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Encyclopedia Organisations Low nobility


A lordship is a set of lands whose owner has the title of lord. The size of lordships varies: they can be just a hamlet or an entire region. The lordship is linked to the figure of the castle, which is [URL=/help/org/lnob:lordship][…][/URL]

. Sphere: territorial. Prerequisite: Commandery / Town / Village / Hamlet. Possible outlets: Barony / Vidamy / Viscounty / Burgraviate.


In the peerage, baronies form the lowest rank, placed immediately below viscounties. A female of baronial rank has the title baroness. The rank of baron was introduced to distinguish those men who had [URL=/help/org/lnob:barony][…][/URL]

. Sphere: territorial. Prerequisite: Lordship / Town. Possible outlets: Vidamy / Viscounty / Burgraviate.


Vidame is a feudal title. The vidame is a secular official chosen by the bishop of the diocese to perform functions on behalf of the church's earthly interest that are religiously inappropriate; this especially [URL=/help/org/lnob:vidame][…][/URL]

. Sphere: territorial. Prerequisite: Barony / Lordship / Town.


A viscount is a title used in certain countries for a noble of varying status, but historically deemed to convey a lower-middling rank. In many countries a viscount, and its historical equivalents, was [URL=/help/org/lnob:viscount][…][/URL]

. Sphere: territorial. Prerequisite: Barony / Lordship / Town. Possible outlets: Burgraviate.


Burgrave also rendered as Burggrave is the official title for the ruler of a castle, especially a royal or episcopal castle, and its territory called a Burgraviate or Burgravate. The burgrave is a viscount [URL=/help/org/lnob:burgrav][…][/URL]

. Sphere: territorial. Prerequisite: Viscounty / Barony / Lordship / Town.

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