Thus the kings in granting a duchy or countship as an apanage to their brothers or sons used the phrase in comitatum et baroniam.
For that good service he had from the Duke the countship of Sta.
The town was formerly the capital of the district of Thirache and afterwards of a countship (see below).
"I should like to meet his countship," said I energetically.
He was rewarded with the countship of Zips and the governor-generalship of Transylvania.
In 1286 Joan sold the countship of Chartres to the king of France.
Clermont was at one time the seat of a countship, the lords of which were already powerful in the 11th century.
It belonged to the counts of Mrs, and was annexed to Prussia, with the countship, in 1702.
In 1327 the countship passed by marriage to the house of Armagnac, and in 1390 it was sold to Philip of Burgundy.
Further, that the camp-captains of this community be citizens or inhabitants of the countship.