Definition of Peerage. Meaning of Peerage. Synonyms of Peerage

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Definition of Peerage

Peerage
Peerage Peer"age, n. [See Peer an equal, and cf. Parage.] 1. The rank or dignity of a peer. --Blackstone. 2. The body of peers; the nobility, collectively. When Charlemain with all his peerage fell. --Milton.

Meaning of Peerage from wikipedia

- the peerage of Spain List of viscounts in the peerage of Spain List of barons in the peerage of Spain List of lords in the peerage of Spain Peerages in...
- The Peerage of England comprises all peerages created in the Kingdom of England before the Act of Union in 1707. In that year, the Peerages of England...
- 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...
- The Peerage of Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: Moraireachd na h-Alba, Scots: Peerage o Scotland) is the section of the Peerage of the British Isles for those...
- appointed members of the peerage whose titles cannot be inherited, in contrast to hereditary peers. In modern times, life peerages, always created at the...
- The Peerage of the United Kingdom comprises most peerages created in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland after the Acts of Union in 1801,...
- the Peerage of England and the Peerage of Scotland, but was itself replaced by the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1801. The ranks of the Peerage of Great...
- ‹ The template Infobox company is being considered for merging. › Burke's Peerage Limited is a British genealogical publisher founded in 1826, when Irish...
- The Peerage Act 1963 (1963 c. 48) is the Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that permitted women peeresses and all Scottish hereditary peers...
- The peerage in the United Kingdom is a legal system comprising both hereditary and lifetime titles, composed of various noble ranks, and forming a constituent...
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