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

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Hurst & Blackett, 1859 - Knights and knighthood

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Page lii - Peerages of Ireland and of the United Kingdom, created after the Union, shall have rank according to creation, and all Peerages of Great Britain and Ireland shall in all other respects be considered as Peerages of the United Kingdom, and the Peers of Ireland shall enjoy the same privileges, except those depending upon sitting in the House of Lords.
Page lx - Viscounts' eldest sons. Earls' younger sons. Barons' eldest sons. Knights of the Garter. Privy Counsellors. Chancellor of the Exchequer. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench.
Page lxxii - 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 lix - Younger sons of the Sovereign. Grandsons of the Sovereign. Brothers of the Sovereign. Uncles of the Sovereign. Nephews of the Sovereign.
Page 506 - Banffshire, in the Peerage of Scotland ; Baron Strathspey, of Strathspey, in the counties of Inverness and Moray, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, and a baronet of England and of Nova Scotia.
Page 166 - President of the Royal Institute of British Architects. His Lordship, who had changed his family name of ROBINSON for that of WEDDELL, assumed that of DE GREY only on succeeding to the Earldom ; he was b. 8 Dec. 1781 ; succeeded to the Barony of Grantham on the death of his father, Thomas, 2nd Lord, 20 July 1786, and to the Earldom of de Grey, on that of Amabel Hume-Campbell, late Countess, his maternal aunt, 4 May 1833, m.
Page 44 - HENRY SOMERSET, Duke of Beaufort, Marquis and Earl of Worcester, Earl of Glamorgan, Viscount Grosmont, Baron of Bottetourt...
Page lx - Sovereign in person, for the term of their lives only. Viscounts' younger Sons. Barons' younger Sons. Baronets of England, Scotland, and Ireland. Bannerets not made by the Sovereign in person.
Page xxxiv - IT has been already mentioned, that it was a rank attainable by all, even by the servile, and that the requisites which constituted the dignity are stated in the laws to have been the possession of five hides of his own land, a church, a kitchen, a bell-house, a judicial seat at the burgh gate, and a distinct office or station in the king's hall. It is not clear whether this means an office in the king's household, or a seat in the witena-gemot. The latter has some probabilities in its favour.
Page xxv - His parliamentary-robe is of fine scarlet cloth, lined with taffeta, and doubled with four guards of ermine at equal distances, with gold lace above each guard, and is tied up to the left shoulder with white ribbon.

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