A Synopsis of the Peerage of England: Exhibiting, Under Alphabetical Arrangement, the Date of Creation, Descent and Present State of Every Title of Peerage which Has Existed in this Country Since the Conquest...

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J. Nichols and son, 1825 - England
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Page xiii - Grubstreet had existed from Time, whereof the Memory of Man was not to the contrary, and for all that Time had enjoyed and used the Privilege of being dull.
Page xxxiv - Lords, for the precise point of right; and yet so much was shewn and alleged on each part, as in the opinion of the House (if it might stand with the King's good pleasure and grace) made them both capable and worthy of honour. It was therefore moved, and so agreed, that information should be given unto the King's Majesty of all the proceedings of the said court...
Page xlvii - ... he inherited the dignity, or his issue : failing which, to his aunts and their issue — the females of each generation being preferred to the males of the preceding generation. On the failure of the issue of a Baron who inherited a dignity from his mother, and also of the other issue of his mother, the dignity, of course, devolves on his maternal ancestors or their descendants.
Page 266 - Collins, 14 that there is remaining In the signet office a bill under the royal sign manual at Oxford (if a patent did not pass the Great Seal thereupon). In order to his being created earl of Glamorgan and baron Beaufort, of Caldecot Castle, In the county of Monmouth.
Page 380 - VI. granted to John Talbot, lord of the manor of Kingston-Lisle in Berks, that he and his heirs, lords of the said manor, should be peers of the realm, by the title of barons of Lisle; here John Talbot had a base or qualified fee in that dignity, and the instant he or his heirs quitted the seigniory of this manor the dignity was at an end.
Page lxv - Oxford, 1826. ture, being the first that was ever so created ; the lawyers then declaring that the delivery of the letters patent was sufficient without any ceremony." * On the death of his first wife, he sought a lady of a higher position, and was successful, in November, 1617, in obtaining the hand of the beautiful and high born Lady Lucy Percy, daughter of Henry, Earl of Northumberland.
Page lxvi - The practice of granting annuities of this kind has long since ceased. 72. In the case of letters patent, the creation is perfect and complete, as soon as the great seal is put to the patent ; in consequence of the following clause, which is inserted in all patents of this kind : Et quod...
Page lxxiii - ... which the King had ; so that, in fact, a county palatine was, in every respect, a feudal kingdom of itself, but held of a superior lord...
Page xlvi - Barony devolves on the surviving daughter, or the heir of her body. If, however, the representation of such daughter be among her co-heirs, the dignity falls into abeyance among them...
Page lxvii - ... her body by the said earl, the said honour, title, and dignity shall go, and be held and enjoyed, from time to time, by such of the said co-heirs, as by course of descent at the common law should be inheritable to other entire and indivisible inheritances, as, namely, an office of honour, and public trust, or a castle for the necessary defence of the realm, or the like ; in case any such inheritance was given, or limited to the said Mary, and the heirs of her body by the said earl begotten.

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