viscount

35 ENTRIES FOUND:
  1. viscount (noun)
  2. Viscount Melville Sound
  3. Alanbrooke (of Brookeborough), Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount (biographical name)
  4. Allenby (of Megiddo and of Felixstowe), Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, 1st Viscount (biographical name)
  5. Bacon, Francis, Viscount St. Albans (biographical name)
  6. Barras, Paul-François-Jean-Nicolas, viscount de (biographical name)
  7. Beauharnais, Alexandre, viscount de (biographical name)
  8. Bennett (of Mickleham and of Calgary and Hopewell), Richard Bedford Bennett, Viscount (biographical name)
  9. Bolingbroke, Henry Saint John, 1st Viscount (biographical name)
  10. Canning, Stratford, Viscount Stratford (of Redcliffe)
  11. Castelo Branco, Camilo, viscount of Correia Botelho (biographical name)
  12. Castlereagh, Robert Stewart, Viscount (biographical name)
  13. Cecil (of Chelwood), (Edgar Algernon) Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st Viscount (biographical name)
  14. Chateaubriand, (François-Auguste-) René, viscount of (biographical name)
  15. Chelmsford (of Chelmsford), Frederic John Napier Thesiger, 1st Viscount (biographical name)
  16. Cooper, Alfred Duff, 1st Viscount Norwich of Aldwick (biographical name)
  17. Haldane (of Cloane), Richard Burdon, 1st Viscount (biographical name)
  18. Hoare, Sir Samuel (John Gurney), 2nd Baronet (biographical name)
  19. Howe, William Howe, 5th Viscount (biographical name)
  20. Leclerc, Jacques-Philippe (biographical name)
  21. Lesseps, Ferdinand (-Marie), viscount de (biographical name)
  22. Macmillan, Harold (biographical name)
  23. Melbourne (of Kilmore), William Lamb, 2nd Viscount (biographical name)
  24. Milner, Alfred (biographical name)
  25. Montgomery (of Alamein), Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount (biographical name)
  26. Morley (of Blackburn), John Morley, Viscount (biographical name)
  27. Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount (biographical name)
  28. Northcliffe (of Saint Peter), Alfred Charles William Harmsworth, Viscount (biographical name)
  29. Palmerston (of Palmerston), Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount (biographical name)
  30. Samuel (of Mount Carmel and of Toxeth), Herbert Louis Samuel, 1st Viscount (biographical name)

viscount

European title of nobility, ranking immediately below a count, or earl. The wife of a viscount is a viscountess. In the Carolingian period, the vicecomes were deputies or lieutenants of the counts (comes), whose official powers they exercised by delegation. In the 11th century most of Normandy was divided into vicomtés, but the viscountcy was not introduced into the English peerage until nearly 400 years after the Norman conquest.

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