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Writ of acceleration

Index Writ of acceleration

A writ in acceleration, commonly called a writ of acceleration, was a type of writ of summons that enabled the eldest son and heir apparent of a peer with multiple peerage titles to attend the British or Irish House of Lords, using one of his father's subsidiary titles. [1]

223 relations: Alexander Hamilton, 10th Duke of Hamilton, Algernon Percy, 10th Earl of Northumberland, Ancien Régime, Anne Boleyn, Anthony Grey, Earl of Harold, Baron Berkeley, Baron Butler, Baron Strange, Barony, Charles Bennet, 6th Earl of Tankerville, Charles Berkeley, 2nd Earl of Berkeley, Charles Boyle, 3rd Viscount Dungarvan, Charles Bruce, 3rd Earl of Ailesbury, Charles Granville, 2nd Earl of Bath, Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham, Charles Howard, 2nd Earl of Berkshire, Charles MacCarty, Viscount Muskerry, Charles Montagu-Scott, 4th Duke of Buccleuch, Charles Paulet, 2nd Duke of Bolton, Charles Powlett, 3rd Duke of Bolton, Charles Townshend, 3rd Viscount Townshend, Chaworth Brabazon, 6th Earl of Meath, Conservative Party (UK), Conyers Darcy, 2nd Earl of Holderness, Courtesy title, Courtesy titles in the United Kingdom, David Lindsay, 28th Earl of Crawford, Donough MacCarty, 1st Earl of Clancarty, Duke of Abercorn, Duke of Beaufort, Duke of Bedford, Duke of Buccleuch, Duke of Chaulnes, Duke of Devonshire, Duke of Gordon, Duke of Hamilton, Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull, Duke of Leeds, Duke of Luynes, Duke of Manchester, Duke of Marlborough (title), Duke of Norfolk, Duke of Northumberland, Duke of Rutland, Duke of Saint-Simon, Duke of Somerset, Duke of Sutherland, Earl Amherst, Earl Fortescue, Earl of Albemarle, ..., Earl of Arundel, Earl of Ashburnham, Earl of Bath, Earl of Bedford, Earl of Berkshire, Earl of Bristol, Earl of Buckinghamshire, Earl of Chichester, Earl of Clanricarde, Earl of Conway, Earl of Dartmouth, Earl of Derby, Earl of Dover, Earl of Egremont, Earl of Holderness, Earl of Huntingdon, Earl of Leicester, Earl of Lincoln, Earl of Lindsey, Earl of Liverpool, Earl of Lonsdale, Earl of Marlborough, Earl of Meath, Earl of Northampton, Earl of Northumberland, Earl of Ossory, Earl of Scarbrough, Earl of Scarsdale, Earl of Selborne, Earl of Shrewsbury, Earl of St Germans, Earl of Strafford, Earl of Suffolk, Earl of Sussex, Earl of Tankerville, Earl of Thomond, Earl of Warwick, Earl of Worcester, Earl Poulett, Edward Conway, 2nd Viscount Conway, Edward IV of England, Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Manchester, Edward Seymour, 12th Duke of Somerset, Edward Smith-Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby, Edward Smith-Stanley, 13th Earl of Derby, Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby, Ferdinand Seymour, Earl St. Maur, Ferdinando Hastings, 6th Earl of Huntingdon, Ferdinando Stanley, 5th Earl of Derby, Francis D'Arcy-Osborne, 7th Duke of Leeds, Francis Osborne, 5th Duke of Leeds, Francis Russell, 2nd Earl of Bedford, Francis Russell, 7th Duke of Bedford, Francis Talbot, 5th Earl of Shrewsbury, George Ashburnham, 3rd Earl of Ashburnham, George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford, George Brudenell-Bruce, 2nd Marquess of Ailesbury, George Byng, 2nd Earl of Strafford, George Byng, 3rd Earl of Strafford, George Cholmondeley, 2nd Marquess of Cholmondeley, George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol, George Gordon, 5th Duke of Gordon, George Grey, 6th Earl of Stamford, George Grey, 8th Baron Grey of Groby, George Legge, 3rd Earl of Dartmouth, George Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland, George Pratt, 2nd Marquess Camden, George Spencer-Churchill, 5th Duke of Marlborough, George Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 2nd Duke of Sutherland, George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury, George Younger, 4th Viscount Younger of Leckie, Gilbert Talbot, 7th Earl of Shrewsbury, Heathcote baronets, Heir apparent, Henry FitzAlan, 19th Earl of Arundel, Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Kent, Henry Hastings, 3rd Earl of Huntingdon, Henry Howard, 13th Duke of Norfolk, Henry Howard, 7th Duke of Norfolk, Henry Hyde, 4th Earl of Clarendon, Henry Hyde, Viscount Cornbury, Henry Ley, 2nd Earl of Marlborough, Henry Manners, 8th Duke of Rutland, Henry O'Brien, 5th Earl of Thomond, Henry Paget, 2nd Marquess of Anglesey, Henry Percy, 7th Duke of Northumberland, Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 4th Marquess of Lansdowne, Henry Pierrepont, 1st Marquess of Dorchester, Henry Somerset, 1st Marquess of Worcester, Henry Stanley, 4th Earl of Derby, Hereditary peer, House of Commons of the United Kingdom, House of Lords, House of Lords Act 1999, Hugh Fortescue, 2nd Earl Fortescue, Hugh Fortescue, 3rd Earl Fortescue, Hugh Percy, 3rd Duke of Northumberland, Irish House of Lords, James Berkeley, 3rd Earl of Berkeley, James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormond, James Compton, 5th Earl of Northampton, James Hamilton, 8th Earl of Abercorn, James Heathcote-Drummond-Willoughby, 3rd Earl of Ancaster, James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby, John Carey, 2nd Earl of Dover, John Dudley, 2nd Earl of Warwick, John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol, John Hervey, 2nd Baron Hervey, John Major, John Paulet, 2nd Marquess of Winchester, John Paulet, 5th Marquess of Winchester, John Poulett, 2nd Earl Poulett, John Wyndham, 1st Baron Egremont, Life peer, Louis-Léon de Brancas, Marquess Camden, Marquess of Ailesbury, Marquess of Anglesey, Marquess of Cholmondeley, Marquess of Hertford, Marquess of Lansdowne, Marquess of Salisbury, Marquess of Winchester, Marquess Townshend, Michael Burke, 10th Earl of Clanricarde, Montagu Bertie, 2nd Earl of Lindsey, Oliver St John, 1st Earl of Bolingbroke, Oliver St John, 5th Baron St John of Bletso, Peerage, Peerage of France, Peerage of Ireland, Peerage of Scotland, Peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, Peregrine Osborne, 2nd Duke of Leeds, Peregrine Osborne, 3rd Duke of Leeds, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Burlington, Richard Lumley, 2nd Earl of Scarbrough, Robert Bertie, 1st Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 5th Marquess of Salisbury, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 6th Marquess of Salisbury, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 7th Marquess of Salisbury, Robert Hobart, 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire, Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, Robert Leke, 3rd Earl of Scarsdale, Robert Lindsay, 29th Earl of Crawford, Robert Rich, 3rd Earl of Warwick, Robert Sidney, 4th Earl of Leicester, Roundell Palmer, 3rd Earl of Selborne, Spencer Compton, 2nd Earl of Northampton, Subsidiary title, Territorial designation, Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, Thomas Butler, 6th Earl of Ossory, Thomas Clinton, 3rd Earl of Lincoln, Thomas FitzAlan, 17th Earl of Arundel, Thomas Pelham, 2nd Earl of Chichester, Thomas Radclyffe, 3rd Earl of Sussex, Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Cleveland, Thomas Wentworth, 5th Baron Wentworth, United Kingdom general election, October 1974, Viscount Younger of Leckie, William Amherst, 3rd Earl Amherst, William Cavendish, 3rd Duke of Devonshire, William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire, William Eliot, 4th Earl of St Germans, William Howard, 3rd Baron Howard of Effingham, William Keppel, 7th Earl of Albemarle, William Lowther, 2nd Earl of Lonsdale, William Paulet, 3rd Marquess of Winchester, William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset, William Stanley, 6th Earl of Derby. 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Alexander Hamilton, 10th Duke of Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton, 10th Duke of Hamilton, 7th Duke of Brandon KG PC FRS FSA (3 October 1767 – 18 August 1852) was a Scottish politician and art collector.

