The Book of Dignities: Containing Rolls of the Official Personages of the British Empire ... from the Earliest Periods to the Present Time ... Together with the Sovereigns of Europe, from the Foundation of Their Respective States; the Peerage of England and Great Britain ... (Google eBook)

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Longmans, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1851 - Great Britain - 594 pages
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Page 253 - A custom has of late years prevailed of granting letters patent of precedence to such barristers, as the crown thinks proper to honour with that mark of distinction : whereby they are entitled to such rank and pre-audience as are assigned in their respective patents ; sometimes next after the king's attorneygeneral, but usually next after his majesty's counsel then being.
Page 190 - And be it enacted, that the lord president of the council, the lord privy seal, the first lord of the treasury, the principal secretaries of state, and the chancellor of the exchequer for the time being, shall, by virtue of their respective offices, be, and they are hereby declared to be, commissioners for the affairs of India...
Page 512 - Viscounts' eldest Sons. Earls' younger Sons. Barons' eldest Sons. Knights of the Garter. Privy Councillors. Chancellor of the Exchequer. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. Lord Chief Justice of the Queen's Bench. Master of the Bolls.
Page 184 - Report of the Lords of the Committee of Council, appointed for the consideration of all matters relating to trade and foreign plantations...
Page 146 - Labouchere, esq. vice president of the board of trade and master of the mint.
Page 180 - Bench ; all these great officers, except his royal highness the duke, for the time being. This bill did not pass through the Lower House without violent debate and bitter sarcasms. The...
Page 226 - An Act to extend to all barristers practising in the superior courts at Westminster the privileges of Serjeants at law in the Court of Common Pleas.
Page 245 - April 10 : afterwards chief justice of the common pleas and chief justice of the king's bench.
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Page 343 - Majesty in council be empowered to make orders ratifying such schemes, and having the full force of law ; and that the diocese of Canterbury consist of the county of Kent, (except the city and deanery of Rochester, and those parishes which it is proposed to include in the diocese of London,) and of the parishes of Croydon and Addington, and the district of Lambeth Palace, in the county of Surrey...

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