List Of Dukedoms In The Peerages Of Britain And Ireland
This page lists all dukedoms, extant, extinct, dormant, abeyant, or forfeit, in the peerages of England, Scotland, Great Britain, Ireland and the United Kingdom.
Read more about List Of Dukedoms In The Peerages Of Britain And Ireland: Introduction of Dukedoms Into England, Dukedoms in The Peerage of England, 1337–1707, Dukedoms in The Peerage of Scotland, 1398–1707, Dukedoms in The Peerage of Great Britain, 1707–1801, Dukedoms in The Peerage of Ireland, 1661–1868, Dukedoms in The Peerage of The United Kingdom, 1801 To Present
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