Landgraves and cassiques

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  • Title Landgraves and cassiques
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  • Keywords titles given to the local nobility created by the Lords Proprietors, Landgraves were to rank just below the Lords Proprietors, cassiques were to rank below landgraves and constitute the lowest order of Carolina nobility, cassique was based on cacique, a Spanish term for “Indian chief.”, twenty-six landgraves and thirteen cassiques were created by the Lords Proprietors, Nathaniel Johnson, culture of the Carolina lowcountry
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date September 23, 2023
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  • Date of Last Update August 9, 2022
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