noun, plural shriev·al·ties.
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He ought to do something to make his shrievalty memorable… and, moreover, the Lord-Lieutenant was an old man.Brother Copas|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
In 1855, however, he was unexpectedly called upon to discharge the duties of the Shrievalty.Norfolk Annals|Charles Mackie
In the first row stood Monceux, in all the pomp of his shrievalty, with his councilmen and aldermen.Robin Hood|Paul Creswick
A very pretty custom obtained, as we learn by the records of Evelyn's father's shrievalty.A Righte Merrie Christmasse|John Ashton
Twice Watt was requested to undertake the honor of the shrievalty; in 1803 that of Staffordshire, and in Pg.James Watt|Andrew Carnegie