signory


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Synonyms for signory

the estate of a seigneur

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I've lost a signory That was confined within a piece of earth, A wart upon the body of the world, But now I am an emp'ror of a world, This little world of man.
The doctor's schemes to attain "the signory of Emden" (5.
Afterwards the Signory approved an annual pension of sixty lire to Franciscans for the next 20 years, proving their complicity in the plot.
commercial healthcare system more closely resembles the signory or charter system that the French used in their American colonies in the 17th and 18th centuries.
for greater convenience, particularly when the signory is also present, twelve sacerdotes, of which eight are invited outside of the house from the royal cappella, perform [the service] (p.