BARONET - Black's Law Dictionary

What is BARONET? Definition of BARONET in Black's Law Dictionary - Legal dictionary - Glossary of legal terms.

An English name or hereditary title of dignity or rank (but not a title of nobility, being next below that of baron), established in 1611 by James I. It is created by letters patent, and descends to the male heir. Spelman.

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