seigneury

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seigneury

In medieval England, lands under the domination of a feudal lord.
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13) This has evolved into an adventuresome combination cross-country and downhill race between Mont Tremblant and the Seignory Club (now Chateau Montebello) in Montebello, Quebec that involved sleeping overnight as part of completing the full course.
91) If the lands were not held of the Crown then the `king would lose all the benefit of his seignory paramount in this land', such as wardship and escheat.
To forestall this the governor of New France in 1750 granted a seignory eighteen miles square bordering on the St.