with the judges at York and Newcastle, and appointed members of its own body to the shrievalties of Northumberland and Cumberland.7 But its authority ..."

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