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Algernon Percy, 10th Earl of Northumberland

Algernon Percy, 10th Earl of Northumberland, 4th Baron Percy, KG (29 September 1602 – 13 October 1668) was an English military leader and a prominent supporter of the Parliamentary cause in the English Civil War.

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Ancien Régime

The Ancien Régime (French for "old regime") was the political and social system of the Kingdom of France from the Late Middle Ages (circa 15th century) until 1789, when hereditary monarchy and the feudal system of French nobility were abolished by the.

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Anne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn (1501 – 19 May 1536) was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of King Henry VIII.

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Anthony Grey, Earl of Harold

Anthony Grey, 3rd Baron Lucas, styled Earl of Harold (21 February 1695 – 21 July 1723) was a British peer and courtier.

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Baron Berkeley

The title Baron Berkeley originated as a feudal title and was subsequently created twice in the Peerage of England by writ.

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Baron Butler

The title Baron Butler was created in the Peerage of England in 1666.

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Baron Strange

Baron Strange is a title that has been created several times in the Peerage of England.

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Barony

A modern geographic barony, in Scotland, Ireland and outlying parts of England, constitutes an administrative division of a country, usually of lower rank and importance than a county.

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Charles Bennet, 6th Earl of Tankerville

Charles Augustus Bennet, 6th Earl of Tankerville PC (10 January 1810 – 18 December 1899), styled Lord Ossulston between 1822 and 1859, was a British peer and Conservative politician.

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Charles Berkeley, 2nd Earl of Berkeley

Charles Berkeley, 2nd Earl of Berkeley, KB, PC, FRS (8 April 1649 – 24 September 1710) was a British nobleman and diplomat, known as Sir Charles Berkeley from 1661 to 1679 and styled Viscount Dursley from 1679 to 1698.

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Charles Boyle, 3rd Viscount Dungarvan

Charles Boyle, Viscount Dungarvan, 3rd Baron Clifford, FRS (bapt. 12 December 1639 – 12 October 1694), was a British peer and politician.

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Charles Bruce, 3rd Earl of Ailesbury

Charles Bruce, 3rd Earl of Ailesbury (later styled Aylesbury) and 4th Earl of Elgin (29 May 1682 – 10 February 1747), styled Viscount Bruce of Ampthill from 1685 to 1741, was a British peer.

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Charles Granville, 2nd Earl of Bath

Charles Granville, 2nd Earl of Bath (bapt. 31 August 1661 – 4 September 1701) was an English soldier, politician, diplomat, courtier and peer.

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Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham

Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham, 2nd Baron Howard of Effingham (1536 – 14 December 1624), known as Howard of Effingham, was an English statesman and Lord High Admiral under Elizabeth I and James I. He was commander of the English forces during the battles against the Spanish Armada and was chiefly responsible after Francis Drake for the victory that saved England from invasion by the Spanish Empire.

