State of the Peerage of Ireland: At and Since the Time of the Union, 1801 to 1888. Also, List of the Knights of St. Patrick, at and Since the Institution of that Order, 1783 to 1888

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G. Bell, 1889 - Nobility - 58 pages
 

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Page 3 - ... the true intent and meaning of this article, that at all times after the Union it shall and may be lawful for his majesty, his heirs and successors, to keep up the peerage of that part of the united kingdom called Ireland to the number of one hundred, over and above the number of such of the said peers as shall be entitled by descent or creation to an hereditary seat in the house of lords of the united kingdom...
Page 3 - Ireland shall become extinct, it shall be lawful for his Majesty, his Heirs and Successors, to create one other Peer of the said part of the United Kingdom ; and if it shall happen that the Peers of that part of the United Kingdom called Ireland, shall by extinction of Peerages or otherwise, be reduced to the number of one hundred, exclusive of all such Peers of that part of the United Kingdom...
Page 3 - Ireland, shall, by extinction of peerages, or otherwise, be reduced to the number of one hundred, exclusive of all such peers of that part of the united kingdom called Ireland, as shall hold any peerage of Great Britain subsisting at the time of the union, or of the united kingdom created since the union, by which such peers shall be entitled to a hereditary seat in the house of lords of the united kingdom, then and in...
Page 6 - ... by extinction of peerages or otherwise, be reduced to the number of one hundred, exclusive of all such peers of that part of the United Kingdom called Ireland, as shall hold any peerage of Great Britain subsisting at the time of the Union, or of the United Kingdom, created since the Union, by whieh such peers shall be entitled to an hereditary seat in the House of Lords...
Page 6 - Union, or of the united 4783 kingdom, created since the Union, by which such peers shall be entitled to an hereditary seat in the House of Lords...
Page 3 - Kingdom then and in that case it shall and may be lawful for his Majesty, his heirs and successors, to create one peer of that part of the United Kingdom called Ireland, as often as any one of such one hundred peerages shall fail by extinction, or as often as any one peer of that part of the United Kingdom called Ireland shall become entitled by descent or creation to an hereditary seat in the House of Lords of the United Kingdom...
Page 3 - Britain subsisting at the time of the Union, or of the united kingdom created since the Union, by which such peers shall be entitled to an hereditary seat in the House of Lords of the united kingdom, then and in that case it shall and may be lawful for his Majesty, his heirs and successors, to create one peer of that part of the united kingdom...
Page 2 - That it shall be lawful for his majesty, his heirs and successors, to create peers of that part of the united kingdom called Ireland, and to make promotions in the peerage thereof, after the Union ; provided that no new creation of any such peers shall take place after the Union until three of the peerages of Ireland, which shall have been existing at the time of the Union, shall have become extinct ; and upon such extinction of three peerages, that it shall be lawful for his majesty, his heirs and...
Page 3 - In such form and manner as the House of Lords from time to time may prescribe. If after that, or a longer period, a claim be made and allowed, and a new creation shall have taken place in the interval, it is enacted that no new right of creation shall accrue to the crown on the next extinction of a peerage.) The creation of Irish peerages in the way of " promotion," has, as we have already remarked, been unlimited.
Page 4 - The reverse, however, of this interpretation was sought to be established by the extinctions used for the creation of the Barony of Fennoy, which was endeavoured to be effected as follows : II.

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