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Shrievalty definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SHRIE'VALTY, n. [from sherif.] Sherifalty; the office of a sherif.
It was ordained by 28 Ed. 1. that the people shall have election of sherif in every shire, where the shrievalty is not of inheritance. Blackstone.

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1502 chiefly British the office, term of office, or jurisdiction of a sheriff

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. -ies) 1 a sheriff's office or jurisdiction. 2 the tenure of this. Etymology: as SHRIEVAL + -alty as in mayoralty etc.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Shrievalty Shriev"al*ty, n. [Contr. from sheriffalty. See Shrieve, n. Sheriff.] The office, or sphere of jurisdiction, of a sheriff; sheriffalty. It was ordained by 28 Edward I that the people shall have election of sheriff in every shire where the shrievalty is not of inheritance. --Blackstone.



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