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Charles Howard, 2nd Earl of Berkshire

Charles Howard, 2nd Earl of Berkshire KB (1615 – April 1679) was an English peer, styled Viscount Andover from 1626 to 1669, the son of Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Berkshire and his wife Lady Elizabeth Cecil.

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Charles MacCarty, Viscount Muskerry

Charles MacCarthy, Viscount Muskerry (Irish: Cathal Mac Cárthaigh; died 3 June 1665) was an Irish noble and a soldier in French and later English service.

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Charles Montagu-Scott, 4th Duke of Buccleuch

Charles William Henry Montagu-Scott, 4th Duke of Buccleuch and 6th Duke of Queensberry, KT (24 May 1772 – 20 April 1819), styled Earl of Dalkeith until 1812, was a British landowner, amateur cricketer and Tory politician.

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Charles Paulet, 2nd Duke of Bolton

Charles Paulet, 2nd Duke of Bolton (1661 – 21 January 1722) was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Member of Parliament for Hampshire and a supporter of William III of Orange.

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Charles Powlett, 3rd Duke of Bolton

Lieutenant-General Charles Powlett (sometimes spelled Paulet), 3rd Duke of Bolton (3 September 168526 August 1754) was a British nobleman and politician.

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Charles Townshend, 3rd Viscount Townshend

Charles Townshend, 3rd Viscount Townshend (11 July 1700 – 12 March 1764), known as The Lord Lynn from 1723 to 1738, was a British politician.

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Chaworth Brabazon, 6th Earl of Meath

Chaworth Brabazon, 6th Earl of Meath PC (I) (1686 – 14 May 1763), styled Lord Brabazon from 1707 to 1715, was an Anglo-Irish peer.

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Conservative Party (UK)

The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.

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Conyers Darcy, 2nd Earl of Holderness

Conyers Darcy, 2nd Earl of Holderness (1622 – 13 December 1692) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1660 to 1679 and later became a peer.

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Courtesy title

A courtesy title is a title that does not have legal significance but rather is used through custom or courtesy, particularly, in the context of nobility, the titles used by children of members of the nobility (c.f. substantive title).

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Courtesy titles in the United Kingdom

A courtesy title is a form of address in systems of nobility used for children, former wives and other close relatives of a peer, and by certain officials such as some judges.

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David Lindsay, 28th Earl of Crawford

David Alexander Robert Lindsay, 28th Earl of Crawford and 11th Earl of Balcarres, (20 November 1900 – 13 December 1975), known as Lord Balniel from 1913 to 1940, was a British Unionist politician.

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Donough MacCarty, 1st Earl of Clancarty

Donagh MacCarthy, 1st Earl of Clancarty, 2nd Viscount Muskerry (Irish: Donnchadh Mac Cárthaigh; 1594 – August, 1665) was an Irish noble.

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Duke of Abercorn

The title Duke of Abercorn is a title in the Peerage of Ireland.

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Duke of Beaufort

Duke of Beaufort, a title in the Peerage of England, was created by Charles II in 1682 for Henry Somerset, 3rd Marquess of Worcester, a descendant of Charles Somerset, 1st Earl of Worcester, legitimized son of Henry Beaufort, 3rd Duke of Somerset, a Lancastrian leader in the Wars of the Roses.

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Duke of Bedford

Duke of Bedford (named after Bedford, England) is a title that has been created six times (for five distinct people) in the Peerage of England.

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Duke of Buccleuch

The title Duke of Buccleuch, formerly also spelt Duke of Buccleugh, is a title created twice in the Peerage of Scotland.

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Duke of Chaulnes

The title of Duke of Chaulnes (Duc de Chaulnes), a French peerage, is held by the d'Albert family beginning in 1621.

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Duke of Devonshire

Duke of Devonshire is a title in the Peerage of England held by members of the Cavendish family.

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Duke of Gordon

The title Duke of Gordon has been created once in the Peerage of Scotland and again in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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Duke of Hamilton

Duke of Hamilton is a title in the Peerage of Scotland, created in 1643.

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Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull

Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull was a title in the Peerage of Great Britain, with the title Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull being a title in the Peerage of England.

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Duke of Leeds

Duke of Leeds was a title in the Peerage of England.

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Duke of Luynes

The Duke of Luynes is a territorial name belonging to the noble French house d'Albert.

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Duke of Manchester

Duke of Manchester is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain, and the current senior title of the Noble House of Montagu.

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Duke of Marlborough (title)

The Duke of Marlborough is a title in the Peerage of England.

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Duke of Norfolk

The Duke of Norfolk is the premier duke in the peerage of England, and also, as Earl of Arundel, the premier earl.

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Duke of Northumberland

Duke of Northumberland is a noble title that has been created three times in English and British history, twice in the Peerage of England and once in the Peerage of Great Britain.

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Duke of Rutland

Duke of Rutland is a title in the Peerage of England, derived from Rutland, a county in the East Midlands of England.

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Duke of Saint-Simon

Duke of Saint-Simon (Fr.: duc de Saint-Simon) was a noble title in the peerage of France.

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Duke of Somerset

Duke of Somerset is a title in the peerage of England that has been created several times.

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Duke of Sutherland

John Egerton, 6th Duke of Sutherland, by Allan Warren Duke of Sutherland is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom which was created by William IV in 1833 for George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Marquess of Stafford.

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Earl Amherst

Earl Amherst, of Arracan in the East Indies, was a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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Earl Fortescue

Earl Fortescue is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain that was created in 1789 for Hugh Fortescue, 3rd Baron Fortescue (1753–1841), a Member of Parliament for Beaumaris and Lord-Lieutenant of Devon.

