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Jurisdiction of a sheriff, who was responsible for law enforcement, parliamentary elections and some taxation.
This can be used as a value for Property:Is instance of in Form:Area.
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Within this area, the sheriff was responsible for law enforcement, parliamentary elections, and some taxation, such as Ship Money. A shrievalty should always be represented as separate area because it did not always coincide with a county at large.