the district, office, or rank of an alderman.
Historical Examples

He purchased the aldermanry of this ward, as by the abstract of deeds, which I have read thereof, may appear.
The Survey of London John Stow

Under the circumstances it was deemed best to keep the aldermanry open until Wilkes regained his liberty.
London and the Kingdom – Volume III Reginald R. Sharpe

He resigned his aldermanry in 1502, on the pretext of poverty, apparently in order to avoid the expense of mayoralty.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1 Various


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