Lordship Chronology

Lordship Chronology

The numbering of the succession of peers has been accepted for hundreds of years, and not only positions the current holder in succession to his forebears but also assists historians in placing the peers in the correct order. For several years Manorial Counsel have been researching and estimating what the likely number would be for…

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Why don’t young hereditary peers use their titles all the time?

House of Lords

Society continuously evolves and what might have been second nature 50 years ago is now considered crass.  Whilst titles are still held in high regard it is perceived that some title holders should not hold them.  This has come from some holders forcing  their titles down on others and demanding a preferential service. Title holders…

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Five Lordship Title Facts

Lordship Facts

A manorial title is a “Custom Right” in law.  The Lordship or Seigniory were the rights that were assigned with manorial land.  The Seigniory did not state, “you have the right to use the title of Lord of the Manor of ……………………”  It refers to the rights as being Lordship rights so there is an…

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