- Peerage of Great Britain
The Peerage of Great Britain comprises all extant
peerages created in the Kingdom of Great Britainafter the Act of Union 1707but before the Act of Union 1800. It replaced the Peerages of England and Scotland, until it was itself replaced by the Peerage of the United Kingdomin 1801.
Until the passage of the
House of Lords Act 1999, all Peers of Great Britain could sit in the House of Lords.
The ranks of the Great British peerage are
Duke, Marquess, Earl, Viscountand Baron.
In the following table of Great British peers, higher or equal titles in the other peerages are listed.
Dukes in the Peerage of Great Britain
Viscounts in the Peerage of Great Britain
Barons in the Peerage of Great Britain
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