Castellany



the rank, office, or jurisdiction of a castellan.
the land belonging to a castle.
Historical Examples

My castellany of Poissy has brought me in nothing this year.
Notre-Dame de Paris Victor Hugo

On the march, as was his custom, Antoine de Vergy laid waste all the villages of the castellany with fire and sword.
The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2) Anatole France

Ten, twenty, thirty bands of Burgundians were ravaging the castellany of Vaucouleurs, laying it waste with fire and sword.
The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2) Anatole France

It was the work of Peter van Steenkiste the smith, who lived in the castellany of Courtrai.
The Legend of Ulenspiegel, Vol. II (of 2) Charles de Coster

In 1424, the duchy of Touraine with all its dependencies, except the castellany of Chinon, had come into her possession.
The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2) Anatole France

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