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Earl of Albemarle

Earl of Albemarle is a title created several times from Norman times onwards.

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Earl of Arundel

Earl of Arundel is the oldest extant earldom and the oldest extant peerage in the Peerage of England.

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Earl of Ashburnham

The title Baron Ashburnham (pronounced "Ash-burn-am"), of Ashburnham in the County of Sussex, was created in the Peerage of England in 1689 for John Ashburnham, grandson of the John Ashburnham who assisted King Charles I to escape from Oxford and Hampton Court Palace.

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Earl of Bath

Earl of Bath was a title that was created five times in British history, three times in the Peerage of England, once in the Peerage of Great Britain and once in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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Earl of Bedford

Earl of Bedford is a title that has been created three times in the Peerage of England and is currently a subsidiary title of the Dukes of Bedford.

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Earl of Berkshire

Earl of Berkshire is a title that has been created twice in the Peerage of England.

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Earl of Bristol

Earl of Bristol is a title that has been created twice in British history.

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Earl of Buckinghamshire

Earl of Buckinghamshire is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain.

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Earl of Chichester

Earl of Chichester is a title that has been created three times in British history.

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Earl of Clanricarde

Earl of Clanricarde is a title that has been created twice in the Peerage of Ireland, first in 1543 and again in 1800.

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Earl of Conway

The Earl of Conway was an aristocratic title in the Peerage of England.

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Earl of Dartmouth

Earl of Dartmouth is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain.

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Earl of Derby

Earl of Derby is a title in the Peerage of England.

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Earl of Dover

The title Earl of Dover has been created twice, once in the Peerage of England and once in the Jacobite Peerage.

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Earl of Egremont

Earl of Egremont was a title in the Peerage of Great Britain.

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Earl of Holderness

The title Earl of Holderness also known as Holdernesse existed in the late 11th and early 12th centuries as a feudal lordship and was officially created three times in the Peerage of England namely in 1621, in 1644 as a subsidiary title to that of the then-Duke of Cumberland and in 1682.

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Earl of Huntingdon

Earl of Huntingdon is a title which has been created several times in the Peerage of England.

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Earl of Leicester

Earl of Leicester is a title that has been created seven times.

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Earl of Lincoln

Earl of Lincoln is a title that has been created eight times in the Peerage of England.

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Earl of Lindsey

Earl of Lindsey is a title in the Peerage of England.

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Earl of Liverpool

Earl of Liverpool is a title that has been created twice in British history.

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Earl of Lonsdale

Earl of Lonsdale is a title that has been created twice in British history, firstly in the Peerage of Great Britain in 1784 (becoming extinct in 1802), and then in the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1807, both times for members of the Lowther family.

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Earl of Marlborough

Earl of Marlborough is a title that has been created twice, both times in the Peerage of England.

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Earl of Meath

Earl of Meath is a title in the Peerage of Ireland created in 1627 and held by the head of the Brabazon family.

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Earl of Northampton

Earl of Northampton is a title that has been created five times.

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Earl of Northumberland

The title of Earl of Northumberland was created several times in the Peerage of England and of Great Britain, succeeding the title Earl of Northumbria.

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Earl of Ossory

Earl of Ossory is a subsidiary title held by the Earl of Ormond that was created in the Peerage of Ireland in 1528.

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Earl of Scarbrough

Earl of Scarbrough is a title in the Peerage of England.

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Earl of Scarsdale

Earl of Scarsdale was a title in the Peerage of England.

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Earl of Selborne

Earl of Selborne, in the County of Southampton, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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Earl of Shrewsbury

Earl of Shrewsbury is a hereditary title of nobility created twice in the Peerage of England.

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Earl of St Germans

Earl of St Germans, in the County of Cornwall, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom held by the Eliot family that takes its name from the village of St Germans, Cornwall.

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Earl of Strafford

Earl of Strafford is a title that has been created three times in English and British history.

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Earl of Suffolk

Earl of Suffolk is a title that has been created four times in the Peerage of England.

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Earl of Sussex

Earl of Sussex is a title that has been created several times in the Peerages of England, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom.

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Earl of Tankerville

Earl of Tankerville is a noble title drawn from Tancarville in Normandy.

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Earl of Thomond

Earl of Thomond was an hereditary title in the Peerage of Ireland.

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Earl of Warwick

Earl of Warwick is one of the most prestigious titles in the peerages of the United Kingdom.

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Earl of Worcester

Earl of Worcester is a title that has been created five times in the Peerage of England.

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Earl Poulett

Earl Poulett (pronounced "Paulett") was a title in the Peerage of England.

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Edward Conway, 2nd Viscount Conway

The Rt Hon. Edward Conway, 2nd Viscount Conway, PC (bapt. 10 August 1594 – 26 June 1655), was an English politician, military commander, bibliophile and peer.

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Edward IV of England

Edward IV (28 April 1442 – 9 April 1483) was the King of England from 4 March 1461 to 3 October 1470, and again from 11 April 1471 until his death.

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Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Manchester

Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Manchester, KG, KB, FRS (1602 – 5 May 1671) was an important commander of Parliamentary forces in the First English Civil War, and for a time Oliver Cromwell's superior.

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Edward Seymour, 12th Duke of Somerset

Edward Adolphus Seymour (later St. Maur), 12th Duke of Somerset, etc., (20 December 1804 – 28 November 1885), styled Lord Seymour until 1855, was a British Whig aristocrat and politician, who served in various cabinet positions in the mid-19th century, including that of First Lord of the Admiralty.

