Irish Peers

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Representative Peer - Ireland
... See also List of Irish representative peers Under the Acts of Union 1800, Irish peers elected twenty-eight representative peers, who served for life ... The Chamber of the Irish House of Lords housed the first election, with the peers or their proxies attending ... The Clerk of the Crown in Ireland was responsible for electoral arrangements each peer voted by an open and public ballot ...
Peerage - House of Lords
... also House of Lords In the UK, the upper house of Parliament is officially termed the House of Peers, but is commonly called the House of Lords (or just 'The Lords') ... Three different classifications exist Most peers who hold peerages created before the Life Peerages Act 1958 (and a few who hold peerages created ... There are in excess of 700 peers whose titles are heritable, however since the House of Lords Act 1999, they are no longer guaranteed a seat in the Lords and ...
History Of The Peerage - Hanoverian Monarchs
... the Peerage during the time were totally unprecedented almost four hundred peers were created during his reign ... It became apparent that the representation of Scottish peers was inadequate they had continued to elect but sixteen peers, while the number of British peers had ... deficiency in representation, British hereditary peerages were granted to Scottish peers, thereby entitling them to sit in the House of Lords ...
Peerage Law - Significant Cases - Petition of The Earl of Antrim (1967)
... Ireland had, from 1801, the right to send twenty-eight representative peers to the House of Lords ... In 1922, with the foundation of the Irish Free State, such elections ceased, but any individuals already elected were allowed to stay in the House of Lords ... The last surviving Irish representative peer, Francis Charles Adelbert Needham, 4th Earl of Kilmorey, died in 1961 ...
Viscount Gort - The Irish Peerage
... Before 1801, the few Irish peers that existed had their own House of Lords in Ireland ... Like their counterparts in Scotland, the Irish peers did not acquire an automatic seat at Westminster, but elected a small number of representative peers ... Upon the demise of a representative peer, a new incumbent would be elected to fill the vacancy ...

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