peerage

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peerage

1. the whole body of peers; aristocracy
2. the position, rank, or title of a peer
3. (esp in the British Isles) a book listing the peers and giving genealogical and other information about them
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Sir, -- Lord Rooker has never been the brightest star in the sky but his noble title has, I fear, arrived with a dose of the kind of dottiness which of course afflicts many of our peers as anyone who has ever seen the House Of Lords will testify.
But she will NEVER be Queen - or even have any royal or noble title - and NEVER perform any royal duties, a senior aides has disclosed.
Feel like cashing in on your athletic ability for thousands of dollars, and still bear the noble title of ``amateur''?
He was a medical consultant to Cosimo I de Medici (also a mineral collector), and was honored by his son Ferdinand I with a noble title, as the Grand Duke was accustomed to doing for Tuscans who had distinguished themselves in foreign service.
A competent commander but his performance was hampered by an unscrupulous pursuit of a noble title to cleanse the "taint" of his birth.
As she did in The Secret Rooms, her 2013 bestseller about the Dukes of Rutland, Bailey provides proof that a noble title doesn't always signify noble behavior.
But it will allow the buyer to use the noble title on their passport, credit cards and correspondence.
Born on July 1, 1961 into one of the grandest families of the British aristocracy, Diana apparently wanted for nothing: she had a fortune, a noble title and youthful beauty.