What is another word for seigniory?

51 synonyms found


[ sˈe͡ɪni͡əɹi], [ sˈe‍ɪni‍əɹi], [ s_ˈeɪ_n_iə_ɹ_i]

Related words: seigniorial tenure, feudalism, power of seignior, seigniorial system, seigniorial rights, what is feudalism, seignioral tenure in Québec

How to use "Seigniory" in context?

A seigniory is the ownership of a territorial estate, typically one or more manors or estates held in return for a rent or service. They were a mark of rank and privilege in medieval times, and were inherited by members of the aristocracy or royal family.

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