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Edward Smith-Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby

Edward Smith-Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby PC (12 December 1752 – 21 October 1834), usually styled Lord Stanley from 1771 to 1776, was a British peer and politician of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

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Edward Smith-Stanley, 13th Earl of Derby

Edward Smith-Stanley, 13th Earl of Derby KG (21 April 1775 – 30 June 1851), styled Lord Stanley from 1776 to 1832 and known as The Lord Stanley from 1832 to 1834, was an English politician, peer, landowner, builder, farmer, art collector, and naturalist.

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Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby

Edward George Geoffrey Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby, (29 March 1799 – 23 October 1869) was a British statesman, three-time Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and, to date, the longest-serving leader of the Conservative Party.

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Ferdinand Seymour, Earl St. Maur

Edward Adolphus Ferdinand Seymour, Earl St.

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Ferdinando Hastings, 6th Earl of Huntingdon

Ferdinando Hastings, 6th Earl of Huntingdon (18 January 1609 – 13 February 1656), was the son of Henry Hastings, 5th Earl of Huntingdon, and Lady Elizabeth Stanley, the daughter of Ferdinando Stanley, 5th Earl of Derby, and Alice Spencer.

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Ferdinando Stanley, 5th Earl of Derby

Ferdinando Stanley, 5th Earl of Derby (1559 – 16 April 1594) was an English nobleman and politician.

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Francis D'Arcy-Osborne, 7th Duke of Leeds

Francis George Godolphin D'Arcy D'Arcy-Osborne, 7th Duke of Leeds (21 May 1798 – 4 May 1859), styled Earl of Danby from birth until 1799 and Marquess of Carmarthen from 1799 until 1838, was a British peer and politician.

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Francis Osborne, 5th Duke of Leeds

Francis Godolphin Osborne, 5th Duke of Leeds, (29 January 1751 – 31 January 1799), styled Marquess of Carmarthen until 1789, was a British politician.

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Francis Russell, 2nd Earl of Bedford

Francis Russell, 2nd Earl of Bedford, KG (c. 1527 – 28 July 1585) of Chenies in Buckinghamshire and of Bedford House in Exeter, Devon, was an English nobleman, soldier, and politician.

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Francis Russell, 7th Duke of Bedford

Francis Russell, 7th Duke of Bedford (13 May 1788 – 14 May 1861), styled Marquess of Tavistock from 1802 to 1839, was a British peer and Whig politician.

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Francis Talbot, 5th Earl of Shrewsbury

Francis Talbot, 5th Earl of Shrewsbury, 5th Earl of Waterford, 11th Baron Talbot, KG (1500 – 25 September 1560) was the son of George Talbot, 4th Earl of Shrewsbury and Anne Hastings.

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George Ashburnham, 3rd Earl of Ashburnham

George Ashburnham, 3rd Earl of Ashburnham, KG, GCH, FSA (25 December 1760 – 27 October 1830) was a British peer.

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George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford

George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford (c.1503 /c. April 1504 – 17 May 1536) was an English courtier and nobleman, and the brother of queen consort Anne Boleyn.

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George Brudenell-Bruce, 2nd Marquess of Ailesbury

George William Frederick Brudenell-Bruce, 2nd Marquess of Ailesbury (20 November 1804 – 6 January 1878), styled Lord Bruce between 1814 and 1821 and Earl Bruce between 1821 and 1856, was a British peer, Liberal politician and courtier.

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George Byng, 2nd Earl of Strafford

George Stevens Byng, 2nd Earl of Strafford, PC (8 June 1806 – 29 October 1886), styled Viscount Enfield between 1847 and 1860, of Wrotham Park in Middlesex (now Hertfordshire) and of 5 St James's Square, London, was a British peer and Whig politician.

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George Byng, 3rd Earl of Strafford

George Henry Charles Byng, 3rd Earl of Strafford (22 February 1830 – 28 March 1898), styled Viscount Enfield between 1860 and 1886, was a British Liberal politician.

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George Cholmondeley, 2nd Marquess of Cholmondeley

George Horatio Cholmondeley, 2nd Marquess of Cholmondeley PC (16 January 1792 – 8 May 1870), styled Viscount Malpas from 1792 to 1815 and subsequently Earl of Rocksavage until 1827, was a British peer and Lord Great Chamberlain of England between 1830 and 1838.

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George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol

George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol, KG (bapt. 5 November 161220 March 1677) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1640 until 1641 when he was raised to the House of Lords.

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George Gordon, 5th Duke of Gordon

General George Duncan Gordon, 5th Duke of Gordon (2 February 1770 – 28 May 1836), styled Marquess of Huntly until 1827, was a Scottish nobleman, soldier and politician and the last of his illustrious line.

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George Grey, 6th Earl of Stamford

George Harry Booth-Grey, 6th Earl of Stamford and 2nd Earl of Warrington (31 October 1765 – 26 April 1845), styled Lord Grey from 1768 to 1819, was a British peer and parliamentarian.

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George Grey, 8th Baron Grey of Groby

George Harry Grey, 8th Baron Grey of Groby (5 April 1802 – 24 October 1835), was a British peer.

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George Legge, 3rd Earl of Dartmouth

George Legge, 3rd Earl of Dartmouth KG, PC, FRS (3 October 1755 – 10 November 1810), styled Viscount Lewisham until 1801, was a British politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1778 to 1784.

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George Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland

George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland KG, PC (9 January 1758 – 19 July 1833), known as Viscount Trentham from 1758 to 1786, as Earl Gower from 1786 to 1803 and as The Marquess of Stafford from 1803 to 1833, was an English politician, diplomat, landowner and patron of the arts from the Leveson-Gower family.

