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ABBREVIATIONS

USED THROUGHOUT THIS WORK.

CIVIL DESIGNATIONS.
D.C.L.... Doctor of Civil Law.
D.D...... Doctor of Divinity.
F.A.S. . . . Fellow of the Society of Arts.
F.H.S.... Fellow of the Horticultural Society.
F.L.S. ... Fellow of the Linnean Society.
F.R.S. ... Fellow of the Royal Society.
F.S.A. ... Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.
L.L.D.... Doctor of Laws.
M.A.. ... Master of Arts.
M.P. .... Member of Parliament.
M.R.I.A. .Member of the Royal Irish Academy.
P.C.E....Privy Councillor in England.
P.C.I. ... Privy Councillor in Ireland.

MILITARY DESIGNATIONS.

BRITISH ORDERS OF KNIGHTHOOD. C.B. ....Companion of the most Honourable Military Order of the Bath. K.G.C.B. Knight Grand Cross of the Bath. K.C.B... Knight Commander of the Bath. K.G..... Knight of the most Noble Order of the Garter. K.P.. . Knight of the most Illustrious Order of St. Patrick. K.T..... Knight of the most Ancient Order of the Thistle.

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FOREIGN ORDERS.

K.A...... Knight of St. Andrew in Russia.
K.A.N.... Knight of Alex. Newski in Russia.
K.B.A.... Knight of St. Bento d'Avis in Portugal.
K.B.E....Knight of the Black Eagle in Russia.
K.C......Knight of the Crescent in Turkey.
K.C.S....Knight of Charles III. in Spain.
K.E......Knight of the Elephant in Denmark.

K.F...... Knight of Ferdinand in Spain.
K.F.M. .. Knight of St. Ferdinand and Merit in Sicily.
K.G.F.... Knight of the Golden Fleece in Spain.
K.G.H. ..Knight of Guelph of Hanover.
K.G.V.... Knight of Gustavus Vasa, in Sweden.
K.J. Knight of St. Joachim.
K.L... Knight of Leopold of Austria.
K.M. Knight of Malta.
K.M.H... Knight of Merit in Holstein.
K.M.J.... Knight of Maximilian Jos. in Bavaria.
K.M.T... Knight of St. Maria Theresa in Austria.
K.N.S.... Knight of the Royal North Star in Sweden.
K.R.E....Knight of the Red Eagle in Prussia.
K.S.A. ... Knight of St. Anne in Russia.
K.S.E. Knight of St. Esprit in France.
K.S.G....Knight of St. George in Russia.
K.S.L. .Knight of the Sun and Lion in Persia.
K.S.P. Knight of St. Stanislaus in Poland.
K.S.S. ...Knight of the Sword in Sweden.
K.S.W... Knight of St. Wlademir in Russia.

Knight of William in the Netherlands.
K.W.E...Knight of the White Eagle in Poland.
K.T.S.... Knight of the Tower and Sword in Portugal.

K.W.....

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CONTENTS.

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Representative Irish Prelates for Session 1831 and 2, and the

Peeresses of England, Great Britain, and the United King-

dom, in their Own Right; in which are minutely noted all

the circumstances relative to the Birth, Titles, Succession,

Marriage, Heirship, and Relationship of each Peer; also,

the years of their Creation, Names, and Surnames, Official

Appointments, Parliamentary Patronage, Country Seats, and

Town Residences

139

Abbreviations

. 140

The PEERS and PEERESSES of SCOTLAND, in the

Order in which they stand on the ELECTION ROLL; with

Personal Notices in every case wherein the individual is not

a Representative Peer, nor possesses a Seat in the House of

Lords, by being, likewise, a Peer of England, Great Britain,

or the United Kingdom :

Dukes

244

Marquesses

id.

Earls, and Countesses in their Own Right

Viscounts

248

Barons.

id.

THE SPIRITUAL and TEMPORAL LORDS of IRE-

LAND, according to their ORDER OF PRECEDENCE;

with personal Notices, in every case wherein the individual is

not a Representative Prelate or Peer, nor possesses a Seat in

the House of Lords, by being likewise a Peer of England,

Great Britain, or the United Kingdom :-

Princes of the Royal Blood

251

Archbishops

id.

Duke.

252

Marquesses

id.

Earls, and Countesses in their Own Right

253

Viscounts

259

Bishops

. 263

Barons, and Baronesses in their Own Right

. 265

CLASSIFICATION of the SCOTTISH PEERAGE . 272

CLASSIFICATION of the IRISH PEERAGE

. 273

INDEX to the PEERAGES of SCOTLAND and IRE-

LAND

. 274

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