baronry

noun
bar·​on·​ry | \ ˈbarənrē, -ri also ˈber- \
plural -es

Definition of baronry

1 : the domain, rank, or dignity of a baron
2 : the body of barons

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History and Etymology for baronry

Middle English barunrie, from Middle French baronerie, from baron + -erie -ery

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“Baronry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baronry. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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