Lodge's Peerage and Baronetage (knightage & Companionage) of the British Empire

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Hurst & Blackett, 1855 - Knights and knighthood

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Page 98 - J , called to the Bar by the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn in 1806, made KC in 1827, appointed Solicitor-General in Nov.
Page lxxiv - The King has been pleased to direct letters patent to be passed under the Great Seal, granting the dignity of a Baron of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, to the Right Hon.
Page 703 - ... DEPARTMENT.— The important advantages offered by the plan and constitution of the Life Department of this Society are : That Insurers are protected by a large invested Capital, upon which there is no Interest to pay, and for which no deduction of any kind is made ; which enables the Directors to give the whole of the Profits to insuring Members. That the Profits are divided annually amongst all Members of five years' standing, and applied towards reducing Life Insurance to the lowest possible...
Page 180 - Earl, but the title was dormant from the death, in 1556, of Edward, son of Henry the attainted Marquis of Exeter, in whose behalf the Earldom of Devon had been revived in 1553, till the 15th of March 1831, when it was adjudged by the House of Lords to William...
Page lxiii - THIS Professorship is in the appointment of the Lord High Chancellor, the Lord President of the Privy Council, the Lord Privy Seal, the Lord High Treasurer, and the Lord Steward of the King's Household. Founded by THOMAS LOWNDES, Esq. 1749. Salary, an estate about 300. per annum. 1750 tRoger Long, DD Pemb.
Page lxvi - GCMG Grand Cross of St. Michael and St. George. KCMG Knight Commander of St. Michael and St.
Page lxiv - Privy Councillors. Chancellor of the Exchequer. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. Lord Chief Justice of the Queen's Bench.

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