What does baronetcy mean?

baronetcy meaning in General Dictionary

The rank or patent of a baronet

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  • the name of a baron
  • the rank or dignity or position of a baronet or baroness
  • The ranking or patent of a baronet.

baronetcy meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The rank or patent of a baronet.


Sentence Examples with the word baronetcy

He had married in July 1828 Lady Julia Tomlinson Hay, daughter of George, 7th marquess of Tweeddale, by whom he had three daughters, but being without heir male the barony lapsed on his death, the baronetcy passing to his nephew, Charles Parry Hobhouse.

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