Shires

Refers to particular administrative units, defined differently in different jurisdictions, for example a province or district under the rule of a governor, archbishop, sheriff, or steward.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
1237
Names
shires
shire
Engelse graafschappen Dutch
Engels graafschap Dutch
distritos Spanish
distrito Spanish
condado rural Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300000775. The J. Paul Getty Trust.