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A complete English peerage

Alexander Jacob

A complete English peerage

containing a genealogical, biographical, and historical account of the peers of this realm, together with the different branches of each family, including a particular relation of the most remarkable transactions of those who have eminently distinguished themselves in the service of their country, both in the field and in the cabinet, from the conquest down to the present time, to which is prefixed, a succinct history of the houses of Brunswic, Brandenburgh, Saxe-Gotha, and Mecklenburgh

by Alexander Jacob

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Published by Printed by the author and sold by J. Wilson and J. Fell ... J. Robson ... and Messrs. Richardson and Urquhart ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nobility -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Signatures: A* B-4X ; 4Y-7Q ; A* B-8R.

    Statementby the Reverend Alexander Jacob.
    ContributionsRobson, James, 1733-1806., Wilson and Fell (Booksellers : London, England), Richardson and Urquhart.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. in 3 :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23015101M
    LC Control Number06045798

    [S] # A Complete English Peerage: Containing a Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical Account of the Peers of this Realm, Together with the Different Branches of Each Family, Including a Particular Relation of the Most Remarkable Transaction, Jacob, Alexander, (3 parts in 1. As well as hereditary titles, the British peerage also includes life peerages, part of the British honours system. Life peerages are granted by the Government to honour individuals and give the recipient the right to sit and vote in the House of Lords. Today, most of those who sit in the House of Lords are life peers: only 90 of the or so.

    Thanks for your question. I would go with this one: Image: The English and their History The following paragraph is from a Guardian newspaper review in > Robert Tombs’s book is a triumph. In a literal sense it is definitive, for there is nev. The Complete Peerage (until recently out-of-print, regrettably!) is THE reference for those wanting nuts-and-bolts data on the British peerage - an essential component of British history. This supplement (by historian Peter Hammond) corrects errors in the original (especially in the light of recent scholarship) and continues the extant peerage /5(6).

    peerage meaning: 1. the position of being a peer: 2. the group of people who are peers, either because of their. Learn more. Viscount: The fourth degree of rank and dignity in the British peerage. Introduced by Henry VI in A Viscount is a “Right Honorable” and is styled “My Lord.” All his sons and daughters are “Honorable.” The coronet has a row of sixteen small pearls set on the circlet. Baron: The lowest rank in the British peerage. A Baron is.


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