The Peerage of the British Empire as at Present Existing: Arranged and Printed from the Personal Communications of the Nobility ...

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Saunders and Otley, 1851 - Great Britain - 676 pages

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Page 96 - J , called to the Bar by the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn in 1806, made KC in 1827, appointed Solicitor-General in Nov. 1832, Attorney-General in Feb. 1834, and having resigned the latter office in Nov. 1834, was reappointed in April...
Page lxiv - Chancellor of the Exchequer. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench. Master of the Rolls. Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas. Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer. Judges and Barons of the degree of the Coif of the said Courts, according to Seniority.
Page lxiii - Viscounts' eldest sons. Earls' younger sons. Barons' eldest sons. Knights of the Garter. Privy Counsellors. Chancellor of the Exchequer. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench.
Page 595 - Palace, within one day of completing his 83rd year, the Most Rev. William Howley, DD, Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of all England, and Metropolitan, a Privy Councillor and Lord of Trade and Plantations, a Commissioner for Building Churches, an Official Trustee of the British Museum, a Governor of the Charter House, and Visitor of All Souls', Baliol, and Mcrton Colleges, Oxford, and of King's College, London, FRS and FSA Dr.
Page lvi - 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 Kingdom, and the Peers of Ireland shall enjoy the same privileges, except those depending upon sitting in the House of Lords.
Page lxxiv - The King has been pleased to direct letters patent to be passed under the Great Seal, granting the dignity of a Baron of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, to the Right Hon.
Page lxxiii - Earl of Chester, Carrick, and Dublin, Baron of Renfrew and Lord of the Isles, Great Steward of Scotland...
Page lxiv - Body. Gentlemen of the Privy Chamber. Esquires of the Knights of the Bath. Esquires by Creation. Esquires by Office. Younger Sons of Knights of the Garter. Younger Sons of Bannerets. Younger Sons of Knights of the Bath. Younger Sons of Knights Bachelors. Gentlemen entitled to bear Arms. Clergymen, Barristers at Law, Officers in the Navy and Army, who are all Gentlemen by profession.
Page 139 - Talavera, and most of the general nctions, and arcoud in command at the battle of Salamanca, he repeatedly received the unanimous thanks of both Houses of Parliament; and, on the conclusion of the general peace, was elevated to the Peerage : he has since been successively Governor of Barbadoes, and Commander of the forces in the West Indies...
Page lxix - August 1763, created Duke of York and Albany in Great Britain, and Earl of Ulster in Ireland, 27 Nov.

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