Debrett's Peerage of England, Scotland, and Ireland, Bind 1

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Side lxxiii - 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) ; and the temporal Peers of Ireland shall have rank next after the Peers of the like rank in (irout Britain at the time of the Union ; and all Peerages of Ireland and of the United Kingdom, created after the Union...
Side lxxiii - Spiritual of the same rank in 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, 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...
Side lxxiii - Bishops, according to their ~ seniority of consecration ; but if any Bishop be principal Secretary of State, he shall be placed above all other Bishops, not having any of the great offices before-mentioned.
Side lxxii - Marquesses according to their patents. Dukes' eldest sons. Earls according to their patents. Younger sons of Dukes of the Blood Royal. Marquisses' eldest sons. Dukes' younger sons. Viscounts according to their patents. Earls
Side xii - KCB Knight Commander of ditto. CB Companion of ditto. KT Knight of the Thistle. KP Knight of the Order of St. Patrick. GCMG Grand Cross of St. .Michael and St.
Side lxvi - ... are bound to Us that the weightiness of the said affairs and imminent perils considered (waiving all excuses) you be at the said day and place personally present with Us and with the said Prelates Great Men and Peers to treat and give your counsel upon the affairs aforesaid And this as you regard Us and Our Honour and the safety and defence of the said United Kingdom and Church and dispatch of the said affairs in nowise do you omit WITNESS Ourself at Westminster the day of in the Year of Our...
Side 75 - ... common acclamation, conceded the pre-eminence ; and when the will of Heaven and the common destinies of our nature, shall have swept away the present generation, you will have left your great name...
Side cvi - Edward 111.) mounted the throne, and died in 1483. The short usurpation of Richard III. was followed by the accession of Henry VII. descended from John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, fourth son of Edward III. : on his marriage with Elizabeth, daughter of Edward IV. the family was again united. Henry VII. dying in 1509, left three children, a son and two daughters, the youngest of whom married James IV.

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