Dukeries

A district in Nottinghamshire, so called from the number of ducal residences in the vicinity, including Welbeck Abbey, Thoresby, Clumber, Worksop, Kiveton Hall, etc.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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