Debrett's Peerage of England, Scotland, and Ireland. revised, corrected and continued by G.W. Collen

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Page lviii - II. (other than the issue of princesses married .into foreign families) is capable of contracting matrimony, without the previous consent of the king signified under the great seal ; and any marriage contracted without such consent is void.
Page 111 - Grey, and the granddaughter maternally of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, by Mary, Queen Dowager of France, sister of King Henry VIII.
Page xxvi - Britain at the time of the Union ; and all 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...
Page 565 - Gladstone, he was created a peer of the United Kingdom by the title of Baron Acton of Aldenham.
Page 128 - Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland...
Page 532 - Merchiston, son of the famous inventor of the logarithms, the person to whom the title of GREAT MAN is more justly due, than to any other whom his country ever produced.
Page 608 - The above Isabel, it is believed, also, was descended through the illustrious families of Clare, Gant, and Roumare, from the old Saxon earls of Mercia; William de Roumare, one of the great Norman barons, having, after the Conquest, m. Lucy, sister and h. of Edwin, the last earl, and thereby possessing, as it is quoted by sir William Dugdale, "Cravennam, et < ouplandiam, et Allerdale, et Cockeram, jure hereditario.
Page 569 - February, 1552-3, he rode into London to his mansion of Baynard Castle with three hundred horse in his retinue, of which one hundred of them were gentlemen in plain blue cloth with chains of gold and badges of a dragon on their sleeves.
Page xxvi - The Lords of Parliament on the part of Ireland shall have the same privileges as the Lords on the part of Great Britain; and all the Lords Spiritual of Ireland shall have rank next after the 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...
Page 20 - William, 5th lord, and at the same time the titles of earl of Uxbridge and baron Burton became extinct ; but the barony of Paget, being a barony in fee, devolved on the...

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