Other articles related to "lords, lord":
... Lords Feoffees, English charitable trust Lords of Acid, electronic band Lords Hoese, English noble house Lords of the Realm, Lords of the Realm II, and ...
... In 1999, the Government completed a deal with the Lords to remove most of the hereditary Peers and passed the House of Lords Act 1999 leaving amongst the majority of appointed Peers a rump of 92 Hereditary ... those who had had a right to be members of the House of Lords as a result of their hereditary status ... some claims (perhaps not all serious) that the elected Hereditary Lords were the only democratic members of the House ...
... attempted to find a way to undertake a comprehensive reform of the House of Lords, which is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom ... Government which stated...whereas it is intended to substitute for the House of Lords as it at present exists a Second Chamber constituted on a popular instead of hereditary basis, but such substitution ... the right of hereditary Peers to sit and vote in the House of Lords will be ended by statute.. ...
... To be appointed a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary under the 1876 Act, an individual must have been a practising barrister for a period of fifteen years or must ... Lords of Appeal in Ordinary were required to retire from judicial office at 70 or 75 years of age, though as peers under the style of Baron they continued to serve as members of the House of ... Lords of Appeal in Ordinary were occasionally joined by other Lords of Appeal in exercising the judicial functions of the House of Lords ...
... The Lords Spiritual of the United Kingdom, also called Spiritual Peers, are the 26 bishops of the established Church of England who serve in the House of Lords along with the Lords Temporal ...
Famous quotes containing the word lords:
“set upon a golden bough to sing
To lords and ladies of Byzantium
Of what is past, or passing, or to come.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“O dark dark dark. They all go into the dark,
The vacant interstellar spaces, the vacant into the vacant,
The captains, merchant bankers, eminent men of letters,
The generous patrons of art, the statesmen and the rulers,
Distinguished civil servants, chairmen of many committees,
Industrial lords and petty contractors, all go into the dark....”
—T.S. (Thomas Stearns)
“The twelfth day of Christmas,
My true love sent to me
Twelve lords a-leaping.”
—Unknown. The Twelve Days of Christmas (l. 8991)