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George Pratt, 2nd Marquess Camden

George Charles Pratt, 2nd Marquess Camden, KG (2 May 1799 – 6 August 1866) was a British peer and Tory politician, styled Viscount Bayham from 1794 to 1812 and Earl of Brecknock in 1812–1840.

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George Spencer-Churchill, 5th Duke of Marlborough

George Spencer-Churchill, 5th Duke of Marlborough FSA (6 March 1766 – 5 March 1840), styled Marquess of Blandford until 1817, was a British nobleman, politician, peer, and collector of antiquities and books.

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George Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 2nd Duke of Sutherland

George Granville Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 2nd Duke of Sutherland, KG (8 August 1786 – 27 February 1861), styled Viscount Trentham until 1803, Earl Gower between 1803 and 1833 and Marquess of Stafford in 1833, was a British Whig MP and peer from the Leveson-Gower family.

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George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury

George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury, 6th Earl of Waterford, 12th Baron Talbot, 11th Baron Furnivall, KG, Earl Marshal (1528 – 18 November 1590) was an English magnate and military commander.

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George Younger, 4th Viscount Younger of Leckie

George Kenneth Hotson Younger, 4th Viscount Younger of Leckie, Baron Younger of Prestwick, (22 September 1931 – 26 January 2003) was a British politician and banker.

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Gilbert Talbot, 7th Earl of Shrewsbury

Gilbert Talbot, 7th Earl of Shrewsbury, 7th Earl of Waterford, KG (20 November 1552 – 8 May 1616) was a peer in the peerage of England.

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Heathcote baronets

There have been two baronetcies created for people with the surname Heathcote, both in the Baronetage of Great Britain and both created in 1733.

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Heir apparent

An heir apparent is a person who is first in a line of succession and cannot be displaced from inheriting by the birth of another person.

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Henry FitzAlan, 19th Earl of Arundel

Henry FitzAlan, 19th Earl of Arundel KG (23 April 1512 – 24 February 1580) was an English nobleman, who over his long life assumed a prominent place at the court of all the later Tudor sovereigns, probably the only person to do so.

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Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Kent

Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Kent, KG, PC (1671 – 5 June 1740) was a British politician and courtier.

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Henry Hastings, 3rd Earl of Huntingdon

Sir Henry Hastings, 3rd Earl of Huntingdon, KG, KB (ca. 1535 – 14 December 1595) was an English Puritan nobleman.

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Henry Howard, 13th Duke of Norfolk

Henry Charles Howard, 13th Duke of Norfolk, (12 August 1791 – 18 February 1856), styled Earl of Surrey between 1815 and 1842, was a British Whig politician and peer.

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Henry Howard, 7th Duke of Norfolk

Henry Howard, 7th Duke of Norfolk, (11 January 1655 – 2 April 1701) was an English nobleman, politician, and soldier.

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Henry Hyde, 4th Earl of Clarendon

Henry Hyde, 4th Earl of Clarendon and 2nd Earl of Rochester, PC (June 1672 – 10 December 1753) was an English nobleman and politician.

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Henry Hyde, Viscount Cornbury

Henry Hyde, Viscount Cornbury (28 November 1710 – 28 May 1753), styled Viscount Hyde from 1711 until 1723 and Viscount Cornbury thereafter, also 5th Baron Hyde in his own right, was a British author and politician.

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Henry Ley, 2nd Earl of Marlborough

Henry Ley, 2nd Earl of Marlborough (3 December 1595 – 1 April 1638) was an English peer and Member of Parliament.

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Henry Manners, 8th Duke of Rutland

Henry John Brinsley Manners, 8th Duke of Rutland, KG, TD (16 April 1852 – 8 May 1925), known as Henry Manners until 1888 and styled Marquess of Granby until 1906, was a British peer and Conservative politician.

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Henry O'Brien, 5th Earl of Thomond

Henry O'Brien, 5th Earl of Thomond (1588 – 26 July 1639) was an Irish peer, styled Lord Ibrickane until 1624.

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Henry Paget, 2nd Marquess of Anglesey

Henry Paget, 2nd Marquess of Anglesey, (6 July 1797 – 7 February 1869), styled Lord Paget 1812 and 1815 and Earl of Uxbridge from 1815 to 1854, was a British peer and Whig politician.

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Henry Percy, 7th Duke of Northumberland

Henry George Percy, 7th Duke of Northumberland, (29 May 1846 – 14 May 1918), styled Lord Warkworth between 1865 and 1867 and Earl Percy between 1867 and 1899, was a British Conservative politician.

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Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 4th Marquess of Lansdowne

Henry Thomas Petty-Fitzmaurice, 4th Marquess of Lansdowne (7 January 1816 – 5 July 1866), styled Lord Henry Petty-FitzMaurice until 1836 and Earl of Shelburne between 1836 and 1863, was a British politician.

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Henry Pierrepont, 1st Marquess of Dorchester

Henry Pierrepont, 1st Marquess of Dorchester, PC, FRS (March 1606 – 8 December 1680) was an English peer.

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Henry Somerset, 1st Marquess of Worcester

Henry Somerset, 1st Marquess of Worcester (1577 – 18 December 1646) was an English aristocrat, who was a prominent and financially important Royalist during the early years of the English Civil War.

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Henry Stanley, 4th Earl of Derby

Henry Stanley, 4th Earl of Derby KG (September 1531 – 25 September 1593) was a prominent English nobleman, diplomat, and politician.

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Hereditary peer

The Hereditary peers form part of the peerage in the United Kingdom.

