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Feudal Baron

From Wikipedia Historically, feudal barons were the king’s tenants-in-chief, that is to say men who held land by feudal tenure directly from the king as their sole overlord and were granted by him a legal jurisdiction (court baron) over their … Continue reading

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Lyon Families of various locations

Lyon of Auldbar. Information from Burke’s “History of the Commoner”,Vol 4. Found in Cardiff Library. LYON, JOHN, Esq. representative of the family, succeeded hid father, David Lyon,Esq. of Portland Place,London and of Jamaica, in June 1827. ARMS: Argent, a lion … Continue reading

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