Noun(1) the peers of a kingdom considered as a group
(1) Then came Frederick Penny, who was MP for Kingston until his elevation to the peerage as Lord Marchwood in 1932.(2) Today the Speaker stands in the order of social precedence immediately after the peerage , ranking higher than any other commoner.(3) He wrote to me to share a little part of the treasure trove of maladdressed mail he has picked up since his elevation to the peerage .(4) He was elevated to the peerage of Ireland as Lord Kilmaine, for services to the British Crown.(5) With the Queen Mother due at Dover, the King set out to greet her, but not before making a gift of 20,000 pounds to Edward Hyde and leaving a signed warrant raising him to the peerage as Lord Hyde of Hindon.(6) The Life Peerage Act made it possible for people to be given a peerage during their own lifetime without the title passing to their heirs; they were life peers.(7) But knighthood is an honour, not a peerage ; he remained a member of the House of Commons until his retirement in 2001.(8) In Parliament the House of Lords was dominated by the landed aristocracy, and the landed gentry, often related to the peerage , held sway in the House of Commons.(9) The sons of British sovereigns are usually given peerages at some point in their lives, and since the 14th century their senior title has been in the degree of duke - the highest rank in the British peerage .(10) he was elevated to the peerage two years ago(11) As a reward for taking defeat with dignity he was awarded a peerage , becoming Lord Watson of Invergowrie.(12) In 1941 he was raised to the peerage as Lord Cherwell and in 1942 was appointed paymaster-general.(13) on his retirement as cabinet secretary, he was given a peerage(14) In 1923 he became MP for Warwick and Leamington, a seat he held until 1957 when, as prime minister, he resigned and was subsequently raised to the peerage as the Earl of Avon.(15) Only a few years later the Scottish physicist William Thomson, later elevated to the peerage as Lord Kelvin, attempted an estimate on a completely different basis.(16) He was proud to be the first actor to be elevated to the peerage , though he never spoke in the Lords after his maiden speech.
1. aristocracy ::
2. nobility ::
3. peers and peeresses ::
cyfoedion ac peeresses
5. patriciate ::
Different Formspeerage, peerages
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