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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Barounry, Baronry, n. Also: barownry, barrounry, -rie, barrownrie; baronrye, -rie, -ery, barronry, -onrie, -anry. [ME. barunrie (c 1449). baronry, late OF. baronnerie.] = Barony 1.(a) 1400 Maxwell Mem. I. 139.
Land … lyand in the barounry of Kylbryde within the schirafdome of Lanark
1440 Reg. Episc. Aberd. I. 240.
The tende peny of all profitis fallyng to vs of the barounrys of Aldane, Kyntor and Skene
1446 Charter (Reg. H.) No. 312.
Beatrix, Countas of Dowglas … and lady of the barownry of Strathavene
1455 Edinb. Chart. 80.
That the said Sir James sal haue the barounry of Lestalrig in balyery
Within the tovne of Edynburgh, the barounry of Lestalrig, or Leith
1489 Hist. Carnegies 522.
Wilȝam Smytht, sergeand of the barownry of Dwn
a 1567 Liber Calchou 490.
The Barrounrie of Boudene
(b) 1431 Reg. Great S. 44/2.
We will that … Patrik be payit of the formast penys cummand of the said baronry
1441 Ib. 69/2.
My landis … wythin my baronry of Uchiltre and the schyrefdome of Are
1476 Acta Aud. 56/2.
The landis of Blaklaw lyand within the baronery of Lyntoun
1490 Lennox Mun. 139.
Forsamekle as we … made and creat the toun of Paslay a fre burgh in baronry
1509 Antiq. Aberd. & B. II. 265.
Fiear of the lordschip and landis off Balvany and certan baronriis within the samyn
1530–1 Maxwell Mem. I. 261.
The sayd Schir Iames … dischargis all bandis of ony dowlland within the barranry of Ranthrow and Lennox
1552 Reg. Cupar A. II. 106.
Our toun and landis … , lyand within the shirefdome of Forfair and baronry of Glenylay
a1570-86 Maitl. F. xxiii. 43.
The haill tennentis insycht of the haill baronrie [of Blyth]
1686 Misc. Spald. C. V. 234.
The court off the barronrie of Whithaugh, Curtastone, and Drumgowine
Ib. 235.
Wee … induelers in the said barronries

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