Debrett's Peerage of England, Scotland, and Ireland. [Another]

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Page lvi - Coldstream guards, with the rank of lieutenant-general, and, in 1784, was created duke of York and Albany in Great Britain, and earl of Ulster in Ireland. In...
Page 45 - Grey, and the granddaughter maternally of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, by Mary, Queen Dowager of France, sister of King Henry VIII.
Page 43 - Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Grand Cross of the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Order, Knight of the Order of St. Esprit of France, Prince of Waterloo, so created by the king and legislative body of the Netherlands, value 20(>oi.
Page 201 - Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland...
Page 426 - Merchiston, son of the famous inventor of the logarithms, the person to whom the title of a "great man" is more justly due, than to any other whom his country ever produced.
Page xxxi - Britain, and shall enjoy the нате 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 xxx - Greeting Whereas by the advice and assent of Our Council for certain arduous and urgent affairs concerning Us the State and defence of Our said United Kingdom and the Church We have ordered a certain Parliament to be holden at Our City of Westminster on the day of next ensuing And there to treat and have conference with the Prelates Great Men and Peers of Our Realm We...
Page 214 - In the centre of the four quarterings a mullet for difference. Crest— On a chapeau gules, turned up ermine, a lion statant guardant or, ducally gorged argent (being the crest of Thomas of Brotherton).
Page xxix - Vavaasour, which by the Saxons was changed into Thane, and by the Normans into Baron. Many of this rank are named in the history of England, and undoubtedly had assisted, or been summoned to parliament; but...
Page xxx - England are free from all arrests for debts, as being the king's hereditary counsellors. Therefore a peer cannot be outlawed in any civil action, and no attachment lies against his person ; but execution may be taken upon his lands and goods. For the same reason, they are free from all attendance at courts leet or sheriff's turns; or, in case of a riot, from attending the posse comitatus.

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