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House of Commons of the United Kingdom

The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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House of Lords

The House of Lords of the United Kingdom, also known as the House of Peers, is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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House of Lords Act 1999

The House of Lords Act 1999 (c. 34) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that was given Royal Assent on 11 November 1999.

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Hugh Fortescue, 2nd Earl Fortescue

Hugh Fortescue, 2nd Earl Fortescue KG, PC (13 February 1783 – 14 September 1861), styled Viscount Ebrington from 1789 to 1841, was a British Whig politician.

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Hugh Fortescue, 3rd Earl Fortescue

Hugh Fortescue, 3rd Earl Fortescue DL (4 April 1818 – 10 October 1905), known as Viscount Ebrington from 1841 to 1861, was a British peer and occasional Liberal Party politician.

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Hugh Percy, 3rd Duke of Northumberland

Hugh Percy, 3rd Duke of Northumberland (20 April 1785 – 11 February 1847), styled Earl Percy until 1817, was a British aristocrat and Tory politician who served as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland under the Duke of Wellington from 1829 to 1830.

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Irish House of Lords

The Irish House of Lords was the upper house of the Parliament of Ireland that existed from medieval times until 1800.

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James Berkeley, 3rd Earl of Berkeley

Vice-Admiral James Berkeley, 3rd Earl of Berkeley, (aft. 1679 – 17 August 1736) was the son of Charles Berkeley, 2nd Earl of Berkeley and the Hon.

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James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormond

Lieutenant-General James FitzThomas Butler, 1st Duke of Ormond, 1st Marquess of Ormond, 12th Earl of Ormond, 5th Earl of Ossory, 4th Viscount Thurles, 1st Baron Butler of Llanthony, 1st Earl of Brecknock, KG, PC (19 October 1610 – 21 July 1688) was an Anglo-Irish statesman and soldier, known as Earl of Ormond from 1634 to 1642 and Marquess of Ormond from 1642 to 1661.

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James Compton, 5th Earl of Northampton

James Compton, 5th Earl of Northampton (2 May 1687 – 3 October 1754), known as Lord Compton from 1687 to 1727, was a British peer and politician.

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James Hamilton, 8th Earl of Abercorn

James Hamilton, 8th Earl of Abercorn PC (Ire) (22 October 1712 – 9 October 1789), styled Lord Paisley from 1734 to 1736, was a Scottish and Irish peer.

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James Heathcote-Drummond-Willoughby, 3rd Earl of Ancaster

Gilbert James Heathcote-Drummond-Willoughby, 3rd Earl of Ancaster, (8 December 1907 – 29 March 1983), styled Lord Willoughby de Eresby from 1910 to 1951, was a British Conservative politician.

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James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby

James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby KG (31 January 160715 October 1651) was an English nobleman, peer, politician, and supporter of the Royalist cause in the English Civil War.

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John Carey, 2nd Earl of Dover

John Carey, 2nd Earl of Dover (1608 – 26 May 1677), styled Viscount Rochford from 1628 to 1666, was an English peer.

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John Dudley, 2nd Earl of Warwick

John Dudley, 2nd Earl of Warwick, KB (1527(?) – 21 October 1554) was an English nobleman and the heir of John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland, leading minister and regent under Edward VI of England from 1550–1553.

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John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol

John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol (27 August 1665 – 20 January 1751) was an English politician.

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John Hervey, 2nd Baron Hervey

John Hervey, 2nd Baron Hervey, (13 October 16965 August 1743) was an English courtier and political writer and memoirist who was the eldest son of John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol, by his second wife, Elizabeth.

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John Major

Sir John Major (born 29 March 1943) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1990 to 1997.

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John Paulet, 2nd Marquess of Winchester

John Paulet, 2nd Marquess of Winchester (c. 1510 – 4 November 1576), styled The Honourable John Paulet between 1539 and 1550, Lord St John between 1550 and 1551 and Earl of Wiltshire between 1551 and 1555, was an English peer.

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John Paulet, 5th Marquess of Winchester

John Paulet, 5th Marquess of Winchester (c. 1598 – 5 March 1675), styled Lord John Paulet until 1621 and Lord St John from 1621 to 1628, was the third but eldest surviving son of William Paulet and his successor as 5th Marquess of Winchester.

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John Poulett, 2nd Earl Poulett

John Poulett, 2nd Earl Poulett (10 December 1708 – 5 November 1764), styled Viscount Hinton until 1743 was an English peer.

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John Wyndham, 1st Baron Egremont

John Edward Reginald Wyndham, 6th Baron Leconfield, 1st Baron Egremont MBE (5 June 1920 – 6 June 1972) was a British peer, art collector and author.

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Life peer

In the United Kingdom, life peers are appointed members of the peerage whose titles cannot be inherited, in contrast to hereditary peers.

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Louis-Léon de Brancas

Louis-Léon de Brancas (3 July 1733 – 9 October 1824), 3rd duc de Lauraguais, 6th duc de Villars, was a French general and author, and a member of the French Academy of Sciences.

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Marquess Camden

Marquess Camden is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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Marquess of Ailesbury

Marquess of Ailesbury (later styled Aylesbury), in the County of Buckingham, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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Marquess of Anglesey

Marquess of Anglesey (Ardalydd Môn) is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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Marquess of Cholmondeley

Marquess of Cholmondeley is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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Marquess of Hertford

The titles of Earl of Hertford and Marquess of Hertford have been created several times in the peerages of England and Great Britain.

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Marquess of Lansdowne

Marquess of Lansdowne is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain created in 1784, and held by the head of the Petty-FitzMaurice family.

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Marquess of Salisbury

Marquess of Salisbury is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain.

