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  • The greatest landholder in Derbyshire at the time of the Domesday Survey was Henry de Ferrers, who owned almost the whole of the modern hundred of Appletree.
  • Another great Domesday landholder was William Peverel, the historic founder of Peak Castle, whose vast possessions were known as the Honour of Peverel.
  • Almost every English landholder of importance was dispossessed, though only those who had actually borne arms against William should have been so treated.
  • From taluk, district, and dar, holding), the name of (1) an official in the state of Hyderabad, India, equivalent to magistrate and collector, and (2) a landholder with peculiar tenures in various parts of India, particularly in Oude (see United Provinces).
  • It is said to have been founded about 1665 by a powerful landholder named Azim Khan, who owned large estates in this part of the country.

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