debrett's baronetage and knightage 1879

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1879
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Page ix - EQUITABLE LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY. OPPOSITE THE MANSION HOUSE, LONDON. Founded AD 1762. THE OLDEST LIFE OFFICE ON THE MUTUAL PRINCIPLE IN THE WORLD. BONUS TABLE FOR 1881.
Page ix - Keyless Half-Chronometers, Compensated for Variations of Temperature, adjusted in Positions, Winding and Setting Hands without a Key, for Gentlemen, in Gold 30 to 40 guineas ; ditto in Silver 16 to 25 guineas.
Page ix - This Society is strictly confined to the Clergy of the Church of England and of the Episcopal Church of Scotland, their Wives and Families, and the near relations of themselves and Wives. Prospectuses, Bonus Accounts, Forms of Proposal, &o., may be had at the Offices, on personal application, or by letter.
Page xviii - Viscounts' eldest sons. Earls' younger sons. 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.
Page xxx - Sir, you that desire to receive the order of Knighthood, swear, before God, and this holy book, that you will not fight against His Majesty, that now bestoweth the order of Knighthood upon you ; you shall also swear to maintain and defend all ladies, gentlemen, widows, and orphans; and you shall shun no adventure of your person in any way where you shall happen to be.
Page ix - PRINCIPLES on which this Company was founded, and on which it continues to act, combine the system of Mutual Assurance with the safety of a large Protecting Capital and Accumulated Funds, and thus afford all the facilities and advantages which can prudently be offered by any Life Assurance Office. Under these principles the business of the Company continues rapidly to increase. NINETY PER CENT, of the WHOLE PROFITS is divided among the Assurers on the Participating Scale.
Page ix - Premiums of 28 iBs. ^d. the sum of ^500 payable at his death, or should the Assured wish to discontinue the payment of Premiums before the expiration of the term agreed upon, he may, after three annual payments, claim a free or paid-up Policy in lieu of the original one. The amount assured by such paid-up Policy will be in proportion to the number of Premiums paid ; for instance, supposing ^500 to have been the amount originally assured, and that five Annual Premiums out of a series often have...
Page 134 - Quarterly : ist and 4th, argent, a man's heart gules ensigned with an imperial crown proper, on a chief azure three mullets of the first ; 2nd and 3rd, gules, three piles argent issuant from the base : in chief two mullets of the last.
Page ix - FOUR-FIFTHS of the PROFITS made by this Society are, every Fifth year, appropriated to the persons assured on the participating scale of premiums who have been so assured for Two full years and upwards, prior to the date of the Division.

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