countship meaning

  "countship" in a sentence
  • noun
      A count's prestige or domain (also used as a title)


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  1. Nicetius was replaced in the countship of Clermont by one Eulalius.
  2. Without male issue, his earldom and his countship became extinct.
  3. John inherited the countship of Soissons from his father in 1302.
  4. He was succeeded by his brother Otto in the countship.
  5. The countship was subsequently held by Suzanne de Bourbon, in 1505.

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