A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the United Kingdom, for 1826

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H. Colburn, 1826 - Nobility - 400 pages

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Page 378 - Blood Royal. Marquesses' eldest Sons. Dukes' younger Sons. Viscounts according to their Patents. Earls
Page 379 - 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 329 - He was a man of great honour, and spent his youth and vigour of his age in military actions and commands abroad ; and albeit he indulged to himself great liberties of life, yet he still preserved a very good reputation with all men, and a very great interest in his country, as appeared by the supplies he and his son brought to the King's army...
Page 378 - Bannerets made by the King himself in person under the royal standard displayed in an army royal in open war, for the term of their lives, and no longer. Viscounts' younger Sons. Barons
Page 379 - Ireland shall, in all other -respects, be considered as peerages of the United Kingdom, and the peers of Ireland shall enjoy the same privileges, except those depending upon sitting in the house of lords.
Page 366 - Class, upon whom the Order shall have been, or may hereafter be, conferred for civil services. 7th. The dignity of a Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath shall henceforth upon no account be conferred upon any Officer in his Majesty's service who shall not have attained the rank of Major-General in the army, or Rear-Admiral in the navy, except as to the Twelve Knights Grand Crosses who may be nominated and appointed for civil services.
Page 232 - UNDERNEATH this sable hearse Lies the subject of all verse, SIDNEY'S sister, PEMBROKE'S mother ; Death ! ere thou hast slain another, Learn'd and fair, and good as she, Time shall throw a dart at thee.
Page 366 - Commanders, the number shall not exceed one hundred and eighty, exclusive of foreign officers holding British commissions, of whom a number, not exceeding ten, may be admitted into the second class as honorary Knights Commanders. But in the event of actions of signal distinction, or of future wars, the number...
Page 246 - ... he left to trustees, to accumulate during the lives of his three sons, and the lives of their sons; then the estates directed to be purchased with the produce of the accumulating fund, to be conveyed to the eldest male descendant of his three sons, with benefit of survivorship. This singular will, being contested by the heirs at law, was finally established by a decision of the house of lords, June 25,1805.
Page 219 - Northampton, lord president of Wales (after he had waited on the King at supper, and had also supped) went in a boat with others to wash himself in the Thames, and so soon as his legs were in the water but to the knees, he had the colic, and cried out, " Have me into the boat again, for I am a dead man," and died a few'hours after, at hit

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