Life Peerages

Some articles on life peerages, peerage, peerages, life:

List Of Life Peerages Before 1876
... This is a list of Life Peerages created prior to the Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1876 and the Life Peerages Act 1958 ...
House Of Lords Act 1999 - Membership of The House of Lords
... House of Lords by virtue of a hereditary peerage." (The Act treats the Principality of Wales and the Earldom of Chester as hereditary peerages, though ... The Government did agree, however, to give life peerages (the titles of which are indicated in parentheses) to four such new hereditary peers Toby Austin Richard William Low, 1st Baron Aldington (Baron Low ... Additionally, life peerages were created for former Leaders of the House of Lords John Julian Ganzoni, 2nd Baron Belstead (Baron Ganzoni), Peter ...
Peerage - House of Lords
... who is raised directly to a high degree in the peerage, for example a former prime minister who becomes an Earl, is always created a baron at the same time, from historic precedent ... Indeed the peerage was anciently termed the baronage before the higher degrees were created ... All male members of the Peerage of England, Peerage of Great Britain and the Peerage of the United Kingdom were before 1999 entitled to sit in the House of Lords by ...
Life Peer (United Kingdom) - Life Peerages Act 1958 - Public Offices
... former occupant of the office to receive a life barony ... Harold Wilson, James Callaghan and Margaret Thatcher all took life peerages following their retirement from the House of Commons ... Major or Tony Blair have yet to take a peerage ...

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