Debrett's Peerage of England, Scotland, and Ireland, Volume 1

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Incomplete. Only volume I (England copied), volume II (Scotland and Ireland) not present.

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Page 72 - William Frederick, Earl of Clarendon, Baron Hyde of Hindon, a Peer of the United Kingdom, a Member of Her Britannic Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath...
Page 149 - This is the immutable resolution, and shall be the undoubted practice of him, who accounts it the chiefest glory to be " ' His Majesty's most loyal and obedient subject, "
Page lxv - Body. Gentlemen of the Privy Chamber. Esquires of the Knights of the Bath. Esquires by Creation. Esquires by Office. Younger Sons of Knights of the Garter. Younger Sons of Bannerets. Younger Sons of Knights of the Bath. Younger Sons of Knights Bachelors. Gentlemen entitled to bear Arms. Clergymen, Barristers at Law, Officers in the Navy and Army, who are all Gentlemen, and have their respective precedency in their several Professions.
Page 72 - Order of the Bath, Prince of Waterloo, Duke of Ciudad Rodrigo, and a Grandee of Spain of the First Class, Duke of Vittoria, Marquess of Torres...
Page 79 - It owes to you the proud satisfaction, that amidst the constellation of illustrious warriors, who have recently visited our country, we could present to them a leader of our own, to whom all, by common acclamation, conceded the pre-eminence ; and when the will of Heaven, and the common destinies of our nature, shall have swept away the present generation, you will have left your great name...
Page 149 - I scorn your proffers ; I disdain your favours ; I abhor your treasons; and am so far from delivering this island to your advantage, that I will keep it to the utmost of my power to your destruction. Take this final answer, and forbear any further solicitations ; for if you trouble me with any more messages upon this occasion, I will burn the paper, and hang the bearer.
Page lxiv - Barons' eldest Sons. Knights of the Garter. Privy Councillors. Chancellor of the Exchequer. "Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. Lord Chief Justice of the Queen's Bench. Master of the Rolls.
Page lxiii - Lords spiritual of the same rank of Great Britain, and shall enjoy the same privileges (except those depending upon sitting in the House of Lords) ; and the temporal Peers of Ireland shall have rank next after the Peers of the like rank in Great Britain at the time of the Union...
Page 79 - For the repeated thanks and grants bestowed upon you by this House in gratitude for your many and eminent services, you have thought fit this day to offer us your acknowledgments.
Page lxiii - Anne, cap. 8, all Peers of Scotland shall be Peers of Great Britain, and have rank next after the Peers of the Like degree in England at the time of the Union, which commenced the 1st of May 17'J7, and before all Peers of Great Britain of the same degree created after the Union.

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