Barony vs Ffrench - What's the difference?

barony | ffrench |


As a noun barony

is a dominion ruled by a baron or baroness, often part of a larger kingdom or empire.

As a proper noun ffrench is

an irish barony, originally from castle ffrench in galway.

barony

English

Noun

(baronies)
  • A dominion ruled by a baron or baroness, often part of a larger kingdom or empire.
  • A medieval land measure equal to 4000 acres (100 hides).
  • Anagrams

    * *

    ffrench

    English

    Proper noun

    (Baron ffrench) (en proper noun)
  • An Irish barony, originally from Castle ffrench in Galway
  • An English and Irish surname from the same source
  • Usage notes

    *Capitalisation and spelling is correct. The mediaeval doubling of the first letter is seen also in (ffoulkes).