What is another word for signory?

7 synonyms found


[ sɪnjˈɔːɹi], [ sɪnjˈɔːɹi], [ s_ɪ_n_j_ˈɔː_ɹ_i]

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How to use "Signory" in context?

A signory is a type of government in medieval Europe that consisted of a council of the leading noblemen of a territory. The signory was created to prevent the rise of a strong man who could threaten the independence of the territory. The signory was also used to help increase the wealth and power of the nobility.

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