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Marquess of Winchester

Marquess of Winchester is a title in the Peerage of England that was created in 1551 for the prominent statesman William Paulet, 1st Earl of Wiltshire.

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Marquess Townshend

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Michael Burke, 10th Earl of Clanricarde

Michael Burke, 10th Earl of Clanricarde (1686–1726) was an Irish peer, He was the son of John Burke, 9th Earl of Clanricarde and educated at Eton College and Christ Church, Oxford.

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Montagu Bertie, 2nd Earl of Lindsey

Montagu Bertie, 2nd Earl of Lindsey, KG, PC (1608 – 25 July 1666) was an English soldier, courtier, and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1624 and 1626.

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Oliver St John, 1st Earl of Bolingbroke

Oliver St John, 1st Earl of Bolingbroke (1580? – June/July 1646), known from 1618 until 1624 as 4th Baron St John of Bletso, was an English nobleman and politician.

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Oliver St John, 5th Baron St John of Bletso

Oliver St John, 5th Baron St John of Bletso KB (1603 – 23 October 1642) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1624 to 1629 and in the House of Lords from 1639.

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Peerage

A peerage is a legal system historically comprising hereditary titles in various countries, comprising various noble ranks.

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Peerage of France

The Peerage of France (Pairie de France) was a hereditary distinction within the French nobility which appeared in 1180 in the Middle Ages, and only a small number of noble individuals were peers.

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Peerage of Ireland

The Peerage of Ireland consists of those titles of nobility created by the English monarchs in their capacity as Lord or King of Ireland, or later by monarchs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Peerage of Scotland

The Peerage of Scotland (Moraireachd na h-Alba) is the section of the Peerage of the British Isles for those peers created by the King of Scots before 1707.

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Peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven

Peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven (29 April 16861 January 1742), styled The Honourable Peregrine Bertie between 1686 and 1704, Lord Willoughby de Eresby between 1704 and 1715 and Marquess of Lindsey between 1715 and 1723, was a British nobleman and statesman.

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Peregrine Osborne, 2nd Duke of Leeds

Vice-Admiral Peregrine Osborne, 2nd Duke of Leeds (1659 – 25 June 1729), styled Viscount Osborne between 1673 and 1689, Earl of Danby between 1689 and 1694 and Marquess of Carmarthen between 1694 and 1712, was an English Tory politician.

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Peregrine Osborne, 3rd Duke of Leeds

Peregrine Hyde Osborne, 3rd Duke of Leeds (11 November 1691 – 9 May 1731) was a British peer.

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Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the United Kingdom government.

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Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Burlington

Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Burlington, 2nd Earl of Cork (20 October 1612 – 15 January 1698) was an Anglo-Irish nobleman who served as Lord High Treasurer of Ireland and was a Cavalier.

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Richard Lumley, 2nd Earl of Scarbrough

Richard Lumley, 2nd Earl of Scarbrough (30 November 1686 – 29 January 1740) was a British Whig politician, known as Viscount Lumley from 1710 to 1721.

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Robert Bertie, 1st Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven

Robert Bertie, 1st Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven PC (20 October 1660 – 26 July 1723), styled 17th Baron Willoughby de Eresby between 1666 and 1701 and known as 4th Earl of Lindsey between 1701 and 1706 and as 1st Marquess of Lindsey between 1706 and 1715, was a British statesman and nobleman.

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 5th Marquess of Salisbury

Robert Arthur James Gascoyne-Cecil, 5th Marquess of Salisbury, (27 August 1893 – 23 February 1972), known as Viscount Cranborne from 1903 to 1947, was a British Conservative politician.

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 6th Marquess of Salisbury

Robert Edward Peter Gascoyne-Cecil, 6th Marquess of Salisbury, DL (24 October 1916 – 11 July 2003), styled Viscount Cranborne from 1947 to 1972, was a British landowner and Conservative politician.

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 7th Marquess of Salisbury

Robert Michael James Gascoyne-Cecil, 7th Marquess of Salisbury, (born 30 September 1946) is a British Conservative politician.

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Robert Hobart, 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire

Robert Hobart, 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire (6 May 17604 February 1816), styled Lord Hobart from 1793 to 1804, was a British Tory politician.

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Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool

Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, (7 June 1770 – 4 December 1828) was a British statesman and Prime Minister (1812–27).

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Robert Leke, 3rd Earl of Scarsdale

Robert Leke, 3rd Earl of Scarsdale (9 March 1654 – 27 December 1707) was an English politician and courtier, styled Lord Deincourt from 1655 to 1681.

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Robert Lindsay, 29th Earl of Crawford

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Robert Rich, 3rd Earl of Warwick

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Robert Sidney, 4th Earl of Leicester

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Roundell Palmer, 3rd Earl of Selborne

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Spencer Compton, 2nd Earl of Northampton

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Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk

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Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire

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Thomas Butler, 6th Earl of Ossory

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Thomas Clinton, 3rd Earl of Lincoln

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Thomas FitzAlan, 17th Earl of Arundel

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Thomas Pelham, 2nd Earl of Chichester

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Thomas Radclyffe, 3rd Earl of Sussex

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Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Cleveland

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Thomas Wentworth, 5th Baron Wentworth

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Viscount Younger of Leckie

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William Amherst, 3rd Earl Amherst

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William Cavendish, 3rd Duke of Devonshire

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William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire

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William Eliot, 4th Earl of St Germans

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William Howard, 3rd Baron Howard of Effingham

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William Keppel, 7th Earl of Albemarle

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William Lowther, 2nd Earl of Lonsdale

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William Paulet, 3rd Marquess of Winchester

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William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset

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William Stanley, 6th Earl of Derby

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References

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