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Definition of "baronets" [baronets]

  • Plural form of baronet. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "baronets" in a sentence
  • "He made him a member of the "new order of hereditary knights called baronets," which Cotton had himself advised the king to create, as a means of replenishing the State coffers, without burdening his subjects with taxes."
  • "From the first _we_ are derived -- from the last, the Wychecombes of Hertfordshire -- since known as baronets of that county, by the style and title of Sir Reginald Wychecombe of"
  • "Wives of knights and baronets hereditary knighthoods established in 1611 when James II sold them for £ 1,000 a pop to finance the army in Ireland are never formally addressed by their given names, but always as "Lady Surname.""