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

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Page 489 - 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 231 - Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland...
Page lxix - And now, by statute 12 Geo. III. c. 11. no descendant of the body of king George 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. Provided, that such of...
Page 8 - HENRY FITZ-ROY, Duke of Grafton, Co. Northampton, Earl of Arlington and Euston, Viscount Thetford and Ipswich, Baron Arlington of Arlington, Co. Middlesex, and Baron Sudbury, Co. Suffolk, in the Peerage of England; Hereditary Ranger of Whittlebury Forest, Ranger of Salsey Forest, 6.
Page 526 - Benyon lawfully to be begotten, severally, successively, and respectively, one after another, in order and course as they shall be in priority of birth and seniority of age; and the several and respective heirs male of the...
Page 170 - January 7, 1801, to receive and bear the great cross of the order of St. Ferdinand and of Merit, conferred on his lordship by Ferdinand IV. king of the Two Sicilies; and by another warrant, dated the 9th of the same month, to accept for himself and his heirs the title of duke of Brontt, with the fief of the duchy annexed thereto, conferred also by the said king of the Two Sici.
Page 31 - Marquess, and Earl of Wellington, Marquess of Douro, Viscount Wellington of Talavera and of Wellington, and Baron Douro of Wellesley, a Member of...
Page 58 - Acadians ; here he devoted himself to the study of the law; was called to the bar in that province, and after nineteen years' practice was appointed attorney-general of Cape Breton, and was also elected a member of the assembly of that province. On the eighteenth of November, 1811, he was promoted to a puisne judgeship in Upper Canada.
Page 463 - Gladstone, he was created a peer of the United Kingdom by the title of Baron Acton of Aldenham.
Page xxxix - 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; and all Peerages of Ireland and of the United Kingdom, created after the Union...

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