The Teutonic Order (q.v.), surviving in the Ballarde (Bailiwick) of Utrecht, was officially established in the Netherlands by the States General in 1580.
It is mentioned in Domesday only as a bailiwick of Newbold belonging to the king, and granted to William Peverell.
From the coast, and the bailiwick (amt) of Bergedorf, which down to 1867 was held in common by Lubeck and Hamburg.
A forester was "an officer sworn to preserve the vert and venison in the forest, and to attend upon the wild beasts within his bailiwick."